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May 02 2015

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

Former Neighbours star Craig McLachlan was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian TV at the 32nd annual TV Week Logie Awards. The awards were held at Melbourne’s Hyatt On Collins on Friday 9 March 1990 and televised on the Ten Network. Hosted by Mark Mitchell, the presentation was attended by overseas …

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Nov 01 2012

Townsville television turns 50

It is 50 years ago since television came to tropical north Queensland, when TNQ7 launched in Townsville on 1 November 1962. The station, owned by Telecasters North Queensland Limited, was the second regional television station in Queensland — following the launch of DDQ10 in Toowoomba earlier the same year. TNQ7’s studios and transmitter were initially …

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Mar 06 2011

1991: March 2-8

‘Cut it out, Steve!’ As Tonight Live enters its second year, newsreader Jennifer Keyte has put her foot down and ordered some changes to the show’s news segment which she presents at the start of each program.  Gone is host Steve Vizard’s catchphrase “the newsreader with the mostest”, and also gone is Keyte’s walk to …

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