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Mar 19 2012

TV Week Logie Awards–the nominations

Last night saw TV Week reveal the list of nominees for this year’s TV Week Logie Awards to take place at the Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne, on Sunday 15 April.   Publicly-voted categories: GOLD LOGIE Most Popular Personality on Television Adam Hills (Spicks And Specks/Adam Hills In Gordon St Tonight, ABC1) Asher Keddie (Offspring, Network …

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Jul 19 2011

Play Schooling for 45 years

Forty five years is probably a bit old to be playing horsey, reading storybooks or having fun with cardboard boxes and milk cartons – but ABC’s Play School is proud to be doing so as it reaches its 45th anniversary this week. The Australian series of Play School launched at 10.05am on Monday, 18 July …

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May 02 2011

The 53rd TV Week Logie Awards

Today host Karl Stefanovic (pictured) was last night awarded the TV Week Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at this year’s presentation of the TV Week Logie Awards. It is the Nine Network’s first Gold Logie win since Ray Martin last won the award in 1996. Stefanovic’s Gold win comes on the …

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Apr 03 2011

TV Week Logie Awards – race for Gold begins

TV Week has announced the nominations for the upcoming 53rd annual TV Week Logie Awards. This year saw an increase in the amount of votes received for the Awards due to the voting process being held entirely online and over a longer period than in previous years. The night’s major award, the Gold Logie for …

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Dec 31 2010

Farewell 2010… and “hello” to ‘11

It’s New Year’s Eve and another year comes to a close.  We saw the launch of more digital channels – 7mate, GEM, ABC News 24.  There was another hit season of MasterChef Australia, joined this year by Junior MasterChef.  Hey Hey It’s Saturday was back for a longer run but failed to match the ratings …

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Dec 06 2010

TV Week Logie Awards voting opens

It’s a new era for the TV Week Logie Awards as TV Week has today opened the voting for the 2011 awards presentation. Traditionally, voting for the popularity-based categories starts in the new year and is conducted through both the TV Week website and in the printed publication.  This year the public voting is being …

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Nov 28 2010

Seven wins 2010

The Seven Network has won the ratings battle for the fourth consecutive year – but all three commercial networks will have something to smile about. Seven won the ratings year (which concluded yesterday) with an overall audience share of 28.7 per cent (6pm-12mn, 5 cities), followed by Nine (27.7), Ten (21.2), ABC (16.9) and SBS …

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Oct 16 2010

The Games were run… but, for Ten, not won!

The XIX Commonwealth Games have come to a close – and while India will be congratulating itself for a successful 11 days of competition, back in Australia the Ten Network might be quietly licking a few wounds. Not that Ten’s effort in broadcasting the Games was of any inferior nature – in fact, the network …

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Sep 17 2010

Mal Walden back at 6.30

After twenty three years, newsreader Mal Walden (pictured) is heading back to the 6.30 timeslot as the presenter of Ten News’ new Melbourne-based news bulletin to launch next year. Walden, with over 40 years in Melbourne television, is a firm favourite with Melbourne viewers – never more evident than back in 1987 when a tearful …

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Sep 15 2010

Ten goes back behind bars

Prisoner was a surprise ratings hit when it debuted on the otherwise-ailing 0-10 Network in February 1979.  The never-before-seen tale of life inside a women’s prison was groundbreaking drama and also presented a milestone in featuring a predominantly female cast (including Peta Toppano, pictured). The series ran for eight years and 692 episodes, winning a …

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