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Oct 23 2016

1996: September 28-October 4

Cover: Catriona Rowntree (Getaway) and Tania Zaetta (Who Dares Wins) Tony’s above par The Seven Network‘s decision to dump John Burgess as host of Wheel Of Fortune after 12 years in the role was met with widespread disapproval. Viewers were unhappy with the signing of Tony Barber to the hosting role as well as other changes being …

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Oct 19 2015

Telethon weekend raises over $35 million

It was a big weekend for fundraising, with separate telethons in both Western Australia and Queensland. Western Australia’s traditional Telethon was back for its 48th year and once again raised a record-breaking total — $25,854,524. Telethon, based at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, was broadcast over 26 hours through Seven in Perth and GWN7 …

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Aug 31 2015

1995: September 2-8

Cover: David Duchovny (The X Files) Echoes of the past Network Ten‘s ailing soap Echo Point is starting to look like a Hey Dad reunion. Julie McGregor, who played ditzy Betty in Hey Dad, is to join Echo Point as nutty Narelle. And now Ben Oxenbould, who was Ben in Hey Dad, is about to …

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Apr 09 2015

1995: April 8-14

We’re all doomed romantically! The Blue Heelers men — Grant Bowler, Martin Sacks, William McInnes and Damian Walshe-Howling (pictured) — all agree that their characters have a lot to learn when it comes to relationships. “It’s a bit of an inside joke with us that we’re all doomed romantically,” Grant Bowler (Constable Wayne Patterson) told TV Week. …

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Sep 29 2014

1994: October 1-7

Silver Sofie’s golden opportunity Sofie Formica (pictured) has only just started her new role as co-host of Just Kidding for the Nine Network, but she is already looking at long term ambitions. “I have totally itchy feet,” she told TV Week. “That’s why I’ve done so many shows, because I could think of nothing worse …

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Mar 19 2014

1994: March 19-25

Cover: Jennie Garth (Beverly Hills 90210) Basia’s big byte According to The Big Byte host Basia Bonkowski, technology can be sexy. “Technology, in a way, is very sexy — it is!,” she told TV Week. “It’s fascinating and it takes you into a different sphere and opens up new avenues, and for that reason it’s …

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Mar 08 2014

1994: March 5-11

Cover: Gary Sweet Stars surf into Paradise Richard Huggett (E Street, Neighbours) and Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) are the latest to join Nine‘s Paradise Beach. Elmaloglou is coming in to the series as wild child character Karen Wolfe, while Huggett plays peace activist Sam Dexter (a far cry from the actor’s days as menacing …

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Apr 26 2013

Special: Australian TV History Timeline Pt 2

SPECIAL: Today after 45 years Days Of Our Lives departs Australian television as the longest running continuous drama on our screens. To mark the occasion Television.AU joins with TV Tonight in this special joint post, to recognise enduring television programs that have survived the volatile world of television (excluding News / Sport). DK:  David Knox, tvtonight.com.au AB:  Andrew Bayley, televisionau.com Special: …

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May 29 2012

1992: May 24-30

Cover: Candice Bergen (Murphy Brown) Living in the SeventiesDespite the Seventies being the era of ‘sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll’, All Together Now star Jon English confesses that he can look back on that era without too much embarrassment, insisting that he never played up to the image of a high-profile actor-singer during that …

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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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