Tag: Seven Network

Seven wins ’07

The Seven Network has won the ratings year 2007. No real surprise in that as Seven has had an outstanding ratings year, taking out 38 out of the 40 survey weeks. Nine won the other two. The survey year ended with Seven on 29.1%, Nine 26.9%, Ten 21.9%, ABC 16.7% and SBS 5.5%. It was …

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7HD creeps onto the screen

The Seven Network has undertaken possibly the quietest new channel launch in the history of television with its launch of the high-definition channel 7HD – quietly sneaking onto air at 10.30pm last night. In an industry which is more commonly known for making a song-and-dance of any minor achievement, the fact that a new channel …

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Telethon weekend hits Perth

This weekend, 13 and 14 October, Perth’s annual Telethon returns for its 40th year. The appeal, raising funds for various children’s charities in Western Australia, began on TVW7 in 1968 and is now a statewide event through TVW7 and its regional affiliate Golden West Network (GWN). The first Telethon raised $90,182. Since then over $74 …

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Kate’s leaving Summer Bay

The end of an era in soap-opera land with Kate Ritchie – a soap veteran at the age of 29 – deciding to leave Home And Away after twenty years playing former foster child Sally Fletcher. Ritchie, then aged 9, was part of the show’s original cast line-up and with fellow cast member Ray Meagher …

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Seven gets HD envy??

Nothing like a bit of healthy competition in the TV biz! No sooner has Network Ten announced their new high-definition channel to be launched later this year – the Seven Network has now announced that they will also be launching their own HD multi-channel in the coming months. While Ten has put a name to …

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Somebody else’s Sons & Daughters?

Last year, Seven decided to roll out early episodes of their hit ’80s soap Sons And Daughters in a daytime timeslot. The revival – loosely timed to coincide with the show’s 25th anniversary and DVD release – was short-lived as no sooner had lovers John (Peter Phelps) and Angela (Ally Fowler) been revealed to be …

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Number 96: Where are they now..?

Ever wondered what happened to the cast members of Number 96?Following from a recent reunion of cast members from The Young Doctors (1976-83), this week’s episode of Seven‘s Where Are They Now? features a reunion of former cast members of the saucy 1970s soap that was a ratings giant.Sadly, favourites like Ron Shand and Pat …

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The Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal

In most parts of the country the telethon is only a fading memory – there was a time when each city, and even some regional areas, had at least one telethon aired during the year. A lot of these have long gone but a few still remain. Perth’s TVW7 still produces an annual telethon – …

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