Tag: Shadows Of The Heart

Dec 03 2014

1994: December 3-9

Cover: Pamela Anderson (Baywatch) Josephine’s Singapore surprise! Josephine Byrnes, best known from period mini-series including Shadows Of The Heart and Brides Of Christ, is making a move into playing a present day character as the female lead in the Nine Network series of Singapore Sling telemovies. Byrnes will be playing the part of assassin Carla …

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Oct 10 2014

On TV: 10 October 1990, Melbourne

The second in our occasional series looking at what was on TV on this day in years past. Today we’re going back to Wednesday 10 October 1990 in Melbourne, as listed in Sunday Sun TV Extra (with Annie Jones on the cover). Today (Nine) battles out with Good Morning Australia (Ten) for the morning news viewers. …

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Jan 15 2013

1993: January 17-23

Cover: Luke Perry (Beverly Hills 90210) Sophie the scientist! Sophie Lee has admitted that she has a daunting task ahead as she tackles the role of a genetic scientist in the New Zealand-based mini-series Typhon’s People — a series set after the year 2000.  “When I read the script I couldn’t believe how convoluted it …

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Dec 11 2011

Obituary: Harold Hopkins

Australian acting veteran Harold Hopkins has died in a Sydney hospital from the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma. The 67-year-old actor was diagnosed several months ago and is believed to have contracted the cancer from his first job after finishing high school, where he worked with asbestos sheeting as an apprentice carpenter in Queensland in the early …

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Oct 09 2011

1991: October 5-11

‘It’s a fair dinkum suburban wedding’ There was some angst among the residents of Neighbours’ Ramsay Street when it was announced that Melanie (Lucinda Cowden) and Joe (Mark Little) were to walk down the aisle.  Their main concern… what would the ‘dippy’ Melanie – who is known for her ‘unusual’ dress sense – wear?  Even …

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May 22 2011

1991: May 11-17

Cover: Cher The Great Ramsay Street Shake-Up! A massive revamp of the Neighbours cast line-up is about to see eight characters written out with a swag of “young and spunky” newcomers to give the ailing soap a breath of fresh air.  Producers keen to boost the show’s popularity have also enlisted a team of consultants …

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Mar 23 2011

1991: March 16-22

Will Daryl grab the Gold again? The host of the 33rd annual TV Week Logie Awards, Daryl Somers, has never forgotten the night he won his first TV Week Gold Logie.  “It was in 1983.  After the show I went upstairs  at the hotel and had a few drinks  with Graham Kennedy and Bert Newton,” …

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Jan 28 2011

1991: January 26-February 1

Cover: Nicole Kidman Here comes the bride… Many soaps have given their ratings a boost by holding a wedding.  The Nine Network’s new series Chances is starting with one!  The adults-only drama kicks off with a wedding between David Young (Rodney Bell) and Rebecca Taylor (Natalie McCurry).  “Chances has great possibilities,” Bell told TV Week.  …

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Oct 04 2010

1990: October 6-12

‘It’s like losing part of the family!’ Hey Dad! star Simone Buchanan has confirmed that she has left the long-running comedy series.  “I haven’t re-signed,” she told TV Week.  “We filmed the last episode this week and I still have no idea what they are going to do with (character) Debbie.” For co-star Chris Truswell …

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Sep 03 2010

1990: September 8-14

Cover: Mat Stevenson, Emily Symons (Home And Away) Mike Munro: ‘I go home and cry’ 60 Minutes reporter Mike Munro says that for the past five months, working on the story surrounding the ‘Mr Bubbles’ case involving 17 pre-school children, has often reduced him to tears.  “I get so bloody depressed.  I go home to …

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