Tag Archive: Ship To Shore

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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Aug 29 2014

Obituary: Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr, veteran actor from radio, stage, film and television, has died at his home in Western Australia at the age of 92. Born into a Australian showbiz family on tour in South Africa in 1922, Kerr made his stage debut at only a few weeks of age — replacing a doll that his mother had been …

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Oct 27 2013

1993: October 30-November 5

Cover: Natalie Imbruglia (Neighbours) Seven figures… it’s a Sweet deal! Police Rescue star Gary Sweet is tipped to sign an exclusive $1 million contract with the Seven Network. This follows Seven’s recent signing of Andrew Denton from ABC for a significant sum. The deal between Sweet, producers Southern Star Xanadu and Seven is expected to lead …

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Jul 15 2013

1993: July 11-17

A flowering friendship Hey Dad! co-stars Rachael Beck and Ben Oxenbould (pictured) are not just colleagues but are the best of friends.  “To a certain extent our relationship is an escape,” Oxenbould told TV Week.  “Because we do get on so well, we can talk about anything to each other.  The writers of Hey Dad! have …

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May 11 2013

1993: May 9-15

Cover: Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) Shattered lives Loene Carmen, best known for her role as teenager Freya in the 1987 film The Year My Voice Broke, makes a dramatic entrance into A Country Practice this week — playing the part of car-crash victim Jules Goodfellow.  “I play a nurse who becomes paraplegic and, as …

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