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Mar 09 2016

1996: March 9-15

Cover: Nicky Buckley (Sale Of The Century) and Catriona Rowntree (Getaway) Long lost Friends The battle between the Seven and Nine networks over the rights to the top ratings US sitcom Friends has been won by Seven… and Nine. Seven has secured the rights to the first season but Nine will have any subsequent series …

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Sep 24 2015

Obituary: Mike Gibson

Journalist Mike Gibson, best known from the Nine and Ten networks during the 1980s and 1990s, has died at the age of 75. With a background as a newspaper reporter, Gibson worked in radio in the 1970s, including a successful stint co-hosting the top rating morning show on Sydney station 2SM. He later worked at rival stations 2GB …

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Jun 29 2015

1995: June 10-16

Home And Away home wrecker! “I’ve never wanted to play a goody-two-shows character,” Home And Away star Isla Fisher (pictured) told TV Week as her character, Shannon, sets her sights on the recently-married Shane (Dieter Brummer). “I’m not there to have the entire population fall in love with my character — that’s unrealistic. I think …

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Nov 25 2013

1993: November 27-December 3

Cover: Michelle Pfeiffer Jana’s back After a year away from television Jana Wendt has made a return as host of a 60 Minutes debate. “After 10 months on holiday it’s good to be back,” she told TV Week. “Even studying, it was still a holiday.” The debate, titled The Media: A Question Of Trust, was the final edition of 60 Minutes for the …

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Mar 29 2012

1992: March 29-April 4

Why Rebekah’s quitting Summer BayAfter two years playing hapless teenager Sophie in Home And Away, Rebekah Elmaloglou (pictured) has decided to leave the series.  The 18-year-old will tape her final scenes for the show in September and hopes that life after Home And Away will be a little less frantic.  “There is definitely life after …

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Dec 12 2011

1991: November 23-29

Melissa’s shock exit! E Street star Melissa Tkautz has made a sudden exit from the Network Ten soap, halfway through a three-year contract, after an apparent rift developed between herself and the show’s producers.  It is not known exactly what problems have arisen although it is suspected that Tkautz’s pop star commitments – such as …

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Jun 01 2010

1990: May 12-18

What a sweet cop! Since leaving A Country Practice, Josephine Mitchell has worked in theatre in Perth, holidayed in the UK and formed a production company with fellow actors Sarah Lambert, Wendy Strehlow and Maureen O”Shaughnessy.  Now she is back at the Seven Network – as a policewoman in Home And Away.  Mitchell’s character, Constable …

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Apr 12 2010

1990: March 17-23

Gold, silver… and a touch of brass! The 32nd annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Hyatt On Collins, honoured the most popular and outstanding achievements of Australian TV in 1989.  Hosted by Mark Mitchell, the presentation was attended by overseas guests John Travolta, Ernest Borgnine, Pauline Collins and John Alderton, with Australian actress …

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