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Oct 17 2016

1996: August 31-September 6

Cover: Fran Drescher (The Nanny) ‘Death by misadventure’ Actors and media identities have criticised Prime Minister John Howard‘s recent announcement to strip the ABC of $70 million in funding over the next two years. “The ABC had such great promise and I don’t see why we buried her,” actor Steve Bisley, starring in ABC’s GP, …

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May 14 2014

1994: May 14-20

Cover: Sonia Todd (Police Rescue) The D-Generation of current affairs The nightly chase for ratings between A Current Affair and Real Life has inspired the D-Generation‘s newest project, Frontline. The 10-part ABC series goes behind the scenes of a fictional current affairs program hosted by Mike Moore, an ex-ABC journalist now thrust into the commercial …

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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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Aug 10 2013

1993: August 8-14

Taking to catwalk to TV Kimberley Davies and Lisa Lackey might be soap opera rivals — with Davies in Neighbours and Lackey in Home And Away — but the pair (pictured) are close friends whose career paths have coincidentally matched.  They first met each other at a party hosted by a mutual friend, then both …

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Jun 11 2013

1993: June 13-19

Cover: Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) Cook sizzles! Alyssa-Jane Cook has returned from a year-long stint with the stage production of The Rocky Horror Show straight into a steamy guest role in A Country Practice.  The former E Street star enters the series as Tess Osmond, a sexy single mum who grabs the attention of …

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Nov 07 2012

1992: November 8-14

It’s Melissa and Melissa It was three years ago that Melissa Bell and Melissa Tkautz (pictured) were rival competitors in the Miss Teen Australia contest — which Bell ended up winning.  Now the two former teen pageant stars are rivals of another sort in Network Ten series E Street, with their characters both keen for the …

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Oct 24 2012

1992: October 25-31

Ballroom blitz! Paul Mercurio, star of the box office hit Strictly Ballroom, is currently on a whirlwind tour of the United States and United Kingdom to promote the film.  He laughs at the comparisons made from American journalists that liken him to other actors that have starred in dance-themed movies, such as Patrick Swayze and …

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Oct 11 2012

1992: October 11-17

‘She’s no sleaze!’ Former A Country Practice star Georgie Parker (pictured) has defended her Acropolis Now character, flight attendant Despina Hatzipapadopoulos who is something of a perpetual ‘good-time’ girl.  “She is the one who’s saying, ‘I go out with other people but you’re the one I love’,” Parker told TV Week.  “It’s the kind of line …

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Sep 19 2012

1992: September 13-19

Sophie swaps Sex for study! Sophie Lee (pictured) has found that there is life after Sex.  With the controversial series now wrapped up for the year — and with a likely return in 1993 — Lee has taken a temporary break from television to study acting at Sydney’s Actors’ Centre.  “I really enjoy it… I think …

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Sep 01 2012

1992: August 23-29

‘Why I must quit!’ All Together Now star Rebecca Gibney (pictured) says there has hardly been an hour when she hasn’t questioned her decision to quit the Nine Network sitcom.  “For me, the hardest thing will not be leaving behind the money, but the people I’ve worked with,” she told TV Week.  “And I feel that …

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