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Sep 25 2016

TV At 60: Hey Hey tops readers poll

The votes are in and have been counted… and readers of this website have voted Hey Hey It’s Saturday as their favourite program from 60 years of Australian television. Meanwhile, three titles not included in the original top 60 were voted in enough numbers to get into the list — Wheel Of Fortune, Matlock Police …

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Sep 12 2016

TV At 60: The Top 60 Part II

Continuing the countdown of the top 60 Australian TV shows. Numbers 60 to 51 were published yesterday. Feel free to share or comment and there will be a poll later in the week. 50. This Fabulous Century (Seven, 1979) Billed at the time as the most expensive documentary project ever undertaken by Australian TV, This …

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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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Nov 19 2013

1993: November 20-26

Cover: Nicole Kidman (obscured by cricket supplement!) Keyte flies into prime time Seven‘s Melbourne newsreader Jennifer Keyte is set to host her own prime time show. The new show, tentatively titled The Jennifer Keyte Show, will feature current affairs and interviews with high profile identities. The new project marks a return to a national profile …

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Jan 08 2013

1993: January 10-16

Georgie Parker: A brilliant success in trying times! On the eve of the opening night for stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, former A Country Practice star Georgie Parker (pictured) says it’s not possible.  “The title is not true!,” she told TV Week.  “I think a musical performance is the hardest of …

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Dec 31 2012

And so ends another year…

2012 was a year that saw TV reach a number of milestones and create plenty of news of its own. It was the celebration of 50 years of TV broadcasting in Newcastle, Ballarat, Orange, Wollongong, Launceston, Richmond-Tweed, Toowoomba, Townsville and Canberra. The Seven Network brought Mike Willesee and Derryn Hinch back to TV and signed …

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Oct 31 2012

1992: November 1-7

Lights, camera… Kieren! Swimming champion Kieren Perkins (pictured far right) has signed a two-year deal with Network Ten as a station personality and star of its Commonwealth Games coverage in 1994.  The 19-year-old who laughs at his perceived public image of “the boy next door… superhero” says there is little chance of getting too confident of …

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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 03 2012

1992: October 4-10

Exclusively Elle! Since model Elle Macpherson‘s recent TV special earned huge ratings for Nine — winning its timeslot in every city and in Sydney was only a whisker below the ratings for the Olympic Games closing ceremony — all three networks had been vying for her attention in the lead up to her Australian promotional …

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Sep 23 2012

1992: September 20-26

Brides revisited! Two years since they starred together in ABC‘s Brides Of Christ, Lisa Hensley and Kym Wilson are colleagues once again, with Hensley guest starring in A Country Practice, playing the part of troubled barmaid Michelle Carson.  The opportunity to work together again has been fun for the pair.  “It’s great,” Wilson told TV …

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