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Jul 30 2014

ATV10… A new decade, a new channel

[Part III of this week’s theme commemorating 50 years of Network Ten which made its first appearance on 1 August 1964 with the launch of ATV0 (now Ten) in Melbourne. Refer also to Part I and Part II posts] The dawn of the 1980s marked a significant chapter in the life of ATV0 as it …

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Jun 29 2014

Obituary: Greg Coote

Film and television executive and producer Greg Coote has died in Los Angeles at the age of 72. He had been ill with cancer. Australian-born Coote started his career in the mailroom at Village Roadshow and worked his way up to become managing director. He then left the company to become managing director of Rupert …

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May 01 2011

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

Hey Hey It’s Saturday host Daryl Somers (pictured) was awarded the Gold Logie for the Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at the 28th annual TV Week Logie Awards, presented at Sydney’s historic State Theatre on Friday, 18 April 1986. It was the first time the Awards were held in Sydney since 1981. Current affairs …

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Apr 10 2010

TelevisionAU Update 10-Apr-10

http://www.televisionau.com NEW FLASHBACK #53 Production of the mini-series A Town Like Alice, based on Nevil Shute‘s novel of the same name, was first planned in 1979 for the Seven Network on the back of the success of their earlier historical epic, Against The Wind.  A Town Like Alice was a hit when it aired in …

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