Tag: The Golden Years Of Television

Obituary: David Lyle

David Lyle, the Australian TV producer who became a producer and television executive in the US, has died at the age of 67. Lyle had been battling cancer and died at his Los Angeles home. His early career was as a geologist and high school chemistry teacher, before a shift to television, working as a …

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40 years since Number 96 was bombed!

Forty years ago today, the bomb went off at Number 96 — presenting one of the defining and most oft-remembered moments of Australian television drama. By 1975, after three years captivating audiences and astounding critics, Number 96‘s ratings were on the slide. Viewers had tuned away from the dramatic and comedic adventures of the residents of …

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Barrel girl rings into the High Court

There are plenty of news reports today that Virginia Bell (pictured) has been appointed as a justice of the High Court of Australia, and only the fourth woman ever to be appointed to the role. Ms Bell has had a long and distinguished 30-year career in the legal profession, and is experienced in other matters, …

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