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Feb 05 2016

1996: January 27-February 2

Kimberley’s hush-hush UK deal Former Neighbours star Kimberley Davies has been playing to packed houses in the UK in the pantomime Goldilocks And The Three Bears. And when panto season is over, Davies is expected to stay in the UK to work on a top secret TV project. “I’ve got something else here (in England) …

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May 02 2015

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

Former Neighbours star Craig McLachlan was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian TV at the 32nd annual TV Week Logie Awards. The awards were held at Melbourne’s Hyatt On Collins on Friday 9 March 1990 and televised on the Ten Network. Hosted by Mark Mitchell, the presentation was attended by overseas …

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Aug 29 2014

Obituary: Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr, veteran actor from radio, stage, film and television, has died at his home in Western Australia at the age of 92. Born into a Australian showbiz family on tour in South Africa in 1922, Kerr made his stage debut at only a few weeks of age — replacing a doll that his mother had been …

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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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Mar 18 2013

1993: March 21-27

Logies: Gold is their goal Ray Martin, Daryl Somers, Georgie Parker and Bruce Samazan (pictured) have been shortlisted for the Gold Logie by TV Week readers.  It is Parker’s second Gold nomination, coming after a year where she farewelled A Country Practice and took on a new role in Acropolis Now.  Somers has won three Gold …

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May 02 2012

1992: April 26-May 2

Sale stars in sitcomSale Of The Century’s Glenn Ridge and Jo Bailey are soon to be seen as guest stars in the Nine Network sitcom All Together Now. In the episode to screen this week, Anna (Jane Hall, pictured with Bailey) wins a spot on the popular quiz show. But Bailey is playing down her …

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Dec 14 2011

1991: November 30-December 6

An old affair rekindled In a surprising move, the Nine Network has announced that former A Current Affair and Willesee host Mike Willesee will be hosting A Current Affair for three weeks in January while regular host Jana Wendt (pictured with Willesee) takes a break over the summer non-ratings period.  The move is surprising given …

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Sep 07 2011

1991: September 7-13

Toni re-signs to E Street The demands of combining acting and music careers almost saw Toni Pearen (pictured, near right, with co-star Melissa Tkautz) quit the Network Ten series E Street.  “I was thinking about leaving because my workload has been so hectic,” she told TV Week.  “When it came to the crunch I decided …

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Jun 04 2011

1991: May 18-24

Craig’s heroic new look For his role as Lieutenant Walter Carey in the Seven Network mini-series Heroes II – The Return, actor Craig McLachlan (pictured) has had to shed his trademark curly locks.  “I feel different,” McLachlan told TV Week, staring at the mirror.  “I feel like a new man.”  The mini-series will also star …

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