Tag: The Investigators

Nov 17 2015

1995: November 11-17

Ay, caramba! Simpsons poll shock! The votes are in. TV Week readers have responded to the magazine’s poll inviting them to nominate their top ten programs of all time. Only one Australian program (Home And Away) made the final top ten, with seven titles being American and two British. Vintage sitcom The Brady Bunch made tenth …

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Oct 13 2015

1995: October 14-20

Cover: Jo Beth Taylor (Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show) Midday show to be a late bloomer Midday co-host Tracy Grimshaw has conceded that the revived daytime show’s pre-publicity did nothing to endear it to a mature audience. “In the lead-up to the launch of the show we allowed a concept that wasn’t right to get …

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Sep 26 2015

1995: September 23-29

Selina dies laughing! The storyline was played out in all seriousness, but Home And Away‘s Tempany Deckert (pictured) could not resist but laugh while her character, Selina, was fighting for her life. In an episode to go to air this week, Curtis (Shane Ammann) takes Selina to the beach. Selina has a sip from a soft …

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Mar 12 2015

1995: February 25-March 3

Cover: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson (Home Improvement) Brown set for Blue Murder with Sweet Gary Sweet will be back on the Seven Network for more Cody telemovies but has also signed on for a role on ABC‘s upcoming two-part mini-series, Blue Murder. Sweet will play Sydney criminal Christopher Dale Flannery. “The fact that it’s topical …

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Nov 09 2014

1994: November 12-18

Cover: Melissa George (Home And Away) Sundae too far away! Those who have seen the film The Adventures Of Priscilla: Queen Of The Desert may have seen Ken Radley as the vile redneck drunk in Coober Pedy intent on doing something “something villainous” to Guy Pearce‘s befrocked character. What most may not realise is that Radley …

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Nov 02 2014

Snapshot of ABC — 2014 and 1984

ABC has released its Annual Report for the financial year 2013-14, detailing the broadcaster’s activities and financial statistics for the year. The 250-page report begins with a snapshot of statistics relating to the ABC’s content and audience reach. For instance: 98.62% of Australians have access to ABC’s digital television signal (providing five television services across …

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Oct 18 2014

1994: October 22-28

All kidding aside! The ratings success of Nine‘s new Just Kidding has handed co-host Sofie Formica (pictured) a tough choice to make. With the first series of 26 episodes completed in advance, Formica went on an extended holiday in the US. But now the Nine Network wants her to come back to do more episodes. “If …

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Sep 23 2014

1994: September 24-30

Cover: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson (Home Improvement) Helen investigates the cost of success Helen Wellings has come a long way since making her TV debut in The Mike Walsh Show in 1974. “I came into this industry very gradually from being an interviewee. I could go back to my desk in the public service and …

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Feb 20 2014

1994: February 19-25

The new ‘man’ in Kym’s life Kym Wilson (pictured) has had to postpone her planned April wedding to Jeremy Sims due to accepting a guest part in the upcoming Nine Network series The Man From Snowy River. She will be playing the part of Charlotte Holloway, a love interest for Frank Blackwood (Rodney Bell). “I’ll …

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Jan 16 2014

1994: January 15-21

Cover: Sofie Formica (The Great Outdoors) Sarah snares Australia’s most wanted job Journalist Sarah Henderson says that her new role hosting Australia’s Most Wanted could not be more appropriate — she is currently in her fourth year of law studies. “Joining Australia’s Most Wanted is fantastic for me, because it combines what I love about …

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