Tag: The Main Event

Oct 20 2016

1996: September 21-27

Aussie screen successes are a window to the world Getaway reporter Lochie Daddo has got so used to reporting on his travels that a recent holiday to the NSW ski fields left him a bit disoriented. “It was weird. I kept looking for a camera to have to do something to,” he told TV Week. …

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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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Nov 20 2012

1992: November 22-28

Cover: Jo Bailey (Sale Of The Century) Goodbye Fast Forward! This week’s series final of Fast Forward (Seven) is set to be the last of the popular sketch comedy series after four years, as some of the show’s stars pursue other interests.  However, various cast members of Fast Forward will be maintaining ties with producers …

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Oct 11 2012

1992: October 11-17

‘She’s no sleaze!’ Former A Country Practice star Georgie Parker (pictured) has defended her Acropolis Now character, flight attendant Despina Hatzipapadopoulos who is something of a perpetual ‘good-time’ girl.  “She is the one who’s saying, ‘I go out with other people but you’re the one I love’,” Parker told TV Week.  “It’s the kind of line …

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Sep 29 2012

1992: September 27-October 3

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) The jury back in on Sir Joh The aborted perjury trial of the former Premier of Queensland, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, is to be recreated in a telemovie to be produced by Southern Star and ABC.  The role of Sir Joh is to be played by comedian Gerry Connolly.  The …

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Sep 01 2012

1992: August 23-29

‘Why I must quit!’ All Together Now star Rebecca Gibney (pictured) says there has hardly been an hour when she hasn’t questioned her decision to quit the Nine Network sitcom.  “For me, the hardest thing will not be leaving behind the money, but the people I’ve worked with,” she told TV Week.  “And I feel that …

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Jul 23 2012

1992: July 26-August 1

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away), Kieren Perkins Fighting words! Something of a rivalry has developed between fellow Nine personalities Clive Robertson and Ray Martin, following remarks that Robertson made on The World Tonight about his Midday counterpart.  Robertson’s comments were made in response to a letter asking him to open “a fete or something”.  “What …

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Mar 14 2012

Is the Price Right for Seven?

Is The Price Is Right headed for a comeback? According to News Limited, it appears that Seven is keen to revive the age-old format to run back-to-back with Deal Or No Deal in the important lead-in hour to the 6.00pm news. It is tipped that the revamped Price Is Right will be hosted by Larry …

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Feb 01 2012

1992: February 1-7

How to succeed away from Wandin Valley A Country Practice star Georgie Parker (pictured) is suddenly hot property on the theatre circuit, with two producers vying for her services for upcoming stage productions.  Parker, who is currently taping her final scenes for A Country Practice, has been offered the lead role in How To Succeed …

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Jun 20 2011

1991: June 15-21

‘I’m still a country bumpkin’ As the saying goes, you can take new Hey Dad! star Rachael Beck (pictured) out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of Rachael Beck.  The 19-year-old actress, who started her career in the musical Cats at 16, says that despite the bright lights of showbusiness she …

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