Tag: The Morning Show

Oct 23 2017

Perth Telethon raises $36m

Seven Perth’s Telethon has celebrated its 50th annual fundraiser with a record-breaking total of $36,431,381. The total is the culmination of a 26-hour telethon hosted at the Perth Convention and Entertainment Centre, and broadcast through Seven in Perth and GWN7 in regional Western Australia and streamed online. As well as local personalities from Seven in …

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Oct 19 2015

Telethon weekend raises over $35 million

It was a big weekend for fundraising, with separate telethons in both Western Australia and Queensland. Western Australia’s traditional Telethon was back for its 48th year and once again raised a record-breaking total — $25,854,524. Telethon, based at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, was broadcast over 26 hours through Seven in Perth and GWN7 …

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Oct 02 2015

Studio 10 turns 500

Network Ten‘s mid-morning show Studio 10 today reached the milestone of 500 episodes — a stellar achievement given the show is something of the underdog to rivals The Morning Show and Mornings. The program has also survived where its lead-in program Wake Up was put to rest after only months on air and following the network’s director …

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Apr 17 2014

Jack Benny and JO’K in 1964 Good Friday Appeal

Legendary American comedian Jack Benny (pictured) was the special guest at the Sporting Globe-3DB-HSV7 Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal in March 1964. Benny, visiting Australia for a series of stage shows in Sydney and Melbourne plus a TV special, appeared on the annual telethon during the afternoon as well as being the star attraction for …

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Dec 31 2013

The year that was… and the year ahead

And so brings to an end another year as the calendar clicks over from 2013 to 2014. It was a year that marked some historical milestones: 25 years since Australia Live, the launch of Imparja Television, The Comedy Company and World Expo 88 and Graham Kennedy‘s return to the Nine Network. It was 40 years …

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Nov 04 2013

Morning Show tribute to 57 years of Seven

Today marks the 57th anniversary of the official launch of HSV7, Melbourne, the first station in what we now know as the Seven Network. The channel, operated by the Herald and Weekly Times newspaper group, was officially opened at 7.00pm on Sunday 4 November 1956 by the Victorian Premier Henry Bolte and Melbourne Lord Mayor …

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Jul 19 2013

Wake Up heads Ten’s winter launch

The announcement of Ten‘s long-awaited new breakfast show headed the network’s winter season launch in Sydney last night. Wake Up, the brainchild of former Seven Network producer Adam Boland, will be fronted by James Mathison (Australian Idol), Natarsha Belling, Natasha Exelby and Nuala Hafner (Sunrise, Seven News, Sydney Weekender). The program will be hosted from …

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May 19 2013

Number 96, Mavis Bramston and David Sale

English-born writer David Sale (pictured) was the creative force behind two of Australia’s most groundbreaking programs — The Mavis Bramston Show in the 1960s and Number 96 in the 1970s. The Mavis Bramston Show, produced by Seven, was a weekly comedy revue which did not hold back in satirising various social and political issues at a time when Australia was …

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Jul 30 2012

The Circle axed, but Breakfast stays

The Ten Network has this morning announced significant changes to its morning schedule in an attempt to save its struggling Breakfast program. The casualty is the mid-morning talk show The Circle, a program that consistently out-rates Breakfast and enjoys a strong connection with its audience via social media. The Circle will present its final episode …

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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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