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Nov 26 2017

TV Week turns 60

It doesn’t seem that long since it was its 50th anniversary, but this week TV Week celebrates its 60th with the first of three commemorative issues. It had humble beginnings as TV-Radio Week (with GTV9 personalities Geoff Corke and Val Ruff on the cover, pictured above) from editor Bruce Skeggs, and for the first ten …

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Nov 08 2014

Countdown turns 40

Countdown, the show that epitomised the pop music scene in Australia for over a decade, made its debut 40 years ago today. Produced at ABC‘s Melbourne studios, Countdown was initially commissioned for six half-hour and two one-hour programs to air on Friday evenings in November and December 1974. The new show was six months in …

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Jul 29 2014

ATV0… from Go!! to Ten

[This Friday, 1 August, marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of the first channel in what is now Network Ten. Earlier this year we took a look at the countdown to the launch of this new channel — ATV0 — plus its first test programs. This week we present some special posts in commemorating …

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Dec 04 2013

1993: December 4-10

The real Lisa Lackey revealed Home And Away star Lisa Lackey (pictured) admits that being on the popular soap is not exactly where she wants to be. “I don’t want to be a soap star. I don’t want to be a television celebrity — I cannot stress that enough. I don’t want to host Sale …

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