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Sep 11 2016

TV At 60: The Top 60 begins…

Australian television is 60 years old this week. It was on the night on 16 September 1956 that Bruce Gyngell (pictured) declared “Good evening, and welcome to television” to an estimated viewing audience of around 100,000 — whether they be at home watching on television or among the thousands to be viewing from outside shop windows, …

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Apr 09 2015

1995: April 8-14

We’re all doomed romantically! The Blue Heelers men — Grant Bowler, Martin Sacks, William McInnes and Damian Walshe-Howling (pictured) — all agree that their characters have a lot to learn when it comes to relationships. “It’s a bit of an inside joke with us that we’re all doomed romantically,” Grant Bowler (Constable Wayne Patterson) told TV Week. …

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Dec 29 2014

1995: December 31-January 6

Soaps ’95 TV Week has the rundown of what to expect in TV’s returning dramas: Blue Heelers, the hit new show of 1994, is back with cast regulars John Wood, Lisa McCune, William McInnes, Martin Sacks, Damien Walshe-Howling, Julie Nihill and Grant Bowler. An early episode sees Maggie (McCune) and Adam (Walshe-Howling) caught in a …

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Dec 22 2014

1994: December 24-30

I love a sunburnt Christmas… Some of TV’s popular stars recently took to Sydney’s northern beaches to share some of their plans for the upcoming festive season. Aaron Pedersen, from ABC‘s Blackout, says Christmas for him is a time of solitude: “I remember a few Christmas parties at my foster parents’ place, where everyone got drunk, and …

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Dec 03 2014

1994: December 3-9

Cover: Pamela Anderson (Baywatch) Josephine’s Singapore surprise! Josephine Byrnes, best known from period mini-series including Shadows Of The Heart and Brides Of Christ, is making a move into playing a present day character as the female lead in the Nine Network series of Singapore Sling telemovies. Byrnes will be playing the part of assassin Carla …

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Oct 28 2014

1994: October 29-November 4

Cover: Jonathan Taylor Thomas (Home Improvement), Mark Curry (Hangin’ With Mr Cooper) Byrne hot for Real Life Rumours around the television industry indicate that former 60 Minutes reporter and Sydney radio 2BL presenter Jennifer Byrne is set to return to TV as host of Seven‘s Real Life, replacing Stan Grant. Adding fuel to the speculation is …

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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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Aug 06 2014

1994: July 30-August 5

Cover: Kim Basinger Georgie’s hot new role! The hunt for the female lead for Seven‘s new series Fire is over. Former A Country Practice star Georgie Parker has been confirmed for the role of Morgan Cartwright, the new firefighter in the squad who is forced to join an arson investigation which points to one of …

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Jul 28 2014

1994: July 23-29

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Jimeoin swings back! As his comedy show Jimeoin returns for a second series, the Irish comedian has just returned from a working holiday in the United Kingdom. He admits he is “having discussions” with the production company behind the acclaimed UK sitcom Drop The Dead Donkey about the prospect of a …

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Jun 29 2014

1994: June 25-July 1

Lisa’s still dogged by doubts Despite the success of Blue Heelers and the popularity of her character, Maggie Doyle, actress Lisa McCune (pictured) still worries about her performance. “It’s been a year since we made the pilot, but every Monday morning I still get nervous,” she says. “I get to work and think, ‘Can I …

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