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May 02 2015

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

Former Neighbours star Craig McLachlan was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian TV at the 32nd annual TV Week Logie Awards. The awards were held at Melbourne’s Hyatt On Collins on Friday 9 March 1990 and televised on the Ten Network. Hosted by Mark Mitchell, the presentation was attended by overseas …

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Apr 26 2014

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

Hey Hey It’s Saturday host Daryl Somers (pictured with Logies guest Raquel Welch) was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian TV at the 31st annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Hyatt On Collins on Friday, 17 March 1989. The awards presentation was the first Logies to be broadcast on the …

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Apr 06 2013

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

Neighbours star Kylie Minogue created Logies history on the night of the 30th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Hyatt On Collins on Friday, 11 March 1988. The 19-year-old became the first person to claim four Logie trophies on the one night — including the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian …

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Sep 15 2012

1992: September 6-12

Networks brawl over supermodel The ratings success of the recent Elle Macpherson (pictured) special focusing on her Bali calendar has seen all three commercial networks now vying for the rights to a follow up special during her upcoming promotional tour of Australia — although Ten‘s Inside Edition and Seven‘s Real Life have led the battle it …

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Jul 13 2012

50 years in the Darling Downs

It is 50 years since television came to regional Queensland for the first time with the launch of DDQ10, based in Toowoomba and serving the Darling Downs region, on Friday, 13 July 1962.  DDQ10 was broadcast from a transmitter at Mount Mowbullan, approximately 100 kilometres north of Toowoomba. The channel expanded its audience in February …

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Apr 15 2012

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

Midday host Ray Martin was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at the 29th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Hyatt on Collins Hotel on Friday, 3 April 1987. The Gold Logie comes two years after Martin made the risky decision to move away from top-rating current affairs …

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Jul 04 2011

1991: June 29-July 5

This really is TV’s wedding of the year! Four brides, a speechless groom and a stool – this is TV’s wedding of the year as Craig Donovan (Steve Blackburn), the enigmatic heart throb from Fast Forward’s ‘Dumb Street’, decides to tie the knot in the Dumb Street cafe.  Like all TV weddings, this one doesn’t …

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Jul 11 2010

1990: June 30-July 6

Cover: Warren Beatty, Madonna (Dick Tracy) Cancer scare! A Country Practice star Georgie Parker is set to tackle her toughest storyline to date with upcoming episodes featuring a dramatic cancer scare for her character Lucy Gardiner.  The scare prompts Lucy to call off her planned wedding to Matt Tyler (John Tarrant) and she plans to …

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Jun 01 2010

1990: May 12-18

What a sweet cop! Since leaving A Country Practice, Josephine Mitchell has worked in theatre in Perth, holidayed in the UK and formed a production company with fellow actors Sarah Lambert, Wendy Strehlow and Maureen O”Shaughnessy.  Now she is back at the Seven Network – as a policewoman in Home And Away.  Mitchell’s character, Constable …

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Apr 29 2010

1990: April 14-20

‘I didn’t think I would ever get married’ Home And Away star Nicolle Dickson (pictured, with co-star Craig McLachlan) is soon to walk down the aisle to marry her fiance James Bell, but confesses that she had never considered the thought of ever being married:  “It’s nothing I ever really thought about before now.  I’m …

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