3 September 2014 archive

Nine Adelaide celebrates 55 years

NWS9 was Adelaide’s first television station, launching on Saturday, 5 September 1959. Over the next few weeks Nine Adelaide celebrates its 55th anniversary with a photographic exhibition at its North Adelaide studios. The exhibition will display rare photos from NWS9’s early days, including former personalities John Doherty, Kevin Crease, Ernie Sigley, Anne Wills, Rob Kelvin, Humphrey B Bear, Bobo The Clown …

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Remembering TV’s overnight sensations

These days there is little joy to be found in scanning overnight television — the hours between midnight and 6.00am where home shopping and paid programming dominates the commercial networks and channels like ABC2 and ABC3 close down for the night. But it could be said that there was possibly a ‘golden age’ for overnight TV, the …

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