December 2014 archive

1994: December 17-23

Number One show but Sofie quits! Just Kidding may have been topping the ratings but co-host Sofie Formica (pictured with co-host Steven Jacobs) has decided that the third series about to go into production will be her last. “As far as me personally (returning for a fourth season), it is highly unlikely that I’ll do …

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1994: December 10-16

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Drama behind bars Deborra-Lee Furness has won the lead role in ABC‘s upcoming drama series Correlli. The character of Louisa Correlli is a young mother who is a clinical psychologist at Blackstream Prison, where her task is to help inmates deal with their problems in the hope that they will …

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Hey Hey and Frontline headed for binge viewing

Some classic Australian television is being made available online, just right for the current trend towards binge viewing and to provide fans some alternatives to non-ratings TV fare. Hey Hey It’s Saturday, the Saturday morning cartoon show of the 1970s that became one of Nine‘s most successful prime time brands of the 1980s and 1990s, is …

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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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Seven wins 2014

The television ratings have ended for another year. While Seven has claimed the main prize, it is a contest where Nine and Ten also find something to celebrate. Nine claims it has won the contest for the advertiser-friendly younger demographics and for the 6.00pm news battle. Ten, which just scraped ahead of ABC after being beaten by them last …

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