June 2019 archive

Obituary: Bill Collins

Bill Collins, whose Golden Years Of Hollywood made him a favourite for generations of viewers, has died peacefully in his sleep. He was 84. Although he had a love of movies since he was a young child, his career was not headed in that direction. He was a lecturer at Sydney Teacher’s College when he …

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SBS World Movies: The first week

SBS has released its first program guide for its new channel, World Movies. World Movies commences broadcasting on 1 July on Channel 32. It will broadcast in high definition only, alongside Viceland HD on Channel 31 and SBS HD on Channel 30. Times apply for all states. P = Premiere screening RPT = Repeat Monday …

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Pick up your milk, bread… and TV News!

Not all TV magazines during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s were the glossy TV Week or TV Times types. It was not uncommon for patrons of milk bars, grocery stores, petrol stations or other small businesses to be offered a free weekly TV magazine with the compliments of said retailer. In Melbourne, TV News was …

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