2 February 1961: Susan-Gaye Anderson (The Tarax Show)

2 February 1974: Ted Hamilton (Division 4)

2 February 1980: Karen Petersen, Judy Lynne, Alfred Sandor (The Young Doctors)

2 February 1980: Joanne Samuel and Ken James (Skyways)

2 February 1991: Georgie Parker (A Country Practice)

2 February 1992: Ten launches Bert Newton’s New Faces, reviving the title and format that Newton hosted at the Nine Network from 1976 to 1985. Later, Ten debuts locally-made sitcom Late For School, starring Frankie J Holden, Sarah Chadwick and Matthew Newton.

2 February 1994: Karen Tighe, Gordon Bray, Steve Robilliard, Peter Gee and Anne Sargent are presenters for the ABC Sport Australia Awards from the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Melbourne. The presentation also includes appearances by Elle McFeast (Libbi Gorr), Jean Kittson and Lex Marinos.

2 February 1995: Wildlife With Olivia Newton-John (Nine) makes its debut, with Olivia Newton-John and reporters Simon Reeve, Samantha Kume and Michael Beatty.

2 February 1998: Network Ten launches two new shows: lifestyle show FCTV, a spin-off from Family Circle magazine hosted by Rob Duckworth and Family Circle editor Julia Zaetta; and soapie Breakers, based around people and families working near Sydney’s Bondi Beach. Breakers was scheduled to run new episodes at 11.30pm with a replay the following weekday afternoon at 4.30pm.

2 February 1998: ABC begins two weeks of coverage around the 1998 Constitutional Convention, to discuss whether Australia should become a republic. Coverage consisted of around 4-5 hours each day with a brief summary/update at 5.00pm and a half-hour late night program, The Constitutional Convention Report.

2 February 2004: SBS, Fox Sports 2 and ESPN present live coverage of Superbowl XXXVII from Houston, Texas.

2 February 2004: Ten‘s new reality show The Hothouse debuts, hosted by Erika Heynatz. The series lasted for one season. Fox8 debuts two-part anthology drama series Love Bytes, comprising four different tales of finding love in the world of online dating.

2 February 2009: Ten, Ten HD and ESPN present live coverage of Superbowl XLIII from Tampa, Florida.

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