10 March 1973: James Laurenson (Boney)

10 March 1979: Julieanne Newbould, Michael Smith, Victoria Nicolls (The Restless Years)

10 March 1990: Mark Mitchell (TV Week Logie Awards)

10 March 2007: Amy Mizzi and Chris Hemsworth (Home And Away)

10 March 1967: New TV station — BTW3, Bunbury, Western Australia — GWN7 turns 50 [2017]

10 March 1983: After six years and 1114 episodes, The Sullivans comes to an end in a movie-length episode — 40 years since The Sullivans [2016]

10 March 1991: Seven screens the first of the two-part children’s mini-series Ratbag Hero, starring Cameron Nugent, Elaine Smith, Peter Fisher, Marcus Graham, Gus Mercurio and Simon Chilvers. Ten debuts a new late-night sports program, Sports Week, hosted by Eddie McGuire and Stephen Quartermain.

10 March 1993: Andrew Denton covers the Just For Laughs International Comedy Festival in the 90-minute special The Money Or The Gun On The Road: The Funniest City In The World on ABC.

10 March 1996: The Australian Formula One Grand Prix is live from its new home at Albert Park, Melbourne. Ken Sutcliffe and Jackie Stewart host Nine‘s coverage, which includes commentary by Alan Jones, Darrell Eastlake, Murray Walker and Jonathan Palmer. Background reports are provided by Anne-Maree Sparkman, Geoff Hutchinson, Mary Gearin and Eddie McGuire.

10 March 2002: Network Ten airs the telemovie Heroes’ Mountain — the story about Stuart Diver (played by Craig McLachlan), survivor of the 1997 Thredbo landslide, and the team that rescued him.

10 March 2004: ABC debuts The New Inventors, reviving the long-running format known as The Inventors in the 1970s, with host James O’Loghlin.

2 thoughts on “On This Day — 10 March

    1. For most of its run it was producing 4-5 half-hour episodes a week, for around 40 weeks of the year, similar level of output to present soaps like Neighbours and Home And Away.

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