26 May 1960: Bob and Dolly Dyer (Pick-A-Box)

26 May 1971: Bob and Dolly Dyer (Pick-A-Box)

26 May 1973: Rod Mullinar and Pamela Stephenson (Ryan)

26 May 1973: Pat McDonald and Ron Shand (Number 96)

26 May 1979: Pamela Gibbons and Norman Gunston (Garry McDonald, The Norman Gunston Show)

26 May 1990: Linda Hartley (Neighbours)

26 May 2001: Daniel MacPherson, Stephen Hunt, Krista Vendy, Carla Bonner (Neighbours)

26 May 2007: Big Brother

26 May 1962: New TV Station — TNT9, Launceston, Tasmania — 50 years of TNT9 Launceston [2012]

26 May 1975: The Seven Network drama series Cash And Company, set in the 1850s gold rush, debuts in Sydney. Starring Serge Lazareff, Gus Mercurio and Penne Hackforth-Jones. The Melbourne debut followed on 29 May.

26 May 1988: The debut of Network Ten’s big-budget current affairs show Page One. The program aimed to present a compromise between the populist 60 Minutes (on Nine) and ABC’s investigative Four Corners. It included a number of reporters poached from ABC.

26 May 1999: The Nine Network presents coverage of Game One of the Rugby League State Of Origin — Queensland versus NSW — from Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane.

26 May 2002: SBS presents a delayed coverage of the 47th annual Eurovision Song Contest from Tallinn, Estonia, with commentary by Terry Wogan (BBC).

26 May 2003: Network Ten premieres children’s drama series Pirate Islands.

26 May 2004: The Nine Network presents coverage of Game One of the Rugby League State Of Origin — NSW versus Queensland — from Telstra Stadium, Sydney.

26 May 2008: The Nine Network launches afternoon game show Million Dollar Wheel Of Fortune with Tim Campbell and Kelly Landry.

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