Saturday 2 March 1996 — SYDNEY

The 1996 Federal Election dominates the night’s viewing with coverage across all networks.

(This listing excludes community Channel C31 which is not listed in TV Week)

Source: TV Week, 2 March 1996

6AM Rage (cont’d) 6am Cross Country
6.30 Heathcliff
6am World Sports Special
6.30 Barney And Friends
6am Wizard Of Oz
6.30 Button Nose
6am Worldwatch: Japanese News
6.30 Professional And Graduate Education (PAGE): 6.30 Language And Literacy Development, 7am Introduction To Language In A Social Context
7AM 7am Saturday Disney 7am Hot Science. Sue Skinner, Robin Bailey
7.30 My Generation
7am Kelly
7.30 Where On Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?
7.30 Weatherwatch, Music
8AM 8am Today On Saturday 8am King Arthur And The Knights Of Justice
8.30 Sonic The Hedgehog
9AM 9am Open Learning: 9am Images Of Australia, 9.30 Marketing Theory And Practice, 10am Visual Arts 1, 10.30 Everybody’s Business, 11am Earth Revealed 9am The Little Mermaid
9.30 Gargoyles
9am The New Adventures Of Skippy
9.30 Goodsports
9am Video Hits
10AM 10am The Mask
10.30 Dumb And Dumber
10am Wonder World!
10.30 Movie: Oliver Twist
10.30 PAGE: Introduction To Auslan
11AM 11.30 Gardening Australia (Rpt) 11am Saved By The Bell – The New Class
11.30 Hang Time
11am Basketball: NBA Game Of The Week 11am Worldwatch: 11am Das Journal, 11.30 Business Report
12PM 12pm Stateline (Rpt)
12.30 Movie: Blue Fire Lady. 1983 [IMDB]
12pm Super Bloopers And New Practical Jokes 12.30pm Motor Racing: National Drag Racing / 1996 Daytona 500 12pm Surfing: NRG
12.30 Triathlon: Grand Prix. Highlights
12.30pm Movie: Dark Journey. 1937 (B&W) [IMDB]
1PM 1pm Get Smart 1.30 National Geographic 1.50 Meeting Grappelli
2PM 2pm Tennis: Junior Challenge 2pm Football: AFL. Ansett Australia Cup. Sydney Swans v North Melbourne. Live from Bruce Stadium, Canberra 2.30 Movie: Beyond The Blue Horizon. 1942 [IMDB] 2.30 Montparnasse Revisited
3PM 3pm Athletics: Grand Prix. Highlights 3.30 Australian Biography
4PM 4.30 Netball: Goal Attack 4pm Dad’s Army
4.30 Beyond 2000
4pm Babble On
4.30 World Soccer
5PM 5pm Rex Hunt Fishing Australia
5.30 Sydney Weekender
5pm Burke’s Backyard 5pm Ten News
5.30 The Wonderful World Of Disney
5.30 Soccer: European Champions League
6PM 6pm ABC News
6.30 Federal Election 1996. Kerry O’Brien, Maxine McKew, Antony Green, Jim Middleton, Barrie Cassidy. Live from the National Tally Room, Canberra
6pm Seven Nightly News. Ross Symonds
6.30 Election ’96. David Johnston, Glenn Milne, Neil Mercer, Janet Gibson. Live from the National Tally Room, Canberra.
6pm National Nine News
6.30 Election ’96. Ray Martin, Laurie Oakes, Paul Lyneham, Tracy Grimshaw, Mike Munro, Richard Carleton, Helen Dalley, Peter Harvey. Live from the National Tally Room, Canberra
6.30 Road To Avonlea 6.30 World News. Includes Election Update
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.05 Federal Election 1996 (cont’d)
7.30 Movie: The Man From Snowy River II. 1985 [IMDB] 7pm Travels A La Carte
7.30 Election ’96 Update
7.35 Dateline. Paul Murphy
8PM  8.30 Election ’96 Update
8.40 Special: Sammy Davis Jnr
9PM  9.30 Election: Showdown ’96. Sandra Sully, Paul Bongiorno. Live from the National Tally Room, Canberra 9.30 World News: Special Edition. Includes Election Update
10PM  10.30 Movie: Fire Birds. 1990 [IMDB] 10.30 Election ’96 How Your Electorate Voted 10pm Movie: The Mask. 1988 (Italy) [IMDB]
11PM  11.30 Rage. Simulcast JJJ
(Continues to 8am)
11pm Cricket: World Cup. India v Sri Lanka. From Delhi, India
(Continues to 6am)
11pm Ten News. Tracey Spicer
11.30 Sports Tonight
11.30 Election ’96 Update
11.40 Eat Carpet
12AM  12.10am Mini-Series: Codename Kyril. Part One [IMDB] 12am Dad’s Army
12.30 Bless This House
12.40am Movie: Faces Of Women. 1985 (France) [IMDB]
1AM  1am Minder
2AM  2.20 Mini-Series: Voice Of The Heart. Part One [IMDB] 2am Telemall Shopping 2.30 Movie: The Phantom Of Liberty. 1974 (France) [IMDB]
4AM  4.10 Movie: The Quartermass Conclusion. 1979 [IMDB] 4am Hearts Afire
4.30 Key Of David
4.10 Close
5AM  5.55 The Ruff ‘N’ Reddy Show
(Continues to 6am)
5am Hour Of Power
(Continues to 6am)