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Wednesday 3 May 1967 — VICTORIA

HSV7 screens the special The Seekers Down Under, featuring the famous Australian pop music group that had become a huge hit in Australia and overseas. Australian television was still in black and white, but this program was filmed in colour for overseas sales.

The Seekers Down Under achieved a rating of 66 (per cent of households) on its Melbourne airing, ranking it as one of the highest rating TV specials in Australia in the 20th century.

Source: TV Times, 3 May 1967

MELBOURNE
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6AM
7AM
8AM
9AM 9.05am For Schools: Form One Science, Primary Maths, Form One Maths
10AM 10.05 Play School
10.30 Close
10.28am Prologue
10.30 Playroom
10am Owly’s School
10.30 The Magic Circle Club
11AM 11.15 For Schools: For The Juniors, Physical Science Study Course 11.50am Prologue
11.55 News
11am Here’s Humphrey
11.30 Concentration
11am Dita
11.30 Girl Talk
12PM 12pm Beauty And The Beast
12.30 Movie: The Letter. 1940 [IMDB]
12pm The Danny Thomas Show
12.30 Movie: Aloma Of The South Seas. 1941 [IMDB]
12pm The Marriage Game
12.30 Noel And Mary. Noel Ferrier, Mary Hardy
1PM 1pm Matinee. Bob Cornish
1.25 For Schools: For The Juniors
1.45 This Week In Britain
1.50 Close
1.50 Fashion And Beauty 1pm Movie: Miss Pilgrim’s Progress. 1950 [IMDB]
2PM 2.40 For Schools: Form Three Maths, We Play Recorders 2pm Casebook
2.30 People In Conflict
2pm The Tommy Hanlon Show. Tommy Hanlon Jnr
2.30 Letter Charades
2.25 Sow Easy
2.30 Take A Letter
2.55 Community Service
3PM 3.30 World Film Playhouse
3.55 Cartoons
3pm It’s That Time. Ian Turpie, Vi Greenhalf, Brian Naylor, Terry Norris, Ivan Hutchinson 3pm Divorce Court
3.30 Jane Wyman Theatre
3pm Gordon And The Girls. Gordon Boyd, Glenda Raymond, Margaret Britton, Roy Hampson
4PM 4.10 The Magic Boomerang
4.35 Lassie
4pm Jungle Jim
4.30 Hawkeye And The Last Of The Mohicans
4pm White Hunter
4.30 Marvel Super Heroes
4pm William Tell
4.30 Ivanhoe
5PM 5pm Sir Francis Drake
5.25 Lens On Life Under The Sea
5.35 Adventures Of The Seaspray
5pm Rin Tin Tin
5.30 Robin Hood
5.55 SSB Club
5pm Prince Planet
5.30 The Bugs Bunny Show
5pm The Magic Circle Club
5.30 The Flintstones
6PM 6pm Something Else
6.30 F Troop
6.55 This Week In Britain
6pm Assignment Underwater
6.30 News. Brian Naylor, Rohan Rivett
6pm The Littlest Hobo
6.30 News. Eric Pearce, Kevin Sanders, Rosemary Margan
6pm Go!! Johnny Young
6.30 The Three Stooges
6.45 News. Barry McQueen
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.30 This Day Tonight
7pm Coles $6000 Question. Roland Strong
7.30 Special: The Seekers Down Under
7pm The Tommy Hanlon Show. Tommy Hanlon Jnr
7.30 Danger Man
7pm Bewitched
7.30 Burke’s Law
8PM  8pm Marriage Lines
8.25 Artifacts
8.30 Wednesday Theatre: Manon [IMDB]
8.30 Movie: Bright Leaf. 1950 [IMDB] 8pm Peter Gunn
8.30 The New Breed
8.28 News Headlines
8.30 Movie: Edge Of Darkness. 1943 [IMDB]
9PM  9.30 In Melbourne Tonight. Graham Kennedy
10PM  10.35 ABC News, Weather
10.45 Close
10.30 The Casebook of Sargeant Cork 10.45 News. Eric Pearce, Kevin Sanders 10.55 The Lloyd Bridges Show
11PM  11.25 Review. Goeff Raymond, Rohan Rivett
11.45 Close
11.15 Naked City
11.45 Epilogue; Close
11.23 News Headlines
11.25 Glynis
11.55 Close
12AM 
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4AM 
5AM 
REGIONALS
ABAV1 Albury
ABRV3 Ballarat
ABEV1 Bendigo
ABLV4 Gippsland
ABMV4 Mildura
ABGV3 Shepparton
ABSV2 Swan Hill
AMV4
Albury
BTV6
Ballarat
GMV6
Shepparton
BCV8
Bendigo
STV8
Mildura
GLV10
Gippsland
9.05am For Schools: Form One Science, Primary Maths, Form One Maths
10.05 Play School
10.30 Close
11.15 For Schools: For The Juniors, Physical Science Study Course
1pm Matinee. Bob Cornish
1.25 For Schools: For The Juniors
1.45 This Week In Britain
1.50 Close
2.40 For Schools: Form Three Maths, We Play Recorders
3.30 World Film Playhouse
3.55 Cartoons
4.10 The Magic Boomerang
4.35 Lassie
5pm Sir Francis Drake
5.25 Lens On Life Under The Sea
5.35 Adventures Of The Seaspray
6pm Something Else
6.30 F Troop
6.55 Regional News
7pm ABC News
7.30 This Day Tonight
8pm Marriage Lines
8.25 Artifacts
8.30 Wednesday Theatre: Manon [IMDB]
10.35 ABC News, Weather
10.45 Close
12.30pm TV Reader’s Digest
12.55 Musical Interlude
1pm Movie: The Great Impostor. 1961 [IMDB]
2.50 Cooking
3.05 Women’s News
3.10 Peyton Place
4pm The Tommy Hanlon Show. Tommy Hanlon Jnr
4.25 Cohns Cobbers
4.30 The Magic Circle Club
4.55 Cohns Cobbers
5pm Roy Rogers
5.25 Cohns Cobbers
5.30 The Munsters
6pm The Andy Griffith Show
6.30 News
7pm The Rag Trade
7.30 My Name’s McGooley, What’s Yours?
8pm Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea
9pm Movie: The Young Doctors. 1961 [IMDB]; Close
12pm Magazine
12.02 Country Man
12.30 Twenty Questions
1pm The Tommy Hanlon Show
1.30 Walkabout
1.40 Gardening
1.50 Beauty Box
2pm Let’s Cook
2.30 Movie: Cry Havoc. 1944 [IMDB]
3.52 What’s Cooking
4.07 Children’s Features
4.30 BTV Juniors
5.30 National Velvet
6pm The Pied Piper
6.30 National News
6.54 Western News
7pm The Dick Van Dyke Show
7.30 Twelve O’Clock High
8.30 Movie
10.15 Seven Days
10.35 News, Weather
10.50 Epilogue; Close
12pm Autumn Affair
12.15 The Story Of Peter Grey
12.30 The Numbers Game
1pm Movie: A Hill In Korea. 1935 [IMDB]
2.23 Divorce Court
2.48 Social Calendar
2.53 Look-n-Cook
3.08 Fashion Accessories
3.13 The Marriage Game
3.39 The Tommy Hanlon Show
4.05 Letter Charades
4.30 The Magic Circle Club
4.55 Leave It To Beaver
5.20 GMV Juniors
5.30 Flipper
6pm The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet
6.30 News
7pm Gomer Pyle USMC
7.30 My Name’s McGooley, What’s Yours?
8pm The Marriage Game
8.30 Movie: Kathy O’. 1958 [IMDB]
10.30 News, Weather
10.45 Epilogue; Close
11.55am News
12pm Beauty And The Beast
1pm Adventures In Paradise
1.45 Live Hosting
2pm Cooking
2.15 Billboard
2.20 The Tommy Hanlon Show
2.50 Casebook
3.15 Divorce Court
3.45 Mack And Myer
3.55 Letter Charades
4.25 Cohns Cobbers. Includes The Lone Ranger, The Magic Circle Club, Marvel Super Heroes
5.30 Lost In Space
6.30 News
7pm Gomer Pyle USMC
7.30 Wendy And Me
8pm Movie: The Mississippi Gambler. 1953 [IMDB]
9.45 Doctor’s House Call
9.50 Coronation Street
10.15 News, Weather
10.25 Magic Carpet
11pm Close
5.45pm The Paddlewheelers. Includes Space Angel
6.05 Leave It To Beaver
6.30 Broadside
7pm ABC News (ABV2)
7.20 Sunraysia News
7.30 The Rag Trade
8pm Movie: Jesse James. 1939 [IMDB]
9.45 Sunraysia News
9.55 Close
2pm The Tommy Hanlon Show
2.30 Letter Charades
3pm Movie: Babes In Arms. 1939 [IMDB]
4.30 The Alvin Show
4.55 Junior Flying Club. Bryce Radford
5pm The Magic Circle Club
5.30 Kit Carson
6pm Bachelor Father
6.25 Gippsland News
6.30 News (GTV9)
7pm Petticoat Junction
7.30 Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea
8.30 Top Star Theatre
9.30 In Melbourne Tonight
10.45 News (GTV9)
11pm Epilogue; Close

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