Tuesday 5 November 1974 — MELBOURNE

Melbourne Cup Day, 1974. The first Melbourne Cup to be telecast in colour, but Melbourne viewers were still denied the chance to see it live on TV.

Colour programs indicated with (C)

Source: TV Times, 2 November 1974

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6AM 6.30am Test Pattern (C)
7AM 7am The Super Flying Fun Show 7am Cartoon Carnival
8AM 8am Sesame Street
8.55 Test Pattern (C)
8.30 Romper Room
9AM 9.50 Play School 9.30am Test Pattern (C)  9am Here’s Humphrey 9.30 Test Pattern (C)
10AM 10.15 Test Pattern (C) 10am Test Pattern (C)
11AM 11am Temptation. Tony Barber 11am Vi’s Pad
11.30 A Current Affair (Rpt)
11am The Roy Hampson Show
12PM 12pm Concentration. Lionel Williams, Joan McInnes
12.30 Homicide (Rpt)
12pm Days Of Our Lives
12.30 The Young And The Restless
12.55 News
12pm Movie: Into The Straight. 1949 [IMDB]
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.05 Movie: Summer Holiday. 1963 [IMDB]
1.30 (to be advised) 1pm No Man’s Land
1.30 Melbourne Cup
1.30 The Mike Walsh Show
2PM 2.50 QT Hush 2pm Movie: The Ten Million Dollar Grab. 1966 [IMDB] 2pm Movie: Every Night At Eight. 1935 [IMDB]
3PM 3.15 Magic Roundabout
3.20 Flowerpot Men
3.35 Play School
3.30 The Dick Van Dyke Show 3pm Ben Casey
4PM 4pm Adventure Island
4.30 Sesame Street
4pm Anything Can Happen. Ian Meldrum. Includes Cool McCool, Hazel 4pm Cartoon Corner 4pm Batfink
4.30 Fury
5PM 5.25 Cartoons
5.40 Sea Lab 2020
5pm UFO 5pm The Addams Family
5.30 1974 Melbourne Cup (C)
5pm Daniel Boone
6PM 6pm 1974 Melbourne Cup
6.05 Doctor Who
6.30 GTK
6.40 Bellbird
6.55 This Week In Britain
6pm Bewitched
6.30 Seven National News. Includes Melbourne Cup Replay
6pm My Three Sons
6.30 News Centre Nine. Peter Hitchener, Brian Smith, Christine Howard
6pm Gilligan’s Island
6.30 Eyewitness News. Includes Melbourne Cup Replay (C)
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.26 Weather
7.30 This Day Tonight. Bill Peach
7pm Class Of ’74
7.30 Homicide
7pm A Current Affair. Mike Minehan
7.30 Perry Mason
7pm 24 Hours. John Bailey, Claudia Wright, Michael Carlton, Steve Raymond
7.30 Special: Yanomami — A Vanishing People
8PM  8pm Rush 8.30 Melbourne Cup Day 1974 8.30 Men Of Affairs 8.30 Number 96
9PM  9pm 1974 Melbourne Cup (C)
9.10 ABC News, Weather
9.15 Chequerboard
9.55 ABC News, Weather
9pm Frost Over Australia 9pm The Ernie Sigley Show 9pm The Box
9.30 Movie: Horror Of Party Beach. 1964 [IMDB]
10PM  10.05 Gala Performance 10pm Movie: Catch As Catch Can [IMDB] 10.30 News
10.35 1974 Melbourne Cup
10.40 Danger Man
11PM  11.05 Chess Report
11.30 Close
11.40 Prime Minister’s Conference 11.40 Spyforce 11pm Movie: Nora Prentiss. 1947 [IMDB]
12AM  12.20am Close 12.10am Movie: The Girl In The Kremlin. 1957 [IMDB]
1AM  1.10am The Psychiatrist
1.40 Weather, Close
2AM  2.10 Epilogue, Close