Tuesday 7 November 1978 — MELBOURNE

The Melbourne Cup is finally agreed to be televised live in Victoria, with ATV0, on behalf of the 0-10 Network, securing TV rights with the Victorian Racing Club (VRC).

ABV2 also presented a replay of the Melbourne Cup race in the early evening.

Source: TV Times, 4 November 1978

6AM 6am The Samurai (B&W)
6.30 The Job Show. Brian Bury, Gail Jarvis
7AM 7am The Super Flying Fun Show. Marilyn Mayo 7am The Early Bird Show
8AM 8am Sesame Street
9AM 9am Close
9.30 Play School
9am Here’s Humphrey 9am Melbourne Cup Preview. Phil Gibbs, Clem Dimsey
10AM 10am Close 10am Romper Room. Miss Patricia 10am Dinah! 10.30 Shoulder To Shoulder. Mickie de Stoop
11AM 11am The Munsters (B&W)
11.30 Willesee At Seven (Rpt)
11am Another World
11.55 News
11am Melbourne Cup Day. Michael Schildberger, Clem Dimsey, Lyndall Hobbs, Phil Gibbs. Live from Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne
12PM 12pm Monday Conference (Rpt) 12pm Movie: The Princess And The Pirate. 1945 [IMDB] 12pm The Mike Walsh Show
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.10 Horizon – 5
1.29 Weather
1.30 Movie: Please Don’t Eat The Daisies. 1959 [IMDB]
1.30 Days Of Our Lives
2PM 2pm Department S 2.30 The Young And The Restless
2.55 News
3PM 3.15 Cattanooga Cats 3pm Homicide 3pm General Hospital
3.30 Search For Tomorrow
4PM 4pm Play School
4.30 Sesame Street
4pm The New Mickey Mouse Club
4.30 Gidget
4pm Milton The Monster
4.30 The Devlins
5PM 5.25 Flower Stories
5.35 The Forest Rangers
5pm Merrie Melodies
5.30 Get Smart
5pm Family Feud
5.30 Woobinda Animal Doctor
5.15pm The Pink Panther
5.30 Rat Patrol
6PM 6pm Racing: 1978 Melbourne Cup
6.05 Soldier And Me
6.30 The Governor And JJ
6.55 Arts And Crafts
6pm Tabitha
6.30 Seven National News. Mal Walden
6pm Nanny And The Professor
6.30 National Nine News. Eric Pearce, Peter Hitchener
6pm News At Six. Bruce Mansfield, Rob Astbury, Paul Jennings
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.30 This Day Tonight
7pm Willesee At Seven
7.30 Barney Miller
7pm The Sullivans
7.30 Get Some In
7pm All-Star Anything Goes
7.30 The Restless Years
8PM  8pm Armchair Thriller
8.30 Porridge
8pm Carter Country
8.30 Oregon Trail
8pm CPO Sharkey
8.30 The Young Doctors
8.30 Delvecchio
9PM  9pm Callan
9.50 ABC News, Weather
9.30 Another Bouquet 9pm Coronation Street
9.30 Movie: Cisco Pike. 1972 [IMDB]
9.30 Poldark
10PM  10pm Perspective
10.50 World Of Music
10.30 News
10.50 Movie: Wild In The Streets. 1968 [IMDB]
10.30 Banyon
11PM  11.40 Close 11pm The Evil Touch 11.30 Movie: High Hell. 1958 (B&W) [IMDB]
12AM  12.40am Close 12am Movie: Paper Man. 1971 [IMDB]
1AM  1.30 Movie: Games. 1967 [IMDB] 1.10am Close
3AM  3.15 Movie: The Violent Four [IMDB]
5AM  5am The Edgar Wallace Theatre (B&W)
(Continues to 6am)