Tuesday 12 December 1978 — SYDNEY

American actors Beau and Lloyd Bridges star in the telemovie Shimmering Light, a co-production between ABC and American company Trans-Atlantic Enterprises. The telemovie, filmed on location in Sydney, also starred John Meillon, Victoria Shaw, Mark Hembrow, Wendy Playfair, Victoria Shaw, Patrick Ward and Ingrid Mason. It was one of six telemovies produced by the ABC and Trans-Atlantic Enterprises joint venture.

See also: Tuesday 12 December 1978 — MELBOURNE, Tuesday 12 December 1978 — CANBERRA

Shimmering Light took ABC to the surf [2020]

Source: TV Week, 9 December 1978

6AM 6am The Samurai (B&W)
6.30 The Job Show
7AM 7am The Super Flying Fun Show
8AM 8am Sesame Street 8.30am Fat Cat And Friends
9AM 9am For Schools: Inside Creation
9.30 Play School
9am Here’s Humphrey 9am Rainbow
9.25 That’s The Difference
9.30 Perfect Match. Dave Allenby
10AM 10am Close 10am Romper Room 10am Room 222 10am Pyramid Challenge. Malcolm Searle
10.30 Good Morning Sydney. Maureen Duval, Bernadette Hughson, Maria Quinn
11AM 11.20 For Schools: Waterloo Street
11.40 Close
11am Eleven AM 11am Division 4
11.55 News
12PM 12pm Tennis: South Australian Women’s Classic. Live from Memorial Drive Courts, Adelaide 12pm Honeymoon Suite 12pm News
12.30 The Waltons
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.10 Weather
1.11 Close
1.30 Silent Number 1.30 The Steve Raymond Show
2PM 2.30 The Bob Newhart Show
2.55 News
2.30 Westside Medical
3PM 3.25 Play School
3.55 Cricket: Sheffield Shield. NSW v Victoria
3pm The Big Valley 3.28 News
3.30 Dog Father
3.58 News
4PM 4pm The Go Show
4.30 Woobinda Animal Doctor
4pm Batman
4.30 The Brady Bunch
5PM 5.45 Forest Rangers 5pm Skippy The Bush Kangaroo
5.30 Here’s Lucy
5pm Daniel Boone
6PM 6.10 Laurel And Hardy (B&W)
6.30 The Governor And JJ
6pm Fish
6.30 Seven National News. Roger Climpson
6pm Family Feud. Tony Barber
6.30 National Nine News
6pm Eyewitness News. Katrina Lee, John Bailey, John Cootes, David Ellyard
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.30 Wildlife Australia
7pm Willesee At Seven
7.30 The Oregon Trail
7pm Laverne And Shirley
7.30 Petrocelli
7pm Love On A Rooptop
7.30 The Restless Years
8PM  8pm Movie: Shimmering Light. 1978 [IMDB] 8.30 Tennis: Adelaide International Tennis Challenge. From Memorial Drive Courts, Adelaide 8.30 The Mary Tyler Moore Show 8.30 The Blue Knight
9PM  9.30 ABC News, Weather
9.40 The Ape That Stood Up
9pm Rhoda
9.30 National Nine News. Brian Henderson
9.30 Search
10PM  10.30 World Of Music 10pm All In The Family
10.30 Tales Of The Unexpected
10.30 Movie: The Sergeant. 1968 [IMDB]
11PM  11.15 Close 11.30 The Bob Newhart Show
12AM  12am Late News. John Bok, Mike Bailey
12.30 Close
12am Movie: The Mouse That Roared. 1959 [IMDB] 12.35am King Of Kensington
1AM  1.30 Movie: I’m All Right Jack. 1960 (B&W) [IMDB] 1.05 That’s The Difference
1.10 Close
3AM  3.15 Movie: Only Two Can Play. 1962 (B&W) [IMDB]
5AM  5am Seaway (B&W)
(Continues to 6am)