Tuesday 12 December 1978 — MELBOURNE

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 — SYDNEY, Tuesday 12 December 1978 — CANBERRA

Shimmering Light took ABC to the surf [2020]

Source: TV Times, 9 December 1978

6AM 6am The Samurai (B&W)
6.30 The Job Show. Brian Bury, Gail Jarvis
7AM 7am The Super Flying Fun Show 7am The Early Bird Show
8AM 8am Sesame Street
9AM 9am For Schools: Inside Creation
9.30 Play School
9am Here’s Humphrey 9am Fat Cat And Friends
9.30 Porky Pig
9.45 King’s Kitchen
10AM 10am Close
10.50 For Schools: Inside Creation
10am Romper Room 10am Room 222 10am Movie: Colorado Territory. 1949 (B&W) [IMDB]
11AM 11.20 Close 11am Tennis: South Australian Women’s Classic. Live from Memorial Drive Courts, Adelaide 11am Division 4
11.55 News
12PM 12pm Honeymoon Suite 12pm Blankety Blanks. Graham Kennedy
12.30 Perfect Match. Dave Allenby
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.10 Weather
1.11 Close
1.30 Silent Number 1pm Pyramid Challenge. Malcolm Searle
1.30 The Steve Raymond Show
2PM 2.30 The Bob Newhart Show
2.55 News
2.30 Please Don’t Eat The Daisies
3PM 3.25 Play School
3.55 Cricket: Sheffield Shield. NSW v Victoria
3pm The Big Valley 3pm Petticoat Junction
3.30 Lassie’s Rescue Rangers
4PM 4pm Milton The Monster
4.30 Quick Draw McGraw
4pm Mission Magic
4.30 Marine Boy
5PM 5pm My Friend Flicka
5.30 Woobinda Animal Doctor
5pm Gilligan’s Island
5.30 Ripcord
6PM 6.10 Laurel And Hardy (B&W)
6.30 The Governor And JJ
6.55 Today’s Sport
6pm Fish
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 Wildlife Safari To Mexico
7pm Willesee At Seven
7.30 Barney Miller
7pm Family Feud
7.30 Get Some In
7pm Blansky’s Beauties
7.30 The Restless Years
8PM  8pm Movie: Shimmering Light. 1978 [IMDB] 8pm Carter Country
8.30 Tennis: Adelaide International. From Memorial Drive Courts, Adelaide
8pm CPO Sharkey
8.30 The Young Doctors
8.30 Delvecchio
9PM  9.30 ABC News, Weather
9.40 Survival In Limbo
9pm Coronation Street
9.30 National Nine News. Peter Hitchener
9.29 News
9.30 Poldark
10PM  10.30 World Of Music 10.30 News
10.50 Movie: The Fakers. 1969 [IMDB]
10pm Lanigan’s Rabbi 10.29 News
10.30 Banyon
11PM  11.30 Close 11.30 Rhoda 11.30 Movie: Naked Gun. 1956 [IMDB]
12AM  12.35am The Nancy Walker Show 12am Movie: The Mouse That Roared. 1959 [IMDB] 12.55am Close
1AM  1.05 Close 1.30 Movie: I’m All Right Jack. 1960 (B&W) [IMDB]
3AM  3.15 Movie: Only Two Can Play. 1962 (B&W) [IMDB]
5AM  5am Seaway
(Continues to 6am)