Wednesday 14 January 1981 — TASMANIA

ABC presents a repeat of the 1978 telemovie Because He’s My Friend, starring Jack Thompson, Warwick Poulsen, Tom Oliver and US actress Karen Black.

Poulsen won a TV Week Logie Award in 1979 for his portrayal of a teenager with an intellectual disability.

Source: TV Times, 10 January 1981

  Hobart ABT2
King Island ABKT11
Launceston ABNT3
8AM 8am Sesame Street
9AM 9am Close
9.30 Play School
10AM 10am Close
11AM 11.30am Rupert’s Roundabout
11.55 Movie: Backlash. 1956 [IMDB]
12PM 12pm Thought For The Day
12.05 Fat Cat And Friends
12.30 The Ed Allen Show
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.10 Weather
1.11 Baseball: Claxton Shield. South Australia v Western Australia. Live from Adelaide
1pm Movie: Silent Running. 1972 [IMDB] 1.30pm Here’s Lucy
1.55 Cartoons; Newsreel
2PM 2.30 Movie: New Moon. 1940 [IMDB] 2.55 Movie: A Woman’s Temptation. 1958 [IMDB]
3PM 3.30 The Magic Roundabout
3.35 Lassie
4PM 4pm Play School/Crystal Tipps And Alistair
4.30 Sesame Street
4pm Animals Animals Animals
4.30 Shirl’s Neighbourhood
4pm Shirl’s Neighbourhood
4.30 The Nature Of Things
5PM 5.35 The Beachcombers 5pm The Doris Day Show
5.30 The Partridge Family
5pm Bonanza
6PM 6pm The Wombles
6.05 The David Nixon Magic Show
6.30 The Governor And JJ
6.55 [ABT] Videodisc
6.55 [ABNT, ABKT] Regional News
6pm That Girl
6.30 News
6pm The New Dick Van Dyke Show
6.30 News. Jim Cox, Ray James
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.26 Weather
7.30 The Best Of Peach’s Australia
7pm Welcome Back Kotter
7.30 Benson
7pm Good Times
7.30 Nobody’s Perfect
8PM  8pm Hospital
8.30 Rumpole Of The Bailey
8pm Mind Your Language
8.30 Hart To Hart
8pm Trapper John MD
9PM  9.20 ABC News, Weather
9.30 Movie: Because He’s My Friend. 1978 [IMDB]
9.30 Thomas And Sarah 9pm How The West Was Won
10PM  10.30 American Girls 10.45 Movie: The Impersonator. 1961 [IMDB]
11PM  11pm Close 11.30 Chico And The Man 11.55 Close
12AM  12am Thought For The Day; Close