Wednesday 17 February 1993 — MELBOURNE

ABC launches its new Asia-Pacific television service, Australia Television International (ATVI) with a one-hour special, A Network Begins, hosted by Karina Kelly. ATVI was officially opened by Prime Minister Paul Keating.

Later, ABC begins nightly broadcast of Australia Television International News, presented from ABC’s Darwin studios.

ATVI initially broadcast via satellite to fifteen countries in South-East Asia.

Source: TV Week, 13 February 1993

6AM 6.30am First Edition 6am ALF Tales
6.30 Agro’s Cartoon Connection. Includes Tom And Jerry, The Flintstones, Top Cat, Kissyfur
6am Entertainment Tonight
6.30 ITN World News
6.55 Business Today
6am Ten Eyewitness News
7AM 7.30 Open Learning 7am Today 7am The Big Breakfast
8AM 8am The Smoggies
8.30 Sesame Street
8.30 Mulligrubs
9AM 9.30 Play School 9am The Book Place
9.30 Sons And Daughters
9am Here’s Humphrey
9.30 Ernie And Denise. Ernie Sigley, Denise Drysdale
9am Good Morning Australia. Bert Newton
10AM 10am Puddle Lane
10.15 Rod Jane And Freddy
10.30 Turn On To T-Bag
10.50 Grimms’ Fairy Tales
10am Aerobics Oz Style
10.30 News
10.30 News
11AM 11am Fox Tales
11.25 Roobarb
11.30 Wild And Crazy Kids
11.55 Rosie’s Walk
11am Eleven AM 11am What’s Cooking
11.30 Entertainment Tonight
11am Sally Jessy Raphael
12PM 12pm The World At Noon
12.30 The Italians
12pm Movie: The Honey Pot. 1967 [IMDB] 12pm Midday With Ray Martin 12pm Santa Barbara
1PM 1pm National Press Club Luncheon 1.30 Days Of Our Lives 1pm The Bold And The Beautiful
1.30 Donahue
2PM 2pm True Stories: The Ape Trade 2.30 The Young And The Restless 2.30 Oprah Winfrey
3PM 3pm Sesame Street
3.55 Thomas The Tank Engine And Friends
3pm The Beverly Hillbillies
3.30 My Three Sons (B&W)
3.30 Katts And Dog 3.30 General Hospital 3.45pm Novosti (Russia)
4PM 4pm Play School
4.30 Babar
4.55 Spider
4pm Ducktales
4.30 Now You See It
4pm Bewitched
4.30 The Girl From Tomorrow
4pm The Wonder Years
4.30 Kelly
4.15 TV Ed
4.45 English At Work
5PM 5pm The Afternoon Show. Michael Tunn. Includes Widget, Degrassi Junior High 5pm Family Feud
5.30 Wheel Of Fortune
5pm Keynotes
5.30 Happy Days
5pm Ten Eyewitness News. David Johnston, Jo Pearson 5.15 Little Missy (Brazil)
5.50 For Your Information
6PM 6pm Big Square Eye
6.30 Yes Prime Minister
6pm Seven Nightly News. Jennifer Keyte
6.30 Real Life. Stan Grant
6pm National Nine News. Brian Naylor
6.30 A Current Affair
6pm Jeopardy. Tony Barber
6.30 Neighbours
6pm Sports Special
6.30 World News. Mary Kostakidis
7PM  7pm ABC News. Ian Henderson
7.30 The 7.30 Report
7pm Home And Away
7.30 Hey Dad!
7pm Sale Of The Century
7.29 Keno
7.30 Jake And The Fatman
7pm Hinch
7.30 E Street
7pm Say Aah (Netherlands)
7.30 The Movie Show. David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz
8PM  8pm Lifesense
8.30 Special: Funny Business: Visual Comedy — A Lecture By Rowan Atkinson
8pm Newlyweds
8.30 Football: AFL. Foster’s Cup. Collingwood v Melbourne. Live from Waverley Park, Melbourne
8.30 Movie: The Fabulous Baker Boys. 1989 [IMDB] 8.30 Movie: Die Hard 2. 1991 [IMDB] 8pm Face The Press. Helen Vatsikopoulos
8.30 Jean Galmot, Adventurer (France)
9PM  9.30 Special: A Network Begins. Karina Kelly
10PM  10.30 Lateline. Includes ABC News Late Edition 10.50 Nightline With Jim Waley 10pm AIDS — A Priest’s Testament
10.55 Movie: Cabbie In New York. 1987 (Italy) [IMDB]
11PM  11.05 A Sense Of Guilt
11.55 Ripping Yarns
11pm Tonight Live ’93 11.20 The Avengers 11.05 Ten Eyewitness News. Anne Fulwood
11.35 COPS
12AM  12.30am Australia Television International News PREMIERE 12am Minder 12.20am Night Court
12.50 Rugby League: Challenge Cup. Newcastle v Canberra. Eastern Suburbs v St George
12.05am World Of Difference 12.40am Close
1AM  1.30 The Bill 1.05 Today (NBC) 1.05 Movie: The Winds Of Autumn. 1975 [IMDB]
2AM  2.20 Close 2.35 Detectives
3AM  3.05 Movie: China 9 Liberty 37. 1978 [IMDB] 3am The Street
4AM  4am Prisoner
5AM  5am Aboriginal Australia
5.05 The Carol Burnett Show
(Continues to 6am)
5am Secrets And Mysteries
5.30 The Sullivans
(Continues to 6am)
5am The New Animal World
5.30 Starting From Scratch
(Continues to 6am)