Saturday 19 August 1961 — SYDNEY

ABC’s current affairs program Four Corners makes its first appearance, and on TCN9 in the afternoon, the game show that started the Reg Grundy empire, Wheel Of Fortune.

TV At 60: Four Corners [2021]

Source: TV Week, 19 August 1961


10AM 10am Test Pattern, Music 10am Brian Howard’s Sportsview
10.30 Focus On Sport
11AM 11.30 Doorway To Knowledge
12PM 12pm Close 12.30pm Handy Andy
1PM 1pm Test Pattern, Music
1.30 The Ann Sothern Show
1pm Soldiers Of Fortune
1.30 Men Into Space
1pm Wheel Of Fortune. Reg Grundy
2PM 2pm Sportsview 2pm Captain Fortune’s Saturday Party 2pm Movie: Somewhere In Camp [IMDB]
3PM 3.30 Wrestling From Chicago
4PM 4.30 Saturday Serial
4.45 Joe The Gadget Man
5PM 5pm Race Round-Up
5.30 Cartoon Time
5pm Movie: Santa Fe Saddlemates. 1945 [IMDB] 5pm Bandstand. Brian Henderson
6PM 6pm Six O’Clock Rock 6pm The Three Stooges
6.15 The Rifleman
6.40 News, Weather. Kevin Sanders
6pm News, Sport, Racing Review
6.30 Tic Tac Dough. Chuck Faulkner
7PM  7pm ABC News, Weather
7.18 Today’s Sport
7.30 The Donna Reed Show
7.55 This Week In Britain
7pm Whiplash
7.30 The VW Show. Horrie Dargie
7pm My Sister Eileen
7.30 The Cheyenne Show
8PM  8pm Manhunt
8.25 Who?
8.30 Four Corners PREMIERE Michael Charlton
8.30 Adventures In Paradise 8.30 The Islanders
9PM  9.15 Movie: Banana Ridge. 1942 [IMDB] 9.30 Sing Along With Mitch 9.30 The Graham Kennedy Channel Nine Show
10PM  10.45 Close 10.30 Jane Wyman Theatre 10.30 Movie: Hangmen Also Die [IMDB]
11PM  11pm Reflections
11.05 Close
12AM  12am Close