Friday 21 August 1981 — MELBOURNE

The Seven Network covers the sixth annual Sammy Awards for Australian film and television, presented in association with the Variety Club of Australia, live from the Centrepoint tower, Sydney. Hosted by Stuart Wagstaff, it became the last annual presentation of the awards.

Source: The Australian Women’s Weekly TV & Entertainment World, 19 August 1981. The Age Green Guide, 20 August 1981.

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6AM 6am Josie And The Pussycats
6.30 Jason Of Star Command
6.55 Go Health
6.30am The Adventures Of Superman
7AM 7am Cartoons 7am Good Morning Australia
8AM 8am Sesame Street
9AM 9am Close
9.30 Play School
9am Country Education Project 9am Here’s Humphrey 9am Eyewitness News
9.05 Texas
10AM 10am For Schools: Noses Have It, Maths Topics, The Great Coastal Dune Show, Waterloo Street, Science About 10am Romper Room 10am The Ed Allen Show
10.30 Another World
10am Fat Cat And Friends
10.30 The Bernard King Show
11AM 11am Celebrity Tattletales
11.30 Willesee ’81 (Rpt)
11.55 News 11am Good Morning Melbourne
11.55 Eyewitness News
12PM 12pm Close 12pm Movie: Thunder Bay. 1953 [IMDB] 12pm The Mike Walsh Show 12pm Movie: The Incredible Mr Limpet. 1964 [IMDB]
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.10 Weather
1.11 For Schools: Avventura, Music Time
1.30 Days Of Our Lives
2PM 2.15 Close 2pm The Streets Of San Francisco 2.30 The Young And The Restless
2.55 News
2pm The Celebrity Game
2.30 Blankety Blanks
3PM 3pm Sesame Street 3pm Homicide 3pm General Hospital
3.30 Search For Tomorrow
3pm Matlock Police
4PM 4pm Play School
4.30 The Famous Five
4pm Flipper
4.30 Shirl’s Neighbourhood
4pm The Curiosity Show
4.30 Matchmates
4pm Simon Townsend’s Wonder World
5PM 5pm Matt And Jenny
5.30 The Hills Of Heaven
5.58 ABC News Headlines
5pm Wheel Of Fortune
5.30 The Flintstones
5pm Here’s Lucy
5.30 Family Feud
5pm Batman
5.30 The Brady Bunch
6PM 6pm Countrywide. Neil Inall
6.40 Living Tomorrow
6.55 Videodisc
6pm The Muppet Show
6.30 Seven National News. Mal Walden
6pm The Young Doctors
6.30 National Nine News
6pm Eyewitness News. David Johnston, Jana Wendt, Rob Astbury, Clem Dimsey, Rob Gell 6.27pm News Headlines
6.30 A World Of Soccer
7PM  7pm ABC News. Geoff Raymond
7.30 The Two Ronnies
7pm Willesee ’81. Mike Willesee
7.30 Special: Man, Myth And Titans
7pm Sale Of The Century
7.30 Mork And Mindy
7pm The Restless Years
7.30 Search For A Star. Jimmy Hannan
7.30 World News
8PM  8.15 Nationwide. Peter Couchman, Richard Carleton
8.45 Sow What. Kevin Heinze
8.30 Special: The 1981 Sammy Awards. Stuart Wagstaff. Live from Centrepoint, Sydney 8pm Laverne And Shirley
8.30 Movie: The Jungle Book. 1942 [IMDB]
8.30 Movie: Band Of Angels. 1957 [IMDB] 8pm Timm Thaler (Germany)
8.30 The Lady Of Monsoreau (France)
9PM  9pm ABC News, Weather
9.15 Sportsnight. Dick Mason. Includes VFL Football Preview: Drew Morphett, Tim Lane, Doug Heywood, Ian Cleland, Len Thompson
9.30 Movie: Don Camillo And Today’s Generation. 1971 (Italy) [IMDB]
10PM  10.30 Tales Of The Unexpected
11PM  11.10 Close 11pm Ivan’s Late Night Matinee. Ivan Hutchinson
11.45 Nightmoves. Lee Simon
11pm Special: Dublin Horse Show 11pm Movie: Merrill’s Marauders. 1962 [IMDB] 11.15 Close
1AM  1.45am Close 1am Movie: The Thing With Two Heads. 1972 [IMDB]
2AM  2.40 Close
3AM  3am Movie: Operation Amsterdam. 1960. (B&W) [IMDB]
4AM  4.45 The Baron
5AM  5.30 World Of Survival
(Continues to 6am)