Monday 23 August 1993 — MELBOURNE

SBS newsreader Mary Kostakidis presents a half-hour preview of the network’s new morning programming block, Worldwatch — marking SBS’ debut in daily early morning television.

Worldwatch started the following morning at 7am with four hours of news programs via satellite from broadcasters in China, Germany, Russia and the United States. Following Worldwatch is Weatherwatch, a continuous weather forecast featuring up to date satellite images, through to the late afternoon resumption of programming.

Source: TV Week, 21 August 1993

6AM (5am) Open Learning
6.30 The Adventures Of Rocky And Bullwinkle
6am Aerobics Oz Style
6.30 Agro’s Cartoon Connection
(5.30am) Motorcycling: Czechoslovakian 500cc & 250cc Grand Prix 6am Neighbours (Rpt)
7AM 7am Journey Into India
7.30 Open Learning
7am Today 7am Bionic Six
7.30 Ren And Stimpy
7am Worldwatch Launch. Mary Kostakidis
7.30 Close
8AM 8.30 Sesame Street 8am Bobby’s World
8.30 Mulligrubs
9AM 9.25 Thomas The Tank Engine And Friends
9.30 Play School
9am The Book Place
9.30 At Home
9am Here’s Humphrey
9.30 Ernie And Denise
9am Good Morning Australia. Bert Newton
10AM 10am For Schools: Return To The Magic Library, Read All About It, Look Up, Mission: Reading, Concepts In Science 10.30 Morning News 10.30 Morning News
11AM 11am Eleven AM. Ann Sanders 11am What’s Cooking
11.30 Entertainment Tonight
11am Sally Jessy Raphael
12PM 12pm The World At Noon
12.30 The Italians
12pm Movie: Babies. 1990 [IMDB] 12pm Midday With Ray Martin 12pm Santa Barbara
1PM 1pm The Investigators (Rpt)
1.30 Quantum (Rpt)
1.30 Days Of Our Lives 1pm The Bold And The Beautiful
1.30 Donahue
2PM 2pm Landline (Rpt) 2pm Perry Mason 2.30 The Young And The Restless 2.30 Oprah Winfrey
3PM 3pm Sesame Street
3.55 Bananas In Pyjamas
3pm The Beverly Hillbillies
3.30 My Three Sons
3.30 Supermarket Sweep 3.30 Live It Up
4PM 4pm Play School
4.30 Rupert
4.50 Superted
4pm Disney Adventures / Ducktales
4.30 Now You See It
4pm Parker Lewis
4.30 Wonder World
4pm Munsters Today
4.30 Totally Wild
4.15pm TV Ed
4.45 English At Work
5PM 5pm The Afternoon Show. Michael Tunn. Includes Captain Planet And The Planeteers
5.30 Vidiot. Eden Gaha
5pm Family Feud
5.30 Wheel Of Fortune
5pm Paradise Beach
5.30 Graham Kennedy’s Funniest Home Videos
5pm Ten Eyewitness News 5.15 Little Missy (Brazil)
5.50 For Your Information
6PM 6pm The Brittas Empire
6.30 TVTV
6pm Seven Nightly News. Jennifer Keyte
6.30 Real Life. Stan Grant
6pm National Nine News. Brian Naylor
6.30 A Current Affair. Mike Willesee
6pm The Simpsons
6.30 Neighbours
6pm World Sports. Les Murray
6.30 World News. Mary Kostakidis
7PM  7pm ABC News. Ian Henderson
7.30 The 7.30 Report. Mary Delahunty
7pm Home And Away
7.30 A Country Practice
7pm Sale Of The Century. Glenn Ridge, Jo Bailey
7.28 Keno
7.30 Murphy Brown
7pm Hinch
7.30 Healthy Wealthy And Wise
7pm Dateline. Paul Murphy
7.30 Timewatch
8PM  8pm Holiday. Sarah Henderson, Alex Smith, David De Vos, Patrick O’Neill
8.28 ABC News
8.30 Four Corners. Andrew Olle
8.30 Movie: Turner And Hooch. 1989 [IMDB] 8pm Love & War
8.30 Cricket: The Ashes — Sixth Test. England v Australia. Day Five. From Foster’s Oval
8.30 Mini-Series: The Boys Of St Vincent. Part Two [IMDB] 8.30 Masterpiece
9PM  9.15 Media Watch. Stuart Littlemore
9.30 This Sporting Life. HG Nelson, Rampaging Roy Slaven
9.30 Movie: My Dear Tom Mix. 1991 (Mexico) [IMDB]
10PM  10pm Review
10.30 Lateline. Includes ABC News Late Edition
10.30 Tonight Live 10.30 Nightline With Jim Waley
10.40 Cricket (Cont’d)
10.30 Ten Eyewitness News
11PM  11.05 English Soccer 11.30 Knots Landing 11pm Special: The Making Of In The Line Of Fire
11.30 Movie: Psycho. 1960 (B&W) [IMDB]
11.05 Fine Cut
12AM  12am May To December
12.30 Australia Television International News
12.30am Today (NBC) 12.35am Close
1AM  1am Minder 1.40 Movie: I’m Going To Be Famous. 1982 [IMDB]
2AM  2am It’s A Business Doing Pleasure
2.30 Movie: Carry On Loving. 1970 [IMDB]
2.30 Movie: American Ninja. 1985 [IMDB]
3AM  3am Globe TV 3.30 In Living Colour
4AM  4am I Love Lucy (B&W)
4.30 Doctor Who
4.10 Mixed Doubles
4.40 Dateline
4am Dangerman (B&W) 4am Prisoner
5AM  5am Open Learning
(Continues to 6.30am)
5.30 Sons And Daughters
(Continues to 6am)
5am Motor Racing: Indy Car Race. From Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
(Continues to 7am)
5am General Hospital
(Continues to 6am)