Friday 24 September 1993 — SYDNEY

The Seven and Nine networks cross live to Monte Carlo for six hours of coverage of the International Olympic Committee’s announcement of Sydney as the host city of the 2000 Olympic Games. Sydney was up against competing bids from Beijing, Berlin, Istanbul and Manchester. The Ten Network presents live coverage between 2.30am and 5am with updates during the morning repeat of Sports Tonight at 6am.

TCN9 presents the first prime-time edition of the NRL-based The Footy Show as a Grand Final preview ahead of the show becoming a regular Thursday night fixture from 1994.

See also: Friday 24 September 1993 — MELBOURNE

Source: The Daily Telegraph Mirror, 24 September 1993

6AM Open Learning (cont’d)
6.30 Australia Television News
(3.15am) Special: Sydney 2000 — The Decision. Live from Monte Carlo (3am) Today — Special Edition: Olympic Verdict 6am Sports Tonight (Rpt) Includes Olympic Update
6.30 Neighbours (Rpt)
7AM 7am First Edition
7.30 Open Learning
7am The Bionic Six
7.30 Capitol Critters
7am Worldwatch: 7.01 The Journal (Germany), 7.30 Dateline (rpt), 8am Le Journal (France), 8.30 Chinese News (Mandarin), 9am Novosti (Russia), 9.30 First Business, 10am The MacNeil Lehrer Newshour, 11am Das Journal (Germany)
8AM 8.30 Sesame Street 8am Speed Racer
8.30 Mulligrubs
9AM 9.25 Paddington Bear
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: Problem Creek, Australia Place, Geographical Eye, Scientific Eye 10.30 How Do You Cope? 10.30 National News
11AM 11am Eleven AM 11am What’s Cooking
11.30 Entertainment Tonight
11am Sally Jessy Raphael 11.30 Weatherwatch, Music
12PM 12pm The World At Noon
12.30 Lateline (Rpt)
12pm Special: Sydney 2000 — The Decision (Rpt) 12pm Midday With Ray Martin 12pm Santa Barbara
1PM 1pm Open Learning 1.30 Days Of Our Lives 1pm The Bold And The Beautiful
1.30 Donahue
1.15pm Professional And Graduate Education Service (PAGE)
2PM 2pm Attitude (Rpt)
2.40 Fire On The Rim
2.55 Consuming Passions
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 Stay Tuned
3.30 Supermarket Sweep 3.30 Live It Up
4PM 4pm Play School
4.30 Rupert
4.55 Superted
4pm Disney Adventures
4.30 Now You See It
4pm Parker Lewis Can’t Lose
4.30 Wonder World
4pm Lassie
4.30 Totally Wild
4.15 TV Ed
4.45 English At Work
5PM 5pm The Afternoon Show. Includes The Press Gang 5pm Family Feud
5.30 Wheel Of Fortune
5pm Paradise Beach
5.30 The Cosby Show
5pm Ten Eyewitness News 5.15 Little Missy (Brazil)
5.50 For Your Information
6PM 6pm A Dog’s Life
6.30 Gardening Australia
6pm Seven Nightly News
6.30 Real Life
6pm National Nine News
6.30 A Current Affair
6pm The Simpsons
6.30 Neighbours
6pm World Sports. Les Murray
6.30 World News. Mary Kostakidis
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.30 The 7.30 Report
7pm Home And Away
7.30 The Great Outdoors
7pm Sale Of The Century
7.30 Burke’s Backyard — Spring Special
7pm Hinch. Derryn Hinch
7.30 Are You Being Served?
7pm Dateline
7.30 Far Flung Floyd
8PM  8pm On The Up
8.28 ABC News
8.30 Movie: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. 1958 [IMDB]
8.30 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries With Inspector Wexford 8pm The Bookshow Specials
8.30 People
9PM  9pm Movie: Perry Mason The Case Of The Fatal Fashion [IMDB] 9pm The Footy Show Grand Final Preview. Paul Vautin, Peter Sterling, Steve Roach, Rex Mossop (see advertisement below) 9.30 Movie: Breathless. 1959 (B&W) (France) [IMDB]
10PM  10.20 ABC News
10.30 Live And Sweaty
11PM  11.30 Sticky Moments 11pm Tonight Live 11pm Nightline
11.30 Wiseguy
11pm Ten Eyewitness News. Anne Fulwood
11.30 Sports Tonight
11.05 Nomad
12AM  12.15am Australia Television News
12.45 Rage
(Continues to 9am)
12am Paradise 12.30am Entertainment Tonight 12am Basketball: NBL 12.05am Movie: Shivers. 1981 (Poland) [IMDB]
1AM  1am Today (NBC) 1am Movie: Sorry Wrong Number. 1948 (B&W) [IMDB] 1.50 Close
2AM  2.40 Movie: The Hunted Lady. 1977 [IMDB] 2.15 Just For The Record
2.45 Movie: Operation Camel. 1961 [IMDB]
3AM  3am Movie: Memorial Day. 1983 [IMDB]
4AM  4.35 Movie: For Us The Living [IMDB]
(Continues to 6am)
4.30 The Great Circuses Of The World 4am Prisoner
5AM  5.30 The Sullivans
(Continues to 6am)
5am Tequila And Bonetti
(Continues to 6am)