Wednesday 25 May 1977 — MELBOURNE

ATV0 presents the major mini-series event, Roots, for the third consecutive night. The 12-hour mini-series was broadcast over eight nights and returned massive ratings for the 0-10 Network.

HSV7 debuts the telemovie Mama’s Gone A-Hunting, starring Gerard Kennedy, Vince Martin, Carmen Duncan and Judy Morris. The telemovie, filmed in Sydney, was one of several by actor and producer Robert Bruning.

Source: TV Times, 21 May 1977

6AM 6am Gene Autry (B&W)
7AM 7am The Super Flying Fun Show 7am Cartoon Carnival
8AM 8am Sesame Street
9AM 9am Close
9.30 Play School
9am Here’s Humphrey 9am Rainbow
9.30 Fat Cat And Friends
10AM 10am Close
10.55 For Schools: Mathshow, Thinkabout/Talkabout, Science Report
10am Survival
10.30 Hazel
10am Dinah! 10am Swami Sarasvati
10.15 King’s Kitchen
10.30 The Roy Hampson Show
11AM 11am The Doris Day Show
11.30 Willesee At Seven (Rpt)
11am Another World
11.55 News
11.30 Julia
12PM 12.15pm Close 12pm Movie: It’s A Wonderful Life. 1947 (B&W) [IMDB] 12pm The Mike Walsh Show 12pm Movie: Woman Obsessed. 1959 [IMDB]
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.10 Horizon-5
1.29 Weather
1.30 For Schools: For The Juniors (B&W)
1.45 Close
1.30 Days Of Our Lives
2PM 2pm (to be announced) 2.30 The Young And The Restless
2.55 News
2pm Vi’s Pad. Vi Greenhalf
2.30 The Celebrity Game. Mike Preston
3PM 3pm Boney 3pm General Hospital
3.30 Search For Tomorrow
3pm Pot Of Gold. Tommy Hanlon Jnr
4PM 4pm Play School
4.25 Sir Prancelot
4.30 The Magic Roundabout
4.35 Sesame Street
4pm The Flying Nun
4.30 The Partridge Family
4pm The Daryl And Ossie Cartoon Show 4pm Tarzan
5PM 5.30 Flashez. Ray Burgess, Mike Meade 5pm The New Mickey Mouse Club
5.30 Get Smart
5pm The Road Runner Show
5.30 My Three Sons
5pm The Brady Bunch
5.30 Long Play. Ronnie Burns
6PM 6pm Lorne Greene’s Last Of The Wild
6.30 Bellbird
6.55 Here And Now
6pm The Flintstones
6.30 Seven National News. Brian Naylor
6pm The Young Doctors
6.30 National Nine News
6pm Eyewitness News. Bruce Mansfield
6.30 Casino 10
7PM  7pm ABC News. Geoff Raymond
7.30 This Day Tonight. Peter Couchman
7pm Willesee At Seven. Mike Willesee
7.30 Special: Nadia — From Romania With Love
7pm A Current Affair. Sue Smith, Kevin Sanders
7.30 Special: Glen Campbell Down Home Down Under
7pm Blankety Blanks. Graham Kennedy
7.30 Mini-Series: Roots. Part Three [IMDB]
8PM  8pm The Good Life
8.30 Movie: The Shadow Line. 1976 [IMDB]
8.30 Movie: Mama’s Gone A-Hunting. 1977 [IMDB] 8.30 Movie: Little Ladies Of The Night. 1976 [IMDB] 8.30 The Benny Hill Show
9PM  9.30 The Ernie Sigley Show
10PM  10.10 ABC News, Weather
10.20 The Regiment
10pm Movie: Dimension 5. 1966 [IMDB] 10.30 Division 4
11PM  11.10 Close 11.40 Close 11.30 Chopper One 11pm Movie: Do You Take This Stranger. 1970 [IMDB]
12AM  12am Movie: The Silent Gun. 1969 [IMDB] 12.45am Close
1AM  1.15 Movie: The Beast Of Hollow Mountain. 1956 [IMDB]
2AM  2.30 Movie: Buchanan Rides Alone. 1958 [IMDB]
3AM  3.50 Movie: Thunder In The Sun. 1959 [IMDB]
5AM  5am Edgar Wallace Theatre (B&W)
(Continues to 6am)