Tuesday 26 January 1988 — BRISBANE

Australia Day 1988 and the nation celebrates the bicentennial of European settlement

See also: Tuesday 26 January 1988 — SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Source: TV Week, 23 January 1988

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6AM 6am Australia Day — The Final Landing
Telecast of the arrival of the First Fleet re-enactment into Sydney Harbour. Presented by Roger Climpson
6am Six AM. Eric Walters
6.30 Business Today
6am The Early Bird Show
6.30 Good Morning Australia. Tim Webster, Kerri-Anne Kennerley. Australia Day special edition from Kirribilli House, Sydney
7AM 7.15am Australia Day. Direct telecast from Sydney and from around Australia of the official Bicentennial celebrations. Features the arrival of the First Fleet in Sydney Harbour, the VIP ceremony at the Sydney Opera House, the Parade of Sail before the Prince and Princess Of Wales, and musical events throughout the day. Presented by Richard Morecroft, Barry Eaton, Clive Hale and ABC presenters around the country 7am Today
9AM 9am Here’s Humphrey
9.30 Special: Tall Ships Arrive In Sydney Harbour. Ray Martin, Elizabeth Hayes
9.50am Movie: Alarm In The Clouds (Czechoslovakia) 1978 [IMDB]
10AM 10am The Best Of Fat Cat
10.30 Australia Day Celebrations. Direct telecast of Bicentennial celebrations on Sydney Harbour and around Australia. Includes direct crosses to Expo 88 site in Brisbane
11AM 11.30 Special: Ben Cropp’s Who Did Discover Australia 11.05 Movie: Friends For Life (USSR) 1971
12PM 12.30pm Movie: Blue Fin. 1978 [IMDB] 12.30pm Movie: Golden Sling (Yugoslavia) [IMDB]
1PM 1.20pm Cricket: Benson And Hedges World Series. Live from Melbourne
2PM 2.29 News
2.30 Special: The Island Of Nevawuz
2pm Movie: Ram’s World (India) 1981 [IMDB]
3PM 3pm Romper Room
3.59 News
4PM 4pm Wombat. Australia Day Special 4.30pm Ridgey Didge 4.05 Blam! (Germany)
4.30 The Children Of The Mysterious Valley (Italy)
5PM 5pm Wheel Of Fortune
5.30 Gimme A Break
5pm Gomer Pyle
5.30 Crossfire
5.30 Perfect Match 5pm Talk Back
5.30 Anna, Ciro And Company (Italy)
6PM 6pm (To Be Announced) 6pm Home And Away
6.30 Seven Nightly News
6pm National Nine News. Bruce Paige
6.30 A Current Affair. Jana Wendt
6pm Eyewitness News 6pm (To Be Announced)
6.30 World News
7PM  7pm ABC News. Rod Young
7.30 The 7.30 Report
7pm Carroll At Seven
7.30 A Country Practice
7pm Sale Of The Century
7.30 Cricket (Cont’d)
7pm Neighbours
7.30 The A Team
7pm The Twenty Sixth Of January 1988. Highlights of Australia Day celebrations
7.30 Women Of The Sun
8PM  8pm Australia Day. Direct telecast from the Sydney Opera House. Includes the National Youth Orchestra and a spectacular fireworks display from around Sydney Harbour 8.30 Beyond 2000 8.30 LA Law
9PM  9.30 Geoffrey Robertson’s Hypotheticals 9.30 Australia Day — The Final Landing
Highlights from morning telecast and direct telecast of fireworks from Sydney Harbour
9.30 The Love Boat 9.30 Dallas 9.30 Movie: 40,000 Horsemen (B&W) 1940 [IMDB]
10PM  10.30 Australia Day Highlights 10.30 Nightline
10.35 Home Shopping Show
11PM  11pm Rock Arena. Suzanne Dowling 11pm Newsworld 11.05 Hawaii Five O 11.30 Baretta 11.15 Movie: On Our Selection (B&W) 1932 [IMDB]
12AM  12am Close 12am News Overnight. Includes Today (NBC)
(continues to 6am)
12.05am Mini-series: Beulah Land. Part II [IMDB] 12.30am Close 12.45am Close
2AM  2am Movie: Tripoli. 1950 [IMDB]
3AM  3.45 Movie: The Steal Trap. 1952 [IMDB]
5AM  5.25 The World Tomorrow
5.55 Answers For Today
(continues to 6am)