Tuesday 27 July 1971 — MELBOURNE

Nine presents live via satellite coverage of the heavyweight title fight between Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) and Jimmy Ellis, live from Houston Astrodome, Texas.

Source: TV Times, 21 July 1971

6AM 6.55am Kooky
7AM 7am Today 7am The Super Flying Fun Show 7am Fredd Bear’s Breakfast A Go-Go
8AM 8am Sesame Street
8.55 Close
8.30 Here’s Humphrey
9AM 9.10 For Schools: Form 2 Maths, Form 3 Maths 9am Romper Room 9.30 Playroom 9am The Marvellous Munchkin Show
9.30 Owly’s School
10AM 10.10 Play School
10.40 Close
10.50 For Schools: Form 1 Maths, Watch, Form 2 Science
10am Movie: To Be Or Not To Be. 1942 [IMDB] 10am Divorce Court 10am Kindy
10.30 The Magic Circle Club
10.55 News
11AM 11am Where The Heart Is
11.25 Relaxing With Roma
11.30 Peyton Place
11am Swami Sarasvati
11.15 The Roy Hampson Show
12PM 12pm Moment Of Truth
12.30 Movie: Affair In Reno. 1956 [IMDB]
12pm Days Of Our Lives
12.30 Boxing: Muhammed Ali (Cassius Clay) v Jimmy Ellis. Live from Texas (see advertisement below)
12pm Movie: The Wayward Bus. 1957 [IMDB]
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.05 Close
1.15 For Schools: Discovering Melbourne, Macbeth, Watch, History 1917-1967
1.55 Wool Craft
2PM 2pm Temptation. Tony Barber
2.30 Beauty And The Beast
2pm Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
2.30 General Hospital
2pm Movie: Lady Luck. 1946 [IMDB]
3PM 3.20 The Flowerpot Men
3.35 Play School
3.30 To Rome With Love 3pm Adventures In Paradise 3.27 Headline News
3.30 The Game Game Show
4PM 4pm Adventure Island
4.30 Sesame Street
4pm Batman
4.30 Flipper
4pm Cartoon Corner 4pm Hector Heathcote
4.25 Storytime
4.30 Happening 71. Jeff Phillips
5PM 5.25 Cartoons
5.40 Space Patrol
5pm Get Smart
5.30 Mister Ed
5pm Bachelor Father
5.30 National Velvet
5pm Lost In Space
6PM 6.05 The Ghost And Mrs Muir
6.30 GTK
6.40 Bellbird
6.55 This Week In Britain
6pm The Beverly Hillbillies
6.30 Seven National News. Brian Naylor, David Johnston
6pm The Bugs Bunny Show
6.30 National Nine News. Eric Pearce
6pm 0 Melbourne News. Geoff Raymond, Tom Jones, Clem Dimsey
6.30 Gilligan’s Island
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.26 Weather
7.30 This Day Tonight. Bill Peach
7pm Tell The Truth. Danny Webb, David Foster, Helen Homewood, Betty Bobbitt
7.30 Homicide
7pm My Three Sons
7.30 Boxing: Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) v Jimmy Ellis (Rpt)
7pm Musical Cashbox. Tim Evans
7.30 The Avengers
8PM  8pm Beggar My Neighbour
8.30 Chequerboard
8.30 Movie: Diary Of A Madman. 1963 [IMDB] 8.30 Division 4 8.30 Movie: Soldier In The Rain. 1963 [IMDB]
9PM  9.10 ABC News
9.15 Callan
9.30 Wanted
10PM  10pm ABC News, Weather
10.15 Night Cap. Peter Ross
10.55 Close
10.25 The Bob Rogers Show 10pm Movie: The Blue Lamp. 1951 [IMDB] 10pm TV Fight Night. Philip Gibbs, Peter Sharp, Mike Ryan
11PM  11.55 Late News, Weather 11.50 Late News 11.30 Memoirs
12AM  12am Movie: Spider Woman. 1940 [IMDB] 12am Can You Top This?
12.30 What’s My Line?
12am Weather; Close
1AM  1.10 Close 1am Epilogue
1.05 Close