Friday 27 November 1998 — MELBOURNE

The final episode of Midday, ending a three-year run with host Kerri-Anne Kennerley and a daytime TV tradition that dated back to The Mike Walsh Show beginning in 1973.

Seven presents The People’s Choice Awards, the alternative to the TV Week Logie Awards, in association with New Idea magazine.

National Nine News presenter Brian Naylor signs off for retirement, ending a 40-year career in television, twenty of those with Nine.

The final weekday of the ratings season sees Eleven AM, Hot Streak, Home And Away, Sale Of The Century and Neighbours all wind up for the year.

(This listing excludes community Channel 31 which is not listed in TV Week)

Source: TV Week, 21 November 1998

6AM 6am Open Learning
6.30 The Reading, Writing Roadshow
6am Sunrise 6am National Nine Early News 6am Aerobics Oz Style
6.30 Sports Tonight (Rpt)
(5am) Weatherwatch, Music
5.30 Worldwatch: 5.30 Japanese News, 6am Cantonese News, 6.20 Mandarin News, 6.55 Telegiornale, 7.30 Das Journal, 8am Ta Nea Ton Ennea, 9am Le Journal, 9.30 Itogi, 10.15 Telediario, 11am Indonesian News, 11.30 The Journal, 12pm Business Report
7AM 7am Perspective
7.35 Teletubbies
7am Cartoon Connection 7am Today. Steve Liebmann, Tracy Grimshaw 7am Cheez TV
8AM 8am Animal Shelf
8.10 Small Stories
8.15 Noddy
8.30 Sesame Street
8.30 The Book Place 8.30 The Music Shop
9AM 9.25 Miffy
9.30 Play School
9am A Country Practice 9am Here’s Humphrey
9.30 How’d They Do That?
9am Good Morning Australia. Bert Newton
10AM 10am For Schools: Book Bug, More Than Words, Oceans Alive!, Scientific Eye, Worlds Of Faith, Hazards Disasters And Survival 10am Acropolis Now
10.30 Rex Hunt Fishing Australia
10.30 News
11AM 11am Eleven AM 11am What’s Cooking. Geoff Jansz
11.30 Entertainment Tonight
11.30 Ten News. Jason Cameron
12PM 12pm World At Noon
12.30 Lateline (Rpt)
12pm Movie: Coins In The Fountain. 1990 [IMDB] 12pm Midday With Kerri-Anne 12pm The Roseanne Show 12.30pm The Factory
1PM 1pm The Promised Land 1pm Judge Judy
1.30 FCTV, Penny Cook, Julia Zaetta
1.15 Coming Out Under Fire
2PM 2pm The Bill
2.50 Consuming Passions
2pm Ricki Lake 2pm Days Of Our Lives 2.30 Oprah Winfrey 2.15 Weatherwatch, Music
3PM 3pm Sesame Street
3.55 Thomas The Tank Engine
3pm Hey Dad!
3.30 The Wiggles
3pm The Young And The Restless 3.30 Breakers (Rpt) 3pm TV Ed
4PM 4pm Play School
4.30 Babar
4.55 The World Of Eric Carle
4pm A*Mazing. James Sherry
4.30 Bewitched
4pm Now You See It
4.30 What’s Up Doc?
4pm Driven Crazy
4.30 The Bold And The Beautiful
4pm The Bank, President And Pearl Of Africa
5PM 5pm Stickin’ Around
5.25 Little Lulu
5.30 Soul Music
5.55 Freaky Stories
5pm Hot Streak. James O’Neill
5.30 Wheel Of Fortune. Rob Elliott, Adriana Xenides
5pm Family Matters
5.30 Catch Phrase. John Burgess
5pm Ten News. Mal Walden, Jennifer Hansen, Stephen Quartermain, Mike Larkan 5pm Newshour With Jim Lehrer (PBS)
6PM 6pm Stateline
6.30 Gardening Australia
6pm Seven Nightly News. David Johnston
6.30 Today Tonight
6pm National Nine News. Brian Naylor
6.30 A Current Affair
6pm MASH
6.30 Neighbours
6pm Jancis Robinson’s Wine Course
6.30 World News. Mary Kostakidis
7PM  7pm ABC News. Kathy Bowlen
7.30 The 7.30 Report. Kerry O’Brien
7pm Home And Away
7.30 Special: Feet Of Flames
7pm Sale Of The Century
7.30 Burke’s Backyard
7pm Seinfeld
7.30 Sliders
7pm World Sports. Les Murray
7.30 Appetite For Asia
8PM  8pm Father Ted
8.30 McCallum. Includes ABC News Late Edition
8.30 Special: The People’s Choice Awards. Live from State Theatre, Sydney. 8.30 Movie: A Few Good Men. 1992 [IMDB] 8pm As It Happened (Germany)
9PM  9pm Special: The Magic Of Midday 2 9pm World News At Nine
9.30 Movie: An Almost Perfect Affair. 1995 (Germany) [IMDB]
10PM  10.15 Basketball: NBL Summer. Melbourne Tigers v Sydney Kings 10pm Special: When Rock Was Young. Johnny Young
11PM  11.30 Order In The House. Heather Ewart 11.05 Seven Nightly News
11.35 Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple
11pm Nightline. Jim Waley
11.30 Special: Sex With Cindy Crawford
11.20 Ten News. Sandra Sully
11.50 Sports Tonight
11.15 Hotline. Anthony Mir
11.30 The Ride
12AM  12.30am Australia Television News 12.30am Today (NBC) 12.30am The Late Show With David Letterman 12.50am Breakers 12am Movie: Dona Herlinda And Her Son. 1986 (Mexico) [IMDB]
1AM  1am Rage. Simulcast JJJ
(Continues to 9am)
1.30 Entertainment Tonight 1.20 Golf: The Players’ Championships. Day 2 1.30 Close
2AM  2.30 Telemall Shopping 2am Tennis: ATP Finals 2.20 Basketball: NBA Action
2.50 Basketball: NBA Game Of The Week
3AM  3.30 Movie: Victim Of Innocence. 1991 [IMDB] 3.50 Video Hits
4AM  4am Hart To Hart
5AM  5.10 The Greatest American Hero
(Continues to 6am)
5.30 All Together Now
(Continues to 6am)
5am Benny Hinn
5.30 JTV
(Continues to 6am)
5am Weatherwatch, Music
5.30 Worldwatch: Japanese News
(Continues to 6am)