Friday 28 July 1978 — MELBOURNE

The 1978 Australian Popular Song Festival is presented live from the studios of ATV0, hosted by Barry Crocker and special guest star Julie Anthony, with the finalists including Debbie Byrne, Mary Jane Boyd, John St Peeters, Lee Conway, Little Pattie, Bryan Davies, Leon Berger, Andy Lupton and Graeme Connors.

See also: Friday 28 July 1978 — SYDNEY

Source: TV Times, 22 July 1978

6AM 6am Thunderbirds
7AM 7am The Super Flying Fun Show. Marilyn Mayo 7am The Early Bird Show
8AM 8am Sesame Street
9AM 9am For Schools: How We Used To Live, Bookworm
9.30 Play School
9am Here’s Humphrey 9am Fat Cat And Friends
9.30 King’s Kitchen
9.45 Bev’s Sewing Circle
10AM 10am For Schools: Behind The News, People Of The Australian Western Desert (B&W), Our Asian Neighbours, The Arcade Show, The Colonials, Mathshow 10am Romper Room 10am Dinah! 10am Movie: The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes. 1939 (B&W) [IMDB]
11AM 11am The Munsters (B&W)
11.30 Willesee At Seven (Rpt)
11am Another World
11.55 News
11.30 Shoulder To Shoulder
12PM 12pm This Week Today
12.30 A Big Country (Rpt)
12pm Movie: Saskatchewan. 1954 [IMDB] 12pm The Mike Walsh Show 12pm News
12.03 Movie: A Prowler In The Heart. 1973 [IMDB]
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.10 Horizon-5
1.29 Weather
1.30 For Schools: For The Juniors, Writers’ Workshop, The Living Body, Secondary Social Science
1.30 Days Of Our Lives 1.30 As The World Turns
2PM 2pm Mannix 2.30 The Young And The Restless
2.55 News
2.30 Ryan’s Hope
3PM 3pm Close 3pm Homicide 3pm General Hospital
3.30 Search For Tomorrow
3pm Matlock Police
4PM 4pm Play School
4.30 Sesame Street
4pm The Flying Nun
4.30 Batman
4pm Superman (B&W)
4.30 The Bugs Bunny Show
4pm Marie’s Multi-Coloured Magic Machine
5PM 5.30 Sir Prancelot/The Magic Roundabout
5.40 The Feathered Serpent
5pm The Jetsons
5.30 Get Smart
5pm Family Feud. Tony Barber
5.30 My Three Sons (B&W)
5pm The Brady Bunch
5.30 Hogan’s Heroes
6PM 6.05 F Troop (B&W)
6.30 Doctor Who
6.55 Tomorrow’s Sport
6pm Bewitched
6.30 Seven National News. Brian Naylor
6pm The Young Doctors
6.30 National Nine News. Eric Pearce, Peter Hitchener
6pm News At Six. Bruce Mansfield
7PM  7pm ABC News. Geoff Raymond
7.26 Weather
7.30 This Day Tonight. Mike Minehan
7pm Willesee At Seven. Mike Willesee
7.30 The Muppet Show
7pm The Sullivans
7.30 Leyland Brothers Trekabout
7pm Blankety Blanks
7.30 Special: The 1978 Australian Popular Song Festival. Barry Crocker
8PM  8pm Commonwealth Games: Preview . Peter Meares
8.30 It Ain’t Half Hot, Mum
8.30 Movie: Jane Eyre. 1971 [IMDB] 8.30 Movie: Volcano: Krakatoa, East Of Java. 1969 [IMDB] 8.30 Movie: Hatari! 1962 [IMDB]
9PM  9pm Fathers And Families
10PM  10.15 ABC News, Weather
10.25 Country Road. Johnny Chester
10.35 Nightmoves. Lee Simon
11PM  11.25 Close 11pm Movie: Satan’s School For Girls. 1973 [IMDB] 11.30 The Peter Couchman Show
12AM  12.35am Close 12.30am Movie: Take The Money And Run. 1969 [IMDB] 12.45am Movie: Them! 1954 (B&W) [IMDB]
2AM  2am Movie: Along Came A Spider. 1969 [IMDB] 2.25 Close
3AM  3.30 Movie: You’re A Big Boy Now. 1967 [IMDB]
5AM  5am Gideon’s Way (B&W)
(Continues to 6am)