Wednesday 29 March 1978 — MELBOURNE

ABC debuts quiz show Mastermind, hosted by Huw Evans. Each week four contestants answer questions on general knowledge and specialist subjects. The winner at the end of the 17-week series will be named Mastermind  of Australia, 1978 and be invited to appear on the BBC program of the same name.

Source: TV Times, 25 March 1978

6AM 6am Gene Autry (B&W)
7AM 7am The Super Flying Fun Show 7am The Early Bird Show
8AM 8am Sesame Street
9AM 9am For Schools: Six Faces Of Royalty, Living Tomorrow
9.30 Play School
9am Here’s Humphrey 9am Fat Cat And Friends
9.30 Make A Wish
9.45 King’s Kitchen. Bernard King
10AM 10am For Schools: Behind The News, Industrial Arts, Thinkabout/Talkabout, Science, Writers Workshop, Words And Pictures 10am Romper Room. Miss Patricia 10am Dinah! 10am Movie: Machete (B&W) [IMDB]
11AM 11am Gidget
11.30 Willesee At Seven (Rpt)
11am Another World
11.55 News
11.30 Rooms
12PM 12pm The Pallisers
12.50 A Noise In The Ears
12pm Movie: The Way Ahead. 1944 (B&W) [IMDB] 12pm The Mike Walsh Show 12pm As The World Turns
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.10 Horizon-5
1.29 Weather
1.30 For Schools: For The Juniors, The Arcade Show, Outlook, Thinkabout/Talkabout
1.30 Days Of Our Lives 1pm Ryan’s Hope
2PM 2.30 The Adventurer 2.30 The Young And The Restless
2.55 News. Peter Hitchener
2pm Shoulder To Shoulder. Mickie de Stoop, Carryl Browne
3PM 3pm Close 3pm The Saint 3pm General Hospital
3.30 Search For Tomorrow
3pm Pot Of Gold International. Tommy Hanlon Jnr, Bernard King
4PM 4pm Play School
4.25 Kiri The Clown
4.30 Sesame Street
4pm The Beverly Hillbillies
4.30 The Partridge Family
4pm Groovy Goolies
4.30 Wacky Races
4pm Bugs Bunny And Friends
4.30 Petticoat Junction
5PM 5.30 The Nutty Squirrels
5.40 The Kids From 47A
5pm The Flintstones
5.30 Get Smart
5pm Here’s Lucy
5.30 Family Feud. Tony Barber
5pm Family Affair
6PM 6.05 My Favourite Martian
6.30 Doctor Who
6.55 Police File
6pm I Dream Of Jeannie
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
7.30 This Day Tonight. Mike Minehan
7pm Willesee At Seven. Mike Willesee
7.30 Special: Disco Fever
7pm A Current Affair. Michael Schildberger
7.30 Special: The Little River Band Live At The Rainbow, London
7pm Blankety Blanks, Graham Kennedy
7.30 The Restless Years
8PM  8pm Mastermind. Huw Evans PREMIERE
8.30 Special: The Bulls-Eye War
8.30 Movie: Kenner. 1969 [IMDB] 8.30 Movie: Summertree. 1971 [IMDB] 8.30 Movie: Innocent Bystanders. 1972 [IMDB]
9PM  9.20 Special: In The Great Pyramid
10PM  10pm ABC News, Weather
10.10 The Real Thing. Ron E Sparx
10.50 Close
10.15 Movie: John And Mary. 1969 [IMDB] 10.30 World Masters Snooker 10.35 The Peter Couchman Show
11PM  11.30 The Evil Touch 11.55 Movie: The Music. 1966 (B&W) [IMDB]
12AM  12.30am Close 12am Movie: RPM. 1970 [IMDB]
1AM  1.35 Movie: Crashout. 1955 (B&W) [IMDB] 1.25am Close
3AM  3am Movie: The New Interns. 1964 (B&W) [IMDB]
5AM  5am Danger Man (B&W)
(Continues to 6am)