Thursday 29 August 1974 — SYDNEY

The Sydney debut of ABC drama series Rush, the Melbourne-based series set in the Victorian gold rush of the 1850s. The series made its Melbourne debut the previous week. The first series of Rush was produced in black and white, while a second series, set in New South Wales in 1860, was made in colour in 1976.

Source: TV Week, 24 August 1974

6AM 6.55am Crusader Rabbit 6.55am Alfie
7AM 7am Seven Today. Bruce Webster, Pat Lovell 7am The Super Flying Fun Show. Marilyn Mayo 7am Prince Planet
7.30 Dobie Gillis
8AM 8am Sesame Street
8.55 The Electric Company
8am Kids’ Show
8.30 Movie: Too Many Crooks. 1959 [IMDB]
9AM 9.25 Close 9am Astroboy
9.25 Popeye
9.30 The Mighty Hercules
9.35 Paramount
9.40 Secret Service
9am Here’s Humphrey
10AM 10am Romper Room 10am Hey Hey It’s Holidays. Daryl Somers, Ossie Ostrich 10am Yoga
10.15 Switched On Living
10.30 Who Cares
10.35 Movie: Gunpoint. 1966 [IMDB]
11AM 11am Play School
11.30 Soccer: 1974 FIFA World Cup. Scotland v Yugoslavia (Rpt)
11am Special: King Thrushbeard 11.30 No Man’s Land. Mickie de Stoop
11.55 News
12PM 12pm Temptation. Tony Barber, Barbara Rogers 12pm Movie: Alaskan Seas. 1954 [IMDB] 12pm The Mike Walsh Show
1PM 1pm ABC News
1.05 Behind The Legend
1.35 Islands Of Australia
1pm Concentration. Lionel Williams
1.30 Movie: Abbott And Costello Hold That Ghost. 1941 [IMDB]
1.30 Days Of Our Lives 1.30 Room 222
2PM 2pm The Beachcombers
2.25 Gentle Ben
2.50 QT Hush
2pm The Young And The Restless
2.30 General Hospital
2pm Run For Your Life
3PM 3.15 The Magic Roundabout
3.20 Flowerpot Men
3.35 Play School
3pm The Saint 3.25 News
3.30 Spending Spree. Jimmy Hannan
3pm The Price Is Right. Garry Meadows
4PM 4.05 Adventure Island
4.30 Sesame Street
4pm Superman
4.30 The Munsters
4pm Top Cat
4.30 Skippy The Bush Kangaroo
4.55 Alfie
4pm News
4.02 National Velvet
4.30 Gilligan’s Island
5PM 5.25 It’s A Happening World
5.40 The Adventures Of Gulliver
5pm The Bugs Bunny Show
5.30 Blind Date
5pm Car 54 Where Are You?
5.30 McHale’s Navy
5pm Daniel Boone
6PM 6pm Target. David Champtaloup, Bob Watson, Anne Stone, Brendon Lunney, Cathy Scott
6.30 GTK
6.40 Bellbird
6.55 Check Out
6pm Bewitched
6.30 Seven National News. Roger Climpson, Alan Wilkie
6pm The Lucy Show
6.30 News. Brian Henderson
6pm Eyewitness News. Eric Walters
6.30 24 Hours. John Bailey
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.30 This Day Tonight
7pm Class Of ’74
7.30 Doctor In Charge
7pm A Current Affair. Mike Minehan
7.30 Ironside
7pm Hogan’s Heroes
7.30 Matlock Police
8PM  8pm Rush PREMIERE 8pm And Mother Makes Three
8.30 $25,000 Great Temptation. Tony Barber, Barbara Rogers
8.30 The Odd Couple 8.30 Number 96
9PM  9.40 ABC News In Brief, Weather
9.45 Till Death Us Do Part
9pm McMillan And Wife 9pm The Ernie Sigley Show. Ernie Sigley, Denise Drysdale, Colin McEwan, Sue Donovan, Joy Westmore, Rosemary Margan 9pm The Box
10PM  10.15 ABC News, Weather
10.25 Opera: Tosca
10.30 Movie: King Kong v Godzilla. 1963 [IMDB] 10.30 Movie: House Of Numbers. 1957 [IMDB] 10pm The Mike Walsh Show (Rpt)
11PM  11.30 Movie: Diplomat Corpse [IMDB]
12AM  12.15am Close 12am Close 12.15am Viewpoint
12.20 Close
12.50am Who Cares?
12.55 Close