Saturday 29 August 1981 — MELBOURNE

ATV10’s annual Deafness Appeal Telethon raises funds for the Nerve Deafness Foundation.

ABC crosses to London for live coverage of the Sixth Test, England versus Australia.

Source: Scene, 29 August 1981

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6AM 6am Thunderbirds
7AM 7am Cartoon Corner
7.30 Potty Time
7am Yogi’s Space Race
7.30 The Laff A Lympics
8AM 8am Captain Caveman And The Teen Angels
8.30 Godzilla
8am Hey Hey It’s Saturday. Daryl Somers, Ossie Ostrich, Jacki MacDonald 8am Deafness Appeal Telethon: Official Opening. Jimmy Hannan, Johnny Young, Young Talent Team, Jonathan Coleman, Jane Reilly 
9AM 9am Sounds. Donnie Sutherland
10AM 10am Deafness Appeal Telethon: Sporting Panel. Phil Gibbs, Rob Astbury, Rob Gell, Tony Porter, Clem Dimsey, Tony Banks 
11AM 11.25am Jack High 11am Reg Lindsay’s Country Homestead
12PM 12.30pm FA Charity Shield 12pm Australian Figure Skating Championship 12pm Daktari 12.30pm Deafness Appeal Telethon: Mardi Gras. Jimmy Hannan    
1PM 1.30 Basketball: South Eastern Conference Final 1pm Movie: Badman’s Territory. 1946 (B&W) [IMDB] 1pm Wide World Of Sports. Ian Chappell, Mike Gibson
2PM 2.25 Motor Cycling: Australian Road Championships. Live from Amaroo Park, NSW
2.53 Rugby League: Match Of The Day. Live from Sydney
2.25 Movie: The Magnificent Magical Magnet Of Santa Mesa. 1977 [IMDB]
3PM 3.45 Movie: Jack McCall – Desperado. 1952 [IMDB] 3pm Movie: Miracle In Soho. 1958 (B&W) [IMDB] 3.50pm Follow Me/People You Meet
4PM 4.35 Motorcycle Skills
4.45 The Grant Kenny Story
4.30 Deafness Appeal Telethon (cont’d) 4.30 Captain Socceroo
5PM 5.05 Countdown (Rpt) 5pm The Partridge Family
5.30 Bailey’s Bird
5pm The Bugs Bunny Show
5.30 What’ll They Think Of Next. Geoff Stone, Helen Wellings, Professor Neville Stephenson, Vic Nicholson
5.30 Deafness Appeal Telethon: Special — The Sounds Of Silence 5pm International Soccer
6PM 6pm Saturday Night Football. Tim Lane 6pm Seven National News
6.30 Seven’s Big League
6pm National Nine News
6.30 Ask The Leylands
6pm Eyewitness News
6.30 Young Talent Time. Includes live crosses to Deafness Appeal Telethon
6pm Cartoons
6.30 Jack London In The Great North (Italy)
7PM  7pm ABC News
7.26 Weather
7.28 Yes Minister
7.55 Cricket: Sixth Test. England v Australia. Live from The Oval, London
7.30 The Misadventures Of Sheriff Lobo 7.30 Movie: The Liberation Of Skopje [IMDB]
8PM  8.25 Super 66. John Deeks, Debbie Phin
8.30 The Sweeney
8.30 Starsky And Hutch 8pm Deafness Appeal Telethon: Variety Special. Jimmy Hannan, David Johnston, Jana Wendt, Bruce Mansfield, Paul O’Gorman, Hal Todd and cast of Prisoner, Holiday Island, The Restless Years, Good Morning Australia, Young Talent Time, Search For A Star
9PM  9.30 Tattslotto. John Deeks, Debbie Phin
9.35 Movie: Every Little Crook And Nanny. 1972 [IMDB]
9.30 Movie: Death Flight. 1977 [IMDB] 9.15 Movie: Dossier 51 (France) [IMDB]
10PM  10pm ABC News, Weather
10.06 Four Corners
10.32 Cricket (cont’d)
11PM  11.20 Big League Soccer 11.30 Spyforce 11pm Close
12AM  12.35am Close 12.30am Movie: John Goldfarb Please Come Home. 1965 [IMDB] 12am Movie: Humoresque. 1947 (B&W) [IMDB]
2AM  2.59am Close 2.10 Movie: Brother John. 1971 [IMDB] 2.30 Close
3AM  3.55 Movie: Gun Duel In Durango. 1957 (B&W) [IMDB]
4AM  4.45 The Baron
5AM  5.30 World Of Survival
(Continues to 6am)