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#021: Today

In 1968, GTV9 launched Melbourne’s new breakfast TV program Today. Celebrating the launch of the program is host Mike Walsh and co-presenter Bobo Faulkner. The program began began at 7am on Monday 3 June 1968. The Today format later moved to the Seven Network before being rested and later revived as a national program on the Nine Network in 1982. Picture: TV Week, 1 June 1968

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2 comments

    • Alan Lindsay on 1 March 2021 at 10:38 AM
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    This was a ground-breaking show in Australia. It set the standard for all morning shows currently on air…and very little has changed. I’m really surprised it hardly gets a mention anywhere… even on links to Mike Walsh himself.

    1. Hi Alan there is a more detailed write up about it here…

      https://televisionau.com/2013/11/the-battle-for-breakfast-1960s-style.html

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