Tag: Big Brother

Kerri-Anne dances across to Seven

Just weeks after hosting her final Kerri-Anne show on the Nine Network, Kerri-Anne Kennerley has now departed the network despite previous reports she was staying on board for “future projects”. It ends a nine-year association with Nine as host of Kerri-Anne (previously Mornings With Kerri-Anne) although her history with the network goes back way further …

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Another year gone… already…?

It doesn’t seem that long since we welcomed 2011! Australian television reached a number of milestones this year: Ten years of digital TV; 40 years of Sesame Street on the ABC; Mal Walden celebrated 50 years in broadcasting and Tracy Grimshaw reached 30 years at Nine; Play School turned 45; Four Corners turned 50; TV …

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ACA casts an eye over Big Brother

Nine’s A Current Affair continues to tap the well of classic TV shows for a bit of nostalgia.  While TV shows featured to date have mostly been from the last century – including Young Talent Time, The Sullivans, A Country Practice and Prisoner – the show’s latest TV feature is from a much more recent …

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TelevisionAU Update 18-Oct-2010

https://www.televisionau.com NEW FLASHBACK #56: Never let it be said that the crew of ABC‘s This Day Tonight ever failed to get to the bottom of a story. For World Nudist Day in the Southern Hemisphere in 1973, the crew from the Adelaide branch of TDT were invited by a local nudist club, The Tindo Club, …

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MasterChef delivers a master win

When Network Ten announced in 2008 that it had purchased the MasterChef franchise to replace Big Brother as a major reality format, there were more than a few people that scoffed.  Who would want to watch a cooking competition in prime-time?  After all, the benchmark of cooking contests on Australian TV had been set with …

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Adriana Xenides

Former television personality Adriana Xenides has died in a Sydney hospital after being admitted a few days ago with a stomach complaint. Born in Argentina, model Xenides rose to fame in Australia as the co-host of game show Wheel Of Fortune. She was with the show alongside host Ernie Sigley when the Adelaide-based show began …

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Bert Newton to host the Logies

TV Week is expected to announce Bert Newton as the host of this year’s TV Week Logie Awards. The TV legend, a four-time Gold Logie winner and inductee into the Logie Awards’ Hall of Fame, has hosted the awards a record-breaking 18 times already – the last time he hosted the awards was in 1993 …

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Ding Dong Denise back on daytime TV

Denise Drysdale is set to make her return to TV as a panellist on the upcoming Ten Network program, The Circle. One of Australia’s true TV veterans, Drysdale was a performer in children’s television in the 1960s, later featuring in pop music shows Kommotion, Uptight and Dig We Must and on Graham Kennedy’s In Melbourne …

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Remembering the Noughties

At this time of year, and this time of decade, comes the inevitable “lists” of some of the highlights, and possible lowlights, of the year or decade coming to a close. So who are we to be any different?  Time to look at some of the events, programs and people that have stood out for …

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Beautiful one day, Logies the next?

The Queensland Government has reportedly made a bid for the Gold Coast to host the TV Week Logie Awards in an attempt to take the awards away from their traditional home of Melbourne. Queensland Government representatives made the offer to executives of PBL Media, owners of TV Week and the Nine Network, to pay for …

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