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Special: Australian TV History Timeline Pt 2

SPECIAL: Today after 45 years Days Of Our Lives departs Australian television as the longest running continuous drama on our screens. To mark the occasion Television.AU joins with TV Tonight in this special joint post, to recognise enduring television programs that have survived the volatile world of television (excluding News / Sport). DK:  David Knox, tvtonight.com.au AB:  Andrew Bayley, televisionau.com Special: …

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1993: February 7-13

Cover: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman Jenny come lately The time has come for Sarah Monahan to hand over her Hey Dad! character of Jenny to newcomer Angela Keep.  Monahan has one piece of advice for her successor: “Just enjoy yourself. If anyone bags you out, it’s only because they are jealous.”  Monahan, 16, has decided …

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1992: November 8-14

It’s Melissa and Melissa It was three years ago that Melissa Bell and Melissa Tkautz (pictured) were rival competitors in the Miss Teen Australia contest — which Bell ended up winning.  Now the two former teen pageant stars are rivals of another sort in Network Ten series E Street, with their characters both keen for the …

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1992: August 2-8

Cover: Rachel Blakely (Neighbours) The perils of being Phoebe Neighbours‘ Phoebe Bright (Simone Robertson) is only 17 years old but has had more than her fair share of emotional trauma.  First she was abused by her father and then had to cope with his sudden death.  Then she fell pregnant to boyfriend Todd Landers (Kristian …

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1992: May 17-23

Wandin Valley’s new breed takes over! The arrival of new cast members Gavin Harrison and Kym Wilson (both pictured) in A Country Practice signals a new era for the series which has in the last few months lost many of its established and popular cast – including Syd Heylen, Gordon Piper, Georgie Parker, John Tarrant, …

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1992: March 8-14

What an awesome foursome! ”I can’t believe I’m here,” says A Country Practice star Georgie Parker as she arrives for the TV Week photo shoot.  “I don’t even have my own show!”  TV Week has assembled Parker and her three Gold Logie co-nominees – Ray Martin, Jana Wendt and Steve Vizard – for a special …

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1991: December 14-20

The Great End of Year Exit! Home And Away and E Street have both been hit by a number of significant cast departures.  Network Ten’s E Street is going to lose original cast member Alyssa-Jane Cook and co-star Marianne Howard.  Their characters, Lisa and Alice, head to Queensland to visit Alice’s mother following of the …

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ABC News 24 programming unveiled

The initial program schedule for ABC’s news channel, ABC News 24, has been unveiled just a few days before the channel’s launch. The new channel, broadcasting on high-definition channel 24, kicks off at 7.30pm AEST this Thursday. The launch special will air in simulcast with ABC1 at 7.30pm (local time). The prime-time schedule for the …

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