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1994: June 18-24

Cover: Julia Roberts, Meg Ryan, Sharon Stone, Winona Ryder Lochie’s Getaway gig Lochie Daddo has been announced as David Reyne‘s replacement on travel show Getaway. “Travelling is one of my favourite pastimes and now they are paying me to do it,” he told TV Week. His first story will screen on the show’s ‘Australia On …

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Obituary: Leigh Spence

Leigh Spence, director of TV dramas including Prisoner, A Country Practice and Home And Away, has died at the age of 75. Soap opera historian Andrew Mercado has written a tribute to Spence, published by The Sydney Morning Herald. Spence’s career started at the ABC in the late 1950s, starting as a studio hand before working …

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1994: June 4-10

Cover: Tori Spelling (Beverly Hills 90210) Michelle back to nurse ACP’s ratings Michelle Pettigrove didn’t follow A Country Practice when it shifted from the Seven Network to Ten. With ratings for the ‘new’ ACP needing improvement, and the loose ends left by her prolonged disappearance from Wandin Valley, Pettigrove is returning for one episode to …

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1994: May 28-June 3

Cover: Kimberley Davies (Neighbours) Court in the act! The Supreme Court on Victoria is set to break tradition and allow cameras into the court for filming of ABC‘s upcoming new series, Janus. The 26-part series stars Chris Haywood, Tracy Mann, Louise Siversen, Felix Nobis, Jeremy Kewley, Leverne McDonnell, Brett Swain, Val Levkowicz and Simon Westaway …

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1994: May 14-20

Cover: Sonia Todd (Police Rescue) The D-Generation of current affairs The nightly chase for ratings between A Current Affair and Real Life has inspired the D-Generation‘s newest project, Frontline. The 10-part ABC series goes behind the scenes of a fictional current affairs program hosted by Mike Moore, an ex-ABC journalist now thrust into the commercial …

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1994: May 7-13

Summer Bay bust-up! After months of anguish the relationship between Shane (Dieter Brummer) and Angel (Melissa George) finally hits the rocks — and the catalyst for the bust up is Jack (Daniel Amalm). Jack has a teenage crush on Angel, so Shane, seething with jealousy, sets him up for a dream date. “Shane sets Jack …

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1994: April 30-May 6

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Nine bid for Tenors’ encore The Nine Network has hopes of snapping up the rights to the reunion concert of the Three Tenors — Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti. The concert, to take place in Los Angeles in July on the eve of the World Cup soccer final, …

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1994: April 2-8

Cover: Grant Show (Melrose Place) Melissa’s sitcom haunt Former E Street star Melissa Tkautz, recently seen in Paradise Beach, is rumoured to have reunited with E Street producer Forrest Redlich for a new sitcom pilot he is developing for the Nine Network. It is believed Redlich wants Tkautz to star in the new project, based on …

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1994: March 26-April 1

Blue Heelers’ red hot cops! Blue Heelers stars Lisa McCune and Martin Sacks (pictured) might clash on screen as their alter egos Maggie Doyle and PJ Hasham, but in real life they are much better mates. “Martin’s like a big brother to me,” McCune told TV Week. “He’s a mate, and he’s such a gentleman! He’s …

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1994: February 26-March 4

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Molly’s Jacko doco Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum and Richard Wilkins are set to co-host a one-hour special based around Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson The Full Story is being produced by Daryl Somers and features exclusive footage of Jackson sourced by Meldrum. “He has access to an extraordinary amount of information regarding …

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