Tag: Home And Away

TV Week Logie Awards — Nominations

TV Week has announced its nominations for the 62nd TV Week Logie Awards, to be presented at The Star Gold Coast Entertainment Precinct at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on 19 June. Due to the pandemic, this is the first Logies presentation in three years. This year brings in a change to the …

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UK Channel 5 dumps Neighbours

Australia’s longest-running drama Neighbours has been dealt a blow with news that the show’s UK broadcaster, Channel 5, has not renewed the show. Digital Spy reports that Channel 5 has issued a statement confirming that it will cease broadcasting the soap: “Neighbours will no longer air on Channel 5 beyond this summer. It’s been a …

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Sons And Daughters at 40

Barely two months after launching A Country Practice, the Seven Network had another soap, Sons And Daughters, ready to launch ahead of the start of the 1982 ratings season. The critics predictably slammed it, but Sons And Daughters was destined for success, having been created by Reg Watson, who’d also created hits like The Young …

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Merry Christmas from some TV favourites

Television.AU wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas . This year’s Christmas flashback takes a trip down memory lane to some of the TV magazine covers that have marked this very special day… Sue Donovan from Adventure Island. TV Times, 1971 Mickie de Stoop, National Nine News (Melbourne). Observer TV, 1976 John Ewart, Rosemary Paul and …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

The 62nd annual TV Week Logie Awards were meant to happen this Sunday 28 November. While the awards will not be taking place — for a second year in a row — we continue the annual rundown of past Logies presentations to coincide with what would have been this year’s Logies weekend. Today it’s back to 1996 — …

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Obituary: Dieter Brummer

Dieter Brummer, best known as Shane Parrish in Home And Away, has died at the age of 45. He is reported to have been found by police doing a welfare check at his home. His death is not being treated as suspicious. Brummer was 16 years old when made his acting debut as Shane Parrish …

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Obituary: John Gregg

John Gregg, veteran actor on film, stage and television, has died at the age of 82. Born in Tasmania, Gregg was set to take over running the family farm but instead wound up scoring an audition at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Hobart. He had a season with the Melbourne Theatre Company …

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Obituary: Lorrae Desmond

Australian showbusiness legend Lorrae Desmond, known by many as Shirley Gilroy in A Country Practice, has died at age 91. News of her passing was circulated on social media by former colleagues, including former A Country Practice co-stars Shane Withington and Wendy Strehlow. She was my mentor, my friend and an unending source of wisdom, …

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Celebrate Christmas like it’s 1999

Television.AU wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas! This year’s Christmas flashback is from 1999 — with young stars from the Seven and Ten networks and ABC getting into TV Week‘s Christmas spirit. On the cover was Home And Away‘s Justin Melvey and Kimberley Cooper, and Neighbours‘ Brooke Satchwell and Daniel MacPherson. Also featured in the Christmas …

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AACTA puts the call out for votes

While the pandemic has taken out the TV Week Logie Awards for this year, the AACTA Awards is taking a novel approach in re-imagining its awards for 2020. To celebrate the upcoming 10th AACTA Awards, the Australian Academy of Cinema Arts (AACTA) has announced plans to include an audience-voted component to celebrate the last ten …

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