Tag: It’s Magic

Happy New Year from 1974!

Happy New Year from the stars of the 0-10 Network, as featured on the front cover of Woman’s Day (25 cents!) for its preview of the network’s 1974 television season: Garry Meadows, host of game show The Price Is Right Bettina Welch, Joe Hasham, Pat McDonald, Ron Shand and Elaine Lee from Number 96 Former …

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On This Day — 31 August

31 August 1974: Colleen Hewett and Johnny Farnham (It’s Magic) 31 August 1991: Gina Riley, Marg Downey, Steve Vizard, Jane Turner, Magda Szubanski (Fast Forward) 31 August 2002: Georgie Parker (All Saints) 31 August 1979: Melbourne’s ATV0 presents its annual telethon for the Deafness Foundation of Victoria. Newsreader Bruce Mansfield introduces the telethon at 7.30pm …

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Good Morning, Johnny Farnham

From the late 1960s, teen music star Johnny Farnham (years before he became John) was Australia’s crowned King Of Pop — a title that he won for five consecutive years at the TV Week King Of Pop Awards. In 1970, the 20-year-old made his television hosting debut. For two weeks during the May school holidays, …

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ATV0… from Go!! to Ten

This Friday, 1 August, marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of the first channel in what is now Network Ten. Earlier this year we took a look at the countdown to the launch of this new channel — ATV0 — plus its first test programs. This week we present some special posts in commemorating …

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