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Goodbye from TV1

Subscription TV channel TV1 is now no longer. TV1 and its sister station SF were owned in a joint venture between Sony Pictures, NBCUniversal and CBS Studios International. The channels were unable to strike up a renewal for carriage via the Foxtel platform, with the announcement back in August that both TV1 and SF would …

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Wentworth reinvents Prisoner

Foxtel has announced the cast for its upcoming production Wentworth, a modern rewrite of the classic series Prisoner. The 10-episode series, which begins production in Melbourne next week, will star New Zealand-born actress Danielle Cormack (East West 101, Rake, Underbelly: Razor) in the key role of Bea Smith, the character initially made famous by Val …

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Obituary: Michele Fawdon

Michele Fawdon, actress in film, stage and television, has died today after a battle with cancer. Born in London in 1947, Fawdon studied in the United Kingdom before coming to Australia early in her professional career.  Following guest roles in Homicide, The Spoiler and Spyforce, Fawdon was cast as Mabel in the pilot for comedy …

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