Tag: Midday

On This Day — 12 September

12 September 1959: Shirlene Clancy, Geoff Hiscock, John D’Arcy (The Teenage Hour) 12 September 1981: Bill Stalker (Cop Shop) 12 September 1992: Sophie Lee (Sex) 12 September 1998: Swimmer Susie O’Neill and Ray Martin (Midday) 12 September 2009: Esther Anderson and Luke Jacobz (Home And Away) 12 September 1971: Nine in Sydney and Melbourne presents …

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TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

It was a second Gold Logie in a row for Blue Heelers star Lisa McCune at the 40th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment Complex on 19 April 1998. She won the award ahead of her fellow nominees — Midday host Kerri-Anne Kennerley, Logies host Daryl Somers, A Current Affair host …

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On This Day — 17 July

17 July 1976: Daryl Braithwaite 17 July 1976: Justine Saunders (Number 96) 17 July 1993: Gavin Harrison and Kym Wilson (A Country Practice) 17 July 1999: Alan Fletcher and Nicola Charles (Neighbours) 17 July 2004: Carla Bonner and Stephen Lovatt (Neighbours) 17 July 1963: GTV9’s In Melbourne Tonight presents a special edition — In Yallourn …

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On This Day — 13 July

13 July 1968: Tony Bonner (Skippy The Bush Kangaroo) 13 July 1974: Paul Karo (The Box) 13 July 1985: Ray Martin (Midday With Ray Martin) 13 July 1991: Christopher Truswell (Hey Dad) and Rebecca Gibney (All Together Now) 13 July 1996: Catherine McClements (Water Rats) 13 July 2002: Daisy Puckeridge, Erik Thomson, Georgie Parker (All …

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On This Day — 7 June

Today’s Front Page: Paul Hogan (Crocodile Dundee) Today On TV:  7 June 1977: ABC crosses live to London for the Silver Jubilee procession and Thanksgiving Service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 7 June 1993: Midday With Ray Martin begins a week presented from Warner Bros Movie World on the Gold Coast. Classic TV Guides:  …

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Obituary: Doug Mulray

Doug Mulray, radio veteran and frontman for the controversial Australia’s Naughtiest Home Video Show, has died at the age of 71 after a long illness. His radio career began back in the 1970s, at 2AD in Armidale, before making his way via Melbourne (at 3AW) to land at ABC‘s youth station, 2JJ (now Triple J). …

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Obituary: Diana Fisher

Diana Fisher, royal commentator and TV panellist, has died at the age of 91. She had been admitted to hospital in Sydney earlier in the week following a two-year battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Born in the UK as Diana Davis, her first job was at the BBC, where she stayed for eight years and met …

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Obituary: Bert Newton

Bert Newton, one of the pioneers and enduring personalities of Australian television, has died at the age of 83. He had been in hospital for several months and went into palliative care recently following complications from recent surgery to have a leg amputated. Born in 1938, Newton started in radio when still a teenager, becoming …

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Classic TV Guides: Meet Prince Philip

In March 1971, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, toured Australia as part of the golden jubilee celebration for the Royal Australian Air Force. The half-hour special Meet Prince Philip, was telecast live from Adelaide with the Prince interviewed by reporters from each of the four networks. Seven and Nine followed up the interview with a …

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Nine farewells Willoughby studios

This weekend marks the shift of Nine‘s Sydney operations to a new address in North Sydney — ending 64 years at Artarmon Road, Willoughby. The move comes five years after Nine sold the Willoughby site for $147.5 million, with Nine holding a lease while it prepared to move to the new address. The Willoughby studios …

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