Tag: NBN

Nine releases Go! schedule

Details of the schedule for the first week of Nine’s new digital channel Go! has been published online on MediaSpy and TV Tonight. The new channel is set to launch at 6.30pm on Sunday 9 August. Go! will be an entertainment-themed channel with titles including Gossip Girl, Weeds, The Hills, Moonlight, Fringe, Entertainment Tonight, TMZ, …

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1979: July 21-27

TV’s bravest star Being confined to a wheelchair has had little effect on the enthusiasm of actress Louise Philip.  Since her car accident, in late 1972 while on a break from the long-running series Bellbird, Philip has been paralysed from the waist down.  In a recent national magazine poll, Philip was ranked third as one …

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Nine’s ready to Go!

After months of rumour and speculation, Nine Network chief David Gyngell has finally confirmed the name and launch date for its new digital channel – Go! The new channel will launch on 9 August, promising a line-up of youth-oriented programming in a bold tackle against youth-focused Network Ten and pay-TV channel Fox8. The new channel …

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Nine’s new channel targets young

In committing itself to a five-year deal, worth $500 million, to Warner Bros studios, the Nine Network now feels it has enough programming ammunition to tackle the digital age with a new channel. The new entertainment-based channel will tackle the younger adult age bracket – who are normally the domain of the Ten Network and, …

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Free lovin’ among the networks

For most of the time, our free-to-air networks are fighting the battlegrounds of the all-important ratings, defending their territories (ie. audience shares), justifying their existences and, sometimes, sending out smarmy press releases to try and taint or taunt the opposition. But from tonight, a little bit of that fierce rivalry is chipped away, just slightly, …

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Imparja news signing off

Imparja Television, Australia’s last independently-owned regional TV operator, is reported to be closing down its regional news and current affairs unit. ABC reports that the Alice Springs-based, indigenous-owned broadcaster is closing its local news operations in a round of cost cutting.   Already seven jobs are believed to have been cut with more to follow. The …

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The new Nine

Today saw the launch of the new-look Nine Network with its iconic balls (or discs as they now appear to be) re-instated. The new logo has also extended across all areas of network presentation and also marked a minor redesign of its news portfolio. The logo made a quiet debut just after midnight this morning, …

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Happy Birthday NBN3!

It was this day, 4 March, forty five years ago that New South Wales’ first regional station NBN3 began transmission from studios in Mosbri Crescent, Newcastle, and transmitter located at Mt Sugarloaf, covering Newcastle and the Hunter Valley region. NBN was unlike many regional stations in that it was one of the first to have …

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