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Paradise Beach, where sand gets in the soap

The Eighties and Nineties sure brought some soapie clunkers to the otherwise top-rating Nine Network. After the demise of former hit series The Young Doctors and The Sullivans, each year brought the promise of a new arrival that would, inevitably, die a ratings death and play out its remaining episodes in the summer non-ratings period. …

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1996: September 21-27

Aussie screen successes are a window to the world Getaway reporter Lochie Daddo has got so used to reporting on his travels that a recent holiday to the NSW ski fields left him a bit disoriented. “It was weird. I kept looking for a camera to have to do something to,” he told TV Week. …

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1996: April 13-19

Dieter’s Logies challenge In the lead up to the 38th annual TV Week Logie Awards, Sale Of The Century is to feature a week-long contest, the Logies Special Challenge. The week of special shows includes various TV Week Logie Award winners from throughout the decades — including Don Lane, Johnny Young, Bobby Limb, Jeanne Little, …

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1996: January 20-26

Ramsay Street revamp! Neighbours returns to screens this week for its 11th year, and it does so with a fresh look, including new opening titles, in a bid to boost its image. “The great thing about Neighbours is that it’s constantly responding to change,” cast member Richard Grieve (pictured) told TV Week. “Just as Neighbours …

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1995: September 16-22

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) Nine’s drive for new soap saga The Nine Network‘s new drama series Pacific Drive is set to begin production on the Gold Coast in two weeks. The new five-day-a-week soap, commissioned for an initial run of 260 episodes, is expected to debut in a late afternoon timeslot this summer. Nine’s …

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1995: July 8-14

Kimberley moves in Gladiators co-host and former Paradise Beach star Kimberley Joseph (pictured with Melissa George) makes her first appearance on Home And Away later this month. She is playing the part of Jo, a former schoolmate of Angel (Melissa George) who becomes jealous when it appears Angel has been picked ahead of her for two …

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1995: June 24-30

Cover: Nicky Buckley (Sale Of The Century) How Sale sank the soaps! It was meant to be the battle of the soaps — Seven‘s Home And Away versus Ten‘s new Echo Point — but the winner of the 7.00pm timeslot has been Sale Of The Century! Ten’s new effort has debuted to ratings that have …

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1995: March 4-10

Cover: Janet Jackson, Kylie Minogue Kimberley swaps sides Hey Hey It’s Saturday‘s plans to secure Kimberley Joseph for an on-air role (reported two weeks ago) have come undone. The former Paradise Beach star had already taped a segment ahead of Hey Hey‘s scheduled return for 1995, but two days before the show was to return to …

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1995: February 18-24

Cover: Isla Fisher and Daniel Amalm (Home And Away) New soap ready to roll As reported last week, Network Ten has plans for a new soapie. Originally reported as being titled Back Home, a number of alternative names have been discussed but Bells Point appears to be the current favourite. Filming is due to start …

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1995: February 4-10

Lisa leads Blue Heelers’ British invasion Lisa McCune (pictured) is heading to the UK to promote Blue Heelers‘ debut on the ITV network. Her tour is expected to include London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Liverpool. While she is there, she hopes to meet up with cast members of British cop shows The Bill and Between The Lines, …

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