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What’s your favourite Ten show?

Network Ten will be celebrating its upcoming 50th anniversary with a special, 50 Years Young. The program will feature an all-star cast of past and present Ten personalities, including Rove McManus, Bert Newton, Dr Chris Brown, Carrie Bickmore, Peter Helliar, Sandra Sully, Johnny Young, Chrissie Swann, Denise Drysdale, Claudia Karvan, Ryan “Fitzy” Fitzgerald, Samuel Johnson, Osher …

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Obituary: Greg Coote

Film and television executive and producer Greg Coote has died in Los Angeles at the age of 72. He had been ill with cancer. Australian-born Coote started his career in the mailroom at Village Roadshow and worked his way up to become managing director. He then left the company to become managing director of Rupert …

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Can 3AW get Bruce back on Ten?

Melbourne radio 3AW‘s Nightline program has put the call out… for co-presenter Bruce Mansfield to be invited to reprise his role of newsreader at Ten in Melbourne on its upcoming 50th anniversary. The idea is reminiscent of Brisbane’s Seven News inviting its founding newsreader Brian Cahill to make a guest appearance on the eve of its 50th anniversary in 2009. Mansfield, with …

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KAK denies Ten comeback… and stirs up history

Former daytime TV queen Kerri-Anne Kennerley has denied rumours that she is headed for a return to the Ten Network to reprise the classic Good Morning Australia format. “Thirty years of 5am starts, hmmm, let me think about that,” Kennerley told News.com.au, reflecting on a lengthy career that has included 11 years on the original Good …

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1993: March 28-April 3

Logies: Golden Ray Midday host Ray Martin has won the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at the 35th annual TV Week Logie Awards.  For Martin (pictured with Silver Logie winners Gary Sweet and Georgie Parker), the Gold follows his recent foray into prime-time specials which have been ratings winners.  “The Logies …

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1993: January 3-9

Cover: Scott Michaelson (Neighbours), Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) Cameron goes to Hollywood Cameron Daddo is enthusiastic about his future as he embarks on his first major US project, a role in the telemovie Between Love And Hate.  The former model and Perfect Match host who had recently starred in the drama series Bony has been labelled “a series just …

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1992: December 27-January 2

Cover: Bruce Samazan (E Street) Fast Forward fever! There seems to be a lot of activity — and confusion — behind-the-scenes as Seven‘s new-look Fast Forward begins to take shape for 1993.  Fast Forward favourite Magda Szubanski will not be appearing in the new-look series, although Seven says this is news to them.  The network …

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1992: August 16-22

Goodnight, Jana! TV Week reports an exclusive that A Current Affair host Jana Wendt (pictured) is to take a year off on full pay — worth around $2 million — to spend more time with her young son, Daniel.  The deal, struck between Wendt and network chief David Leckie, was negotiated over a series of private …

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1992: June 28-July 4

Four of a kind! Four of TV’s hottest young stars also happen to be two off-screen couples.  Toni Pearen (E Street) and Mat Stevenson (Home And Away) had managed to dodge the cameras for months before finally going public with their relationship.  “It’s been going on for so long now (16 months) and it got …

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Magazine covers from Christmases past

Television.AU wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas and takes a trip down memory lane to some of the TV magazine covers that have marked this very special day… George Mallaby and Rowena Wallace (Cop Shop), pictured with Mallaby’s son Guy and co-star Greg Ross’ son, Simon.  TV Week, 1978 Humphrey B. Bear (Here’s Humphrey).  TV …

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