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1995: May 20-26

Cover: Lisa McCune (Blue Heelers), ‘Hammer’ and ‘Vulcan’ (Gladiators) Network Ten buys Melrose spin-off Network Ten has snapped up the rights to the new US series Central Park West, described as the final chapter in the Beverly Hills 90210-Melrose Place trilogy (ignoring the short-lived Models Inc which concluded its run in Australia recently). Described as …

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1995: May 6-12

Ray’s super hat-trick A Current Affair host Ray Martin (pictured with Lois & Clark‘s Dean Cain) has become the first person to win three consecutive Gold Logies. The 37th annual TV Week Logie Awards also saw co-host Andrew Daddo become the youngest to host the Logies, while his on-stage partner Noni Hazlehurst was the first mum to …

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1995: April 22-28

Cover: Lisa McCune (Blue Heelers) Frontline’s US scoop The ABC‘s hit current affairs satire Frontline has been sold to the US. Cable channel Comedy Central has bought the first series of Frontline for screening from September. Jane Kennedy, who plays Brooke Vandenberg in the show, recently spent two weeks in the US and met with …

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1995: March 18-24

Cover: Sherry Stringfield, Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle (ER) Neighbours celebrates a perfect 10! Celebrating its 10th birthday, Neighbours has been one of the greatest success stories of Australian television. Despite being axed by the Seven Network after six months, the show made an unprecedented move to Network Ten and has become a global hit, watched …

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1995: February 25-March 3

Cover: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson (Home Improvement) Brown set for Blue Murder with Sweet Gary Sweet will be back on the Seven Network for more Cody telemovies but has also signed on for a role on ABC‘s upcoming two-part mini-series, Blue Murder. Sweet will play Sydney criminal Christopher Dale Flannery. “The fact that it’s topical …

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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 11-17

Cover: Teri Hatcher (Lois & Clark The New Adventures Of Superman) Bobby’s back from the dead! Former Home And Away star Nicolle Dickson is set to return to the series even though her character, Bobby, was killed off two years ago. Producers are planning to bring Bobby back in a series of dream and flashback …

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1995: December 31-January 6

Soaps ’95 TV Week has the rundown of what to expect in TV’s returning dramas: Blue Heelers, the hit new show of 1994, is back with cast regulars John Wood, Lisa McCune, William McInnes, Martin Sacks, Damien Walshe-Howling, Julie Nihill and Grant Bowler. An early episode sees Maggie (McCune) and Adam (Walshe-Howling) caught in a …

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Who Do You Think You Are… a sitcom?

These days the title Who Do You Think You Are? refers to a celebrity-themed genealogical series created by the BBC and franchised around the world, including Australia, where it has been a hit for SBS. Back in the Seventies, Who Do You Think You Are? was a show of a much different kind. It was …

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