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South West WA ready to go digital

Regional WA’s two commercial networks, GWN7 and WIN, have announced the date that their respective networks will be switching on digital transmission in Bunbury and the South West region of the state. The switch on, scheduled for 28 July, will not only see the launch of digital transmission of the primary channels GWN7 and WIN …

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Good Friday Appeal tradition continues

Flashback to 1972… and Temptation and Great Temptation hostess Barbara Rogers and Homicide star Leonard Teale (pictured) are promoting the Good Friday Appeal telethons for Melbourne’s HSV7 and Adelaide’s ADS7. The Adelaide telethon has long gone, but Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal continues to tap into the generosity of Victorians to raise funds …

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Prime7 signs off from Albury

It was an end of an era for local television in Albury on Friday night with the final news bulletin from the Prime7 studios in Union Road, Lavington. The newscast marked the end of over 46 years of production from what was initially AMV4 before it later became part of the Prime regional television network.  …

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TelevisionAU Update 7-Jan-2011

https://www.televisionau.com FLASHBACK #57: In 1981 former The Box actress Judy Nunn made a guest appearance in another Crawford Productions drama, Skyways.  Her guest role is as Bessie Langhurst, a World War II pilot who makes a mysterious re-appearance after going missing on a solo war flight in 1944, and looking exactly as she was when …

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Prime News exits Albury

Prime Television has announced this week that it will soon no longer be producing Prime News from its Albury studios and will instead be shifting production to centralised facilities in Canberra. The Albury-based bulletin, which screens 5.30pm weeknights in the Albury and Upper Murray district as the lead-in to the Melbourne-based Seven News, has been …

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Victorian towns in analogue switch-off

Regional Victoria is not scheduled to lose analogue transmissions until May next year, but a handful of towns have been the exception and have already had their analogue signals switched off – with more towns to follow in the new year. Local analogue transmissions in the Mansfield Shire towns of Howqua and Bonnie Doon were …

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Regional viewers offered digital equality

The Federal Government has partnered with regional broadcasters to ensure that viewers in remote and regional areas will have access to the same amount of channels as their capital city counterparts. In a media release issued today, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy announced that the Government will provide …

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7mate: Opening Night

The opening night’s schedule for Seven’s new high-definition channel, 7mate, which launches next Saturday, 25 September: 6pm That ‘70s Show 6.30 Gene Simmons Family Jewels 7pm How I Met Your Mother 7.30 Scrubs 8pm My Name Is Earl 8.30 Punk’d 9pm Family Guy 9.30 Movie: Anchorman Although 7mate actually makes its debut from 12.15pm next …

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Regional update on digital channel roll-out

The Nine Network’s two major regional affiliates, WIN and NBN, have both announced that they will launch Nine’s new digital channel, GEM, in their respective regional markets on the same day as in the capital cities. GEM, providing an entertainment-based line-up aimed at female viewers aged 35+, will be available in WIN’s and NBN’s respective …

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New channels on Tassie waiting list

The recent announcements of new digital channels 7mate and 11 have yet to be followed up with confirmation from local affiliates that they will be carried in Tasmania. Craig Davies, Tasmanian general manager for Southern Cross Media (representing both Southern Cross Television and Tasmanian Digital Television), told The Mercury that neither of the new channels …

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