Tag: Rage

Maintaining the Rage for 25 years

Next week it will be quarter of a century since ABC launched its first venture into all-night transmission with the debut of music video program Rage. Debuting on Friday night, 17 April 1987, Rage was part of the generational change in the programming of popular music on television.  Studio-based programs like Countdown and Sounds were …

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Rage goes retro in January

For years now it’s been an annual tradition – when ABC1’s Rage goes into retro mode during the month of January. Every year Rage digs through the archive to bring viewers a mix of retro hits and repeats of classic ABC shows.  In previous years the retro playlists predominantly featured old Countdown and Rock Arena …

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Video Hits suffers in Ten cutbacks

The new management at the Ten Network, led by acting CEO Lachlan Murdoch, have this week made their move towards cutting costs as it continues to dismantle some of the strategies laid down by the previous management and re-establish the network’s low-cost business model. The network is looking to cut around 60 staff through voluntary …

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1991: January 12-18

Will love smile on Alyssa-Jane? 1991 could be a big year for E Street’s Alyssa-Jane Cook (pictured), both on and off screen.  Her character Lisa Bennett is enjoying a romance with Michael Sturgess (played by Graham Harvey) after a certain run of tragedy – she had been raped by her stepfather, saw her mother jailed, …

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