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Classic TV Guides: Fly Wrinklys Fly

In the early 1970s one of Melbourne’s most popular radio stations was 3AK, which played a pop and rock music format accompanied by the slogan “Where No Wrinklys Fly”. The station’s promotions featured pictures of various radical or pop cultural elements, declaring that anyone that turned their noses up at these images was a “wrinkly” …

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1996: August 3-9

Simon proposes to Angel In the aftermath of the recent Summer Bay earthquake, Home And Away‘s Angel (Melissa George, pictured) receives a proposal from wealthy businessman Simon Broadhurst (Julian Garner) — but it was second time lucky for Simon. His first proposal was met with some indignation from Angel — feeling that he was buying …

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1996: June 29-July 5

Cover: Tasma Walton, Lisa McCune (Blue Heelers) Wake up, Ramsay Street! Network Ten has denied rumours that there were plans to dump Neighbours in favour of a new soap being developed by Southern Star, the producer of Ten’s ill-fated Echo Point. “The network is totally committed to keeping the show on air and is very …

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Ten: Rising from receivership

Part IV of this week’s tribute to 50 years of Network Ten.  Part I — ATV0… from Go!! to Ten Part II — ATV0: The Channel 0 Viewers’ Club Part III — ATV10… A new decade, a new channel Part V — Ten: 2000 to now The Nineties started with Australia in the “recession we had to have” …

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1994: March 5-11

Cover: Gary Sweet Stars surf into Paradise Richard Huggett (E Street, Neighbours) and Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) are the latest to join Nine‘s Paradise Beach. Elmaloglou is coming in to the series as wild child character Karen Wolfe, while Huggett plays peace activist Sam Dexter (a far cry from the actor’s days as menacing …

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1993: August 1-7

Cover: Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) Olivia’s idea of paradise Olivia Newton-John is set to host her own show. The secret project is described as being focused on the environment. “Olivia is very passionate about the environment, children and animals, and this show embraces all of that,” producer Scott Young told TV Week. Young is …

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1993: July 25-31

Rivals or friendly neighbours? Neighbours star Scott Michaelson gives a hint as to what new colleague Bruce Samazan can expect when he joins the show.  “I’ll probably put those things in his coffee, those little things that make you go to the toilet — Laxettes, that’s them,” Michaelson says with a laugh. “That will keep …

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1993: June 20-26

Cover: Jason Priestley (Beverly Hills 90210) Hey, who’s going to replace Daryl? Hey Hey It’s Saturday host and producer Daryl Somers is trying to find the right candidate to take over as a guest host for when he jets to London to attend the world premiere of musical Sunset Boulevard next month.  John Farnham was …

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1993: March 21-27

Logies: Gold is their goal Ray Martin, Daryl Somers, Georgie Parker and Bruce Samazan (pictured) have been shortlisted for the Gold Logie by TV Week readers. It is Parker’s second Gold nomination, coming after a year where she farewelled A Country Practice and took on a new role in Acropolis Now. Somers has won three Gold …

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1993: March 14-20

The serious side of “Foxy” Roxy Home And Away newcomer Lisa Lackey (pictured with co-star John Adam) dismisses suggestions that her career rise has come by pure luck.  “It’s nothing to do with luck,” she told TV Week.  “It’s to do with being there and networking.  It’s to do with listening.  You set goals and whatever …

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