Tag: Sons And Daughters

’80s soap icon back for another run

Sons And Daughters, the ’80s soap opera that made sepia tones fashionable with its signature closing sequence, is coming back for another airing on the Seven Network. Starting midnight this Wednesday night – or if you like, very early Thursday morning – Seven is trotting out another repeat screening of the long-running saga that originally …

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Reg Grundy in Queen’s Birthday honours

He might not have been crowned the King of Australian Television, but Reg Grundy (pictured) has today received Queen’s Birthday honours for his contribution to the entertainment industry. Grundy, now 84, started in television hosting the original Wheel Of Fortune for Sydney’s TCN9 in the 1950s, though the program originally began on radio.  He then …

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Somebody else’s Sons & Daughters?

Last year, Seven decided to roll out early episodes of their hit ’80s soap Sons And Daughters in a daytime timeslot. The revival – loosely timed to coincide with the show’s 25th anniversary and DVD release – was short-lived as no sooner had lovers John (Peter Phelps) and Angela (Ally Fowler) been revealed to be …

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