Tag: Spicks And Specks

TV’s golden girls signing off

It was a morning of farewells as two of TV’s golden girls signed off from their respective shows today. Over at Ten’s The Circle, Denise Drysdale (pictured) announced her retirement – marking the end of a showbusiness career that has spanned more than fifty years. Starting as a performer in early children’s shows including The …

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ABC to say goodbye to Gordon Street?

ABC is set to expand its premises in inner-city Melbourne with construction of a new television studio. The new development, which has now been approved by the ABC board, will be built adjacent to the broadcaster’s existing radio and administration complex in Southbank. The new television studios will be used for both internal productions as …

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Seven-year itch for Spicks And Specks

After seven years and 277 episodes, the team from ABC’s Spicks And Specks announced yesterday that the show’s current season will be its last. Host Adam Hills said in a statement: “I have loved every second of my involvement with Spicks And Specks, and especially working with Alan and Myf. We always said we wanted …

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The 53rd TV Week Logie Awards

Today host Karl Stefanovic (pictured) was last night awarded the TV Week Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at this year’s presentation of the TV Week Logie Awards. It is the Nine Network’s first Gold Logie win since Ray Martin last won the award in 1996. Stefanovic’s Gold win comes on the …

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TV Week Logie Awards – race for Gold begins

TV Week has announced the nominations for the upcoming 53rd annual TV Week Logie Awards. This year saw an increase in the amount of votes received for the Awards due to the voting process being held entirely online and over a longer period than in previous years. The night’s major award, the Gold Logie for …

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Gordon Street goes back to the future

Spicks And Specks host Adam Hills (pictured) launches his new talk show, Adam Hills In Gordon Street Tonight, this week on ABC1. The title of the program refers to the location of the Melbourne ABV2 studios, which were opened in May 1958 and have hosted many productions for the national broadcaster in the decades that …

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TV Week Logie Awards voting opens

It’s a new era for the TV Week Logie Awards as TV Week has today opened the voting for the 2011 awards presentation. Traditionally, voting for the popularity-based categories starts in the new year and is conducted through both the TV Week website and in the printed publication.  This year the public voting is being …

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TV Week Logie Award nominees announced

TV Week has announced its list of nominees for this year’s TV Week Logie Awards, to be held at Melbourne’s Crown Casino on 2 May. On the short list for the Gold Logie are last year’s winner Rebecca Gibney, three-time Gold Logie winner Rove McManus, Home And Away stalwart Ray Meagher, ABC hosts Adam Hills …

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Seven wins ‘09

No real surprises here.  The Seven Network has claimed victory for the 2009 season, based on the 40 weeks of prime-time (6.00pm-12.00am) ratings competition. It is Seven’s third consecutive year at the top – this year managing an audience share of 28.8%, followed by Nine (26.8%), Ten (22.2%), ABC (16.4%) and SBS (5.9%).  Taking the …

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TV’s gold rush begins early

Who was the most popular personality on Australian television in 2008? The list of nominees for the major award for this year’s TV Week Logie Awards has found itself inadvertently promoted in advance of the awards’ launch party scheduled for today. The Nine Network yesterday (Sunday) ran advertisements for the special edition of TV Week, …

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