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1992: September 20-26

Brides revisited! Two years since they starred together in ABC‘s Brides Of Christ, Lisa Hensley and Kym Wilson are colleagues once again, with Hensley guest starring in A Country Practice, playing the part of troubled barmaid Michelle Carson.  The opportunity to work together again has been fun for the pair.  “It’s great,” Wilson told TV …

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1992: September 13-19

Sophie swaps Sex for study! Sophie Lee (pictured) has found that there is life after Sex.  With the controversial series now wrapped up for the year — and with a likely return in 1993 — Lee has taken a temporary break from television to study acting at Sydney’s Actors’ Centre.  “I really enjoy it… I think …

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1992: September 6-12

Networks brawl over supermodel The ratings success of the recent Elle Macpherson (pictured) special focusing on her Bali calendar has seen all three commercial networks now vying for the rights to a follow up special during her upcoming promotional tour of Australia — although Ten‘s Inside Edition and Seven‘s Real Life have led the battle it …

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1992: August 30-September 5

Cover: Shannon Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) Riding high on the ratings! When Jo Bailey replaced Alyce Platt on Sale Of The Century and Lisa Patrick replaced Jacki MacDonald on Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show, the critics suggested that both programs would falter in the ratings.  But the shows have not only maintained their ratings but …

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1992: August 23-29

‘Why I must quit!’ All Together Now star Rebecca Gibney (pictured) says there has hardly been an hour when she hasn’t questioned her decision to quit the Nine Network sitcom.  “For me, the hardest thing will not be leaving behind the money, but the people I’ve worked with,” she told TV Week.  “And I feel that …

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1992: August 16-22

Goodnight, Jana! TV Week reports an exclusive that A Current Affair host Jana Wendt (pictured) is to take a year off on full pay — worth around $2 million — to spend more time with her young son, Daniel.  The deal, struck between Wendt and network chief David Leckie, was negotiated over a series of private …

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1992: August 2-8

Cover: Rachel Blakely (Neighbours) The perils of being Phoebe Neighbours‘ Phoebe Bright (Simone Robertson) is only 17 years old but has had more than her fair share of emotional trauma. First she was abused by her father and then had to cope with his sudden death. Then she fell pregnant to boyfriend Todd Landers (Kristian …

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ACA visits Noeline and Laurie

To anyone who remembers Australian TV from the early ’90s the names ‘Noeline’ and ‘Laurie’ will be instantly recognisable — for they were the trailblazers for the program genre we now know as ‘reality TV’. Twenty years ago the nation was introduced to Sylvania Waters, featuring Noeline Baker, her partner Laurie Donaher, Noeline’s sons Paul …

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1992: July 26-August 1

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away), Kieren Perkins Fighting words! Something of a rivalry has developed between fellow Nine personalities Clive Robertson and Ray Martin, following remarks that Robertson made on The World Tonight about his Midday counterpart.  Robertson’s comments were made in response to a letter asking him to open “a fete or something”.  “What …

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1992: July 19-25

All at sea… Will Chances‘ Alex Taylor’s (Jeremy Sims) surprise marriage at sea mean the end of his infamous bedroom liaisons?  According to Sims, definitely not.  And in true Chances style, the wedding between Alex and mute Imogen Lander (Ciri Thompson) is far from ordinary.  Alex, with the help of Cal Lawrence (Gerry Sont), kidnaps …

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