Tag: TelevisionAU

TelevisionAU Update 13-Jul-08

https://www.televisionau.com FLASHBACK #46: Lots of smiles at the studios of Adelaide’s SAS10 on the occasion of the station’s first anniversary in 1966.  Pictured, left to right, are local presenters Roger Cardwell, Gail Spiro, Penny Ramsey, Bobo The Clown, Michelle Kenny and Paul Griffiths.  SAS10 launched on 26 July 1965, and within its first year had …

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TelevisionAU Update 31-May-08

https://www.televisionau.com FLASHBACK #45: Monday 18 July 1966 marked the debut of an Australian children’s TV icon when ABC launched the Australian version of Play School.  Based on an English program of the same name, which ABC had been screening prior to launching its own version, Play School became a firm favourite with pre-schoolers – and …

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We’ll be right back…

Due to other commitments to my day job, there will be little – if any – updates made to this site until at least next weekend.  Depending on internet access, this may also delay any comments being approved until that time. Normal transmission will resume next weekend.

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Our first birthday!

It’s a year ago today that this blog made its first appearance!

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TelevisionAU Website Update 19-Jan-08

https://www.televisionau.com FLASHBACK #44: English-born comedian Ugly Dave Gray was a regular on GTV9’s In Melbourne Tonight in the 1960s, and was a host of the program in 1970. He later turned to acting, appearing as nightclub owner Bunny Howard in The Young Doctors in 1976, before taking a position on the celebrity panel of top-rating …

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Station breakdown

The website http://televisionau.siv.net.au/ is currently off-line for reasons out of my control. Normal transmission will be resumed as soon as possible UPDATE 15.10.07: Normal transmission has been resumed

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TelevisionAU Website Update 2-Oct-07

http://televisionau.siv.net.au/ FLASHBACK #43: TV’s Movie MenSome of the people that introduced our favourite movies on television became just as famous as the movies they spoke about. HEADLINES FROM THEN #7:TV Week, 19 September 1987 CLASSIC TV GUIDES:Melbourne (1967, 1984)Melbourne and regional Victoria (1967)Sydney (1961, 1975, 1981, 1984)Canberra (1962)Brisbane (1977, 1980)Darwin (1998)Hobart (1960) TELEVISIONAU – THE …

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TelevisionAU Website Update 5-Aug-07

http://televisionau.siv.net.auFLASHBACK #42:A reunion of familiar Melbourne television identities from the 1960s on the set of Tonight With Bert Newton in 1984. Pictured with Bert Newton (centre) are Ken Delo and Jonathan Daly – a popular American night club act that came to Australia in the early 1960s and were subsequently offered their own late night …

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TelevisionAU Website Update 8-Jul-07

http://televisionau.siv.net.au FLASHBACK #41 Here’s two more weather girl presenters that did not get included in our Flashback #38 tribute. Briony Behets (pictured left with newsreader Bruce Mansfield) was a model before turning actress with roles in steamy soap operas Number 96 and The Box, and then later becoming a weather presenter at Melbourne ATV0‘s Eyewitness …

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Welcome to Talking TelevisionAU – the blog for the website TelevisionAU The History Of Australian Television which will provide some articles or updates on a more immediate basis than the website – and also (hopefully!) allow some discussion along the way. Would be pleased to know what you think and any suggestions for the website …

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