Tag: Ten News

Ten News signs off from Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth

There were farewells earlier tonight from Ten News First bulletins being presented for the last time from Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. From Monday, Ten News First will be centralising news production to Sydney and Melbourne. Sandra Sully and Matt Burke in Sydney will present bulletins for Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, while Jennifer Keyte and Stephen …

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What we watched: August 2003

Another random snapshot of what we were watching on TV. This time it’s the week ending 2 August 2003. The new reality series The Block was the latest breakout hit, there was tragedy in Neighbours, and we were introduced to the first batch of budding pop stars in a new format called Australian Idol. The Nine Network …

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Ten makes cuts to News, Studio 10

It seems an all too familiar headline, not just for Network Ten but for so many other media outlets. Today, Ten has announced widespread cuts to its news portfolio, also impacting Studio 10. From 14 September, presentation of Ten News First will be centralised to Melbourne and Sydney only, with Adelaide’s news presented by Melbourne …

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Obituary: Quentin Fogarty

Quentin Fogarty, the Logie award-winning journalist who attracted international attention reporting on a UFO sighting in New Zealand, died suddenly earlier this month at the age of 73. Born in New Zealand, he started his career at the Dunedin Evening Star newspaper. Coming to Australia, his career included working for ABC, Seven, Nine, Ten and …

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Kay McGrath signs off last bulletin

Brisbane newsreader Kay McGrath has signed off from her last Seven News bulletin on Sunday night, ending more than 30 years at the Seven newsdesk in Brisbane. Originally from New Zealand, McGrath travelled the world before settling in Queensland in the late 1970s, scoring a job at the Gold Coast Bulletin newspaper followed by a …

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TV names in Australia Day Honours List

Nine Network newsreader Peter Overton (pictured), veteran performer Noeline Brown, transgender actor and activist Georgie Stone and TV presenter Johanna Griggs are among television identities to feature in this year’s Australia Day Honours List: Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO): Ian Healy (AO) — “For distinguished service to cricket at …

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Ten News Perth signs Monika Kos, farewells Narelda Jacobs

Two weeks ago Monika Kos signed off from hosting Seven‘s Today Tonight in Perth after 22 years, as the current affairs show came to end after 25 years. Network Ten has now announced that Kos will take over as principal anchor for Ten News First in Perth from next month. The move comes as Ten’s …

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Obituary: Roger Cardwell

Former Adelaide newsreader Roger Cardwell has died at the age of 85. He was surrounded by family when he passed away at a nursing home on Saturday morning. He had long suffered from lung cancer. Cardwell was a newsreader at NWS9 from the early 1960s, hosted the national Country And Western Hour and appeared in …

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Ten Adelaide turns 60

One of the quirks in Australia’s television history is that the Ten Network celebrated its 50th anniversary just a few years ago. However, today, its Adelaide station — ADS Ten — turned 60. The anomaly has come about as ADS originally began as ADS7 on 24 October 1959 (You can read more about that here). …

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Classic TV Guides: Eyewitness News

Since its inception in 1964, Melbourne’s ATV0 had struggled to get a significant hold of audiences when it came to news. Different formats, timeslots, newsreaders and titles were all tried and often without much success. A revamp to a one-hour bulletin in 1978 was another in its string of casualties. But there were high hopes …

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