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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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And that was 2014

And so another year has come to an end. The biggest milestone for the year was the 50th anniversary of the launch of what is now Network Ten. We started our 50th anniversary tribute back in January followed by a look at the first test programs in May, and as the official birthday — 1 …

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Ten: 2000 to now

[Part V marks the conclusion of this week’s tribute to Network Ten on its 50th anniversary. Refer to earlier posts Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV. Network Ten’s 50th anniversary special 50 Years Young screens Sunday 3 August, 6.30pm] The new millennium saw Ten sign up comedian Rove McManus (pictured), whose late …

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What’s your favourite Ten show?

Network Ten will be celebrating its upcoming 50th anniversary with a special, 50 Years Young. The program will feature an all-star cast of past and present Ten personalities, including Rove McManus, Bert Newton, Dr Chris Brown, Carrie Bickmore, Peter Helliar, Sandra Sully, Johnny Young, Chrissie Swann, Denise Drysdale, Claudia Karvan, Ryan “Fitzy” Fitzgerald, Samuel Johnson, Osher …

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Lachlan Murdoch exits Ten

Lachlan Murdoch has stepped down as a Director and Chairman of the Ten Network to take up a co-chairman role at News Corp and its sister company 21st Century Fox, working alongside his father, Rupert. For the younger Murdoch it’s a return to the family business since they parted ways in 2005. Murdoch’s tenure at …

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The year that was… and the year ahead

And so brings to an end another year as the calendar clicks over from 2013 to 2014. It was a year that marked some historical milestones: 25 years since Australia Live, the launch of Imparja Television, The Comedy Company and World Expo 88 and Graham Kennedy‘s return to the Nine Network. It was 40 years …

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Nine adds STW Perth to network

Nine Entertainment Co, owner of the Nine stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Darwin, has confirmed its purchase of Perth’s STW Nine from regional broadcaster WIN. The sale, effective 30 September, now gives Nine ownership of its network channels in all five major capital cities for the first time. Nine CEO David Gyngell announced …

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The 55th TV Week Logie Awards

Actress Asher Keddie has won the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian TV at the 55th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held Sunday night at Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment Centre. It was Keddie’s third Gold Logie nomination and she also collected a Silver Logie for Most Popular Actress for her role of Nina Proudman in Offspring. Although Keddie …

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And so ends another year…

2012 was a year that saw TV reach a number of milestones and create plenty of news of its own. It was the celebration of 50 years of TV broadcasting in Newcastle, Ballarat, Orange, Wollongong, Launceston, Richmond-Tweed, Toowoomba, Townsville and Canberra. The Seven Network brought Mike Willesee and Derryn Hinch back to TV and signed …

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Ten loses programming chief

The Ten Network’s failed post-Olympics program line-up has triggered the resignation of longtime Chief Programming Officer David Mott (pictured). Mott’s resignation, which was effective immediately, comes only days after the cancellation of talent show Everybody Dance Now after only four episodes.  The big-budget series, hosted by Sarah Murdoch (wife of Ten chairman Lachlan Murdoch) and …

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