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TV Week Logie Awards: 10 years ago

The 62nd annual TV Week Logie Awards were meant to happen tonight, 28 November. While the awards will not be taking place — for a second year in a row — we continue the annual rundown of past Logies presentations to coincide with what would have been this year’s Logies weekend. We wrap up the weekend with …

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Obituary: Ernie Sigley

Ernie Sigley, Gold Logie winner and legend of Australian radio and television, has died at the age of 82. He had been living with Alzheimer’s disease for five years. His career began when still a teenager, working as a turntable operator and announcer at 3DB in the 1950s. He became one of the first hosts …

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Ernie Sigley diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Former radio and television personality Ernie Sigley (pictured) has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The family of the 78-year-old entertainer released a statement earlier today that he had been living with the disease for most of this year. The family released the statement after various approaches from media over the weekend with Sigley’s beloved Western Bulldogs winning …

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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 Part I — ATV0… from Go!! to Ten Part II — ATV0: The Channel 0 Viewers’ Club Part III — ATV10… A new decade, a new channel Part IV — Ten: Rising from receivership The new millennium saw Ten sign up comedian …

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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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Paul Bongiorno in Australia Day Honours

Network Ten‘s National Affairs editor Paul Bongiorno has been appointed a member of the Order of Australia (AM) in today’s Australia Day Honours. Bongiorno received recognition for his significant service to the print and broadcast media as a journalist, political commentator and editor. In a career that started with the Seven Network in 1974, Bongiorno has been …

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Adam Boland moves to Ten

Former Seven Network producer Adam Boland has ended months, if not years, of industry speculation by joining the Ten Network as its new Director of Morning Television. He starts at the network on 18 March, reporting to news director Anthony Flannery.  It happens to be the same date that incoming CEO Hamish McLennan takes on …

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Ten dumps CEO James Warburton

Only fourteen months after stepping into the role of Network Ten CEO, James Warburton (pictured) has been stood down by Ten’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Warburton was a senior executive at the Seven Network before being recruited in 2011 by Ten Network chairman, and acting CEO, Lachlan Murdoch. Warburton’s transition from Seven to Ten was marred by legal action …

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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 axes Breakfast and newsreaders

It was only a matter of time.  Network Ten has earlier today announced that it will axe its much-derided morning show Breakfast at the end of the month. The final edition is scheduled for Friday, 30 November — the last weekday of the 2012 ratings season. The decision to axe the program comes after months …

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