Tag: The Movie Show

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

The 62nd annual TV Week Logie Awards were meant to happen this Sunday 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. Today it’s back to 1996 — …

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1996: April 27-May 3

Ray grabs Gold again! A Current Affair host Ray Martin has won his fifth Gold Logie — and now an unprecedented four in a row — and has lashed out at his critics, specifically media commentator Phillip Adams and Media Watch host Stuart Littlemore. “Gee, Phillip Adams is going to be upset now, and there’ll be …

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1995: October 14-20

Cover: Jo Beth Taylor (Australia’s Funniest Home Video Show) Midday show to be a late bloomer Midday co-host Tracy Grimshaw has conceded that the revived daytime show’s pre-publicity did nothing to endear it to a mature audience. “In the lead-up to the launch of the show we allowed a concept that wasn’t right to get …

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1995: September 9-15

Cover: Cybill Shepherd (Cybill) and Jimmy Smits (NYPD Blue) Kimberley to move in to Hollywood! Rumours indicate that Neighbours star Kimberley Davies is set to leave the show and move to Hollywood to pursue further opportunities and to escape Australia’s tall poppy syndrome. When asked by TV Week about her plans, her response was: “Um… …

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1995: February 25-March 3

Cover: Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson (Home Improvement) Brown set for Blue Murder with Sweet Gary Sweet will be back on the Seven Network for more Cody telemovies but has also signed on for a role on ABC‘s upcoming two-part mini-series, Blue Murder. Sweet will play Sydney criminal Christopher Dale Flannery. “The fact that it’s topical …

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Margaret and David to retire; At The Movies to end

The mere mention of the names ‘Margaret and David’ and anyone will know who you’re talking about — Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton from ABC‘s At The Movies. The pair have announced that after 28 years of reviewing and not always agreeing over movies that they will present their last At The Movies show in December. …

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1994: September 10-16

Cover: Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) ‘It’s time to jump off the cliff again!’ A guest role in this week’s episode of GP has given actor Garry McDonald a chance to stretch his boundaries. “I felt a while ago that I was always working with the same people, that I needed certain people for a safety net,” …

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1994: July 16-22

Cover: Luke Perry (Beverly Hills 90210) Game to be mad The Nine Network is looking to make a local adaptation of the hit English game show Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush. The show gives studio audience members the chance to fly out to an exotic destination straight after the show. Our House co-host Graeme ‘Shirley’ Strachan …

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