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1993: January 17-23

Cover: Luke Perry (Beverly Hills 90210) Sophie the scientist! Sophie Lee has admitted that she has a daunting task ahead as she tackles the role of a genetic scientist in the New Zealand-based mini-series Typhon’s People — a series set after the year 2000.  “When I read the script I couldn’t believe how convoluted it …

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1992: December 27-January 2

Cover: Bruce Samazan (E Street) Fast Forward fever! There seems to be a lot of activity — and confusion — behind-the-scenes as Seven‘s new-look Fast Forward begins to take shape for 1993.  Fast Forward favourite Magda Szubanski will not be appearing in the new-look series, although Seven says this is news to them.  The network …

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1992: December 20-26

Strictly Christmas! Stars from four networks gathered for TV Week‘s annual Christmas photo shoot, inspired by the box office hit of the year, Strictly Ballroom.  Joining cover stars Kym Wilson (A Country Practice) and Matthew Krok (Hey Dad!) are Simon Denny (E Street), Bruce Roberts (Home And Away), Gia Carides (Strictly Ballroom and ABC‘s Police …

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1992: November 29-December 5

Cover: Rebekah Elmaloglou (Home And Away) Sun sets on Morning Although no official announcement has been made, it seems that the axe is to fall on Good Morning Australia (Ten), currently hosted by Ron Wilson and Sandra Sully.  A revamped morning line-up for Ten in the new year is believed to include a one-hour news …

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1992: November 22-28

Cover: Jo Bailey (Sale Of The Century) Goodbye Fast Forward! This week’s series final of Fast Forward (Seven) is set to be the last of the popular sketch comedy series after four years, as some of the show’s stars pursue other interests.  However, various cast members of Fast Forward will be maintaining ties with producers …

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1992: November 15-21

Cover: Woody Harrelson, Jackie Swanson (Cheers) Here comes the bride… twice! A Country Practice comes to the end of the 1992 season with a wedding between town vet Anna Lacey (Anne Looby) and Sgt Tom Newman (Jon Concannon).  In typical soap wedding style, not everything goes to plan.  Anna’s mother Barbara (Olivia Hamnett) arrives in …

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1992: November 8-14

It’s Melissa and Melissa It was three years ago that Melissa Bell and Melissa Tkautz (pictured) were rival competitors in the Miss Teen Australia contest — which Bell ended up winning.  Now the two former teen pageant stars are rivals of another sort in Network Ten series E Street, with their characters both keen for the …

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1992: October 18-24

Freaked out by the fans! A Country Practice star Kym Wilson (pictured) laughs at the irony of being feted as one of Australia’s brightest rising stars — given it was eight years ago that she made her TV acting debut (alongside Justine Clarke and Rebekah Elmaloglou) in the children’s series Professor Poopsnaggle.  “Even though I’ve been …

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1992: October 11-17

‘She’s no sleaze!’ Former A Country Practice star Georgie Parker (pictured) has defended her Acropolis Now character, flight attendant Despina Hatzipapadopoulos who is something of a perpetual ‘good-time’ girl.  “She is the one who’s saying, ‘I go out with other people but you’re the one I love’,” Parker told TV Week.  “It’s the kind of line …

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1992: October 4-10

Exclusively Elle! Since model Elle Macpherson‘s recent TV special earned huge ratings for Nine — winning its timeslot in every city and in Sydney was only a whisker below the ratings for the Olympic Games closing ceremony — all three networks had been vying for her attention in the lead up to her Australian promotional …

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