Tag: TV Week

The last TV Times

It is 40 years since the last TV Times rolled off the presses. The final edition, with Cop Shop stars Peter Adams and Joanna Lockwood on the cover, featured a double-page article on the two actors leaving the series after nearly three years and their characters, ‘JJ’ and Valerie, getting engaged, leading to their exit …

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TV Week publisher sold to investment firm

Bauer Media, the European-based publisher of magazine titles including TV Week, The Australian Women’s Weekly, Woman’s Day and recent additions New Idea and Better Homes And Gardens, has sold its Australian and New Zealand operation to an investment firm. Mercury Capital is reported to have paid less than $50 million for the company’s Australian and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://televisionau.com/2020/06/tv-week-publisher-sold-to-investment-firm.html

TV Week cancels 2020 Logie Awards

There will be no glamorous TV Week Logie Awards souvenir issue from TV Week this year —  like this one from 1982. Bauer Media, publisher of TV Week, has announced that it has cancelled the TV Week Logie Awards for 2020, due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Bauer had previously announced that the glittery presentation …

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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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TV Week turns 60

It doesn’t seem that long since it was its 50th anniversary, but this week TV Week celebrates its 60th with the first of three commemorative issues. It had humble beginnings as TV-Radio Week (with GTV9 personalities Geoff Corke and Val Ruff on the cover, pictured above) from editor Bruce Skeggs, and for the first ten …

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Permanent link to this article: https://televisionau.com/2017/11/tv-week-turns-60.html

TV Extra bumps into magazine market

New Idea magazine has today announced the launch of TV Extra, a 16-page TV magazine insert devoted to covering the latest TV gossip and previews. The first issue of TV Extra includes features on My Kitchen Rules (a key promotional partner in TV Extra) and new dramas Wanted and Molly — all productions of the Seven …

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Permanent link to this article: https://televisionau.com/2016/02/tv-extra-bumps-into-magazine-market.html

And that was 2015

Another year gone too quickly… but here’s a quick catch up for anyone that might have missed anything. It was a year of big anniversaries — Ten in Sydney and Brisbane turned 50, as did Nine in Perth and Seven in Adelaide. Southern Cross Ten and Prime7 in Northern NSW, WIN in Mildura and Seven in …

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1995: December 9-15

Summer Bay beauty becomes screen queen Home And Away‘s Isla Fisher (pictured) is being kept busy during the show’s end of year break. The young star will be catching up with family in Perth and will also be in demand to promote the release of her second novel, Bewitched. Her first book, Seduced By Fame, …

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TV Week announces 2016 Logie Awards

The 58th annual TV Week Logie Awards will be held on Sunday 8 May 2016 at the Crown Entertainment Complex’s Palladium Room in Melbourne. The awards will be telecast on the Nine Network. TV Week has announced some changes for the upcoming Logies. Viewer-voted awards will now be known as Best Awards, while industry-voted categories will …

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