Tag: TV Week Logie Awards

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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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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TV Week Logie Awards: 50 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. Starting with the …

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A Country Practice at 40

It is 40 years since A Country Practice made its debut on the Seven Network. With the first episode airing on 18 November 1981 in Sydney and 23 November 1981 in Melbourne before much of the rest of the country — A Country Practice introduced us to the fictional town of Wandin Valley, with the …

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State Funeral Service for Bert Newton

  The Victorian Government has announced details of the State Funeral Service for Bert Newton to be held on Friday 12 November 2021 at 10am at St Patrick’s Cathedral, East Melbourne. The funeral will be live streamed via the Victorian Government website at a link to be provided. Network Ten has also announced that it …

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Obituary: Bert Newton

Bert Newton, one of the pioneers and enduring personalities of Australian television, has died at the age of 83. He had been in hospital for several months and went into palliative care recently following complications from recent surgery to have a leg amputated. Born in 1938, Newton started in radio when still a teenager, becoming …

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TV Week Logies cancelled… again

For the second year in a row the TV Week Logie Awards have been cancelled. This year’s ceremony was scheduled to take place in Queensland in November but Are Media, publisher of TV Week, has decided that the continued unsettled situation with various COVID restrictions and border closures has made planning the event untenable. “We …

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TV At 60: Four Corners

YouTube: ABC News In-depth Since its modest beginning 60 years ago, Four Corners has become one of our most important outlets of journalism. It also stands as the longest-running series on Australian television. On Saturday, 19 August 1961, Sydney’s ABN2 broadcast the first edition of what would become a current affairs flagship, inspired by the …

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Obituary: Brian Henderson

Brian Henderson, for so many years the face of National Nine News in Sydney, has died at the age of 89. Having already beaten melanoma, prostate, bowel and throat cancer over the years, in 2020 he revealed that he had been diagnosed with kidney cancer and chose not to undergo major surgery and to let …

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Obituary: Lorrae Desmond

Australian showbusiness legend Lorrae Desmond, known by many as Shirley Gilroy in A Country Practice, has died at age 91. News of her passing was circulated on social media by former colleagues, including former A Country Practice co-stars Shane Withington and Wendy Strehlow. She was my mentor, my friend and an unending source of wisdom, …

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