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Seven wins 2013

For the seventh year in a row the Seven Network has claimed victory at the completion of the last official OzTAM ratings survey for the year. The Seven group of channels — Seven, 7TWO and 7Mate — recorded a prime time share of 30.7% (up from 30.6% in 2012), followed by Nine/GO!/Gem on 28.6% (28.3% …

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Return To Eden reboot dumped

The Nine Network has dumped plans to remake the 1980s drama Return To Eden. The series, first announced back in July, was to be produced for Nine by McElroy All Media, led by Hal and Di McElroy, producers of the original. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that it was budget restraints, not creative differences, that …

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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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Seven wins 2012

The Seven Network did not have two of TV’s biggest events this year — the Olympic Games and The Voice — but it has claimed ratings victory for the sixth consecutive ratings year. For the ratings year (Weeks 7 to 48, including the Olympic Games, 6pm-12mn, 5 cities), Seven claimed 30.6 per cent followed by …

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Wentworth reinvents Prisoner

Foxtel has announced the cast for its upcoming production Wentworth, a modern rewrite of the classic series Prisoner. The 10-episode series, which begins production in Melbourne next week, will star New Zealand-born actress Danielle Cormack (East West 101, Rake, Underbelly: Razor) in the key role of Bea Smith, the character initially made famous by Val …

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Whatever happened to Willi Koeppen?

The name Willi Koeppen (pictured) might not be familiar to many, but he was a pioneer in bringing food to television well before anyone had heard of MasterChef — and his subsequent disappearance in the 1970s has undertones of an Underbelly-style drama. Koeppen was born in Berlin in 1929 and migrated to Australia in 1956, when he …

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Return To Eden: An ’80s saga coming back

The Nine Network may have taken the recent US revival of ’80s super soap Dallas (which is due to screen on Nine later this year) as the cue to lunge into its own remake of an ’80s soapie saga, the former Network Ten series Return To Eden. The re-telling of Return To Eden comes only a …

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The 54th TV Week Logie Awards

Comedian Hamish Blake (pictured) was last night (Sunday) awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television at the 54th annual TV Week Logie Awards. There was also celebration for Blake and his comedy cohort Andy Lee with their program Hamish And Andy’s Gap Year also winning a Logie for Most Popular Light …

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TV Week Logie Awards–the nominations

Last night saw TV Week reveal the list of nominees for this year’s TV Week Logie Awards to take place at the Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne, on Sunday 15 April.   Publicly-voted categories: GOLD LOGIE Most Popular Personality on Television Adam Hills (Spicks And Specks/Adam Hills In Gordon St Tonight, ABC1) Asher Keddie (Offspring, Network …

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