Tag: Wide World Of Sports

Nine to sell Willoughby studios

For almost 60 years it has hosted some of Australian TV’s most successful personalities and productions. Today, the Nine Network announces that it has sold its studio property in the Sydney suburb of Willoughby for $147.5 million. Nine advises that the property has been bought by Hong Kong-based Euro Properties, with the sale expected to …

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1995: August 12-18

Cover: Josie Bissett (Melrose Place) Come in, Spinner! The Nine Network is grooming star cricketer Shane Warne for a TV career. The network, which has the 26-year-old under an exclusive contract, is developing The Cricket Show which it hopes will be the summer equivalent of its top-rating The Footy Show. The Footy Show, which has …

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TV Week Logie Awards — Nominations

TV Week has this afternoon announced the nominations for the 57th annual TV Week Logie Awards — to be held in Melbourne on Sunday 3 May. As per usual custom the awards are divided between Most Popular (publicly-voted) and Most Outstanding (industry-voted) categories. The recipient of this year’s TV Week Logie Awards‘ Hall Of Fame is …

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1994: April 2-8

Cover: Grant Show (Melrose Place) Melissa’s sitcom haunt Former E Street star Melissa Tkautz, recently seen in Paradise Beach, is rumoured to have reunited with E Street producer Forrest Redlich for a new sitcom pilot he is developing for the Nine Network. It is believed Redlich wants Tkautz to star in the new project, based on …

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1994: March 26-April 1

Blue Heelers’ red hot cops! Blue Heelers stars Lisa McCune and Martin Sacks (pictured) might clash on screen as their alter egos Maggie Doyle and PJ Hasham, but in real life they are much better mates. “Martin’s like a big brother to me,” McCune told TV Week. “He’s a mate, and he’s such a gentleman! He’s …

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When the King came back to the castle

“The King wants his crown back” screamed the front page of the Sydney Morning Herald‘s The Guide on 28 March 1988 (pictured), as Graham Kennedy prepared to make his return to the Nine Network thirteen years after they had formally parted company.  Nine was welcoming their golden boy back with open arms, and a generous …

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1992: August 23-29

‘Why I must quit!’ All Together Now star Rebecca Gibney (pictured) says there has hardly been an hour when she hasn’t questioned her decision to quit the Nine Network sitcom.  “For me, the hardest thing will not be leaving behind the money, but the people I’ve worked with,” she told TV Week.  “And I feel that …

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1992: August 16-22

Goodnight, Jana! TV Week reports an exclusive that A Current Affair host Jana Wendt (pictured) is to take a year off on full pay — worth around $2 million — to spend more time with her young son, Daniel.  The deal, struck between Wendt and network chief David Leckie, was negotiated over a series of private …

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