Tag: WIN

TVSN switching channels in July

Shopping channel TVSN and the Seven Network have signed an agreement to transfer TVSN’s free-to-air channel to Seven’s suite of channels. TVSN, which has broadcast on pay-TV platforms since 1995, has been carried free-to-air via the Ten Network since 2012, currently on Channel 16. It is also relayed via WIN in regional areas. Effective 1 …

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On This Day — 1 January

1 January 1959: Graham Kennedy and Panda Lisner (In Melbourne Tonight) 1 January 1972: Bellbird 1 January 1977: Jacki Weaver 1 January 1994: Simon Baker-Denny and Lisa Lackey (Home And Away) 1 January 2000: Kimberley Cooper (Home And Away) 1 January 2005: Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Stefan Dennis (Neighbours) 1 January 1959: Newsreader Eric Pearce presents …

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On This Day — 1 July

1 July 1972: Johnny Farnham 1 July 1995: Kimberley Davies (Neighbours) 1 July 2000: Belinda Emmett (All Saints) 1 July 2006: Katie Hastings, Jamie Brooksby, David Graham, Krystal Forscutt, Camilla Severi (Big Brother) 1 July 1932: The Australian Broadcasting Commission is formed as Australia’s national broadcaster, comprising 12 radio stations. The broadcaster was later chartered …

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SCA axes Spencer Gulf nightly news

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has axed its South Australian regional news service, Nightly News 7 Spencer Gulf, effective yesterday. The half-hour news bulletin, which aired on the local relay of 7TWO, was the only remaining regional TV news service in South Australia, following WIN‘s axing of its local news in 2013. SCA is said to …

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Historic WIN news footage saved

Archival news footage from as far back as the 1960s has been rescued from destruction amid a clean-out of the WIN studios in Mildura. Being the region’s only local TV news service for over 50 years, the station archive contains unique news and commercial footage at risk of being lost forever. Much of the collection, …

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Nine to launch Tasmania bulletin

The Nine Network has announced that it will launch a Tasmanian-based news bulletin in 2023. Nine News Tasmania, to air nightly at 6.00pm, will be produced from a new Hobart-based studio and broadcast statewide on Nine’s affiliate broadcaster WIN. The new bulletin replaces WIN’s current 5.30pm half-hour local news and relay of Nine News from …

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TV At 60: TV comes to regional Queensland

As Stage Three of the rollout of television in Australia continues in the early 1960s, Queensland’s Darling Downs region became the state’s first to get a local station. DDQ10, operating from studios in Toowoomba and transmitting from Mount Mowbullan, made its debut on Friday 13 July 1962. Shareholders in the channel, owned by Darling Downs …

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TV At 60: TV comes to regional NSW

The official opening of NBN3, Newcastle, on 4 March 1962, marked the beginning of television in regional New South Wales. Construction of the station’s premises in Mosbri Crescent, Newcastle, had been 18 months in the planning – culminating in a two-studio complex capable of producing large-scale “live” production as well as news bulletins, women’s and …

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TV At 60: TV comes to Regional Victoria

Television was given a staged introduction in Australia. Stage One was the commencement of ABC and commercial television stations in Sydney and Melbourne. Stage Two saw the same extend to Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart. Stage Three was the licencing and establishment of ABC and commercial television services in thirteen country areas across the eastern …

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Southern Cross confirms Ten deal

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has announced that it has confirmed a two-year deal with Network Ten for program supply to its outlets in Regional Queensland, Regional Victoria and Southern NSW/ACT. The deal will see SCA’s outlets in those markets switch from a Nine Network feed to Ten, including channels 10, 10 Bold, 10 Peach and …

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