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Sep 05 2016

Obituary: Ian Hill

Ian “Beat” Hill, former producer and presenter on NSW regional television, has died from cancer at the age of 65. Hill had always had an interest in conservation and wildlife but had been working as floor manager at Newcastle station NBN3 in the 1970s. It was after ten years at NBN that he had the …

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May 01 2016

Nine switches ties to Southern Cross

The biggest shake-up in Australian regional television since aggregation is set to unfold with the announcement that Southern Cross Austereo has secured a five-year affiliation deal with the Nine Network — essentially bringing an end to the 27-year partnership that Nine has had with WIN for carrying Nine’s programs to much of regional eastern Australia. The …

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Nov 26 2015

9HD and 9Life launched today

The Nine Network has today (Thursday) launched its new lifestyle channel 9Life and commenced high definition of its main channel as 9HD. The changes, along with channels GEM and GO being re-named 9Gem and 9Go respectively, took place early this morning on Nine’s broadcast signal in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Nine Darwin is …

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Nov 03 2015

Seven launches Toowoomba news


In this era of shrinking regional television, the Seven Queensland network has bucked the trend with the launch of Seven Local News in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs region. Reporters are based in the Toowoomba region but the bulletin is presented from Seven’s Maroochydore studios, with newsreaders Rob Brough and Joanne Desmond (pictured). The Toowoomba bulletin will also feature a regular …

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Jun 16 2015

Chris Bath to exit Seven

After 20 years with the Seven Network, Sydney newsreader Chris Bath has decided to walk away. Bath, who reads the Friday and Saturday night Seven News and hosts current affairs program Sunday Night, will leave Seven at the end of July. In a statement issued by the network, Bath said: “This has been a very …

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May 05 2015

1995: May 6-12

Ray’s super hat-trick A Current Affair host Ray Martin (pictured with Lois & Clark‘s Dean Cain) has become the first person to win three consecutive Gold Logies. The 37th annual TV Week Logie Awards also saw co-host Andrew Daddo become the youngest to host the Logies, while his on-stage partner Noni Hazlehurst was the first mum to …

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Jan 23 2015

Prime7 to close Tamworth studios, again

The regional Prime7 network has announced that it will be shutting down production at its Tamworth studios and will relocate the Tamworth and North Coast news bulletins to Canberra. The move comes three years after Prime7 reversed an earlier decision to shut down production at its Goonoo Goonoo Road site. At the time political pressure and …

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Sep 26 2014

Studio 10 goes back to Romper Room


Miss Helena, one of the many presenters on Romper Room over its long run and various versions in Australia, was this morning’s guest panellist on Network Ten‘s Studio 10. In remembering Romper Room viewers were not only reminded that fellow guest panellist Dan Ilic had featured on the show as a child, but a young …

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Sep 19 2014

What we watched: June 2000


Another random snapshot of what we were watching on TV. This time it’s the week ending 3 June 2000. We’d fought off the Y2K bug and the GST was just around the corner. The Games Of The XXVII Olympiad in Sydney were a few short months away. And we were still watching analogue TV. The Nine …

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Dec 03 2013

Sydney switches off analogue

Today marks the end of analogue television transmissions in Sydney and the Central Coast region of New South Wales. The switch-off, scheduled for 9.00am, will affect local analogue transmissions of ABC1, Seven (ATN), Nine (TCN), Ten (TEN) and SBS One as well as Central Coast transmissions of Prime7 (NEN) and NBN. Southern Cross Ten (NRN) does …

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