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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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Jul 10 2013

ACMA investigates regional TV content

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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is undertaking an investigation into the provision of local programming by regional networks. The investigation, as directed last month by the former Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Stephen Conroy, will examine the effectiveness of local content conditions placed on regional broadcasters. Since 2003 the Broadcasting Services …

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Jul 02 2013

Nine Network welcomes Nine Adelaide

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Nine Entertainment Co (NEC), owners of the Nine stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Darwin, has now welcomed NWS Nine Adelaide to the company. Last month it was announced that NWS would be sold from Bruce Gordon‘s WIN to Nine Entertainment Co.  The station was sold for around $120 million. It is the first time …

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May 28 2013

SE Queensland switches off analogue

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South East Queensland — including Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast — will be switching off analogue TV today affecting local transmissions of ABC1, Seven (BTQ), Nine (QTQ), Ten (TVQ) and SBS1. Also affected will be Sunshine Coast transmissions of Seven Queensland (STQ), WIN (RTQ) and Southern Cross Ten (TNQ) and Gold Coast …

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Apr 06 2013

TV Week Logie Awards: 25 years ago

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Neighbours star Kylie Minogue created Logies history on the night of the 30th annual TV Week Logie Awards, held at Melbourne’s Hyatt On Collins on Friday, 11 March 1988. The 19-year-old became the first person to claim four Logie trophies on the one night — including the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian …

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Apr 05 2013

TV Week Logie Awards: 50 years ago

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Four Corners host Michael Charlton was awarded the Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Australian TV at the 5th annual TV Week Logie Awards — but the lavish showbiz ceremony that was to take place at Sydney’s Chevron-Hilton Hotel on Saturday, 23 March 1963 was not to be. The Awards’ overseas guest, British comedian …

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Mar 02 2013

New laws could trigger media storm

Proposed changes to media ownership laws could spark a flurry of industry mergers, acquisitions and sell-offs not seen in a generation. If the Government approves media reforms as part of its media convergence review it may allow networks the capacity to increase their share of the national audience. At the moment commercial network owners are …

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Jan 26 2013

Ita Buttrose — Australian of the Year

Journalist, media identity and ambassador for various social and health issues, Ita Buttrose was last night (Friday) named Australian Of The Year for 2013. Her media career was predominantly in magazines and newspapers — most notably as the founding editor of women’s magazine Cleo in the 1970s and later editor of The Australian Women’s Weekly …

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Jan 13 2013

Helen Kapalos joins Today Tonight

Former Ten News presenter Helen Kapalos (pictured) has been reported as the new host for Today Tonight in Melbourne and Sydney.  She replaces Matt White who announced his departure from the program late last year. Kapalos was dismissed from Ten News on the eve of a planned holiday in November last year as part of the network’s …

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Nov 30 2012

Farewell Friday #3: Seven

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As well as today’s public farewells from Ten and Nine, the Seven Network‘s Matt White (pictured) has announced he is stepping down as host of the east coast edition of Today Tonight. In a statement issued today, White says he is looking forward to new challenges at Seven: “It’s time for me to take on other challenges …

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