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Sep 26 2014

Studio 10 goes back to Romper Room

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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

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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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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

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

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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