Chris Bath to leave Seven, Mel Doyle to replace her


After two decades with the network, newsreader Chris Bath is set to leave the network at the end of July. According to News Limited, the veteran journalist will step aside from her duties as presenter of Sunday Night and Seven News. “This has been a very big decision,” Bath said. “I’m very grateful for the past wonderful 20 years…

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Channel Seven Secures Schapelle Corby Interview


It seems Channel Seven has landed the television rights to Schapelle Corby’s first interview, according to Mumbrella. The 36 year old was released from Kerobokan prison on parole earlier today, with a media circus following her various moves toward freedom. It is believed the interview will air on Seven’s flagship current affairs program Sunday Night, with veteran…

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Melissa Doyle to leave Sunrise


Channel Seven today announced that Sunrise co-host Melissa Doyle will depart the program to front a new, prime time Network News initiative. â??Iâ??ve cherished every moment and every experience on Sunrise,â? said Mel. â??Itâ??s with that experience and support from the team that I am able to take this next step. Iâ??m honoured that the…

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Just how different is the new-look Today Tonight?

Last night Today Tonight returned to Seven, but just how different was it? The show opened with new anchor Helen Kapalos introducing herself briefly, and then preceding straight into the first story – a 12 or 13 minute segment on Australia’s bikie gangs. This story had an almost Sunday Night feel about it, and definitely…

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