Today Tonight Axed on the East Coast

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Today Tonight has been axed on the East Coast, effective immediately. In its place will be a one hour bulletin of Seven News, followed by regular programming at 7pm. The move follows Nine’s decision to move A Current Affair to 7pm, and extend Nine News to one hour. With Ten and SBS already airing one…

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Grant Denyer for Million Dollar Minute

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Former Sunrise weatherman and current Slideshow presenter Grant Denyer will soon be fronting a new game show for Channel Seven called Million Dollar Minute. An all-new battle of general knowledge, where every correct answer is a step closer to the ultimate test: Can one person, in one minute, win one million dollars? In a format…

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Melissa Doyle to leave Sunrise

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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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The Project celebrates 1000 episodes!

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The Project is celebrating its 1000th episode  – with the big event happening tonight! The show’s core ensemble of Dave Hughes, Carrie Bickmore and Charlie Pickering initially struggled when the show first launched in July 20th 2009 as The 7pm Project. There was poor chemistry between the 3 presenters, most jokes fell flat, guest hosts…

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Daily Picks: Tuesday 2nd April

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Who Do You Think You Are? – Adam Hills Comedian and television presenter Adam Hills traces the desperate journeys undertaken by his migrant ancestors. Adam is keen to find out what brought his two great grandfathers to Australia in the early 20th century. His great grandfather, Oscar Kluckhenn, who arrived in Australia in 1907 at…

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Another win to Channel Seven

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Another night. Same story. Channel Seven won the night with a 30.9% share, compared with 18.3% for Nine, 12.7% for Ten, 11.8% for ABC1, and 3.6% for SBS1. The key to Seven’s success was naturally My Kitchen Rules, which came in with a strong 1.92m viewers. Packed to the Rafters remained fairly strong with 1.3m…

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Just how different is the new-look Today Tonight?

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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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Daily Picks: Monday 11th February

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Can of Worms (series premiere) – 8:30pm, Ch10 Chrissie Swan returns for the third series of this chat/panel show. Whilst season 2 didn’t manage to match the numbers of the first series, the format seemed to flow a lot better than when Ian ‘Dicko’ Dickson was hosting it. Best of all this series will now…

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