On This Day

Strange decision imo.

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Promo for the relaunch

Brisbane montage

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Channel 10 changed their logo the same night, so it kind of makes sense that the updates started at 7:30.
Also, such a shame imo that they didn’t do what WLS 7 Chicago over in America did with their 2013 reintroduction of 7 Eyewitness News, where they kept the 2013 look until this year. Plus 1 News in New Zealand seems to be able to keep the 2015 look alive.

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Forgot about that, yeah makes sense.

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The number of quality reporters and presenters they’ve lost across the last 10 years is astonishing. They decimated those newsrooms.

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They decimate it every 10 years, it’s basically tradition. Afterwards Sandra Sully surveys the damage and carries on.

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The old graphics used 10 minutes until the bulletin went to air

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Impressive I know

17 September 1956: The second day of regular transmission from TCN9, Sydney, starting with a new nightly religious talk, Give Us This Day, followed by the station’s first news bulletin, presented by Chuck Faulkner.

17 September 1987: Darling Downs Telecasters, owner of DDQ10 Toowoomba, purchases Brisbane channel TVQ0 from Christopher Skase for $123 million, and announces plans to convert its new station to the Channel 10 frequency.

17 September 1988: The opening ceremony of The Games Of The XXIV Olympiad from Seoul, South Korea. Network Ten, covering its second consecutive Summer Olympics, scheduled more than 15 hours of coverage each day of competition.

17 September 1990: Andrew Denton presents a new show, The Money Or The Gun, on ABC – described as a “documentary/chat/comedy show where the real meets the surreal.”

17 September 2006: Seven presents the 3-hour special TV Turns 50: The Events That Stopped A Nation, hosted by David Koch and Melissa Doyle and an all-star guest list as they count down the top 20 moments from 50 years of Australian television, as voted by the general public.

17 September 2009: ABC1 screens the documentary Skippy: Australia’s First Superstar, paying tribute to the classic TV series that ran from 1966 to 1969 and put Australia onto TV screens worldwide.

YouTube: ABC TV & iview

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Do you think they just saw Nine’s obsession with countdown shows at that time an wanted in on it

Brisbane tended to get all these specials but 2 years later and with some early Brisbane television thrown in. (Of course there was quite a lot of early local TV compared to now).

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I wouldn’t put it past Channel 7.

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14 October 1983: SBS Channel 0/28 extends its coverage to Canberra and becomes Network 0/28.

Source: The Canberra Times

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The following month, coverage would extend to Mt. Taylor, Goulburn, and Cooma.

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16/10/2013 the season finale of The Mole airs at 10:30pm on a Wednesday night with Hillal Kara-Ali claiming $180,000 in prize money after unmasking Erin Dooley as the Mole.

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16/10/1959
TVW 7 commenced broadcasting to the greater Perth area

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And Perth haven’t changed the channel since :joy:

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Coincidentally, that was the year Rick Ardon was born (March 4).

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Funnily we never watched must 7 growing up we were weirdly more a 10 house (this was when 10 was arguably at its peak in the late-90s into the 2000s)

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Having two of the world’s biggest reality TV shows (Big Brother and Idol), as well as the AFL, helped Ten to challenge Seven as the number two network (behind runaway leader Nine of course) in that period.

There was once a time when Ten came second for eight straight weeks in Melbourne and eventually finished second for the year in that market.

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