Ten News and Current Affairs

Ten getting the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and Seoul was a highlight for them. Bruce McAvaney’s career also launched during that era.

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Not to mention the action news speedboats :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

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I think they were a Brisbane specialty.

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And land cruiser

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I swear, speedboats with a news networks branding are so weird.

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A clip from Renee Geyer performing on 10 Late News featured in today’s report on her career @1:18

Followed by a clip at the news desk circa 2012?

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A bit of background around that late news bulletin: https://televisionau.com/2012/05/ten-says-newsnight-is-old-news.html

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It was axed in 2014 yes?

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Possibly, not sure. Did it even last that long?

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I believe it went down (on the sinking ship) with Wake Up / Ten Early News and Ten Morning News (April/May 2014).

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That’s right. Axed in May 2014.

Interesting about Newsnight, never realised that was the “working title”.

I loved the general aesthetic of the newsroom in this era. Looked so good - something which I missed when 10 launched the current set.

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It definitely oozed Ten back then.

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They changed it at the very last minute, Newsnight was printed in guides for the first week - as per TVAU’s article from the period, I suspect trademark issues might have stifled things.

Can’t believe how long ago that was.

The way it launched prior to the revival of Ten Late News was hideously ugly - where the studio was entirely screened off / blurred, particularly compared to the look of the Late 2000’s with the taller, wooden desk and the plasma to the side.

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News Night is still used by Sky News to this day. 10 would need a new title if it ever returns a late news.

If they did… I would assume it would follow the current branding as the Breakfast and Midday bulletins.

10 News First: Late Edition
10 News First: Evenings

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News update and a partial Ten Late News bulletin from 21 September 1994:

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I still think 10 should incorporate the gold/blue/white colour scheme back into their News graphics.

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No that colour scheme looks dated.

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TVQ 1 min 15 sec headlines followed by opener which was rare to see in the local production days, Also shows an emotional Georgie for obvious reasons. One of the finest presenters to date.

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Talk about some rare finds.

Here is a 1988 promo profiling Steve Liebmann for 10 Eyewitness News.

I have clipped the vision to start at the right time so hopefully it works.

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