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Television veteran Johnny Young will entertain television pioneers at TVW Channel 7’s 50th Anniversary Reunion on Sunday October 18th, 2009. John who was one of the station’s first teenage stars, now hosts Radio 6IX’s Big Breakfast. He will reform and perform with his original Johnny Young and the Strangers band, consisting of John Young, John […]

Telethon, Christmas Pageant, Bob Hope and Miss Universe

Posted by ken On April - 22 - 2009

  Former Channel Seven CEO Max Bostock provides the following perspective on a number of TVW intiatives… In my production role at TVW, I had an involvement with many of the programs mentioned by others. However a few stand out in my memory. In 1968 a group of senior executives from Channel 7 Perth established […]

Club Seventeen

Posted by KeithMackenzie On March - 29 - 2009

The Music and Pop show Produced at TVW’s Studios in the 60″s, one of the Program’s Hosts was Johnny Young. The Show featured local Bands and Singers as well as visiting Vocalists and Groups  from Interstate and Overseas. There was also a Female  Group of Dancers featured in the Production numbers. One thing that was […]

Spotlight – TVW’s First Variety Show

Posted by ken On March - 28 - 2009

The first edition of Spotlight was broadcast on the opening night of Channel Seven, Friday 16th October, 1959. The editions that followed were broadcast each Thursday from 10 to 10.30pm. Phillip Edgley, Brian Card, Dianne Briggs, Judy Schonell, Dorothy & Bert Shaw and Reg Whiteman It was a half hour variety show written and produced […]

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