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Saturday 19 August 1961 - SYDNEY

ABC's current affairs program Four Corners makes its first appearance, and on TCN9 in the afternoon, the game show that started the Reg Grundy empire, Wheel Of Fortune.

Source: TV Week, 19 August 1961

  ABN2 ATN7 TCN9  
6AM        
7AM  
8AM  
9AM  
10AM 10am Test Pattern, Music 10am Brian Howard's Sportsview
10.30 Focus On Sport
 
11AM 11.30 Doorway To Knowledge  
12PM 12pm Close 12.30pm Handy Andy  
1PM 1pm Test Pattern, Music
1.30 Ann Sothern Show
1pm Soldiers Of Fortune
1.30 Men Into Space
1pm Wheel Of Fortune
Reg Grundy
 
2PM 2pm Sportsview 2pm Captain Fortune's Saturday Party 2pm Movie: Somewhere In Camp [IMDB]  
3PM 3.30 Wrestling From Chicago  
4PM 4.30 Saturday Serial
4.45 Joe The Gadget Man
 
5PM 5pm Race Round-Up
5.30 Cartoon Time
5pm Movie: Santa Fe Saddlemates. 1945 [IMDB] 5pm Bandstand
Brian Henderson
 
6PM 6pm Six O'Clock Rock 6pm The Three Stooges
6.15 The Rifleman
6.40 News, Weather
Kevin Sanders
6pm News, Sport, Racing Review
6.30 Tic Tac Dough
Chuck Faulkner
 
7PM 7pm News, Weather
7.18 Today's Sport
7.30 Donna Reed Show
7.55 This Week In Britain
7pm Whiplash
7.30 The VW Show
Horrie Dargie
7pm My Sister Eileen
7.30 The Cheyenne Show
 
8PM 8pm Manhunt
8.25 Who?
8.30 Four Corners
PREMIERE Michael Charlton
8.30 Adventures In Paradise 8.30 The Islanders  
9PM 9.15 Screenplay: Banana Ridge. 1942 [IMDB] 9.30 Sing Along With Mitch 9.30 Graham Kennedy Channel Nine Show  
10PM 10.45 Close 10.30 Jane Wyman Theatre 10.30 Movie: Hangmen Also Die [IMDB]  
11PM 11pm Reflections
11.05 Close
 
12AM   12am Close  
1AM  
2AM  
3AM  
4AM  
5AM  

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