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National Nine Network (Australia)

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Works: 610 works in 758 publications in 2 languages and 3,297 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Interviews  Television programs  Documentary films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
Includes in-depth interviews of U.S. President Richard Nixon by Sir David Frost in May, 1977 regarding the infamous Watergate scandal, followed by a segment, "Behind the scenes." That final segment features footage from 2007 of Frost discussing "clinching the interviews, Nixon's advisors, ground rules, on location, Nixon's reaction, and the final meeting" he had with Nixon at San Clemente
Great Barrier Reef by James Brickell( visu )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 280 libraries worldwide
"Visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest living structure on our planet. Stretching just over 1200 miles in length and made up of 3000 individual reef systems and hundreds of islands, Australia's Great Barrier Reef is breathtakingly beautiful. Given world heritage status in 1981, it is one of the wonders of the natural world. This programs offers a definitive guide to the secrets of the reef - how it was created, how it works, the intricate relationships between its inhabitants and how climate change and other factors might shape its future. Using the latest specialist filming and visual techniques, the series captures the magic of the reef as it has never been seen before
First contact filmmaker interviews by Bob Connolly( visu )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
This Nine Network (Australia) television program called Sunday, discusses and shows excerpts of the classic feature length film, First contact, showing cultural confrontation that is as compelling today as when it was first released in 1982. When Columbus and Cortez ventured into the New World there was no camera to record the drama of this first encounter. But, in 1930, when the Leahy brothers penetrated the interior of New Guinea in search of gold, they carried a movie camera, which they used to record many interactions with various indigenous groups
Joe Leahy's neighbors film discussion by Bob Connolly( visu )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
This Nine Network (Australia) Sunday program discusses and shows excerpts of the feature length film Joe Leahy's neighbors, which is the followup of First Contact. The excerpts and commentary trace the fortunes of Joe Leahy, the mixed-race son of Australian explorer Michael Leahy, in his uneasy relationship with his tribal neighbors. Joe built his coffee plantation on land bought from the Ganiga in the mid 1970s
A fortunate life by A. B Facey( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
A television mini-series based on the autobiography of Bert Facey, whose life spanned some of the significant milestones of Australian history
Inside the human body by Michael Mosley( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
"Using spectacular graphics based on the latest science and stories of remarkable people around the world, Michael Mosley takes us on a fantastic voyage through our inner universe"--BBC website
Gallipoli by Grant Bowler( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"As dawn breaks on April 25, 1915, ANZAC troops launch into battle on the beaches of the Gallipoli peninsula. Landing in the dark chaos is 17-year-old Thomas 'Tolly' Johnson, who has lied about his age to enlist, his older brother Bevan and their loyal mates. Thrown into the heart of a war they know little about, in a land utterly foreign to them, these brave yet frightened boys endure the next eight months simply trying to stay alive. By the time of the final evacuation, each will have learnt about courage, sacrifice and the importance of mateship"--Container
Love child by One to One (Musical group)( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Love Child is an Australian television drama series that follows the lives of staff and residents at the fictional Kings Cross Hospital and Stanton House in Sydney in 1969
Church wars ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Following the consecration of gay cleric Gene Robinson, can anything be done to reconcile the Anglican church?
Double trouble by Rose Greydanus( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of twins, separated at birth, who meet and swap places in an adventure that changes their lives
House of Hancock ( visu )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Set primarily in the period 1980-2002, House of Hancock tells the epic story of the Hancock dynasty and the love triangle that emerged between the father Lang (Sam Neill), his daughter Gina (Mandy McElhinney) and his beautiful Filipina housekeeper Rose (Peta Sergeant). Lang and Gina are inseparable, the perfect team, and Gina is confident she will soon inherit the family business. But their relationship is rocked by a series of tumultuous events. First, Lang is furious when Gina marries a man old enough to be her father. Then Lang's beloved wife Hope dies. In an attempt to help her ailing father, Gina employs a new housekeeper to get him back on track, Rose Lacson from the Philippines, not realising this will be a decision that will tear their family apart. What follows is an increasingly bitter public feud lasting two decades: filled with forbidden love, murder accusations, drug charges, illegitimate children, court cases and epic betrayal, all played out in the media, and all for Gina to retain control over the staggering Hancock family fortune
Power games : the Packer-Murdoch story ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
In the early 1960, 'boy publisher' Rupert Murdoch receives an invitation from Australia's most prominent media family, the Packers, for tennis and cocktails. By the end of the day, Sir Frank Packer, joined by sons Kerry and Clyde, make sport of Murdoch and attempt to run the 'boy publisher' out of town. Little does anyone know the young man will one day be the most powerful media player in the world and he's not about to go home. It's to become an ambivalent relationship, sometimes conflicted, sometimes in alliance
Fat Tony & co ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The series Fat Tony & Co. is based on the compelling true story of one of Australia's most notorious criminals, Tony Mokbel. Mokbel survived the gangland wars to become arguably Australia's richest criminal. In March 2006, while on trial for drugs charges, Mokbel went on the run and became Australia's most wanted man. What followed was an intense manhunt that lasted 18 months and dismantled a drug empire. A miraculous tip-off to the Australian police revealed that Mokbel was living in Athens, Greece under a false name and documents. But how do you find one man in a population of four million? Robert Mammone stars as Tony Mokbel with Vince Colosimo as Alphonse Gangitano, Gyton Grantley as Carl Williams, Les Hill as Jason Moran, Madeleine West as Danielle McGuire, Simon Westaway as Mick Gatto, Gerard Kennedy as Graham Kinniburgh and Kevin Harrington as Lewis Moran
Underbelly the golden mile ( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Story of Melbourne's underworld killings that shooked the city for 10 years
Fifty years of Televison ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
A captivating window into an era, 50 Years of Television The Fabulous Fifties explores some of the great moments in Australian television history. Taking its auspicious cue back in 1956 on TCN-9 with TV pioneer Bruce Gyngells famous words Good evening and welcome to television, home entertainment evolved from the humble radio and TV became a mainstay for households around the country. This program features it all from the GTV9 vault, covering the birth of In Melbourne Tonight with the inimitable Graham Kennedy and the likes of Bert Newton, Joff Ellen, Art Linkletter, Rosie Sturgess, Bob Dyer, Joe Sandow, Hal Todd, Jack Little, Joy Fountain, Roger Climpson, Elaine White. Covering the birth of lifestyle programming such as The Afternoon Show for Women and the TV Dentist, the program delves into the first childrens show: Desmond Tester and the Channel Ninepins as well as other on-air personalities: Gerry Gee, Happy Hammond, Ron Blaskett and Bernard The Magician. Exploring early music shows like Jukebox Saturday Night and The HiFi Club with appearances from Helen Reddy, Lana Cantrell, Col Joye, Johnny OKeefe, the ever charming Brian Henderson as host of Bandstand, one of a kind Bobby Limb, as well as the amazing legacy of game shows such as Name That Tune, Give It A Go with Jack Davey, Price Is Right and Pick A Box with Bob Dyer
More than a river The Murray-Darling system and its people by Murray-Darling Basin Commission( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
"Journey down Australia's longest rivers, the Darling and the Murray, with Dermott Brereton. Catch a glimpse into their past, present and future through the lives and stories of the people who live along them. The River Murray, in particular, is much more than a river. It plays a central part in the lives of many Australians. People depend on it for their food and water, culture, traditions, livelihood, leisure, as a natural landscape and a place of great beauty. There is evidence however that the River Murray is in trouble. Listen to the different opinions of people along the river and discover their shared passion for finding ways to protect its future"--Container
Studio 9 : the home of Australian television ( visu )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A retrospective look at some of the greatest live-to-air moments in Australian television history, Studio 9 celebrates the spirited and impromptu jocularity that became a mainstay for households throughout the nation and set the standard for home entertainment well before the advent of VCRs and DVDs. Hosted by TV legend Don Lane and gleaned from over nine thousand hours of live television footage, this program includes excerpts from groundbreaking shows such as In Melbourne Tonight, The Paul Hogan Show, The Footy Show, The Don Lane Show, featuring early career appearances from local talent such as Peter Allen, Daryl Somers, Helen Reddy, Lana Cantrell, Dame Edna Everidge, Rolf Harris, Olivia Newton John and international stars such as Dolly Parton, Chubby Checker, Neil Diamond, Phyllis Diller, Jerry Lee Lewis, John Travolta and Robin Williams. From famous on-screen partnerships - Graham Kennedy and Bert Newton, Ernie Sigley and Denise Drysdale, Paul Hogan and Strop, to the rise of talent shows such as New Faces as well as the many controversial on-air moments, every facet of Channel 9's bejewelled crown of live entertainment is explored in sparkling detail. Also included is the 1978 broadcast of The Don Lane Celebrity Roast, a rarely-seen treat featuring Sammy Davis Jr, Toni Lamond, Frank Thring, David Frost, Paul Hogan as well as some truly memorable hijinks
Peter Allen : a celebration by Peter Allen( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Peter Allen was one of Australia's first international stars whose life was celebrated in the top rating miniseries Not the Boy Next Door. This fantastic DVD features rare performances and interviews from his stint in The Allen Brothers right through to just before he sadly passed in 1992
Fresh cooking with the Australian Women's Weekly by Jason M Roberts( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
This DVD contains 20 recipes with step-by-step instructions, including: Quick & Easy Lamb Roast, Red Curry Pork with Basil, Moules Mariniere (mussels in White Wine) & Mexican Chicken Chimmichanga. Bonus Deserts include Boozy Banana Splits and Flourless Chocolate & Hazelnut Cake.'
Fifty years of Television ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
1956 started an expedition into the wilderness of the then new medium television..."so begins the story of 50 Years of TV - Five Fantastic Decades. Fifty years of Australian TV covered in 50 minutes - revealing an engaging and nostalgic tale of living room entertainment. A blast from the past, this program delves deep into the Channel Nine archives and reminisces about the early days of B&W transmission, from the likes of Bobby Limb and Joff Ellen through to the King of variety TV - Graham Kennedy and cohorts Bert Newton and Don Lane and onto the likes of Ernie Sigley and Denise Drysdale and Ray Martin. Covering the energetic days of Bandstand with Brian Henderson, featuring household names such as: Peter Allen, Johnny O'Keefe, Olivia Newton-John, Helen Reddy, Lana Cantrell and the one and only Johnny Farnham, as well as international acts such as Sammy Davis Jr., Tom Jones and Elton John. Covering comedy throughout the decades: Dame Edna, Les Patterson, Norman Gunston to Paul Hogan, The Footy Show and beyond. Also in the mix are thought-provoking news and current affairs snippets - exploring the triumphs and the disasters. An enthralling montage of Aussie nostalgia: from the entertainers, to the news makers, the comedy plus the pathos - five decades of achievements and anecdotes unravel before your very eyes
 
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Alternative Names
Channel 9 (Australia)
Channel 9 Network (Australia)
Channel Nine Network (Australia)
National 9 Network (Australia)
Nine Network of Australia
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English (75)
Chinese (1)
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