1979 in Australian television

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List of years in Australian television
  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978
  • 1979
  • 1980
  • 1981
  • 1982
  • This article is a summary of 1979 in Australian television.

    Events[edit]

    Debuts[edit]

    Program Network Debut date
    60 Minutes Nine Network 11 February
    Doctor Down Under Seven Network 12 February
    Prisoner The 0-10 Network 27 February
    The Oracle ABC 12 March
    Golden Soak ABC 13 March
    Bailey's Bird Seven Network 25 March
    ARVO ABC 2 April
    Patrol Boat ABC 28 June
    Carrots Seven Network 2 July
    Skyways Seven Network 9 July
    Ride on Stranger ABC 15 July
    Top Mates ABC 16 July
    Earthwatch ABC 13 August
    Simon Townsend's Wonder World The 0-10 Network 3 September
    Shirl's Neighbourhood Seven Network 1979
    Wombat BTQ-7 1979
    The World Around Us Seven Network 1979

    New International Programming[edit]

    Television shows[edit]

    1950s[edit]

    1960s[edit]

    1970s[edit]

    Ending this year[edit]

    Date Show Channel Debut
    12 January Cuckoo in the Nest Seven Network 22 December 1978
    18 February Chopper Squad The 0-10 Network 5 November 1976
    24 February Glenview High Seven Network 27 September 1977
    1979 ARVO ABC 2 April 1979
    1979 Super Flying Fun Show Nine Network 1970

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