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Thursday, September 01, 2011
January 18: Seven premieres another new evening series, Sons And Daughters. The series, produced by Grundy Productions, becomes an immediate success in Australia and overseas and runs for six years.
February: Rupert Murdoch's Network Ten makes a successful $9.2m bid for the rights to televise the 1984 Olympic Games from Los Angeles. Ten was up against a Seven Network bid and a joint Nine Network-ABC bid.
Nine launches the early morning news program National News Today, later becoming The National Today Show with Steve Liebmann and Sue Kellaway. The title is later shortened to Today.
Nine, Seven and ABC conduct test transmissions of programs in stereo sound.
ATV10 newsreader Jana Wendt joins Nine's 60 Minutes team as its first female reporter.
September: ABC and Nine jointly televise the 1982 Commonwealth Games from Brisbane.
TV Week Gold Logie Winner: Bert Newton (The Don Lane Show and New Faces, Nine)