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Encyclopedia > VH1 Australia
VH1 Australia
MTV logo
Launched 2004
Owned by MTV Networks Australia
Audience share 0.1% (Nov '06, [1])
Website www.vh1.com.au
Availability
Cable
Optus Television Channel 810
Foxtel Digital Channel 810
Austar Digital Channel 810

VH1 Australia is a music channel in Australia. It is the sister channel to MTV Australia, both of these channels air on the Optus, Foxtel and Austar TV networks. In the case of Foxtel and Austar they are only available on their Digital platforms, whilst on Optus both channels are also in their analogue package. In April 2006, Australian pay TV newcomer, SelecTV began to carry VH1 also. Image File history File links VH1. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... MTV Australia is the Australian version of MTV Music Television, a channel specialising in music and youth culture programming. ... SingTel Optus Pty Limited is the second largest telecommunications company in Australia, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications (ASX: SGT). ... Foxtel is a cable television and satellite television company in Australia, formed through a joint venture between Telstra and News Corporation. ... An Austar Remote Austar is an Australian telecommunications company. ... For other uses, see Music (disambiguation). ... The term television channel generally refers to either a television station or its cable/satellite counterpart (both outlined below). ... MTV Australia is the Australian version of MTV Music Television, a channel specialising in music and youth culture programming. ... SingTel Optus Pty Limited is the second largest telecommunications company in Australia, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications (ASX: SGT). ... Foxtel is a cable television and satellite television company in Australia, formed through a joint venture between Telstra and News Corporation. ... An Austar Remote Austar is an Australian telecommunications company. ... SelecTV is an Australian satellite based subscription television broadcasting service headed by CEO Jim Blomfield (previously CEO of FOXTEL). ...

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History

The channel first aired in 2004 when Foxtel launched its digital product and then on Austar and Optus shortly after. The channel although Australian run, mainly shows programing for the US and the UK with programs such as The Fabulous Life of... and the celebrity based documentary Driven. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Foxtel is a cable television and satellite television company in Australia, formed through a joint venture between Telstra and News Corporation. ... An Austar Remote Austar is an Australian telecommunications company. ... SingTel Optus Pty Limited is the second largest telecommunications company in Australia, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications (ASX: SGT). ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Look up Driven in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Website

The VH1 Website officially launched on August 3, 2006. The website some what follows the format of the MTV Australia website. It contains a news section, competitions, features, info on new acts and more. It also has details on shows like Can't Get a Date. The website also provides an e-newsletter. The website has since closed down in April, 2007 for maintanance and will be back online soon. August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... MTV Australia is the Australian version of MTV Music Television, a channel specialising in music and youth culture programming. ... Cant Get a Date is a documentary style reality show on VH1 and LOGO networks. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ...


Original Programming

VH1 Australia does not have many original shows but have broadcasted some of the following:


MTV Australia Video Music Awards

In March of 2005 VH1 co-broadcasted the MTV Australia Video Music Awards. As well as showing facts about the nominated artists, during this time, they also had a special award called the VH1 Music First Award which was awarded to Cher. March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The MTV Australia Video Music Awards started in 2005 and is Australias first awards show to celebrate both local and international acts. ... Cheryl Sarkisian LaPiere (better known as Cher) (born on May 20, 1946),[1] is an Academy Award-winning American actress, singer, songwriter, and entertainer. ...


ARIA Hall of Fame

VH1 Australia have the rights to The ARIA Hall of Fame Awards show (aired on August 20, 2006). The Hall of Fame has been an important part of the ARIA Awards since 1988. Traditionally taking place during the ARIA Awards ceremony, a diverse range of artists have been inducted into the Hall of Fame including AC/DC, Dame Joan Sutherland, Olivia Newton-John, Johnny O'Keefe, Paul Kelly, John Farnham, INXS, Slim Dusty, Jimmy Little and many more. The Australian Record Industry Association Hall of Fame. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (commonly known as ARIA Music Awards or ARIA Awards) is an annual awards night celebrating the Australian music industry, put on by the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA). ... AC/DC is a hard rock band formed in Sydney, Australia in 1973 by brothers Malcolm Young and Angus Young. ... Dame Joan Sutherland, OM, AC, DBE is a great Australian opera singer noted for her contribution to the bel canto revival of the 1950s and 1960s. ... Olivia Newton-John AO OBE (born September 27, 1948) is a Grammy Award-winning, Golden Globe-nominated, and Academy Award-nominated English-born Australian pop singer, songwriter and actress. ... Johnny OKeefe (1935-1978) was an early Australian rock and roll singer of the 1950s. ... Paul Maurice Kelly (born 13 January 1955 in Adelaide, South Australia) is an Australian singer-songwriter and is recognised as an icon of Australian popular music as a member of the ARIA Hall of Fame. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... INXS (pronounced In Excess) is an Australian rock group. ... David Gordon Slim Dusty Kirkpatrick, AO, OBE (June 13, 1927—September 19, 2003) was an iconic Australian country music singer-songwriter. ... Note: James Jimmy Doolittle bombed Tokyo in WW2. ...


Inside Track

Inside Track features new music and videos internationally and locally. So far the previous hosts have chatted with Jet, Darren Hayes, PJ Harvey, Lionel Ritchie, Olivia Newton-John and Chris Isaak. Jet is a rock band from Melbourne, Australia, whose début album Get Born, released in 2003, has so far sold over 3. ... Darren Stanley Hayes (born 8 May 1972, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) is a singer-songwriter. ... PJ Harvey in concert. ... Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. ... Olivia Newton-John AO OBE (born September 27, 1948) is a Grammy Award-winning, Golden Globe-nominated, and Academy Award-nominated English-born Australian pop singer, songwriter and actress. ... Chris Isaak. ...


Countdown

VH1 began airing repeats of ABC's popular music show Countdown. The Countdown special included live performances and interviews.


VJ's

When the Channel first lauched it employed 2 on-air talent but they soon cut them off set and began running on mainly voice overs and guest presenters, the 2 hosts were: Zoe Sheridan: The glamorous and sexy side of the project who assisted in the production to Inside Track and David Campbell: The son of Australia Rock sensation Jimmy Barnes. David also had some chart success with his hit single "Hope" which sold well in Australia the US and The UK, he also was one of the faces of Inside Track until it's cancellation. Zoe Sheridan (born 1968) is an Australian television presenter and voice over artist. ... David Campbell is the son of legendary Australian singer Jimmy Barnes. ... Two Fires (1990) Jimmy Barnes (born April 28, 1956 as James Dixon Swan) is a popular Australian rock singer. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ...


Other

The channel continues to rate well but not as highly as its sister MTV Australia and rival Channel V. MTV Australia is the Australian version of MTV Music Television, a channel specialising in music and youth culture programming. ... Channel [V] is an international music channel chain. ...


See also

MTV Australia is the Australian version of MTV Music Television, a channel specialising in music and youth culture programming. ... The MTV Australia Video Music Awards started in 2005 and is Australias first awards show to celebrate both local and international acts. ...

External links

  • Official VH1 Australia Site

 
 

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