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Young Talent Time – Where Are They Now?

yttYoung Talent Time (YTT) aired on our screens from 1971 to 1988. YTT launched the careers of singers Jane Scali, Tina Arena and Dannii Minogue. Nicole Kidman even guest starred in 1983 and Kylie famously sang “Sisters are donig it for Themselves” with Dannii. Here’s a look at where are they now?

Cast is in alphabetical order.

Beven Addinsall 1983 – 1988
Beven saw an ad in the newspaper about YTT searching for a new team member and ended up becoming one of it’s stars. After YTT, Beven starred in a stage production of “Seven Little Australians” and then went on to become a golf pro.
He has since returned to entertaining, as a corporate performer. Triple J also released “Beven The Musical”, a comical song about Beven’s life by ex_Rove’s Peter Hellier. Continue reading


Debra Byrne Claims Assault on YTT

Debra byrneOver the weekend, former Young Talent Time star, Debra Byrne made a public plea for witnesses to come forward regarding an alleged sexual assault.

In a Facebook post trying to track down members of the public who might have witnessed the attack, Byrne recounted being “digitally raped” in a swimming pool while filming a segment for the iconic variety show. Continue reading

Ten Celebrates 50 Years – What Show is Number 1?

Con The FruitererCelebrating 50 years of television tonight, with flashbacks from Number 96 to when they were the network who broke 9/11 with Sandra Sully, Ten did themselves proud with a great show that evoked emotions, passions and memories from years ago to present.

It was amazing to see how many people started at Ten too – from Eddie McGuire, Kylie, Russell Crowe, Larry Emdur, Mel Gibson and Asher Keddie (on Young Talent Time). It was fantastic to watch a flashback of Australian and world history through a TV Network.

Channel Ten counted down their top 10 shows as voted by viewers on tenplay. Here is the list: Continue reading

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