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Issue Details: First known date: 1970... 1970 Cry Me a River
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Peter Mason brings controversial American singer Jeannie Reed to Australia to make a TV special for Channel 6. He is determined to protect his show by avoiding sensational newspaper stories.

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      Australia,
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      ABC Television ,
      1970 .
      Extent: 60 min.p.
      Series: form y separately published work icon Dynasty Tony Morphett , Tony Morphett , Bob Ellis , Glyn Davies , Peter Schreck , John Dingwall , David Anthony , Ron Harrison , Alan Burke , Ben Blakeney , Australia : ABC Television , 1970-1971 Z1391204 1970 series - publisher film/TV

      The Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) produced the critically acclaimed, award-winning series Dynasty between 1970 and 1971. Dynasty--which bears no relation to the 1980s' American series of the same name--was developed from Tony Morphett's novel and later television play.

      The series explores the intrigues and conflicts of powerful media family the Masons who, through the Mason Corporation Board, publish The Standard newspaper and own the television station MSN Channel 6. Head of the family and chairman of the board Jack Mason is a newspaperman like his father. And, again like his father, he is an old-style autocratic owner-publisher, determined to retain control of all aspects of his empire.

      Number in series: 1.5

Awards

1971 Winner AWGIE Awards Best Script For A TV Drama Series Jointly awarded to Tony Morphett (for Dynasty) and John Dingwall (Division 4).
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