The Nine Guide
was a television channel provided by the Nine Network
to digital television viewers in Australia. It began broadcasting on August 21, 2001. The channel was broadcast 24 hours a day. The Nine Guide was available to viewers in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. The Guide was modified for state-based programming and program promotions. The guide initially launched in Sydney, with Melbourne and Brisbane later launching the guide in 2002.
The Nine Guide was shut down on Thursday, November 13, 2008 and was replaced by a full-screen simulcast of Channel Nine. The channel was later allocated to Nine's multichannel Go!
The Nine Guide featured a television guide for programming on Channel Nine
for the following twelve hours. The channel also provided an updated television schedule for Channel Nine's programming, including the availability of native high-definition, ratings classifiction and teletext availability of programs. Realtime weather information was also available for select Australian and New Zealand cities as well as realtime date and time information
A live video preview of Channel Nine was available on the top left of the Nine Guide. The live video preview was also accompanied by Now On and Coming Up program information to the left of the live video preview.
The Nine Guide advertised new and prime time television programs from Channel Nine via a small billboard loop on the bottom left. The advertising contained program... Read More