and Weekend Today
are Australian breakfast television programmes, the show is often referred to as The Today Show
. The show has been broadcast live by the Nine Network
each morning since 1982. In 2007, the show celebrated its 25th Anniversary with outside broadcasts in five different Australian cities in one week.
On weekdays the programme airs after Nine's Early Morning News
, and runs from 5.30am through to 9am. On weekends, Weekend Today
runs from 7am to 9am on Saturdays and 7am to 10am on Sundays.
Officially launched as The National Today Show
is Australia's longest running morning breakfast news program.
The original hosts, Steve Liebmann
and Sue Kellaway
, spent four years together before Liebmann left to the present the evening news for Network Ten
. Former 60 Minutes
reporter George Negus
took over the male presenting role. After four years, Liebmann returned to the Nine Network, hosting Today
with Liz Hayes
and Tracy Grimshaw
. However, in December 2004, 60-year-old Liebmann suffered a mild heart attack, prompting him to retire from the stresses of breakfast... Read More