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Series cast summary:
Ian 'Molly' Meldrum ...
 Himself - Presenter / ... (4 episodes, 1980-1985)
Debra Byrne ...
 Herself (4 episodes, 1974)
Daryl Braithwaite ...
 Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1974)
Skyhooks ...
 Themselves (3 episodes, 1974)
Stevie Wright ...
 Himself (3 episodes, 1974)
Kim Wilde ...
 Herself (3 episodes, 1981-1986)
AC/DC ...
 Themselves (2 episodes, 1974)
Daddy Cool ...
 Themselves (2 episodes, 1974)
Denise Drysdale ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 1974)
John Farnham ...
 Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1974)
Linda George ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 1974)
Hush ...
 Themselves (2 episodes, 1974)
Suzi Quatro ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 1974)
William Shakespeare ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 1974)
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 Himself (2 episodes, 1980-1987)
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 Himself (2 episodes, 1981-1985)
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Bright new pop program. (1974)

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(1974-February 1975)| (March 1975-)

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The concept behind 'Countdown' was developed between ABC executive producer of light entertainment Michael Shrimpton, and former Kommotion director Rob Weekes over lunch at the Botanical Hotel in South Yarra, Victoria. They needed a talent scout in touch with teen music - 'Go-Set' journalist Ian 'Molly' Meldrum just happened to walk into the hotel looking to buy a bottle of Scotch, and the rest is history. See more »

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Followed by Countdown to 111 Hits (2008) See more »

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