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Brian Henderson (television presenter)

Knowledge Identifier: +Brian_Henderson_(television_presenter)


Brian Henderson (television presenter)

New Zealand-born Australian television personality and news-reader add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1931.

Country: Australia (100%)

Education: undef.

Main connection: Foxtel

Linked to: Foxtel




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Brian Henderson was born in 1931 add something


From his first news broadcast in 1957, the tag-line Henderson used to sign off at the end of every newscast was, interchangeably, " add something


Henderson holds the record for the longest serving television news presenter, having read either the weekend or the weeknight news on Sydney station TCN-9 from January 1957 until his retirement in late November 2002 add something


Henderson hosted the Australian version of "Bandstand" from 1958 until 1972 add something


Henderson took part in the reunion with Channel Nine for the 50th birthday of Australian television in September 2006 add something


In the Australia Day Honours of 2009, he was named a Member of Order of Australia for "service as a pioneer in the television news and entertainment sectors, and as a mentor to aspiring and established presenters, readers and journalists" add something


He was on the shortlist in 2010, being beaten out by Brian Naylor add something


In 2012 Henderson came out of retirement to narrate a documentary for the Foxtel network: "The Train: The Granville Rail Disaster", which examines the aftermath of the 1977 rail disaster and the heroism of the rescue workers add something


In April 2013 Henderson received a second Gold Logie at the Logie Awards when he was inducted into the TV Week Logies Hall of Fame add something


Inducted into Australian television hall of fame, 7 April 2013 add something


In 2014, he revealed he was suffering from throat cancer add something