Mediaweek Morning Report

Monday April 10 2017

  • Nine Entertainment chief executive Hugh Marks lashes out at Facebook & Google
  • ASTRA launches mentoring program for women, announces 2017 Industry Awards
  • TV broadcasters urging the federal government to abolish kids content rules
  • ABC wins contract from AAP to supply news to outdoor ad company oOh!media
  • European Commission greenlights Sky deal, but other hurdles still to clear
  • Seven West Media projecting $60m ad sales for the Gold Coast Comm Games
  • Fairfax: AFR upgrades digital newspaper, Takes on newsagents over posters
  • Talitha Cummins agrees to a confidential settlement with Seven Network
  • The Block: Filming starting April 27 in Elsternwick with recycled houses on site
  • House Of Bond: Eileen Bond hot happy, engages lawyers, Nine ready to talk
  • Radio: Holidays for some in survey break, ARN uses a listener for Brisbane ads
  • Sports: Fox Sports covering women’s League match, TV bids for A-League game
  • Future of Sport: 3.4 million spend at least a day at home a week watching sport
  • ARIA Charts: Ed v Ed on singles, Metal masters Mastodon debut at #1 on albums
  • Plus: Jill Singer’s rare blood disorder, Osher Günsberg blues with Matty Acton
    Maurice Newman questions SBS/ABC futures, SBS ad level under review again
    Mark Day on Fairfax political slant, Andrew Bolt on Nine and Ben McCormack
    E! and NBCU buy a Hollywood awards show
  • TV Sunday: Seven takes out first night of the Easter survey break just over a point ahead of Nine
  • Nine ranks #1 in combined channel share with a total of 29.8%, GO! on 5.0%

New in Mediaweek Magazine

In the new issue of Mediaweek magazine:

  • Seven’s My Kitchen Rules stats: Still the biggest show on TV
  • EIC Kate de Brito: “Our aim is to stay #1”
  • Veteran journo Caroline Wilson talks handling controversies
  • How Cyclone Debbie impacted local news operations
  • Marty Sheargold on taking The Ghan to Darwin
  • Podcasting strategy at 2Day FM with content director Jase Allen
  • The New Daily’s explosive growth
  • Production guru Trent Chapman on the Travel Guides success story
  • Zenith forecasts: Aussie ad spend to slow
  • Staff moves at News Corp, Seven, Bauer Media, Sky News and Turner Australia
  • Spectator behind the scenes on Today and Sunrise tours + Triple M’s NRL season launch


New magazines this week

Seven Days

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