Mediaweek Morning Report

Tuesday April 18 2017

  • Lorde to play Nova’s Red Room presented by Optus, first Aussie show since 2014
  • Facebook rebooting its local ­operation to arrest the decline in advertising
  • Ray Hadley hails Tony Abbott’s 2GB debut as an “unprecedented success”
  • The comments from FTA broadcasters that has upset production companies
  • That’s a job application! Sophie Monk lands front of Daily Telegraph with TV plea
  • Supermarket sounds: Coles uses Nova, Woolies picks Pandora, no noise in Aldi
  • The reality television series where stars fight each other and the producers!
  • Daisy Pearce joins Triple M’s AFL commentary team alongside game’s superstars
  • Nine keeping a lid on sports spend, doesn’t rule out partnership with Fox Sports
  • Fox Sports cameraman retires after working in news and sport for 37 years
  • ARIA Charts: Ed Sheeran holds off newcomers to be #1 album for sixth week
    Harry Styles conquers singles with “Sign Of The Times”, sending Sheeran to #2
  • Week 16: Monday (Easter survey break)
    Massive Easter audience greets the return of Seven’s My Kitchen Rules
    ABC pulls close to 1m metro for John Clarke: Thanks For Your Time

New magazines this week

Seven Days

Mediaweek’s James Manning and Kruti Joshi cover the headlines in media this week in this pre-Easter edition of Seven Days. Discussion include the News Corp redundancies, radio presenters on break (except Fitzy and Wippa), how Natasha Exelby became the most-talked about topic in the sector, Peter Wiltshire‘s new ad rep business, Stan’s chicken shop activation and much more.
Listen online here.