Mediaweek Morning Report

Thursday April 20 2017

  • New laws to ban gamb­ling advertising during live sporting events expected
  • Courtney Gibson to run production company Jungle as it moves into drama
  • Nova Entertainment launches Modern Babies branded podcast for Genea
  • Key changes to Fairfax Media commercial: Matt Rowley & Andrew Mudgway
  • Madman Media Group acquires production co Garage Entertainment Australia
  • On Message and Mindshare create Messenger chatbot for Wentworth fans
  • Grant Denyer back at work on TEN’s Family Feud after car crash recovery
  • AACTA Awards: Entries open for 2017, online movies/series now eligible
  • Tucker Carlson again promoted at Fox News after Bill O’Reilly let go
  • No score likely: ABC only FTA broadcaster believed to interested in A-League
  • Netball WA and Nine Perth partner for Nine News Teams of the Week comp

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.