Mediaweek Morning Report

Thursday April 27 2017

  • Ten Network first half: $2.4 million loss despite revenue growth 
  • Twitter reports audience increase and losses narrow, but ad revenue lower
  • Mark Llewellyn & Mike Amor among Seven staff awarded for In Cold Blood
  • NewsLifeMedia’s Vogue Living marks 50 years with week of celebrations
  • SBS’s interactive animation My Grandmother’s Lingo wins 2017 Webby Award
  • Australia improves its ranking to #19 on the World Press Freedom Index
  • Ipsos Affluent Survey ranks CNN #1 international TV news brand in Asia Pacific
  • Raising the bar: TEN looking for Bachelors aged 25 to 45 for Sophie Monk
  • WTFN reports around 400 vets are in running to be new TV animal doctor
  • Pandora launches genre sponsorships in Australia: 20+ genres, 200+ stations
  • Nova’s Matt de Groot to pen lifestyle & entertainment column for Yahoo7’s Be
  • The Thinkergirls to help single Aussies find love with new eHarmony partnership
  • Salim Mehajer pleads not guilty to assaulting TV news reporter Laura Banks
  • Fox News faces renewed legal claims that it mistreated non-white employees
  • Cricket on TV: Big Bash League rights now worth more than Test and ODIs
  • ESPN begins another round of layoffs in US as costs climb and audiences fall
  • TV Demand: Controversial Netflix series continues to dominate the charts
  • Week 17 TV: Wednesday
    Penultimate episode of My Kitchen Rules pulls biggest midweek audience
    Night of talent shows secures fourth consecutive win in week 17 for Nine
    Aussie Property Flippers debuts with 550,000 after MKR on Seven

Radio Ratings: GfK Survey 2, 2017

  • Sydney: 2GB remains #1 with breakfast timeslot up despite Alan Jones’ absence
    smoothfm #1 FM on 9.9%, Kyle and Jackie O #1 FM breakfast on 9.3%
  • Melbourne: Daytime listening pushes 3AW further ahead with 13.8% share
    smoothfm again #1 FM with Triple M back at #1 FM breakfast
  • Brisbane: Nova back on top as market leader overall and in breakfast
  • Adelaide: Mix strengthens position at #1, Fiveaa still #1 commercial breakfast
  • Perth: Mix remains #1 overall and in breakfast as Clairsy, Matt & Kymba lift

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