Mediaweek Morning Report

Monday April 3 2017

  • News Corp campaign asks advertisers if they really know where their ads are
  • Hot sauce! Coles reveals it sold out of the My Kitchen Rules branded sauce
  • Regional media groups express impatience and frustration over media reform
  • Fox Sports dedicated Golf Channel now on air ahead of US Masters this week
  • Nova’s Kate, Tim & Marty take drive show on 3-day Thirsty Camel train ride
  • TV Week Logies latest: Andy Grammer performing, will awards move cities?
  • TV: Luke Jacobz & Juliet Ashworth in new Seven series, FTA TV streaming record
  • ARIA Charts: After 13 weeks of 2017 only two artists have topped singles chart
  • Plus: TPG still potential Fairfax bidder? Telstra on its YouTube boycott
  • ABC News increases focus on digital, Salim Mehajer attacks Seven News reporter

Weekend roundup:

  • The Australian’s Caroline Overington on real reason Mark Latham was sacked
  • Daily Telegraph’s Paul Kent on the last edition of Rugby League Week magazine
  • ARN’s Kyle Sandilands reveals contract negotiation response: “Go **** yourself”
  • TBL: Transformed out of primetime, in are Oliver, Norton & Attenborough

Sunday TV:

  • Seven wins first night of week 14 despite trailing part of evening
  • Nine’s penultimate Married At First Sight sets season high with 1.37m
  • 60 Minutes #1 in current affairs battle with first win since week seven
  • Daylight saving helps send Sunday 6pm news audiences higher
  • Week 14 breakfast war: Sunrise at Royal Hawaiian, Today at Bradman Oval

New in Mediaweek Magazine

In the new issue of Mediaweek magazine:

  • Double J overall digital ratings champ, also #1 Melbourne, #2 Brisbane & Adelaide, #3 Perth
  • Nova’s Jay Walkerden on launching new audio platform and Podquest promotion
  • Behind Australia’s highest-circulating magazine: RACV
  • 6 Degrees founder Titus Day‘s new sports management division and the big stars who have signed on
  • ARN’s super producers: Laura Bouchet EP for WSFM’s Jonesy & Amanda, Bruno Bouchet EP for KIIS 1065’s Kyle & Jackie O
  • Update on Nine’s women’s market competitor 9Honey with editor Kerri Elstub
  • Eureka TV’s Chris Culvenor & Paul Franklin on their first series
  • Staff moves at Nova Entertainment, SBS, Bauer Media, Nine, The M Agency, The Australian
  • Spectator at SBS’s new food show launch, 9Mums’ unveiling, Lane Calcutt celebrates 30 years at Nine

New magazines this week

Laura and Bruno Bouchet

Mediaweek’s James Manning visits the husband and wife team Laura and Bruno Bouchet, who are the executive producers of WSFM’s Jonesy and Amanda and KIIS 1065’s Kyle and Jackie O show. The award-winning producers talk about living and working together, and their relationship with their star hosts. Don’t miss Laura talking about Bruno’s early morning shower routine.
Listen online here.