Mediaweek Morning Report

Thursday April 6 2017

  • Fairfax Media’s editorial restructure to save further $30m in metro newsrooms
    Chris Janz promises new mix of products to maximise revenue opportunities
  • AOL launches TV buyer platform ONE by AOL: TV, in partnership with MCN
  • Credit Suisse rates TV networks: Outperform for Nine, neutral on Seven & Ten
  • Adshel delivers SBS headlines within minutes with new outdoor format
  • Pandora partners with Australian publisher to launch Rolling Stone Radio
  • Spotify’s new deal with Universal Music allows for new release holdback
  • comScore to work with Google to provide independent brand safety reporting
  • Dining: Two Aussie restaurants now in World’s Top 50 – Brae joins Attica on list
  • After 100 days in Beirut jail, Adam Whittington on next child rescue project
  • TV: ABC3’s Doodles wins International Emmy, Neighbours sold to Canada
    Charts: US comedy The Mindy Project back in demand from Aussie audiences 

Wednesday TV:

  • Seven records second-best share since Australian Open Men’s Final
  • Two episodes of Million Dollar Cold Case join MKR in lifting Seven
  • TEN’s Graham Norton Show outrates Nine’s Planet Earth at 7.30pm
  • Breakfast shows give away $200,000+ as Karl joins Nat in Rockhampton

New magazines this week

Real Housewives of Sydney's Melissa Tkautz

The complete insiders guide to Arena TV’s Real Housewives of Sydney with soap star, then popstar, and now reality TV star Melissa Tkautz. Our favourite Sydney Real Housewife talks to Mediaweek’s James Manning and Andrew Mercado.

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Mediaweek TV Podcast

Andrew Mercado and James Manning discuss the TV Week Logie nominations and don’t miss Mercado’s tips for winners in the key categories. Plenty of other TV news, comment and reviews too. From Married At First Sight and Wentworth to Neighbours and The Walking Dead. Plus an update on Andrew Mercado’s new cinema venture.

Listen online here.

Seven Days

Seven Days podcast travels to the Nine HQ in Sydney to meet the broadcaster’s NRL host James Bracey before the Thursday night clash between Bulldogs and Broncos at the ANZ Stadium. Topics discussed include the breakfast TV tour battle, Mark Latham‘s sacking, updates at Bauer Media, the Logies, Kyle Sandilands‘ slamming of the competition and more.

Listen online here.