Thursday August 24 2017
The regular Mediaweek television podcast this week features Andrew Mercado and James Manning discussing Hell’s Kitchen Australia, The Block, Top Of The Lake: China Girl and Doctor, Doctor. There was debate about the merits of ABC TV’s medical drama Pulse and Stan’s comedy The Other Guy.
Inside Out editor-in-chief Claire Bradley visited the Mediaweek HQ recently to talk about the magazine’s 150th issue, multiplatform success, the latest trends in design, and renovation reality TV.
A special guest in the Mediaweek portable podcast studio this week was Seven West Media chief executive and managing director Tim Worner. It was a different Tim Worner we spoke to this week from the one many people heard on the financial results teleconference in February. Back then Worner was joined on the call by Seven executive chairman Kerry Stokes who fielded many of the questions about the controversy swirling around his CEO.
Mediaweek’s James Manning and Kruti Joshi pay a visit to Nine News’ Chris O’Keefe at NSW Parliament House for Seven Days. The group discusses the 2017 Kennedy Awards (in which O’Keefe was named Journalist of the Year), media reform, the latest media financial results, John Lyons‘ move to the ABC, and more.