Mediaweek Morning Report

Tuesday July 11 2017

  • Power of the Big Screen: Val Morgan researches role of cinema in media mix
  • Screen Producers details poor decisions that have stripped $400m from sector
  • Spectacular Supreme Court finale to Seven West Media v Amber Harrison
  • Netflix could face age restrictions on programs the federal government threatens
  • As new doctor ready for Bondi Vet, will series be screened in Australia?
  • SBS executive Marshall Heald reveals how channels afford cutting edge dramas
  • After a six-year break, Curb Your Enthusiasm returning with a new season
  • Bauer’s OK! appoints new editor after Nicole Byers moves to Aust Women’s Weekly
  • Sponsors pad up: KFC wants cricket dispute resolved ASAP for benefit of game
  • Meet the News Corp journo who tipped 6 of 7 winners at Monday race meet
  • Box Office: Spider-Man Homecoming records second biggest opening on 2017
  • Radio Ratings: GfK Survey 4, 2017 – market-by-market analysis below
    Sydney: Fitzy and Wippa on the move
    Melbourne: Mike and Jen at smoothfm lift
    Brisbane: ARN’s revenge as Bianca, Terry & Bob go #1
    Adelaide: Mix back at #1, but Davis & Will rule breakfast
    Perth: Nathan, Nat and Shaun build Nova lead as station goes #1
  • Week 28 TV: Monday
    Australian Ninja Warrior backs up with another 1.6m for episode 2!
    Nine ready to smash week 28 with successive primetime shares over 27%
    Best of the rest at 7.30pm: Seven’s Diana and TEN’s MasterChef over 700k

New magazines this week

Olly Wilton: Twitter and sport

Olly Wilton is the head of sports partnerships at Twitter Australia and he’s got a great job talking about sports to sports people and attending some great events. He talked with Mediaweek‘s James Manning about everything from hashtags and emojis to the best sports teams all around the world to follow on Twitter, how players, clubs and fans use the platform, through to some of the big sporting events that Twitter be working with later this year.

Listen online here.

Nova's Kent "Smallzy" Small

Mediaweek’s Kruti Joshi visits Australia’s #1 nightly presenter Kent “Smallzy” Small at the Nova Entertainment office in Sydney. Smallzy discusses career lessons, being fired, interviewing some of the biggest celebrities in the world and engaging with listeners on social media.

Listen online here.

Seven Days

Mediaweek’s James Manning and Kruti Joshi talk about the media headlines of the week. Topics this week include Fairfax, Ten, the new Optus content play, The Australian Women’s Weekly’s new editor and more.

Listen online here.