Mediaweek Morning Report

Thursday July 6 2017

  • Optus announces new National Geographic partnership with two TV channels
  • Bruce Gordon appoints daughter Genevieve to the board of WIN Corporation
  • Fairfax’s Peter Martin says Ten has one good asset – broadcasting spectrum
  • Production house WTFN reveals final five candidates to be new Bondi Vet
  • Out-of-home sector revenue up 5% in June, digital revenue moving closer to 50%
  • Another former OK! editor looking after The Aust Women’s Weekly – Nicole Byers
  • How the Media Federation is educating media agency recruits about digital
  • Canberra radio: Dan Bourchier’s move to ABC is paying off for the broadcaster
  • TV Demand charts: Second seasons of Escape The Night and Preacher arrive
  • TV Tonight on Seven’s Yummy Mummies: “Worst show I have seen this year”
  • Debi Enker on The Front Bar v Footy Show: “Warring tribes battling for honours”
  • Week 27 TV: Wednesday
    Three hours of Britain’s Got Talent + News + ACA secure Nine midweek win
    Ob docs and US crime drama see Seven close behind in second spot
    TEN’s MasterChef Tokyo team challenge #1 at 7.30pm all people & demos
    Tour de France stage five delivers SBS best Wednesday share of 2017

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Steve Mascord

Mediaweek editor James Manning catches up with Fairfax rugby league columnist and rock music fan Steve Mascord at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester to discuss his new book “Touchstones”.

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