Mediaweek Morning Report

Monday June 26 2017

  • Global Media Analysis on Metropolitan Television Financial Performance
    Cost reductions, not revenue growth, likely to drive future television M&A activity
  • ABC Studios Int and Hoodlum Entertainment sign a worldwide first look deal
  • Nielsen reveals jump in time per person on social networking via smartphone
  • David Gyngell says Ten group has a future with high quality local programs
  • Report asks questions about Ten Network chair David Gordon and share sale
  • Federal ministers and The Australian have avoided serious contempt charges
  • Nine relaunches with video- and mobile-first approach
  • Matthew Abraham, half of the “Matt and Dave” duo, quitting Adelaide’s ABC
  • Is Abby Coleman leaving Brisbane’s hit105 breakfast for a network role?
  • New York Times boss tells how it is getting new subscribers after Aussie launch
  • Demands on Qatar to close international satellite news channel Al Jazeera
  • Daily Mail Australia refuses to pay a journalist for republishing parts of her work
  • Time Inc UK plans central content hub – 100 journalists at risk of redundancy
  • Media People: Karen Burchall, Rahni Sadler, PJ Madam, Stephen Hutcheon
  • Ten reveals Common Sense will debut at 8.30pm on Thursday July 6
  • Sports: The AFR on our NBA rookies, Women’s cricket on 9Now and ABC digital
  • My Dear Old Thing: BBC’s Henry Blofeld has announced his retirement
  • Seven West Media signs St. George Bank as partner for new esports league
  • ARIA Charts: Macklemore’s solo single, Lorde’s second album also debuts #1
  • Week 26 TV: Sunday
    Seven might be on a roll, but Nine has the edge with #1 channel
    Seven’s House Rules down to final three as show ranks #1 25-54
    Sunday reality check: The Voice and MasterChef both lower

New in Mediaweek Magazine

In the new issue of Mediaweek magazine:

  • How Shark Tank and its entrepreneurs could help Ten Network
  • Cleverman producer Rosemary Blight on season 2 and international sales
  • New Zenith Australia CEO Nickie Scriven talks business and the rebrand
  • From cabbie to commentator: Ray Hadleys rise to fame
  • What’s going on in out-of-home this month?
  • Inside America’s cannabis media with Weedmaps’ media boss Lance Lambert
  • Elle editor Justine Cullen on the website update and readership growth
  • Spectator at Nova’s Red Room Global Tour, Yahoo7’s Be at Vivid, Brisbane’s Starcom Challenge

New magazines this week