Mediaweek Morning Report

Monday June 5 2017

  • Media law reform: One Nation is seeking Queensland safeguards
  • MCN’s Anthony Fitzgerald on “obsession with the lowest cost per thousand”
  • NewsMediaWorks appoints print ad veteran Peter Miller as new CEO
  • Out-of-home continues to grow in May: Digital accounts for 45% of total
  • TEN confirms the best in business back on Shark Tank from June 20
  • Ten reveals first look at Offspring season seven, full sixth season on tenplay
  • Day 1 Radio Road Trip: Nova’s Red Room Global Tour takes off for LA
  • Alex Mann of ABC’s 7:30 is Journalist of the Year at the SA Media Awards
  • Roberta Williams taking starring role in Aussie gangster families TV pilot
  • Seven orders sixth season of design and renovation format House Rules
  • Opposition grows to Press Council appointment of GetUp!’s Carla McGrath
  • Sports: Fox Sports influence, Remembering WA legend John K Watts
  • ARIA Charts: No change at the top, but The Beatles’ “Sgt Pepper” #5
  • Week 23 TV: Sunday
    Seven wins as House Rules lifts Sunday audience close to 1.3m
    Nine close behind, but both The Voice and 60 Minutes rank #2

New in Mediaweek Magazine

In the new issue of Mediaweek magazine:

  • How The Voice proves there’s still a market for talent shows
  • The Feed’s Marc Fennell on how Facebook has affected his SBS Viceland show
  • Stephen Fenech and Trevor Long celebrate 300 episodes of Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast
  • Media-for-equity Scaleup Mediafund launching Hey You market campaign
  • TV veteran Brad McNamara on covering State of Origin for Triple M
  • Premium food brand delicious. wins global recognition with delicious.100
  • Better Homes And Gardens host Johanna Griggs says new EP is key to improved show
  • Spectator at Nova 106.9 and Nine Brisbane’s pre-State of Origin lunch, Gourmet Traveller Australian Hotel Guide Awards, Nine’s Today Perth News on the road

New magazines this week

Tech with Trevor Long & Stephen Fenech

Mediaweek this week celebrates 300 episodes of the Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast hosted by Trevor Long and Stephen Fenech. The two tech gurus originally came together on a Mediaweek tech podcast seven years ago. Since then they have podcasted as Two Blokes from all around the world. They still have their own podcasts each week too.

Listen online here.

Mediaweek TV

It has been Twin Peaks time around the globe and Mediaweek’s James Manning and Andrew Mercado spend the first part of the new TV podcast discussing David Lynch’s return to the cult series. They also discuss changes to Foxtel Play’s packages, American Gods, War On Waste, Hamish & Andy’s True Stories plus NSW’s hippest regional cinema – South West Roxy.

Listen online here.