Mediaweek Morning Report

Tuesday May 16 2017

  • Fairfax shareholders indicate revised TPG offer close to the “right price”
    Indications media co could change hands: “Greg Hywood era close to an end”?
  • Staff photographers at News Corp mastheads told positions are redundant
  • SMI April data hit by Easter: Outdoor, radio and cinema climb, print tumbles
  • Turnbull government will hold firm against splitting up its media law changes
  • Hoodlum lands commission for first Netflix Australian original: Tidelands
  • SBS reveals ensemble cast for Matchbox Pictures drama series Safe Harbour
  • Plus: Eurovision tops Social Content rankings, MasterChef to head north?
  • Box Office: Alien Covenant $4m opening weekend helps box office lift 15%
  • Week 20 TV: Monday
    Final blind audition episode of The Voice helps Nine to a win
    TEN’s Have You Been Paying Attention? close to 900,000

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Love Child's Mandy McElhinney

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Mediaweek TV Logies Special

James Manning and Andrew Mercado talk TV, including the 59th TV Week Logie Awards and the winners, the losers and the plain unlucky. They also talk TV ratings, programming moves, Ellen, Roseanne, Mercado living without Foxtel, Netflix and our regular update on Mercado’s new business venture – the NSW regional cinema South West Roxy.

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