Mediaweek Morning Report

Wednesday July 12 2017

  • Staff cuts at Nine as Darwin 6pm News to be produced from Brisbane soon
    Nine Darwin promises continued strong local news content says GM Andrew Bruyn
  • Guy Dobson: Carrie and Tommy in the “box seat” to replace Hamish & Andy
  • Benchmark study analyses mixing outdoor ads with other media for best results
  • $843m: CBS International revealed as the single largest creditor to Network Ten
  • Southern Cross Austereo appoints sales veteran Will Allen national head of TV sales
  • Foxtel teams with JCDecaux to spread the word about Game Of Thrones season 7
  • Twitter to host live underwater broadcast from The Great Barrier Reef
  • The Block season 13 ready to take over Ninja Warrior timeslot from July 30
  • Court documents reveal name of another media executive linked to Amber Harrison
  • Magazines: As executives continue to depart Bauer, Hearst restructures in UK
  • BuzzFeed Australia invests in editorial talent with three reporters joining team
  • Report: Nine wants new cricket deal soon, Cricket Australia can wait until early 2018
  • 25th ESPYs to honour Eunice Kennedy Shriver during ESPN telecast Thursday
  • Wednesday feature: Inside Nine’s new explosive hit series Australian Ninja Warrior
  • Week 28 TV: Tuesday
    Nine’s Ninja Warrior still strong after three nights of competition
    Nine takes no prisoners: 8.8 lead before Origin broadcast
    Seven’s Behave Yourself & Mummies disappoint in new timeslots

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