Mediaweek Morning Report

Tuesday July 18 2017

  • Federal Court delays second Ten Network creditors meeting to November 21
  • SMI June: Media agency spend sets new financial year record – over $7.1b
  • News Corp Australia confirms Stacey Brown to be chief financial officer
  • Games of Thrones reaches record audiences: Despite online probs, TV debut up 13% on S6
    Foxtel restoring streaming services – Game of Thrones demand crashes system
  • SCA announces new TV chef and sexologist content on PodcastOne Network
  • Netflix reports growth to 100m members, forecasts first international profits
  • Court orders Amber Harrison is liable to pay Seven West Media’s legal costs
    Seven not expected to chase costs if Harrison respects non-disclosure
  • SCA networks Em Rusciano & Harley Breen 2Day FM breakfast highlights
  • ThinkTV secures best-selling US author and ad man Bob Hoffman for conference
  • Sam Frost finds a new home on the sandy shores of Seven’s Summer Bay
  • The AFR’s Jessica Sier on trying to watch Origin 3 with the NRL Live Pass
  • Box Office: Baby Driver fails to catch Spider-Man in Sony Pictures take over
  • Week 29 TV: Monday
    Last Ninja Warrior heat before semifinals keeps Nine #1
    Booze busts and Bourne help Seven secure second place
    Wil Anderson on HYBPA? and MasterChef elimination drive TEN demos

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