Mediaweek Morning Report

Wednesday July 19 2017

  • SBS midyear event features Ray Martin hosting new series from Endemol Shine
    Broadcaster showcases 30+ new and returning properties: Drama, docos, sport
  • Universal Music Australia’s Bring agency appoints James Griffiths creative director
  • BBC First and Foxtel reveal August airdate for co-pro Top of the Lake: China Girl
  • Sweden pop sensation Zara Larsson to take the iHeartRadio Live stage in Sydney
  • Federal Court argument between ASIC and KordaMentha over Network Ten billings
  • IOU: CBS claims more than twice as much as all of Ten’s other creditors put together
  • ABC Commercial sells Newton’s Law to RLJ Entertainment’s Acorn streaming service
  • ITV Studios and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures reveal Thunderbirds guest cast
  • TV: How to improve the next seasons of MasterChef and Real Housewives of Sydney
  • Social Content Ratings: It’s all Nine with Origin 3 and Ninja Warrior topping charts
  • Digital radio ratings: Coles Radio and triple j Unearthed #1 in Sydney
    Digital radio ratings: Double J and Coles Radio leaders in Melbourne
  • Week 29 TV: Tuesday
    New course reveal: Ninja Warrior audience over 1.5m for first semifinal
    Nine primary pushes close to 29%, more than double competitor shares
    MasterChef final four keeps ep over 800,000, clear #2 in key demos

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Mediaweek TV Podcast

Andrew Mercado and James Manning return to talk TV. Subjects this week include Australian Ninja Warrior, return of Game of Thrones, Yummy Mummies, Joanna Lumley’s India, Common Sense, The Handmaid’s Tale, Studio 10, Taboo, Friends From College and much more including a newspaper TV column Andrew didn’t appreciate!

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Seven Days

Mediaweek’s James Manning and Kruti Joshi are joined by news.com.au’s Melissa Hoyer in this episode of Seven Days. They talk about 2017’s fourth radio survey, Studio 10‘s extra hour, Nine’s big week of Origin and Ninja Warrior, The Block and Australian Survivor’s head-to-head premiere night and more.

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