Mediaweek Morning Report

Friday June 2 2017

  • Network Ten to broadcast A-League in a deal with FFA & Fox Sports
  • Hellman & Friedman gets first look at Fairfax accounts, TPG next week
  • Pauline Hanson more interested in Origin than meeting media chiefs
  • Rebel Wilson and Walt Disney: TV show chance to trace family tree
  • Former AFR reporter & Spectator editor to run Centre for Independent Studies
  • Nine starts netball finals on 9Gem, Grand Final coming to primary channel
  • Aussie golfers Adam Scott and Jason Day make ESPN World Fame 100 list
  • Friday feature: Mediaweek Asia by Peter Olszewski
    Meet the Bangkok-based Aussie running a global religious media empire
    Plus New Singapore Press chief, Village in talks to sell Singapore cinemas
    Discovery in Indonesia, Media Prima revenue, Showtime’s Asia TV deal
  • Week 22 TV: Thursday
    Seven’s turn to win with a lop-sided sporting contest as Port wins
    ABC’s Janet King holds for episode 2, Rail Journeys lifts for SBS

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

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