Mediaweek Morning Report

Wednesday June 7 2017

  • Foxtel Now $10 streaming offer to take on Netflix and Stan platforms
    Foxtel also launches new strategy and new logo: “Foxtel is for everyone”
  • Mazda3 Global Red Room: From LA’s Sunset Marquis to Katy Perry meet
  • Nova announces inaugural Podquest winner: a 20-something trainwreck
  • Journalist Shari Nementzik denies Bauer “hatchet job” on Rebel Wilson
  • ABC board and leadership team holding community forum in Alice Springs
  • Time Out parent company acquires Australian digital and print business
  • Nine denies suggestion True Story influenced by Luttsy’s Cracking Yarns
  • Newsmakers on Studio 10: Natasha Exelby, Kelly Landry and Krissy Marsh
  • Sky News host & columnist Andrew Bolt confronted by violent protesters
  • SBS closing online SBS Comedy platform, folding content into The Feed
  • Nielsen social ratings: New – State Of Origin, NBA Finals, The Voice Live
  • Week 23 TV: Tuesday
    House Rules room fix steers Seven back to first place
    Debuts of First Dates and 20 To One fail to crack 600,000
    MasterChef immunity challenge keeps TEN competitive
    Michael Mosley on Insight outrates Michael Portillo’s train trip

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Seven Days

Mediaweek editor James Manning joins Kruti Joshi from London for this week’s media wrap. They talk about the media executives’ excursion to Canberra, A-League on Ten, Schapelle‘s weekend wild goose chase, Roadshow acquiring Blink TV, Origin 1, and more. James also gives a first-hand account of the aftermath of the Manchester bombing.

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Tech with Trevor Long & Stephen Fenech

Mediaweek this week celebrates 300 episodes of the Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast hosted by Trevor Long and Stephen Fenech. The two tech gurus originally came together on a Mediaweek tech podcast seven years ago. Since then they have podcasted as Two Blokes from all around the world. They still have their own podcasts each week too.

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Mediaweek TV

It has been Twin Peaks time around the globe and Mediaweek’s James Manning and Andrew Mercado spend the first part of the new TV podcast discussing David Lynch’s return to the cult series. They also discuss changes to Foxtel Play’s packages, American Gods, War On Waste, Hamish & Andy’s True Stories plus NSW’s hippest regional cinema – South West Roxy.

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