Mediaweek Morning Report

Thursday June 8 2017

  • Cast announcement for Foxtel & TEN’s Gogglebox spinoff Common Sense
  • marie claire partners with FIAT for inaugural Search For A Stylist campaign
    $12,750 scholarship on offer for winner, plus FIAT 500 (for six months)
  • MTV Australia launches exclusive new series with The Royal Stampede
  • Are ad professionals really out of touch, uninformed? AdNation surveys AdLand
  • Study: Aussies concerned about fake news, more trust in traditional news media
  • Conservatives call on ABC to reconsider Al Jazeera news broadcasts
  • Jessica Rowe embraces life’s misadventures at her new craphousewife.com
  • Watercooler signs award-winning Nine News Perth anchor Tim McMillan
  • Radio greats Merrick and Rosso reunited in Triple M studio this week
  • Rebel v Bauer: Defamation case has been delayed in its final stages
  • Netflix’s House Of Cards returns to the top of audience demand TV chart
  • Marngrook Footy Show celebrating 10 years with a special episode
  • Plus: On the road with Mazda3’s Nova Red Room Global Tour
    Day 3 with Katy Perry, Smallzy and competition winners in Los Angeles
  • Week 23 TV: Wednesday
    MasterChef team challenge a midweek hit: #1 non-news show
    Seven unleashes ob doc double: Border Security & The Force
    First night numbers for Criminal Minds return, Ronny Chieng launch

New magazines this week

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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.

Listen online here.