Mediaweek Morning Report

Wednesday May 10 2017

  • News Corp Q3 results: CEO Robert Thomson on quest to be more digital & global
    Print advertising volatile, Foxtel earnings impacted by $21m loss after Presto closure
  • Is TPG prepared to make cash bid for all of Fairfax valuing business at $3.1b?
  • Longtime Network Ten shareholder Lazard continuing its sell-down of stock
  • Neale Whitaker stepping down as editor-in-chief of Vogue Living for TV work
  • NBCU Int Aust & NZ appoints Caroline Cleland new director programming
  • Dave Hughes dropped from new Seven comedy show after Logies gags
  • Aussie Isaiah makes Eurovision final, who was in SBS’s Aussie contingent?
  • Seven and Nine news teams lead police to alleged Brisbane attacker
  • New on TEN: Aussie B&B eps start Friday, Prison Break launching Monday
  • Stan opening Twin Peaks diners in Sydney & Melb to celebrate series return
  • Seven will pay tribute to football and TV icon Lou Richards on Wednesday night
  • After strong TV ratings, AFL to expand women’s AFLW competition in 2019
  • Week 19 TV: Tuesday
    House Rules and Seven Year Switch part of Seven’s winning team
    Nine drops to third place as The Last Resort debuts with just over 400,000
    Home Cooking Week and first immunity challenge lift TEN and MasterChef

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