Mediaweek #1249: BBC First, hypnotism, SCA Digital, The GC, Spotify & more!

In this issue: George Papadopoulos, Spotify, Snapchat Discover, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Daryl Somers

Inside the 4 April issue of Mediaweek magazine #1249

First Look
BBC Worldwide launched BBC First’s latest flagship series, the John Le Carre thriller The Night Manager, with a Q&A featuring Aussie actor Elizabeth Debicki, who stars in the show alongside Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie and Olivia Colman

Person Of The Week
George Papadopoulos
, Group Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Star Network, has big plans for 1116 SEN and magazines

Inside Digital Media #1
Spotify offers advertisers access to a hard-to-reach audience – it knows where its users are and what they’re doing

Inside Digital Media #2
Snapchat Discover is set to explode in Australia, despite caution by local publishers

Inside Television #1
A sceptical executive producer and a beloved TV host have embraced a new hypnotism game show on Nine – Stuart Clark believes he is onto a winner with You’re Back In The Room hosted by Daryl Somers

Inside Television #2
Kids’ TV: Mark Kingston manages consumer products at Viacom but insists developing merchandise for popular kids’ shows like Paw Patrol is just part of Nickelodeon’s focus. Plus Cartoon Network is bringing back one of its biggest-ever properties, The Powerpuff Girls

Inside Radio
Broadcaster and digital content publisher Southern Cross Austereo remains the #1 digital radio brand in February ahead of Nova, KIIS, Triple M and 2GB

Inside Podcasts
Mediaweek launches its weekly panel podcast of news stories that dominated the week in Australian media featuring editor James Manning, deputy editor Dan Barrett and digital editor Kruti Joshi. Plus some recommendations for further listening

Inside Outdoor
APN Outdoor embraces the social media movement with its latest Headline Series, OMA tracks digital ad dollars growth, Adshel brings #mycalvins to Sydney train stations, and oOh!media partners with Quantium

Inside Publishing
Gold Coast Bulletin editor Cath Webber discusses how she balances content for residents and visitors to the tourist mecca

The week in pictures: Seven’s Good Friday Appeal, Elle King performs at Nova’s Red Room, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Nova’s Run For the Kids, and The Night Manager Q&A

Media People
Staff movements at Nine Entertainment Co, ARN, SBS, Seven, Free TV, Starcom Melbourne, APN Outdoor and Apparent

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