Tag: Breakfast

Aug 01 2014

Ten: 2000 to now

[Part V marks the conclusion of this week’s tribute to Network Ten on its 50th anniversary. Refer to earlier posts Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV. Network Ten’s 50th anniversary special 50 Years Young screens Sunday 3 August, 6.30pm] The new millennium saw Ten sign up comedian Rove McManus (pictured), whose late …

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Mar 27 2014

Lachlan Murdoch exits Ten

Lachlan Murdoch has stepped down as a Director and Chairman of the Ten Network to take up a co-chairman role at News Corp and its sister company 21st Century Fox, working alongside his father, Rupert. For the younger Murdoch it’s a return to the family business since they parted ways in 2005. Murdoch’s tenure at …

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Jul 19 2013

Wake Up heads Ten’s winter launch

The announcement of Ten‘s long-awaited new breakfast show headed the network’s winter season launch in Sydney last night. Wake Up, the brainchild of former Seven Network producer Adam Boland, will be fronted by James Mathison (Australian Idol), Natarsha Belling, Natasha Exelby and Nuala Hafner (Sunrise, Seven News, Sydney Weekender). The program will be hosted from …

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Mar 02 2013

Adam Boland moves to Ten

Former Seven Network producer Adam Boland has ended months, if not years, of industry speculation by joining the Ten Network as its new Director of Morning Television. He starts at the network on 18 March, reporting to news director Anthony Flannery.  It happens to be the same date that incoming CEO Hamish McLennan takes on …

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Feb 23 2013

Ten dumps CEO James Warburton

Only fourteen months after stepping into the role of Network Ten CEO, James Warburton (pictured) has been stood down by Ten’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Warburton was a senior executive at the Seven Network before being recruited in 2011 by Ten Network chairman, and acting CEO, Lachlan Murdoch. Warburton’s transition from Seven to Ten was marred by legal action …

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Jan 13 2013

Helen Kapalos joins Today Tonight

Former Ten News presenter Helen Kapalos (pictured) has been reported as the new host for Today Tonight in Melbourne and Sydney.  She replaces Matt White who announced his departure from the program late last year. Kapalos was dismissed from Ten News on the eve of a planned holiday in November last year as part of the network’s …

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Dec 31 2012

And so ends another year…

2012 was a year that saw TV reach a number of milestones and create plenty of news of its own. It was the celebration of 50 years of TV broadcasting in Newcastle, Ballarat, Orange, Wollongong, Launceston, Richmond-Tweed, Toowoomba, Townsville and Canberra. The Seven Network brought Mike Willesee and Derryn Hinch back to TV and signed …

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Dec 03 2012

Seven wins 2012

The Seven Network did not have two of TV’s biggest events this year — the Olympic Games and The Voice — but it has claimed ratings victory for the sixth consecutive ratings year. For the ratings year (Weeks 7 to 48, including the Olympic Games, 6pm-12mn, 5 cities), Seven claimed 30.6 per cent followed by …

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Nov 30 2012

Farewell Friday #1: Ten

The final weekday of the 2012 ratings year has brought with it a number of farewells. The worst affected by the end-of-year exit has been Network Ten which today (Friday) farewelled more staff as the fallout from the recent bout of redundancies continue. Ron Wilson, a newsreader at TEN10 Sydney since the early ’80s, presented …

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Nov 12 2012

Ten axes Breakfast and newsreaders

It was only a matter of time.  Network Ten has earlier today announced that it will axe its much-derided morning show Breakfast at the end of the month. The final edition is scheduled for Friday, 30 November — the last weekday of the 2012 ratings season. The decision to axe the program comes after months …

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