Tag: Hot Seat

Jan 19 2017

TV At 60: Viewing’s fine on GTV9

In his book Compulsive Viewing, Gerald Stone wrote that Australian television “started first in Sydney, but best in Melbourne.” He was no doubt referring to GTV9, which actually considered itself the underdog when it was the third channel to launch in Melbourne. It would go on to become one of the biggest successes in Australian …

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Nov 30 2015

Seven wins 2015

The ratings year has come to an end. While the Seven Network claims the overall contest (6pm-12mn, 5 cities), as usual each of the players have claimed various prizes and achievements of their own. The Nine Network, coming second overall in prime time, has claimed to have victory over the advertiser-friendly demographics of 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s. …

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Oct 29 2015

Nine launches 9HD and 9Life

The Nine Network has revealed its plans for 2016, including a raft of new shows and returning titles — but there are some announcements that are set to shake things up. Firstly, Nine’s primary channel is returning to High Definition broadcast. From 26 November, Nine will resume the HD simulcast of its primary channel for the …

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Jun 22 2014

Bert Newton quietly exits Nine

The Nine Network has confirmed that it has not renewed ties with Bert Newton after his contract with the network quietly lapsed last year — potentially ending a TV career that began back in 1957, just months after TV began in Australia. The Daily Telegraph reports that industry speculation over Newton’s contract at Nine was triggered …

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Dec 31 2013

The year that was… and the year ahead

And so brings to an end another year as the calendar clicks over from 2013 to 2014. It was a year that marked some historical milestones: 25 years since Australia Live, the launch of Imparja Television, The Comedy Company and World Expo 88 and Graham Kennedy‘s return to the Nine Network. It was 40 years …

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Dec 02 2013

Seven wins 2013

For the seventh year in a row the Seven Network has claimed victory at the completion of the last official OzTAM ratings survey for the year. The Seven group of channels — Seven, 7TWO and 7Mate — recorded a prime time share of 30.7% (up from 30.6% in 2012), followed by Nine/GO!/Gem on 28.6% (28.3% …

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Aug 13 2012

Bert in the Hot Seat… and Big Brother?

Although he has been under contract with the Nine Network since 2006, having returned after 20 years and a lengthy stint as host of Ten‘s former daytime flagship Good Morning Australia, Bert Newton has not made an appearance on the network since last hosting 20 To 1 in 2010. However, he will be making an appearance as a …

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