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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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Sep 25 2013

Nine adds STW Perth to network

Nine Entertainment Co, owner of the Nine stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Darwin, has confirmed its purchase of Perth’s STW Nine from regional broadcaster WIN. The sale, effective 30 September, now gives Nine ownership of its network channels in all five major capital cities for the first time. Nine CEO David Gyngell announced …

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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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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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Aug 24 2012

Ten loses programming chief

The Ten Network’s failed post-Olympics program line-up has triggered the resignation of longtime Chief Programming Officer David Mott (pictured). Mott’s resignation, which was effective immediately, comes only days after the cancellation of talent show Everybody Dance Now after only four episodes.  The big-budget series, hosted by Sarah Murdoch (wife of Ten chairman Lachlan Murdoch) and …

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Aug 18 2012

Whatever happened to Willi Koeppen?

The name Willi Koeppen (pictured) might not be familiar to many, but he was a pioneer in bringing food to television well before anyone had heard of MasterChef — and his subsequent disappearance in the 1970s has undertones of an Underbelly-style drama. Koeppen was born in Berlin in 1929 and migrated to Australia in 1956, when he …

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Mar 19 2012

TV Week Logie Awards–the nominations

Last night saw TV Week reveal the list of nominees for this year’s TV Week Logie Awards to take place at the Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne, on Sunday 15 April.   Publicly-voted categories: GOLD LOGIE Most Popular Personality on Television Adam Hills (Spicks And Specks/Adam Hills In Gordon St Tonight, ABC1) Asher Keddie (Offspring, Network …

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