Tag: Network Ten

What we watched: August 2003

Another random snapshot of what we were watching on TV. This time it’s the week ending 2 August 2003. The new reality series The Block was the latest breakout hit, there was tragedy in Neighbours, and we were introduced to the first batch of budding pop stars in a new format called Australian Idol. The Nine Network …

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Ten to launch new channel: 10 Shake

Network Ten has announced plans to launch a new multi-channel, 10 Shake. The new channel will have a defined focus on children’s programming from 6.00am to 6.00pm, then the channel moves to adult programming aimed at the under-40s. 10 Shake will sit alongside existing channels 10 Bold and 10 Peach and will bring it closer …

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Ratings 2019: The final scorecard

OzTAM, the official ratings ‘umpire’, has released its final reports for the calendar year 2019. The reports include consolidated audience figures for the Top 20 programs, Top 20 multi-channel programs, the most time-shifted programs and where each free-to-air network and channel ended the year. Plus there are rankings for the Top 20 Subscription TV programs …

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Arcade: Going from hero to zero

By the turn of the ’80s it was the unofficial benchmark for each commercial network to have two successful soapie dramas in the schedule. Seven had Cop Shop and Skyways, and Nine had The Sullivans and The Young Doctors. The then 0-10 Network had the popular Prisoner and teen drama The Restless Years. For some reason, …

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Nine wins 2019

The Nine Network has claimed victory the ratings year for 2019 (OzTAM, 5 cities, 6pm-12mn). It is Nine’s first win since 2006 and ends the Seven Network‘s 12-year run of overall wins. For the weeks 7 to 48 — covering the period from 10 February to 30 November, and excluding the weeks around Easter — …

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Ten Adelaide turns 60

One of the quirks in Australia’s television history is that the Ten Network celebrated its 50th anniversary just a few years ago. However, today, its Adelaide station — ADS Ten — turned 60. The anomaly has come about as ADS originally began as ADS7 on 24 October 1959 (You can read more about that here). …

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30 years since 10 TV Australia

The year 1988 was one of the best for the Ten Network. Ratings were high on the back of the Olympic Games, Ten News, hit shows Neighbours and The Comedy Company, Sydney rugby league and a strong line-up of movies. It also marked the network’s expansion into Perth, and in Brisbane the conversion from the …

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Obituary: Bill Collins

Bill Collins, whose Golden Years Of Hollywood made him a favourite for generations of viewers, has died peacefully in his sleep. He was 84. Although he had a love of movies since he was a young child, his career was not headed in that direction. He was a lecturer at Sydney Teacher’s College when he …

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Ita Buttrose appointed as ABC Chair

Media icon and former Australian Of The Year Ita Buttrose has been announced as the incoming Chair of ABC. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced earlier today that the Government will recommend Buttrose’s appointment to the Governor-General. She is only the second woman in the history of ABC to be appointed Chair. The first was Dame …

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Ratings 2018: The final scorecard

OzTAM, the official ratings ‘umpire’, has released its final reports for the calendar year 2018. The reports include consolidated audience figures for the Top 20 programs, Top 20 multi-channel programs, the most time-shifted programs and where each free-to-air network and channel ended the year. Plus there are rankings for the Top 20 Subscription TV programs …

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