Tag: Nine Network

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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2018: Switches, surprises and goodbyes

There were lots of big TV news stories this year, but the news that will have had the biggest impact on viewers comes down to sport. And there has been a lot of movement and dollars splashed around in that department this year. The swapping of Australia’s two biggest summer sports between networks has brought …

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Karl Stefanovic gone from Today

The Nine Network has unceremoniously dumped Today co-host and former TV Week Gold Logie winner Karl Stefanovic from the long-running breakfast show, announced in a media release on Wednesday: “Nine and Karl Stefanovic have agreed it is time for him to step off the Today Show. Karl remains on contract with the network and will …

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Seven wins 2018

For the twelfth year in a row the Seven Network has claimed the ratings year (5 cities, 6pm-12mn). For the weeks 7 to 48 — covering the period from 11 February to 1 December, and excluding the weeks around Easter and the Commonwealth Games — Seven scored 30.4%, followed by Nine (27.4%), Ten (17.4%), ABC …

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Nine in 2019: SeaChange returns

The Nine Network has unveiled its programming slate for the upcoming 2019 season at a launch held in Sydney. Leading the network’s programming announcements was news that the former ABC drama SeaChange is returning to TV after almost 20 years — with Sigrid Thornton reprising the lead role of lawyer Laura Gibson, and John Howard …

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New channel Your Money coming soon

The Nine Network has announced 1 October as the launch date for its new channel, Your Money. Presented from Sydney as a joint venture with Australian News Channel (operator of Sky News), Your Money will broadcast on Nine’s channel 95, replacing infomercial channel Extra, and Foxtel channel 601. Your Money will feature business journalists Ticky …

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Sky News On WIN announces launch date

Sky News Australia has announced the launch date for its entry into the free-to-air market. From 6.00am (AEST) on Sunday 2 September, Sky News On WIN will present a 24-hour channel via the WIN network consisting of programming from Sky News Australia including Credlin, The Bolt Report, Outsiders, Jones & Co, Richo, Politics HQ, Paul Murray …

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Nine / Fairfax deal creates media giant

A $4.2 billion media giant is set to be created with Nine Entertainment Co and Fairfax Media announcing a deal to merge — further consolidating what is already a shrinking media landscape. In the deal, which is subject to investor and regulatory approval , Nine shareholders will own 51.1% of the combined entity, with Fairfax …

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Fan Cards of GTV9

Some rare TV memorabilia from the 1960s. A range of fan cards from Melbourne’s GTV9 featuring some of the station’s star line-up. Given the ages of some of the presenters, the cards are estimated to date to 1965. #3 Miffy Marsh #4 Geoff Corke #5 Ron Blaskett #6 Jack Little #7 Maurie and Wayne Kirby …

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