Tag: Seven Network

Matildas semi-final smashes ratings records

The telecast of the FIFA Women’s World Cup semi-final match between Australia’s Matildas and England’s Lionesses has smashed Australian ratings records. In the overnight ratings results, Seven Network secured a massive 69.9% share of the audience, with its main channel scoring 65.8% (OzTAM, 5 cities). Second placed Nine Network was way back at 12.5%, followed …

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On This Day — 9 August

9 August 1975: Jill Forster and John Stanton (The Box) 9 August 2003: Claudia Karvan and Vince Colosimo (The Secret Life Of Us) 9 August 2008: Jodi Gordon and Paul O’Brien (Home And Away) 9 August 1968: Regional Queensland station MVQ6, Mackay, is officially opened — Seven Mackay turns 45 [2013] 9 August 1996: Peter …

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On This Day — 24 July

24 July 1971: Mike Drewer, Clive Hale, June Heffernan, Doug Stanley, Geoff Michels (This Day Tonight, Adelaide) 24 July 1976: Joe Hasham (Number 96) 24 July 1993: Bruce Samazan and Scott Michaelson (Neighbours) 24 July 1999: Belinda Emmett (Home And Away, All Time Greatest Bloopers) 24 July 2004: The Block contestants, including Dr Andrew Rochford …

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Logie Awards moving to Sydney

The Seven Network, as new broadcaster partner of the TV Week Logie Awards, has announced that this year’s presentation will be held on Sunday 30 July in Sydney. It is the awards’ first time in Sydney since 1986 and the first time on Seven since 1995. The move to Sydney ends the Logies’ multi-year deal with …

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1973: Which channel would go?

The question around the ongoing viability of three commercial networks has been raised, on and off, for many years. It was a question asked right back to when the federal government first permitted a third commercial network in the early 1960s — and in 1973 the industry itself was almost willing to sacrifice some of …

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Obituary: Gary Fenton

Gary Fenton, a former senior executive at the Seven and Nine networks, has died. He was a programming director at HSV7, Melbourne as far back as 1976. In 1988, when still in the programming role, he told The Herald newspaper: “It’s treading a fine line trying to come up with a schedule, and programs within …

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7Bravo: The first week

The Seven Network has announced the first week of programs for its new reality and entertainment channel 7Bravo, launching this Sunday on channel 75. With programs from the Bravo and E! brands, titles include Million Dollar Listing NY, The Real Housewives Of New Jersey, Judge Jerry, Top Chef, Dinner Date, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy …

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Seven wins 2022

The Seven Network has for the second year in a row claimed the top ratings position from arch rival Nine, claiming victory for the ratings year for 2022 (OzTAM, 5 cities, 6pm-12mn). Meanwhile, in figures provided by Nine late last week just before the completion of the ratings season on Saturday, Network Ten failed to …

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TV Week Logie Awards going to Seven

The Seven Network has announced that it has secured the rights to the TV Week Logie Awards in a multi-year agreement with TV Week publisher Are Media. It will be the first time Seven has hosted the awards since 1995. It had also previously hosted the awards in 1989, with Bert Newton, and 1992. The …

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Ratings 2021: The final scorecard

OzTAM, the official ratings ‘umpire’, has released its final reports for the calendar year 2021. 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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