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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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Prime Media shareholders vote for Seven takeover

Shareholders in regional broadcaster Prime Media Group have voted in favour of acquisition of the company by Seven West Media. The vote, conducted at an Extraordinary General Meeting on Thursday, saw 99.9% of shareholdings agree to the Seven West Media offer, reported to be worth $132 million. It was a second attempt at Seven buying …

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Seven wins 2021

The Seven Network has re-claimed the top ratings position from arch rival Nine, claiming victory for the ratings year for 2021 (OzTAM, 5 cities, 6pm-12mn). It is Seven’s first overall win since 2019. Meanwhile, Network Ten scraped in to reclaim third spot from ABC. For the weeks 7 to 48 — covering the period from …

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Obituary: David Leckie

David Leckie, former executive at the Seven and Nine networks, has died at the age of 70 after a long illness. He had a career spanning four decades, rising from the role of sales executive at GTV9, Melbourne, in the late 1970s to becoming one of the most powerful figures in the Australian television industry. …

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Southern Cross confirms Ten deal

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has announced that it has confirmed a two-year deal with Network Ten for program supply to its outlets in Regional Queensland, Regional Victoria and Southern NSW/ACT. The deal will see SCA’s outlets in those markets switch from a Nine Network feed to Ten, including channels 10, 10 Bold, 10 Peach and …

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Ratings 2020: The final scorecard

OzTAM, the official ratings ‘umpire’, has released its final reports for the calendar year 2020. 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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Lorrae Desmond in Australia Day Honours

Actress and performer Lorrae Desmond has been awarded a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2021 Australia Day Honours List. Her honour is in recognition of “significant service to the performing arts as an actor, entertainer and singer”. Desmond, who was awarded a Member of the Order of …

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Digital TV turns 20

It is 20 years today since Australian television first entered the digital age with the commencement of digital transmission in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Digital television marked the most significant change in television viewing since the introduction of colour in 1975. With the advent of high definition, widescreen television, there was a lot …

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