Tag: Sunday Night

INXS wins first ratings battle

The new ratings year got off to a huge start last night with four networks rolling out their big guns. Seven‘s night started with My Kitchen Rules followed by Sunday Night and then the much-publicised mini-series INXS: Never Tear Us Apart (pictured). Network Ten had the series revival of So You Think You Can Dance …

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Today Tonight axed on east coast

The Seven Network has today announced the axing of the two east coast editions of Today Tonight, effective immediately. Adelaide and Perth editions of the program will continue. The announcement was made to Seven staff via email this morning. Staff linked to the program will continue to be employed, contributing to network news features and …

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Mike Munro joins Network Ten

Network Ten has announced the appointment of Mike Munro to present its weekend Ten Eyewitness News bulletins. He presents his first bulletin on Sunday 9 February. For the Logie award-winning journalist it’s a return to an old stomping ground: “Joining Ten is like coming home. After having started as a copy boy in newspapers, where …

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Seven News in a conundrum

The Seven Network appears to be in a great state of indecision and instability with Seven News at the moment. It is quite a fall from grace when only a few years ago Seven News and Today Tonight were the ratings leaders in their respective timeslots. Last Monday, Seven News unceremoniously dumped its longtime news …

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Helen Kapalos steps down from Today Tonight

Helen Kapalos has stepped down as host of the Melbourne-Sydney edition of Today Tonight. The journalist, who stepped in to the host’s chair a year ago after being made redundant by Ten News in Melbourne, is moving onto a new reporting role with Seven‘s weekly current affairs program Sunday Night. Her move from Today Tonight …

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Morning Show tribute to 57 years of Seven

Today marks the 57th anniversary of the official launch of HSV7, Melbourne, the first station in what we now know as the Seven Network. The channel, operated by the Herald and Weekly Times newspaper group, was officially opened at 7.00pm on Sunday 4 November 1956 by the Victorian Premier Henry Bolte and Melbourne Lord Mayor …

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Peter Meakin joins Ten

Peter Meakin, the man who led Nine and then Seven to news and current affairs domination, is joining Network Ten as Executive Director of News and Current Affairs. For 71-year-old Meakin it is a return to a former employer.  In the 1970s he was news director for TEN10 in Sydney. At the Nine Network he …

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Helen Kapalos joins Today Tonight

Former Ten News presenter Helen Kapalos (pictured) has been reported as the new host for Today Tonight in Melbourne and Sydney.  She replaces Matt White who announced his departure from the program late last year. Kapalos was dismissed from Ten News on the eve of a planned holiday in November last year as part of the network’s …

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Farewell Friday #3: Seven

As well as today’s public farewells from Ten and Nine, the Seven Network‘s Matt White (pictured) has announced he is stepping down as host of the east coast edition of Today Tonight. In a statement issued today, White says he is looking forward to new challenges at Seven: “It’s time for me to take on other challenges …

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Derryn Hinch returns to Seven

Broadcaster Derryn Hinch is returning to the Seven Network more than 20 years after the same network sacked him. The 3AW drive-time presenter announced to listeners today that he will be joining Seven as National Public Affairs Commentator, to appear on programs including Sunrise, Sunday Night and Seven News. He makes his first appearance on Sunrise on Monday. …

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