Sunday, October 25th, 2020

The Seven Network’s Rio 2016 Media Kit has a pertinent quote from Kurt Burnette (Seven’s Event Director - Olympic Games and Chief Revenue Officer), where he notes that: You are about to become deeply involved with what we are now referring to as “the very first unmissable Olympic Games”. This statement is in reference to the fact […]

International fans of the Australia’s V8 Supercars Championship faced a live streaming blackout for Race 3 of the Clipsal 500 today, with V8 Supercars’ online streaming offering, known as SuperView, suffering a major outage. The technical issue could not be rectified for the duration of Race 3 of the Clipsal 500. The service had been […]

Much has been written over the last week about Telstra’s network outage for about three hours on Tuesday, which caused great consternation amongst its customer base. Some even took the opportunity to lambast the network, which has been for so long branded as Australia’s best and most reliable mobile network, especially in light of previous […]

The four ‘Grand Slam’ tournaments are the pinnacle of tennis for players – it is where champions are made. The Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon Championships and US Open each year attract the world’s best tennis players, hundreds of thousands of spectators attending each two-week event, millions of television viewers around the world and ever-increasing […]

The AFL has this evening announced a record $2.508 billion, six-year broadcast rights deal with News Corp Australia, Seven West Media and Telstra. Heavy-hitters were out in force at the press conference announcing the new deal with AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan joined by Rupert Murdoch, Robert Thomson and Kerry Stokes, amongst others. The new deal, which […]

On 29 September 2014, the Australia Network television service, which is run by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), will be replaced with a more limited television service to be known as ‘Australia Plus’. Australia Plus will deliver Australian content with a focus on news and sport, business, lifestyle, education and English language learning. According to the Australia […]

‘Jonah from Tonga’ is yet to premiere on broadcast television in Australia but it is already an outstanding success. Over the past weekend, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) took the step of making available on iview all six episodes of Chris Lilley’s new series. During the 48 hours ‘Jonah from Tonga’ was available online it received 551,000 plays, which […]

In exciting news for fans of Offspring its fifth season will premiere on Network Ten’s tenplay before its television broadcast. On Tuesday, May 6, the first episode of season 5 will be made available exclusively to tenplay members for a limited time only. The episode will not be available to view after 48 hours or […]

While the Opening Ceremony is not until the early hours of Saturday morning Australian time, LIVE coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi has already gotten underway on TEN and tenplay. TEN’s coverage when it fully kicks into gear will be comprehensive with more than 360 hours of live content from the Sochi Games on […]

As 2013 draws to a close, TorrentFreak has published their annual list of the most-pirated TV-shows. Unsurprisingly top of the list was HBO’s Game of Thrones, closely trailed by Breaking Bad (which aired its final season ever this year). According to TorrentFreak: the estimated download numbers are per single episode of the most downloaded TV-shows worldwide (per […]