Thursday, January 21st, 2021

FrostGlobal reported earlier this month that Hulu’s shareholders 21st Century Fox, NBCU and the Walt Disney Company had decided to take Hulu off-the-market and inject US$750 million of new capital into the company.  At the time of the announcement, Disney’s Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger, said: “Hulu has emerged as one of the most consumer […]

Tonight (Australian time) the 2013 FINA World Swimming Championships start in Barcelona and for the first time in living memory Australian viewers will not be able to watch the world’s best swimmers on Australian TV. Swimming Australia’s website informs fans that “the event will not be broadcast into Australia, however FINA tv will stream online […]

Network TEN and Southern Cross Media have today announced a new affiliation agreement between the two free-to-air television networks. Reports are limited at this stage with TEN’s press release only confirming that the new agreement is for three years. TEN Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Hamish McLennan, said: “After constructive discussions with Max Moore-Wilton […]

David Culbert on SBS’s the Sag Wagon podcast said in Episode 19, “we look forward to our 10 year contract extension.”  This comment was made in reference to SBS and the Amauary Sport Organisation (A.S.O) announcing an extension to SBS’s current broadcast rights to the world’s most famous cycling event – the Tour de France. This builds […]

Network Ten has announced the signing of West Indies cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards to its KFC T20 Big Bash League commentary team. This follows the announcement earlier in the week that current Fox Sports commentators Damien Fleming and Mark Waugh have signed with Ten for the Big Bash. Sir Viv Richards was one of the […]

US media giants 21st Century Fox, NBCUniversal and The Walt Disney Company have announced that their online catch-up TV service Hulu is no longer for sale.  The announcement follows a sales process that was rumoured to have attracted bids from Yahoo, Direct TV and Time Warner Cable, amongst others. 21st Century Fox, NBCU and Disney have […]

As the Australian cricket team battles the old enemy for Ashes supremacy, Cricket Australia’s new Big Bash League broadcaster, Network Ten has announced the selection of cricket greats Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting for its commentary team. The former Australian players have previously commentated for Nine’s Wide World of Sports. Ten Chief Executive Officer, Hamish […]