Netflix’s historic win

Netflix’s House of Cards is an Emmy award winner. The made-for-internet hit drama scored a win at the 65th Annual Emmy Awards picking up the gong for Best Directing in a Drama Series. This is an historic occasion as it is the first time a Netflix web-only drama series has won an Emmy award. While commercial… Continue reading Netflix’s historic win

Ten back into bat with the CLT20

Early Sunday morning Network Ten begins its exclusive live coverage of the Karbonn Smart Champions League Twenty20 from India. The first match begins at 12:30am AEST live on ONE HD. TEN and ONE will broadcast 23 matches of the two-week tournament live and will also have streaming coverage available on www.tensport.com.au. Australian teams will feature in… Continue reading Ten back into bat with the CLT20

Tokyo 2020 likely to heat up Aussie Olympic TV rights

Tokyo has been announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the host city of the 2020 Summer Olympics Games. The Japanese capital defeated Istanbul in the second round of voting by a margin of 60 to 36 votes. Madrid was knocked out of the race in a first round tie-breaker with Istanbul. Tokyo had… Continue reading Tokyo 2020 likely to heat up Aussie Olympic TV rights

Ryobi Cup is back on free-to-air TV

It has been a big year for cricket broadcast rights in Australia with Cricket Australia signing new broadcast deals with Nine and Ten. Building on a year of new deals, Cricket Australia has today announced that the Nine Network will be the exclusive broadcaster of the new look Ryobi One-Day Cup. Matches will be broadcast on… Continue reading Ryobi Cup is back on free-to-air TV

Is a Freeview catch up service next?

Frost Global has long highlighted the need for an Australian Hulu and Netflix, but to date there has been no firm commitment from either company about commencing Australian operations. This has left Australian consumers with silo catch-up services, that is catch-up content only accessible through each free-to-air network’s online catch-up services (save for services such… Continue reading Is a Freeview catch up service next?

NHK WORLD TV now on FOXTEL

Foxtel in recent times has carried CCTV news on its platform and this week it announced in association with broadcast group GlobeCast that Japan’s English-language service NHK WORLD TV and China’s CCTV-9 Documentary Channel will be available to essential package subscribers. NHK WORLD TV has already been available to Australian viewers for some time through… Continue reading NHK WORLD TV now on FOXTEL