Seven to continue its love affair with Mt Panorama

The Seven Network first broadcast from Mount Panorama at Bathurst in 1963. Despite the network losing its V8 Supercars championship broadcast rights to Ten and Foxtel from next season (read more about Ten and Foxtel’s deal with V8 Supercars here), Seven will continue its love affair with ‘the mountain’ after today announcing it has secured broadcast rights… Continue reading Seven to continue its love affair with Mt Panorama

Seven takes a punt on the NFL

Following on from the Seven Network’s recent deal to broadcast Gaelic football and hurling on 7mate, Seven has announced a five year agreement to broadcast America’s National Football League (NFL) on Channel Seven and 7mate. Under the agreement, Seven will broadcast three consecutive games on Sunday, ending with the blockbuster NFL Sunday Night Football, all coming in… Continue reading Seven takes a punt on the NFL

Broadcast blackspot over Australia for England’s summer of cricket

Screenshot from Fox Sports' LIVE coverage of the WI v NZ Test Series

ESPNCricinfo’s live score service showed (at the time of writing) that England were 70/2 after 17.1 overs on the 1st day of the First Test Match against Sri Lanka at Lords.  Unfortunately for cricket fans in Australia this is the only way to follow the English team this Australian winter, as the England and Wales… Continue reading Broadcast blackspot over Australia for England’s summer of cricket

Ten going for Glasgow Gold!

The XX Commonwealth Games from Glasgow are fast approaching and Network Ten is the exclusive Australia broadcaster for the Games, which begin July 24th (Australian time). The commercial network will deliver 24 hours of coverage a day across TEN and ONE, with more than 260 hours of action in total. There will also be eight dedicated digital… Continue reading Ten going for Glasgow Gold!

ABC Radio Grandstand to cover the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

The  20th Commonwealth Games begins on 23 July in Glasgow and Australian audiences will be able to follow all the action on ABC Radio Grandstand. The ABC Grandstand team will bring audiences all the colour and excitement of the eleven days of competition, plus the Opening and Closing Ceremonies on ABC Local Radio, ABC Grandstand online,… Continue reading ABC Radio Grandstand to cover the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Guide: The World Cup on SBS

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is only days away and for Australian viewers the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) is the place to get your fix and follow the tournament from all angles.  In total SBS will have over 700 hours of coverage dedicated to arguably the world’s biggest sporting event. SBS will deliver the tournament to… Continue reading Guide: The World Cup on SBS

Critérium du Dauphiné starts tonight…

Tour de France 2010 - courtesy SBS

The traditional lead-up event to the Tour de France, the Critérium du Dauphiné begins tonight (Australian time) with LIVE streaming coverage on SBS’s Cycling Central website – www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral. There will also be LIVE coverage of the race on Eurosport Australia. The week-along event will see the top contenders for next month’s Tour de France, such as Chris Froome,… Continue reading Critérium du Dauphiné starts tonight…

Grand Slam Tennis on Seven

The most famous of all tennis grand slams the Wimbledon Championships returns to Channel Seven and 7TWO from Monday 23 June 2014. Seven’s LIVE coverage kicks off at 8:30pm (AEST) on 7TWO before switching to Channel Seven later in the evening. Seven’s coverage will be hosted by Todd Woodbridge, with expert commentary from three-time Wimbledon… Continue reading Grand Slam Tennis on Seven

Ten gambles on a Family Feud

Family Feud is returning to Australian television this time on Ten. The popular game show format will fill the crucial 6PM time slot for Ten each weeknight. The new Monday to Friday show will be hosted by former Seven personality Grant Denyer and produced by Fremantle Media Australia. Family Feud last aired in Australia on the Nine… Continue reading Ten gambles on a Family Feud

Seven signs Dr Andrew Rochford

Seven has announced that Dr Andrew Rochford will join the network’s news team in the role of Seven News Health Editor.  Dr Rochford comes to Seven after previously being contracted with Ten where he featured on programs such as the Project and the now defunct  Breakfast. Seven’s press release is below: Channel Seven today announced… Continue reading Seven signs Dr Andrew Rochford