Seven secures VFL rights

The Victorian Football League has a new free-to-air broadcast partner with Seven Melbourne securing the 2015 and 2016 broadcast rights to Victoria’s premier Australian Rules Football competition.  Seven will take over the broadcast rights from ABC TV. Under the new agreement with AFL Victoria, Seven will show the VFL “Match of the Round” live on… Continue reading Seven secures VFL rights

Netflix is coming

After months of speculation and hot on the heels of StreamCo’s announcement of its SVOD service Stan, Netflix Inc. has confirmed that it will launch in Australia and New Zealand in March 2015. The much anticipated service is now only months away. Netflix has almost become the default word in Australia for ‘SVOD’ services and… Continue reading Netflix is coming

Is Stan the man?

Stan. coming soon – this is the message that greets visitors to, the new subscription video on demand (SVOD) service from StreamCo (Nine Entertainment Co’s and Fairfax Media’s new streaming JV). While pricing details have yet to be announced, what we do know is that Stan will offer users unlimited access to thousands of hours of entertainment, with… Continue reading Is Stan the man?

Seven to broadcast Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

With the summer of cycling just around the corner, the Seven Network has confirmed that it will broadcast the latest addition to the Australian cycling calendar, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Seven will broadcast the event LIVE and exclusive across Australia on Sunday, February 1, 2015, prior to its coverage of the Australian… Continue reading Seven to broadcast Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race