Game on for Fox Sports!

Consolidated Media Holdings (CMH) issued a media release today that a subsidiary of Seven Group Limited had requested a copy of CMH’s register of members and register of information about relevant interests. According the media release, CMH will comply with Seven’s request pursuant to the Corporations Act. This request by a Seven Group Limited subsidiary… Continue reading Game on for Fox Sports!

Masterchef serves up hits!

We all know that Masterchef set the OzTam ratings on fire with a peak of 4.11 million viewers but even more astounding was the power of the Masterchef website. The website, according to a Network 10 release, scored between 23 April and 21 July 2009 some 35,739,245 total page views and an average browsing time… Continue reading Masterchef serves up hits!

Nine & Foxtel Knock on Wood!

Media Release from IMG: The Australian Masters announced today a multi-year broadcast partnership with the Nine Network and FOX SPORTS In 2009, Nine will broadcast live coverage from Kingston Heath Golf Club on each of the four days with FOX SPORTS also providing live coverage on pay television. Nine will also incorporate The Today Show… Continue reading Nine & Foxtel Knock on Wood!

Digital Radio Starts but will it find traction?

Digital Radio has started broadcasting in Australia’s second largest city, Melbourne. After starting in Perth last week. According to reports in the Australian Newspaper commercial stations Mix, Gold, SEN, 3AW, 3MP, Fox, Magic, Nova, Triple M, Vega, Sport 927, Radar, Pink Radio, Koffee and NovaNation have launched their digital radio signals. To listen to digital… Continue reading Digital Radio Starts but will it find traction?

APAC puts us front and centre!

Our Democracy is thriving with Australia’s Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd announcing that a new TV station will grace our shores, broadcasting from 20 January 2009 with coverage of the inauguration of the next US President, Barack Obama. APAC which stands for the Australian Subscription Public Affairs Network is based on the US C-SPAN network, which… Continue reading APAC puts us front and centre!

The is ‘one’ in everyone

Channel Ten have announced that from the second quarter next year it will launch Australia’s first 24/7 sports only Free-To-Air digital multichannel, avaliable to all viewers with a set-top box or digital TV. This channel is sure to spark an uptake in digital TV by consumers, hopefully ensuring the digital switchover occurs by 2013. Also… Continue reading The is ‘one’ in everyone

Will the sun set on Telstra?

The recent frenzy of Investment bank and private equity takeovers of Australian companies such as the Seven and Nine Networks and the retail institution of Myer, has put the Australian Stock Market on notice for who will be next on the takeover target’s list. With Macquarie’s failed bid for QANTAS, it would seem that a… Continue reading Will the sun set on Telstra?

Seven Network strikes again

Media reports today in News Limited papers have stated that the Seven Network has struck a deal to come on board as a production partner for the upcoming HBO Mini Series to be shot in Australia, mostly at Melbourne’s Docklands City Studios. As reported this is another blow for the Nine Network as they continue… Continue reading Seven Network strikes again