Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

The Seven Network has continued building its already impressive sports broadcast portfolio with the announcement that it has secured the broadcast rights to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. Seven’s coverage of the Paralympic Games will follow its exclusive coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Seven’s agreement with the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) delivers: free […]

Seven is back as Australia’s Commonwealth Games broadcaster, with the free-to-air television network announcing that it has secured all-rights in Australia to the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Queensland’s Gold Coast.  This announcement follows Seven’s recent securing of Olympic broadcast rights in Australia until 2020 (with an option to broadcast the Olympics games to be held in […]

In Tuesday’s Mediaweek Morning Report (29 July 2014), Editor and Publisher James Manning wrote the following about Network Ten’s overnight ratings performance: “If you’d just arrived in the country today and read about Network Ten’s 20% share of the ad market and then looked at last night’s ratings you’d be puzzled. Thanks to the end of MasterChef 2014 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

In the early hours of this morning (Australian time) Rafael Nadal put the finishing touches to his sixth French Open crown, after defeating Roger Federer in the Men’s Final. The attention now turns to the grass courts and the All England Club for the Wimbledon Championships. For the first time ever the Seven Network have […]

On 8 May this year, Network Ten under the leadership of Interim Chief Executive Officer Lachlan Murdoch relaunched its 24-hour free-to-air digital sports network One HD, into a male skewing general entertainment channel with premium sport, known as ONE. At the announcement of the relaunch, Mr Murdoch said, “ONE was underperforming from a ratings point of […]

In what could be sneak peak of  upcoming changes to the Anti-siphoning laws, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy Senator Stephen Conroy has announced that during the Commonwealth Games, the anti-siphoning list will be relaxed. The rule change will allow Network Ten to have continuous, live free-to-air coverage of the 2010 Commonwealth Games from […]

The AFL Grand Final is back for a second outing this weekend with the Seven Network once again broadcasting the match and beginning their coverage from 12pm this Saturday. The network will no doubt be hoping to build on the 2.76 million who tuned in last weekend for the broadcast. The network should expect a […]