After countless years on the Ten Network, Australia’s oldest and richest foot race the Stawell Gift is coming LIVE to the Seven Network on Easter Monday. Seven and the event promoter Twenty3 Sport and Entertainment and the Stawell Athletic Club have reached a multi-year agreement for coverage of the footrace that was first run in… Continue reading Seven to broadcast Easter Monday tradition
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
As the start of the 2014 MotoGP season begins this weekend in Qatar, FOX Sports has announced (as reported by TV Tonight) that it will once again be broadcasting the top flight of two-wheel racing after signing a sub-licensing deal with the TEN Network. This deal follows hot on the heals of FOX Sports signing… Continue reading The motorsport broadcast market revs up…
V8 Supercars Australia has announced a new 6 year media rights deal for its Championship series. Foxtel/Fox Sports and the Ten Network will replace Seven from 2015 as the Championship series broadcasters. Seven signed its current two-year deal at the start of the 2013 Championship series. The new deal is worth a reported $241 million ($196… Continue reading The Home of Motorsport is back!
21st Century Fox’s subscription-TV business STAR India has been awarded the broadcast rights by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games and the Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing next year. While 21st Century Fox’s US business FOX missed out on the last… Continue reading Olympics to drive 21st Century Fox in the sub-continent
The Ten Network served Breakfast this morning ahead of its scheduled debut next Monday. The move to premiere the breakfast show early was made in order to capitalise on the leadership crisis currently engulfing Australia following Mr Kevin Rudd resigning as Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs. The program is fronted by NZ’s Paul Henry, Andrew Rochford and Kathryn Robinson,… Continue reading Breakfast served early, how did it taste?
The decision by the Ten Network to broadcast the FINA Swimming World Championships on up to a four hour delay on its digital channel ONE is one of the most surprising programming decisions ever made by a broadcast network in covering a major international sporting event featuring many Australians, especially our most successful Olympic sport.… Continue reading Ten needs to teach ONE to swim
The Ten Network have announced the first reshuffle to its much talked about news programming strategy for 2011 and beyond. The axe has fallen on the 6:30PM local evening news with Ten instead opting for the strong Ten News at Five brand being extended until 6:30PM. Current 6:30 news hosts around the country will fall… Continue reading Negus is key
News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch said earlier this year that “content is not just king, it is the emperor of all things electronic. Clever technology is merely an empty vessel without any great content.”