Australian TV & Radio Coverage Details of Murdoch’s UK Parliamentary Committee Appearance

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Tonight at 11:30 Australian Eastern time approx. hundreds of millions of people around the world will be watching the British Parliamentary House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee into the Phone Hacking scandal that has engulfed the UK.

If you are in Australia and want to catch News Corporation Chairman Rupert Murdoch, News International Chairman James Murdoch and former News International CEO and former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks answer questions into the phone hacking allegations, here is an overview of the coverage from Australia’s media organisations.

  • ABC News 24 – live coverage from 11:30PM
  • Nine Network – live coverage from 11:30PM hosted by Peter Overton with Peter Stefanovic in London
  • Seven Network – live coverage from 11:15PM
  • Ten Network – live coverage from 11:30PM with Sandra Sully and Brett Mason live from London
  • Sky News Australia – live coverage from 10:30PM 
  • APAC – live coverage from 11:30PM
  • CNN – live coverage from 10:00PM with Richard Quest

ABC News Radio also has extensive coverage with a dedicated digital only and online channel from 8PM Eastern including live coverage of the hearing on its primary channel later tonight, ABC UK Newsgate – can be streamed here.

For an overview of how the International media has followed the story so far, check out this story from CNN below:

 For those who want to watch something else late tonight, do not forget SBS’s Tour de France coverage resumes tonight @ 10PM Eastern.


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