Seven Group Holdings becomes a reality

Yesterday the Federal Court of Australia approved the schemes of arrangement for the proposed merger between Seven Network Ltd and WesTrac Group. Therefore paving the way for Kerry Stokes to emerge with a 68 per cent majority stake in the new company to be called Seven Group Holdings (SGH). Federal Court approval by Justice Peter… Continue reading Seven Group Holdings becomes a reality

Disney Dances with CASPA!

Yesterday’s deal between Hybrid TV and Disney Media Distribution confirmed that the next decade is the decade of choice for the consumer. The agreement, Disney’s first foray into a Video on Demand in the Southern Hemisphere, will lift Hybrid TV’s CASPA On-Demand offering to over 200 programs and 2000 hours of TV viewing on-demand. CASPA… Continue reading Disney Dances with CASPA!

My Kitchen Rules performs for sponsors

Seven’s My Kitchen Rules finished it first season last night with Queensland couple Veronica & Shadi taking out first place and $100,000 in prize money over Victoria’s Clint & Noah. The real winners of the series, however, was the Seven Network. Last night 1.525 millions viewers tuned in to watch the final that finished just… Continue reading My Kitchen Rules performs for sponsors

Seven brings footy shows into primetime

Next Wednesday at 7:30pm in southern states the Seven Network takes another plunge into a prime time footy show. This time former Network Ten personality Peter Helliar will take the reins and be joined by AFL experts and Seven commentators Matthew Richardson and Leigh Matthews. The show will also feature Catherine Ellis, a former ABC… Continue reading Seven brings footy shows into primetime

Federal Court approves Seven shareholder meeting

Seven Network Ltd announced today that the Federal Court has approved Seven’s plan to hold shareholders meetings in relation to the proposed merger between the listed Seven Network Ltd and Kerry’s Stokes’ private WesTrac assets. The new company if given the go ahead by shareholders, will according to Seven contain Seven’s existing investments, including the… Continue reading Federal Court approves Seven shareholder meeting

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!

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