The four ‘Grand Slam’ tournaments are the pinnacle of tennis for players – it is where champions are made. The Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon Championships and US Open each year attract the world’s best tennis players, hundreds of thousands of spectators attending each two-week event, millions of television viewers around the world and ever-increasing… Continue reading The romance of Grand Slam radio
The action at SW19 kicks off Monday night (Australian time) with 16 Australians contesting the main singles draw, the strongest contingent of Aussies in twenty years. It will also be Lleyton Hewitt’s last Wimbledon singles campaign. Australian tennis fans will be able to catch-all the action live from Wimbledon on the Seven Network and Fox… Continue reading Wimbledon starts Monday on Seven and Fox Sports
The most famous of all tennis grand slams the Wimbledon Championships returns to Channel Seven and 7TWO from Monday 23 June 2014. Seven’s LIVE coverage kicks off at 8:30pm (AEST) on 7TWO before switching to Channel Seven later in the evening. Seven’s coverage will be hosted by Todd Woodbridge, with expert commentary from three-time Wimbledon… Continue reading Grand Slam Tennis on Seven
The Seven Network is continuing with its successful multichannel sports broadcasting strategy with coverage of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships. The network will be treating viewers to “live and free” coverage of the tournament across Seven and 7TWO. During the first week the live broadcast kicks off at 8.30pm (AEST) on 7TWO before switching to Channel… Continue reading Seven’s multichannel sport strategy continues with Wimbledon
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
SBS‘s fantastic Tour de France for the last three weeks has averaged around 200,000+ viewers each evening. Since Thursday night as the Tour reached a crescendo in the Alps viewers tuned in droves with 456,000 viewers watching Stage 18 and Stage 19 scoring a then record 604,000 viewers for the multicultural broadcaster’s Tour de France coverage. Last night’s… Continue reading Cadel Evans delivers for SBS
Reports in the Australian and the Australian Financial Review last week confirmed the government is failing to act on important regulatory issues affecting Australian television broadcasters. The first is the delay to pass the Anti-siphoning reforms that were first announced in December last year and second the delay to award the new Australia Network contract. Since this… Continue reading Australia Network in extra time
This promo for Fox Sports’ coverage of Wimbledon 2010 is pulling at the Aussie heartstrings! Check it out here.