• Q+A: Dec 2

    Q+A: Dec 2
    In the final Q+A for the year, David Speers is in Melbourne, joined by a panel of thinkers and entertainers to reflect on this challenging year and look to a more uplifting 2022.
    It wraps with a special closing performance from Missy Higgins and her band.
    2021 was a year some of us would rather forget, with COVID-19 and lengthy lockdowns dominating the headlines and our lives. Has it changed our way of life forever and what will the new normal hold?
    The year also saw a revolution of sorts, as th
  • CNN suspends anchor Chris Cuomo

    CNN suspends anchor Chris Cuomo
    CNN has suspended its most-watched anchor Chris Cuomo “indefinitely, pending further evaluation,” following new disclosures about how he helped his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in the midst of a scandal over allegations sexual harassment.
    CNN said in a statement, “The New York Attorney General’s office released transcripts and exhibits Monday that shed new light on Chris Cuomo’s involvement in his brother’s defense. The documents, which we w
  • Gaven Morris: “Imagine an ABC where the ‘B’ doesn’t define us”

    Gaven Morris: “Imagine an ABC where the ‘B’ doesn’t define us”
    Outgoing ABC News boss Gaven Morris has given a speech today to journalists at the Melbourne Press Club.
    In it he spoke proudly of ABC News achievements during his tenure, having first joined ABC in 1992.
    “In 2021 the key Radio News/ CAff programs reached an average of 2.3 million Australians every week across the metro networks. ABC Local Radio reaches more than 3 million Australians outside the capital cities each week,” he said.
    “We’ve got enduring, loved brands: Austr
  • One Plus One: Dec 2

    One Plus One: Dec 2
    One Plus One returns to ABC with Barrie Cassidy on Thursday.
    His guest is RN Breakfast host Fran Kelly who is departing her radio program after an amazing 17 year run.
    After 17 years of early morning alarms, 2021 will be Fran Kelly’s last year hosting RN Breakfast. She talks to Barrie Cassidy about her love of radio, what the world looks like before dawn and how she’s seen Australia change.
    8pm Thursday on ABC.
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  • MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

    MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
    We finally have a date for MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga screening on Friday, 17 December, same day as the USA.
    This was filmed earlier this year in front of an intimate audience in New York City and features a combination of stripped back duets and solo songs from Love For Sale.
    This is one of three projects between Bennett, Gaga and ViacomCBS, rolling out internationally through CBS, MTV Entertainment Group and Paramount+.
    Released October 1st from Columbia Records/Interscope, th
  • TVT Jobs Wrap: Screen Tasmania

    TVT Jobs Wrap: Screen Tasmania
    When TV Tonight refreshed mid year, with it came a new Jobs section -a free service for industry- which has included jobs from BBC Studios Australia, Australian International Documentary Conference, Australian Writers Guild, Screenworks etc.
    But it’s a section that has possibly gone a little unnoticed (and in truth I haven’t devoted much time to build it up).
    So to give it a little nudge I’m introducing an occasional news wrap, which will showcase available vacancies.
    Screen Ta
  • Networks unveil campaign ahead of federal election

    Networks unveil campaign ahead of federal election
    Free TV Australia, the lobby group for commercial free-to-air broadcasters, has unveiled a ‘Free. For Everyone.’ campaign ahead of the 2022 federal election.
    Highlighting the value of Free to Air to all Australians it also sets out policy strategy, prompted by the government’s Media Reform Green Paper.
    Free TV CEO, Bridget Fair said: “With over 13 million daily viewers and $1.5 billion invested in Australian local content, commercial free-to-air television continues to un
  • Returning: Five Bedrooms

    Returning: Five Bedrooms
    Well this is quick sticks….
    Season 3 of Five Bedrooms will launch on Paramount+ on New Year’s Day.
    That’s just 5 months after S2 premiered -a very speedy return for fans.
    I guess it makes up for the long break between S1 and S2 (which was filmed in 2020).
    Returning cast for the 8 part series include Liz (Kat Stewart), Ben (Stephen Peacocke), Heather (Doris Younane), Harry (Roy Joseph), Ainsley (Katie Robertson) and Simmo (Johnny Carr) -no mention of Hugh Sheridan this time.
    Mo
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  • Airdate: Diary of a Wimpy Kid

    Airdate: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
    Newly animated film Diary of a Wimpy Kid will screen this week on Disney+.
    Directed by Swinton Scott (Futurama) and written and produced by Jeff Kinney, it features the voices of Brady Noon (The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers), Ethan William Childress (mixed-ish) and Chris Diamantopoulos (Mickey Mouse).
    Jeff Kinney’s worldwide bestselling series comes to Disney+ in the all-new animated adventure “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” Greg Heffley is a scrawny but ambitious kid with an active ima
  • Nurses: Dec 2

    Nurses: Dec 2
    An unaired episode of Nurses screens on Seven tomorrow night.
    The ITV Studios Australia series was filmed at three different hospitals.
    In this episode, a patient undergoes deep brain stimulation in the hopes of curing Parkinson’s symptoms; an intoxicated young man could have a brain injury; a graduate midwife is put to the test.
    7:30pm Thursday on Seven.
  • Tuesday 30 November 2021

    Report:
    Daily Free-to-Air Share
    Channels:
    All Free-to-Air Channels
    Market:
    5 City Metro (aggregate figure)Demographics:
    Total People
    Day-part:
    18:00 – 24:00
    Day:
    Tuesday
    Deliverable:
    Overnight, Consolidated 7 and Consolidated 28Channel
    Overnight
    Consolidated 7
    Consolidated 28
    30/11/21
    23/11/21
    2/11/21
    ABC TV
    11.4%
    12.3%
    10.3%
    ABC Kids/ABC TV Plus
    2.5%
    3.8%
    3.0%
    ABC ME
    0.5%
    0.6%
    0.5%
    ABC NEWS
    2.2%
    1.9%
    1.9%
    ABC TV Network
    16.6%
    18.7%
    15.7%
    Seven
    19.0%
    15.4%
    18.5%
    7TWO
    4.4%
    4.5%
    3.9%
    7mate
  • Vale: James Ciseau

    Vale: James Ciseau
    Former reality TV participant James Ciseau, who featured in 2019’s Bride & Prejudice, has died aged just 36.
    The Queensland pool builder died in a horrific head-on crash at Beerwah on Monday, remembered by family as a “brother bear and protector” with a heart of gold.
    In 2019 he was portrayed as ‘bad boy’ James in the Seven reality series with the press kit noting, “Tori and James are from different worlds, but they are madly in love. Tori’s well-to-
  • Christmas on the Farm

    Christmas on the Farm
    The words ‘Christmas’ and ‘Movie’ generally don’t lead to stuff of critical acclaim, but if they hit a feelgood note they an be played over and over again.
    It’s a Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street, White Christmas, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Home Alone, Love Actually -I’ll even take Die Hard on a lazy Christmas night. Yippy-ki-yay….
    In Australia, where the snow is substituted for a heatwave or the beach, less springs to mind….
  • How did multichannels fare in 2021 ratings?

    How did multichannels fare in 2021 ratings?
    In addition to winning the year in Total People, Seven’s multichannels also came out on top in 2021.
    Given Nine won the primary channels, these helped Seven to win the year.
    Increasing their share this year were:
    7mate9RUSH10 Peach10 Shake
    Losing share compared to 2020 were:
    ABC Kids / TV Plus (previously ABC Kids / ABC Comedy)ABC ME7flix9GO!9GEM9Life10 BOLDSBS World Movies
    Survey Year
    5 City Metro excluding Olympics Weeks 31 & 32
    Seven multichannels: 9.0Nine multichannels: 8.110 multi
  • No plans to sell ABC Adelaide base

    No plans to sell ABC Adelaide base
    ABC has reaffirmed its intention to remain at its historic Collinswood base in Adelaide but has vacant floor space it wants to address.
    “We’ve just leased another floor there, which is good news,” managing director David Anderson told Senate Estimates this week.
    “But there are still some empty floors. I have been in discussion with South Australian Government -the Premier and some of his staff- with regard to what we might be able to do that could be quite exciting. But i
  • Checkout defamation case in court

    Checkout defamation case in court
    A trial over a long-running dispute around axed ABC consumer show The Checkout this week went to the NSW Supreme Court.
    As first revealed by TV Tonight, Giant Dwarf’s’s Julian Morrow (pictured) is suing CJZ producer Nick Murray for defamation and claims his former business partner tried to disrupt plans to renew the series after six seasons.
    CJZ has previously claimed Giant Dwarf was deceptive and misleading over its plans for the series, which it did not know about when it agreed to
  • iview: AFTRS Festival Favourites

    iview: AFTRS Festival Favourites
    AFTRS Festival Favourites, a new program of awarded short films by students of the Australian Film Television and Radio School will launch on ABC iview today.
    Each of the eight short films have screened at film festivals the world over – from the Wairoa Māori Film Festival in New Zealand to Melbourne International Film Festival, Fantastic Fest in the USA, Uppsala International Short Film Festival in Sweden, ImagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in Canada, and more.
    Collectively, th
  • Gotham Awards 2021: winners

    Gotham Awards 2021: winners
    Upcoming Netflix film The Lost Daughter, by Maggie Gyllenhaal and South Korean film Squid Game were winners at the Gotham Awards.
    The awards which recognise independent film and TV titles also honoured upcoming Apple TV series Coda.
    Jane Campion was honoured with a director’s tribute statue, while Magnolia Pictures chief Eamonn Bowles received the industry tribute honour.
    Best Feature
    “The Green Knight” (A24)“The Lost Daughter” (Netflix) – Winner“Passing
  • Airdate: Paradise Lost

    Airdate: Paradise Lost
    US mystery drama Paradise Lost, starring Josh Harnett, premieres this Friday on Paramount+.
    The cast also features Bridget Regan, Barbara Hershey and Nick Nolte.
    This is a 10 part 2020 series which was not renewed for a second.
    Set in small-town Mississippi, this southern gothic mystery follows prodigal son, Yates Forsythe (Josh Harnett), as he returns to his hometown with his wife, Frances – a woman very new to this very old community.
    As explosive secrets become unearthed, Yates’ l
  • Airdate: David Dalaithngu

    Airdate: David Dalaithngu
    It’s late notice but ABC has confirmed a documentary David Dalaithngu will screen tonight in place of Australia Remastered at 9:30pm.
    The following program contains the name, image and voice of the late actor David Dalaithngu. It is presented unedited, in accordance with his wishes.In his final film, the great Australian actor David Dalaithngu faces his extraordinary, dizzying past and, staring down death, his own, mortal future.
  • Airdate: Sam Kerr: In Her Own Words.

    Airdate: Sam Kerr: In Her Own Words.
    10 will screen an exclusive interview with Matildas captain, Sam Kerr tomorrow, Wednesday December 1.
    10 News First presenter Sandra Sully, who has long -championed women’s sport, will interview Kerr in a special screening at 6pm in all cities.
    In the raw, honest and revealing interview, the popular Australian footballer known for her incredible talent, phenomenal goal scoring abilities and post-goal acrobatics, talks candidly about the real Sam Kerr, the person behind the green and gold j
  • Books that Made Us: Nov 30

    Books that Made Us: Nov 30
    In this second episode of Books that Made Us Claudia Karvan discovers how Australia has set the stage for our great stories.
    Claudia meets author Kate Grenville, who wrote The Secret River, a deeply confronting book that sparked conversations across Australia. Claudia wants to understand what prompted her to write this book.
    Richard Flanagan, is one of Australia’s most lauded living writers, Claudia heads to the Hobart Museum to examine a book of paintings of fish, which was the inspiratio
  • Airdate: The Patrick Star Show

    Airdate: The Patrick Star Show
    New animated series The Patrick Star Show will screen on Nickelodeon in mid December.
    This marks the second spinoff of SpongeBob SquarePants and follows a younger Patrick Star living at home with his family, where he hosts his own variety show for the neighbourhood from his television-turned-bedroom.
    The voice cast includes Bill Fagerbakke as the young adult Patrick plus Tom Wilson (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Cecil Star; Cree Summer (Rugrats) as Bunny Star; Jill Talley (SpongeBob SquarePants) as
  • Banijay’s Cathy Payne to deliver Hector Crawford Memorial lecture

    Banijay’s Cathy Payne to deliver Hector Crawford Memorial lecture
    Cathy Payne, CEO of global distributor and entertainment giant, Banijay Rights, will deliver the Hector Crawford Memorial lecture at Screen Forever conference in March.
    Payne has risen through the ranks from early days on the New South Wales’ Central Coast to 10 years as CEO of Southern Star International (including negotiating Home and Away from the UK’s ITV to Channel 5) to her current role as CEO of Banijay Rights, overseeing brands such as Big Brother, MasterChef, Survivor,&
  • Axed: PenI5

    Axed: PenI5
    US comedy Pen15 has confirmed it is not proceeding to a third season.
    Part 2 of Season 2, which is set to screen on Stan from Saturday, will wrap the series.
    Pen15 is an R-rated “traumedy” set in middle school as it really happened in the year 2000. Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine play versions of themselves as thirteen year old outcasts, surrounded by actual thirteen year olds. In this world, seventh grade never ends and the pains of growing up are inevitable.The Hollywood Reporte
  • Rose D’Or Awards 2021: winners

    Rose D’Or Awards 2021: winners
    ABC documentary Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra has won a prestigious Rose D’Or Award in a virtual ceremony by the European Broadcasting Union.
    The film profiling the founders of Indigenous dance troupe Bangarra, produced by In Films and directed by Nel Minchin and Wayne Blair, picked up the Arts trophy, defeating entries from Netherlands, Germany and USA.
    Jennifer Collins, ABC Head of Factual & Culture, said: “Congratulations to everyone involved in Firestarter at In Fil
  • “Beaches, romance, family squabbles, dirty weekends, fish & chips and a baby kangaroo..”

    “Beaches, romance, family squabbles, dirty weekends, fish & chips and a baby kangaroo..”
    Last week at their annual Upfronts ABC announced a new eight-part anthology comedy, Summer Love for 2022, co-produced with US production company Kinetic Content.
    Produced by Gristmill and created by Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope, Summer Love sees eight very different sets of people rent the same beachside holiday house, capturing the collision between the dreamy enchantment of the beach and the clumsy reality of humans on holiday. It explores the anonymity, the possibility, and the escape that we
  • Filming underway on Strait to the Plate S2

    Filming underway on Strait to the Plate S2
    NITV and SBS Food series Strait to the Plate is currently in production on season two in the Torres Strait Islands.
    The series is again hosted and produced by Aaron Fa’aoso’s Cairns-based Lonestar Productions.
    “The positive response we received from the community from season one was absolutely unprecedented,” he said.
    “The fantastic part about filming a second season is that the communities here have the first season as a reference point, so they are enthusiastic to
  • Airdate: Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

    Airdate: Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story
    Documentary special Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story screens this week at SBS VICELAND.
    Based on the best-selling book by Mollie Gregory, Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story introduces audiences to the secret stars who provide the action and thrills that make the best Hollywood movies and television, from the first black-and-white ‘flickers’ to today’s high-tech mega-epics.
    These unheralded heroines are the generations of stuntwomen who risked their lives in front of t
  • Airdate: The Housewives of the North Pole

    Airdate: The Housewives of the North Pole
    In December hayu will stream a new festive film The Housewives of the North Pole.
    The fictional tale features Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad, Soulmates, Life in Pieces) and Kyle Richards (The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Halloween).
    The Christmas Queens of North Pole, Vermont, Trish (Kyle Richards) and Diana (Betsy Brandt), have won the Best Holiday House decorating competition every year for the past nine years. But days before Christmas, a friendship-ending argument sparks a town-wide feud an
  • Monday 29 November 2021

    Report:
    Daily Free-to-Air Share
    Channels:
    All Free-to-Air Channels
    Market:
    5 City Metro (aggregate figure)Demographics:
    Total People
    Day-part:
    18:00 – 24:00
    Day:
    Monday
    Deliverable:
    Overnight, Consolidated 7 and Consolidated 28Channel
    Overnight
    Consolidated 7
    Consolidated 28
    29/11/21
    22/11/21
    1/11/21
    ABC TV
    13.2%
    13.0%
    13.0%
    ABC Kids/ABC TV Plus
    2.6%
    3.5%
    2.9%
    ABC ME
    0.4%
    0.4%
    0.5%
    ABC NEWS
    2.6%
    1.7%
    1.9%
    ABC TV Network
    18.9%
    18.7%
    18.3%
    Seven
    17.7%
    17.0%
    16.5%
    7TWO
    3.9%
    3.2%
    3.4%
    7mate
    2
  • Renewed: Chucky

    Renewed: Chucky
    Small screen adaptation Chucky has been renewed for a second season.
    The series, based on the Child’s Play horror film franchise, is written and executive produced by creator Don Mancini.
    “We’re thrilled to start pulling the strings on a second season of puppet mayhem with Chucky,” said Don Mancini. “Many thanks to our partners at USA, SYFY and UCP for their incredible support and guidance bringing Chucky to the small screen, bigger than ever.
    “And to the fans
  • Vale: David Gulpilil

    Vale: David Gulpilil
    Pioneering Indigenous actor David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu AM has died, aged 68.
    Gulpilil was from the Mandhalpingu clan of the Yolŋu people and was raised in Arnhem land. In 2017 he was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, and told he only had months to live.
    Permission has been granted for his name and image to be used after his death, in accordance with his wishes.
    South Australian Premier Steven Marshall said in a statement, “It is with deep sadness that I share with the
  • Govt quizzed on whether it would welcome paywall on ABC iview

    Govt quizzed on whether it would welcome paywall on ABC iview
    The federal government does not have a view on whether ABC should add a paywall to ABC iview, and says such decisions are up to ABC management.
    Last night during the Budget Supplementary Estimates Environment and Communications Legislation Committee, Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young raised the question with Jane Hume, LNP minister representing communications minister Paul Fletcher.
    Senator Hanson-Young noted Qld. Senator James McGrath had called for privatisation moves including selling Triple
  • Renewed: Around the World in 80 Days

    Renewed: Around the World in 80 Days
    Upcoming UK production Around the World in 80 Days has been renewed for a second season ahead of its global premiere.
    David Tennant is expected to return as adventurer Phileas Fogg alongside Ibrahim Koma as Passepartout and Leonie Benesch as Abigail.
    The series is due to launch imminently in the USA and UK, and will screen in Australia on Seven, which was an original backer of the project.
    Producers Slim Film + Television and Federation Entertainment also confirmed another Jules Verne adaptation
  • Beyond Rights appoints new CEO

    Beyond Rights appoints new CEO
    Distributor Beyond Rights has announced David Smyth as its new CEO with Kate Llewellyn-Jones departing to focus on family commitments.Most recently role founder and CEO of YouLook.tv, the UK’s first multi-channel AVOD service, he previously worked at both Twentieth Century FOX, Sky 1, BBC and ITV.“I’m incredibly excited to be joining this dynamic business at such a pivotal and changing time for our industr,” he said. “I’m thrilled at the prospect of working wi
  • Airdate: Inside the Mind of Freddie Mercury

    Airdate: Inside the Mind of Freddie Mercury
    UK doco series Inside the Mind of Freddie Mercury will screen next week on Nine.
    It features the views of psychiatrist, Dr Bob Johnson -although it isn’t clear if he ever met the Queen singer.
    Inside the Mind also has a Michael Jackson episode but that’s yet to be confirmed for the schedule.
    Here is the producer’s synopsis….
    In this series renowned psychiatrist, Dr Bob Johnson, will explore the incredibly complex and unusual lives of Freddie Mercury and Michael Jack
  • Airdate: Rumble

    Airdate: Rumble
    Animated family film Rumble set in the world of monster wrestling is coming to Paramount+.
    An all-star voice cast includes Will Arnett, Geraldine Viswanathan, Terry Crews, Stephen A. Smith, Jimmy Tatro, Tony Danza, Susan Kelechi Watson, Tony Shalhoub, Bridget Everett, Greta Lee, Ben Schwartz, Joe “Roman Reigns” Anoa’i, Becky Lynch, Michael Buffer and Charles Barkley.
    In a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monsters are superstar athletes, Rumble’s teenage
  • Airdate: Coming Out Colton

    Airdate: Coming Out Colton
    Documentary Coming Out Colton screens this week on Netflix.This sees former US footballer and star of The Bachelor Colton Underwood embarks on a journey of self-discovery coming out as a gay man, including addressing his past and embracing his place in the LGBTQ community.
    Friday December 3 on Netflix.
  • David Dalaithngu

    David Dalaithngu
    A tribute to a pioneering Indigenous actor. 9:30pm Tuesday ABC.The Other Pandemic: 40 Years of AIDS
    Snackmasters
    Books That Made Us
    Matildas v USA
    The Chocolate Queen
  • Could You Survive on the Breadline?: Dec 1

    Could You Survive on the Breadline?: Dec 1
    The final episode of Could You Survive on the Breadline? screens this week on SBS, in which personality Julie Goodwin, journalist Caleb Bond, and NSW Greens MP Jenny Leong see whether they themselves could survive on welfare and low incomes.
    In this episode, attention shifts to the job market, as the three contributors experience the challenges of trying to find work and survive on an irregular pay-packet in this tough new era of employment in Australia.
    8:30pm Wednesday on SBS.
  • The Waltons reboot marks 50th anniversary of US classic

    The Waltons reboot marks 50th anniversary of US classic
    Evergreen US series The Waltons has just had its rebooted telemovie The Waltons: Homecoming screen stateside, to mark a 50th anniversary.
    It was introduced by original cast member Richard Thomas, who appeared across many its 9 seasons as ‘John Boy’ alongside stars such as Ralph Waite, Michael Learned and Will Geer.
    Aussie Ben Lawson (Neighbours, 13 Reasons Why, Firefly Lane, Designated Survivor) featured as patriarch John Walton Sr., joining Bellamy Young who stars as his wife Olivi
  • Airdate: Listening to Kenny G

    Airdate: Listening to Kenny G
    Music documentary film Listening to Kenny G, part of the Music Box series, screens on Binge in December.
    Directed by Penny Lane (Hail Satan?) and executive produced by Bill Simmons (Andre the Giant, Showbiz Kids), the film investigates the artist formerly known as Kenneth Gorelick, who played jazz so smoothly that a whole new genre formed around him.
    This takes a humorous but incisive look at the best-selling instrumental artist of all time.
    Saturday 11 December on Binge. 
  • Love Island finalists split

    Love Island finalists split
    Love is fleeting in the Love Island Villa….
    2021 finalists Jess Velkovski and Aaron Waters have confirmed their split just days after the final episode aired.
    Actual production on the Nine show finished a few weeks ago, meaning both have had a small amount of time to develop their relationship.
    The couple agreed to a split after a long phone call and Aaron agreeing with a message by Jess it was not working.
    The news of comes after an alleged “filthy look” from Aaron during a L
  • Airdate: Spice Girls: How Girl Power Changed the World

    Airdate: Spice Girls: How Girl Power Changed the World
    “Colours of the world…. Spice up your life!”
    UK music documentary Spice Girls: How Girl Power Changed the World screens next week on Nine.
    This is a three part special (originally titled Spice Girls: How Girl Power Changed Britain) filmed for Channel 4 where it screened in September.
    Alisa Pomeroy, Channel 4 Commissioning Editor Documentaries said: “The idea of using the story of the supremely popular and mould-breaking Spice Girls to make a multi-layered social history
  • Returning: Alex Rider

    Returning: Alex Rider
    UK Young Adult action series Alex Rider returns for its second season this week on Amazon Prime Video.
    S2 stars Otto Farrant, Stephen Dillane, Vicky McClure, Brenock O’Connor, Ronkẹ Adékọluẹ́jọ́, Marli Siu, Toby Stephens, Rakie Ayola and Charithra Chandran.
    In Season Two, Alex is still reeling from the traumatic events at Point Blanc, and desperately wants to return to a normal life. But when his new friend Sabina’s father, journalist Ed Pleas
  • 10 ponders “What do we do with Bachelor?”

    10 ponders “What do we do with Bachelor?”
    With the ratings year now over networks are now reflecting on the changes they are making to their announced plans for 2022.
    10 counts successes such as I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!, Amazing Race, Australian Survivor, Have You Been Paying Attention?, Gogglebox, and The Cheap Seats amongst its successes, but in an interview with Mediaweek, Beverley McGarvey concedes there’s work to be done on The Bachelor franchise.
    “The thing we need to do a lot of work on next year is a
  • Sunday 28 November 2021

    Report:
    Daily Free-to-Air Share
    Channels:
    All Free-to-Air Channels
    Market:
    5 City Metro (aggregate figure)Demographics:
    Total People
    Day-part:
    18:00 – 24:00
    Day:
    Sunday
    Deliverable:
    Overnight, Consolidated 7 and Consolidated 28Channel
    Overnight
    Consolidated 7
    Consolidated 28
    28/11/21
    21/11/21
    31/10/21
    ABC TV
    11.6%
    10.5%
    11.6%
    ABC Kids/ABC TV Plus
    2.1%
    2.6%
    1.9%
    ABC ME
    0.5%
    0.6%
    0.5%
    ABC NEWS
    2.3%
    2.1%
    2.0%
    ABC TV Network
    16.6%
    15.8%
    15.9%
    Seven
    20.4%
    22.0%
    13.5%
    7TWO
    2.7%
    3.2%
    2.8%
    7mate
  • Better Homes & Gardens: Christmas special

    Better Homes & Gardens: Christmas special
    Better Homes and Gardens kicks off Summer with a “Crackers about Christmas” special on Friday.
    Landscape designer Charlie Albone and his wife, interior decorator Juliet Love, host their fellow New South Wales presenters at their home on the Central Coast, while Adam Dovile, Karen Martini and Melissa King come together at the Melbourne Botanic Gardens.
    Segments include:Johanna Griggs visits country singer and former The X Factor finalist Jason Owens and his partner Becy who run Doin I
  • Seven wins 2021 ratings year

    Seven wins 2021 ratings year
    Seven wins Total People
    Nine wins Demos
    AFL Grand Final biggest audience of the year
    The Block Winner Announced tops entertainment
    10 reclaims third place from ABC 
    Seven has won 2021 ratings in Total People after Nine claimed glory in 2020 and 2019.
    Lockdown-impacted 2021 was an unusual year but even without the Olympics, and Nine’s Australian Open pushing into survey, Seven came out on top.
    Curiously, it did that by turning Nine’s dumped talent show The Voice into a renewed h

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