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Pacquiao Vs Horn

The countdown is on to the biggest event in Australian boxing history LIVE and exclusive on MAIN EVENT Sunday, July 2 at 11:00am. 

23rd June 2017

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KordaMentha prepares to wait and see on media reform to decide Ten's fate

Network Ten administrator KordaMentha is preparing to push back a crucial meeting to decide the fate of the...

23rd June 2017

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The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings pop-up channel starts July 7

In an Australian television first, Foxtel Movies presents an epic pop-up adventure to rival them all, as the entire collection of movies in the extraordinary The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies are showcased from beginning to end,...

22nd June 2017

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Australian Academy opens arms to Asian region with AACTA Award for Best Asian Film

Last night, the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) launched an exciting new Asia International Engagement Program, the cornerstone of which is a new AACTA Award for Best Asian Film.

22nd June 2017

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Announces PABLO PICASSO Subject Of Season Two Scripted Anthology Series GENIUS

National Geographic announced today that the second season of its acclaimed scripted anthology series GENIUS will chronicle the life and work of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, one of the 20th century’s most influential and celebrated artists. 

22nd June 2017

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Media reform bill passes in House of Representatives despite opposition from Labor

All members of the Australian Labor Party rejected the proposed media reforms presented in the House of Representatives today, however it...

21st June 2017

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Announces EARTH LIVE Mon 10 July - 2HR GLOBAL LIVE TV EVENT

National Geographic has announced that Emmy Award-winning television personality Phil Keoghan will join Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning actress Jane Lynch as host of the network’s greatest-ever natural event, EARTH LIVE.

21st June 2017

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Fox’s $19.5 billion takeover bid for Sky delayed

A decision on 21st Century Fox’s $11.7 billion ($AUD19.5 billion) takeover bid for Sky has been delayed.UK...

21st June 2017

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After 2 years of development, Netflix has released its first 'choose your own adventure' show

When Netflix approached Dreamworks Animation to pioneer a “choose your own adventure” style show, “Puss in Boots” writer-producer Doug...

21st June 2017

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Crunch time as Coalition woos Hanson media vote

The Turnbull government is desperately trying to win One Nation support to pass its media reform package in...

20th June 2017

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Apple poaches top Sony TV executives to boost online video content

NETFLIX might have a little trouble remaining the king of streaming services, with one of the world’s biggest tech...

19th June 2017

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Regional TAM completes panel expansion

The Australian regional television audience measurement (TAM) service is set to complete the final instalment of its 50% panel expansion....

19th June 2017

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Apple poaches top Sony TV executives to boost video content

Apple has hired two long-time Sony Pictures Television executives to expand the iPhone maker’s push into original...

19th June 2017

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STV RATINGS WEEK 24

Subscription TV represents 54.2% of all viewing in STV households (0200-0159). The top 3 STV Channels were FOX FOOTY, FOX LEAGUE, & TVH!TS. The highest rating Sport program was LIVE: NRL STORM V COWBOYS and the top Non-sport program was GRAND...

19th June 2017

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TV bosses rubbish One Nation’s proposed three-out-of-four rule

Commercial and pay-TV networks have rejected One Nation’s “compromise” plan on media reforms amid a stalemate in...

17th June 2017

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ASTRA Industry Awards finalists announced

More than 40 outstanding individuals and teams have today been announced as finalists for the 2017 ASTRA Industry Awards.

16th June 2017

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THE PURSUIT TO STRIKE IT RICH REACHES (GOLD) FEVER PITCH IN THE NEW SEASON OF AUSSIE GOLD HUNTERS

THE HUNT BEGINS THURSDAY 6 JULY ON DISCOVERY CHANNEL.

16th June 2017

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Movie piracy cost Ten Network ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’

Film television piracy and illegal downloads are partly to blame for broadcaster Ten Network’s woes, according to...

16th June 2017

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Try-again time for media ownership laws

A fresh media reform package has been introduced to parliament with the government using the future of Network Ten...

15th June 2017

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‘Critically important’ Seven is no longer seen as a broadcaster: Clive Dickens following amended Yahoo7 deal

Seven no longer wants to be seen as just a broadcaster and instead hopes to be viewed as a total video company, the network’s chief digital...

15th June 2017

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Pirate Bay might infringe copyright after all, European court rules

File-sharing sites like the Pirate Bay could be holed below the waterline by a new ruling from The European Court of Justice.

15th June 2017

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Fifield: Ten’s voluntary administration a ‘wake-up call’ to opponents of proposed media reforms

Minister for Communications and the Arts Mitch Fifield has called on Bill Shorten and Labor to “show they care about the Australian media...

14th June 2017

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Judgement Day is coming…Court Justice: Sydney starts Sunday, July 2

The ground-breaking new observational documentary series, Court Justice: Sydney will premiere exclusively on Foxtel’s Crime + Investigation on Sunday, July 2 at 7.30pm AEST.

14th June 2017

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Ten goes into voluntary administration

Australia's third-placed TV network Ten has entered voluntary administration after three of its biggest commercial backers shied away from...

14th June 2017

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Media Giants Form Anti-Piracy Alliance

30 leading content creators and on-demand entertainment companies – including Netflix, HBO, Amazon and Twentieth Century Fox – have come...

14th June 2017

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Cricket Australia’s problems could get worse

COLIN Smith, one of the nation’s eminent sports media-rights strategists, believes Network Ten’s precarious...

13th June 2017

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Foxtel and LivePerson Bring Mobile Messaging to Australian Customers

-- New 'My Foxtel' app provides customer service via mobile messaging for the first time in Australia LivePerson (...

13th June 2017

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Nat Geo People Announces Partnership to Continue Revolutionary Series - MIRACLE HOSPITAL 2

Nat Geo People, together with The Feds and Screen Australia, today announced the commissioning of Miracle Hospital 2 as part of its ongoing commitment to bring compelling and dramatic local content to the channel.  

13th June 2017

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Foxtel hires News Corp’s Nic Hodges to lead innovation

Nic Hodges has joined Foxtel to lead commercial innovation.Hodges was formerly head of commercial innovation at News Corp for two years,...

13th June 2017

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Crisis for Network Ten as financial backers say ‘no’

Ten Network is facing the prospect of being placed into ­voluntary administration if a $200 million loan cannot be...

13th June 2017

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