NRL Preliminary Finals play over the weekend of September 21 & 22. Live and exclusive on Nine (NSW & QLD – VIC should air Storm game but TBC otherwise on GEM). Games are replayed on Fox Spots in HD after they air on Nine. Continue reading »
First there was TV4ME which first aired in Prime’s regional TV markets on channel 64, then there was Seven with TV4ME on channel 74, then came Nine’s EXTRA on channel 94 (regional 84), then the WIN network jumped on board as well – now TEN are set to launch a so called “data casting” channel on channel 14. Continue reading »
Seven continues to satisfy tennis fans by airing the Davis Cup on 7TWO from Friday September 14, 7.30pm AEST. Continue reading »
Every year, around late September, free to air TV fast track a select few of their US and international titles while others are left to air the following year when the Australian ratings season resumes after summer.
With Foxtel issuing a press release promoting Foxtel Express where a dozen or so US shows will air within days or even hours of their US air date and time, the question comes up as to what titles free to air will fast track. Continue reading »
Press Release. With the AFL Preliminary Final involving Hawthorn and either Adelaide or Fremantle to be played on Saturday September 22 at 5.15pm, 7 News in Melbourne will air on 7TWO at 6pm for the first time ever. Continue reading »
If a repeat of NCIS can pull the same figures as a new episode, doesn’t that suggest that people have no idea which episode is new and which is a repeat? Who else remembers when new NCIS could pull over 1.5 million? Ten really need to work at how they arrange their schedule, how they promote new content and how they manage repeats of shows so as not to confuse the audience. Because I can tell you – the audience is confused. Noone knows anymore what is repeat and what is new – or they simply don’t trust whether the new episode will air or become a repeat at the last minute. Continue reading »
This is exactly what I would do if running a TV channel. Air a show as close to live to the US premiere time as possible – usually this would be afternoon our time. Then replay in prime time later. Continue reading »