02/09/2014

Nielsen Twitter Ratings

@channelten First To Sign Up For @Twitter Ratings

The idea of evaluating "engagement" with a TV program based on the twitter traffic is indeed an interesting one. When the Nielsen Twitter TV ratings launch in Australia it absolultely looks to play in Ten's favour. They've always cornered the market when it comes to trending topics and volume of social media traffic with some of their major shows, and it opens up new advertising opportunities for a network desperately seeking new means of making money. How they stack up against the traditional … [Read More...]

The Living Room celebrates 100 episodes

@livingroomtv Celebrates 100 Episodes!

It's far more than the "little show that could" - The Living Room consistently delivers fun, relaxed and enjoyable lifestyle TV every Friday night for over two and a half years and this week it clocks up a milestone that not many other programs these days can boast about. 100 episodes. Ably hosted by Amanda Keller and joined by Barry Du Bois, Miguel Maestre & Dr Chris Brown as co-anchors The Living Room offers, week after week, a great way to settle into your weekend. They've a raft of … [Read More...]

Living With The Enemy

TV Guide for week ending 06/09/14

2014 week 36; 28th week of 2014 ratings. All times AEST unless noted otherwise. [Key: Must Watch; Molk Picks; Everything else worth a look but at your own risk.] MOLK RECOMMENDS Sunday Doctor Who (S08E02 of 12) – Sun 4:30am/7:40pm, ABC Compass - Sun 6:30pm, ABC1 The X Factor Australia (Live) – Sun 6:30pm, Ch7 The Block Glasshouse – Sun 6:30pm, Ch9 Bondi Vet (S06E23) – Sun 6:30pm, Ch10 Modern Family (S05 finale - E23/E24) – Sun 7pm, Ch10 60 Minutes – Sun 8pm, Ch9 ANZAC … [Read More...]

Pauly Fenech

Dancing With The “Stars” in 2014

Dancing with the Stars, 10 years on, proves that we're almost plum out of stars. At least Dan MacPherson and Edwina Bartholomew will deliver an interesting show no matter who the "stars" are. From the press release: All-star cast ready to rumba Channel Seven today unveiled the celebrity line-up for Series 14 of the iconic TV dance competition. DANCING WITH THE STARS is set to dazzle in 2014 with a glittering cast of celebrities including an international supermodel, a global chart … [Read More...]

Channel 9

@Channel9 and Fairfax Announce #StreamCo

Oft rumoured, now confirmed. This will be very interesting... From the press release: STREAMCO JOINT VENTURE SYDNEY, 27 August, 2014: Nine Entertainment Co. (“Nine”) [ASX:NEC] and Fairfax Media Limited (“Fairfax”) [ASX:FXJ] have today announced the formation of a joint venture to launch an Australian Subscription Video-On-Demand (SVOD) service (“StreamCo”). StreamCo is expected to launch during the 2015 financial year. It will offer a broad range of local and international … [Read More...]

2014 Emmys - Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Bryan Cranston

66th Primetime Emmy Awards – The Winners, The Losers

It was a night for winners, in that if you'd already won an Emmy it was pretty likely you'd win another. Beyond that it was mostly bland and very safe/middle of the road (especially some of the winners). Seth Meyers did a great job in the monologue but Kimmel killed it with his short spree, sadly highlight how gentle Meyers went in the opener. Julia Louis-Dreyfuss calling Bryan Cranston "Clark Gable" - GOLD, followed up with a pash from Cranston as she went to the stage to collect her Comedic … [Read More...]

Breaking Bad - Bryan Cranston

66th Primetime Emmy Awards – Form Guide

A massive year for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards - the nominations shift represent a clear acceptance of services like Netflix and solidifies their role in the generation of high-quality television. Add to that what will is expected to be a very touching tribute to Robin Williams, led by long time friend Billy Crystal, and it will have all the emotions for all the people. Hosted this year by Late Night host Seth Meyers he's got a sizeable set of expectations to overcome. Who can really … [Read More...]

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