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Follow Crikey’s latest coverage of Channel Nine. Crikey’s Channel Nine coverage includes independent news, blogs and commentary.


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Media briefs: Nine locks down… $15 million to Guardian Australia?… Keating responds …

The Guardian’s financial accounts reveal clues about how much money the Australian operation got from Graeme Wood. And other media tid-bits of the day.

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Media briefs: no more Good Food … fight pics … Block trading …

Fairfax axes specialised Good Food Guides … The right to use Packer/Gyngell fight pics … Insider trading hits The Block … Is the media making indigenous Australia sick? …

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: MKR back to burn the competition

Seven’s cooking juggernaut My Kitchen Rules is still a ratings winner.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: stay away from the box over Easter

Last night’s TV was mostly lacklustre, except for the always excellent Mad as Hell.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: My Kitchen Rules still cooking with gas

Channel Seven is still easily winning the ratings battle, with My Kitchen Rules top of the popes.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: ABC proves why it leaves Ten in the dust

ABC’s The Checkout may be the best show on prime-time TV. Take note, Channel Ten …

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Media briefs: Oz losses… Sky on FTA … Tele v Press Council …

News Corp’s vanity Australian newspaper has revealed exactly how much money it loses every year. It’s not as much as Paul Barry had said on Media Watch, but the numbers are still staggering. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Seven’s Kitchen crushes Ten

Seven won the night with My Kitchen Rules, crushing Ten’s line-up which is setting new lows each night.

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More news, better informed? The bloated TV news battle

For a couple of weeks now, both Nine and Seven have significantly upped the hours of news they’re beaming into Australian homes. Why are they doing it, and what exactly are audiences getting?

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Schapelle Corby’s $3m payday — or will she be smart and shut up?

Schapelle Corby could net the biggest payout in Australian TV tell-all history once she’s released from her Bali prison. But the convicted drug smuggler also has good reason not to say anything.

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Analysts bullish on free-to-air TV spend, but Ten might miss out

There’s good news in advertising forecasts for media proprietors — even those dinosaur free-to-air networks. But Channel Ten’s recent gains might be short-lived.

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Media briefs: Fairfax gets work … TV to watch … Boss on Christie …

Fairfax back in the jobs game … Video of the day … Front page of the day …

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Saville’s Shout: Nine’s lives … charitable film … Dinnigan’s advice …

How much would you pay for Channel Nine? You get more than a choctop at the movies with Peter Hall. And Collette Dinnigan says for god’s sake, brighten up.

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Tips and rumours

Rubbish jobs … who will play Gina … our strangest mayors. Plus other tips

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Ten Wakes Up to terrible ratings

Channel Ten’s great white breakfast hope, Wake Up, is sinking fast.

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Crikey Clarifier: why is Channel Nine going public (again)?

Channel Nine has announced it is going to go public. What is on offer, and should you buy a piece of the house that Kerry built?

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Lachlan Murdoch’s grand vision for Ten, two years on

Lachlan Murdoch promised to take Channel Ten in a new direction, declaring the company to be “totally stuffed”. Has his promised turnaround in the company’s fortunes eventuated?

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: ho hum, is it footy finals yet?

You know it’s a bad night of TV when Home and Away and Big Brother are the best things on.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: struggling Ten hires new exec

Channel Ten has fallen into a distinct fourth place in the ratings, with weak programming failing to find viewers. The network has hired a new news and current affairs boss.

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Media briefs: Baker shamed … ABC groupthink … Ten’s ratings dramas …

The Australian Press Council has taken a whack at The Age for its reporting on the AWU slush fund affair. That and other media tidbits.

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Media briefs: ACA breach … ciao (Mira)bella … CloMo deffo …

If you’re ever going to tune in to A Current Affair tonight’s the night: the show will issue an unprecedented on-air correction. That and other media tidbits.

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ACMA slaps down ACA over racist ‘Asian mall’ story

A Current Affair has agreed to correct a story the Communications and Media Authority says was likely to provoke racist feeling towards Asians. It’s a rare step for a TV broadcaster.

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Media briefs: Kerry’s farewell … sharks on Nine … parties’ cash splash …

The ABC’s Kerry O’Brien has signed off on his 10th and last election campaign in the hosting chair.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

Seven won last night’s programming comfortably, with ABC’s Clive James interview the only other option that came close.

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Media briefs: Abbott goads Fran … Turnbull odd one out … Seven ratings cash …

Why does Malcolm Turnbull look weirdly photoshopped on a Liberal Party brochure? And will Seven’s ratings grab pay off?

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