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Media briefs: Hockey sues … Ten’s saviour … family ties …

Channel Ten could still be saved — if Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox or News Corp were willing to stump up some serious cash. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Forget ITV, the real story is that Ten’s owners are looking to sell

There have been reports that UK commercial channel ITV is thinking about buying a stake in Channel Ten. This is rubbish.

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Media briefs: inside job … head here … royal DJs …

Channel Ten has a new way of saving money — appointing its own executives as judges on reality shows. Plus the Perth Fin got sleepy listening to Hockey, and other media tidbits of the day …

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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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One out of Ten: pessimism on ads, but cash to build programming

Ten bosses are trying to stay optimistic about their chances of clawing back revenue — at least according to the network’s latest results.

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Media briefs: stay tuned: Ten results … GOT love … Letterman retires …

Ten’s own moment of truth … Why Game of Thrones is must-watch TV … David Letterman announces his retirement …

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Will Murdoch still pull the strings at Ten? Takeover talk will reignite

Channel Ten is more vulnerable than ever with Lachlan Murdoch resigning from the board in favour of a plush News Corporation post. The takeover speculation will only intensify.

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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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Media briefs: Bolt v Langton v ABC … Ten’s ad rebound? …

The ABC has apologised to Andrew Bolt, but Bolt says it’s not enough. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Viner’s out … Ten’s last shot … bitcoin unmasked …

Kath Viner to US, leaves Guardian Oz to Emily Watson … Ten’s last roll of dice on programming? … Can you spot the dodgy journalism? …

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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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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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Media briefs: Rundle v Cater … Media Watch watch … Medicare report …

Cater smokes it on Furnival … Maiden’s dismissal of Medicare Locals … Insert title here …

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News tsar Meakin’s already firmly in charge at Ten — seriously

Channel Ten welcomes its new director of news and current affairs on Monday, but does he have a vision to turn the floundering network around? Paddy Manning and Glenn Dyer go inside a drama-packed newsroom.

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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: TV in doldrums … republican fact-check … Bolt’s indigenous …

Hey, Australian commercial TV networks aren’t doing so badly after all, right? Wrong. Plus other media tidbits.

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Hang Ten: will anyone watch the Winter Olympics?

Viewership numbers for the Winter Olympics have fallen down a ski slope in recent years, so Crikey intern David Ross asks: will Ten make its money back? Maybe not — but that’s not the point.

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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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Rinehart a no-show as Ten telecasts its financial woes

There was no sign of Ten’s most high-profile shareholder, nor was there any good news.

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Murdoch clan play the field on sports rights

Conflicts of interest are turning television regulation into a political football, but will News Corp score an own goal?

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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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Media briefs: Fairfax redundos … Wood winner … Boland leaves …

Are Fairfax’s business reporters lining up to take redundancies, or will there be taps on the shoulder? Plus other media snippets of the day.

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Ten’s new morning shows reviewed: don’t Wake Up for this

Channel Ten has two spanking new morning television shows on offer. Our fearless reporter watched both — and wondered if the execs thought the viewers had had lobotomies. But it wasn’t all tedious and lacking in news …

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