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Oct 17, 2017

Stop the press: TV host moves from one TV show to another TV show

If a morning show host moves to a rival network, and Australian media doesn't lose its shit, has she really moved?

Glenn Dyer — <em>Crikey</em> business and media commentator

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator

It’s remarkable that the co-host of a program that has lost heavily this year to its bitter rival can generate so much publicity for a move from what is the current top-rating network, to the third-placed, free-to-air business that is still to emerge from bankruptcy and which on Sunday night recorded one of its lowest main channel shares for a Sunday night for years. But that’s what we see this Tuesday morning with the dying legacy newspapers feasting off the news in print, on radio and websites about the shock move by Nine’s Today co-host Lisa Wilkinson to move to the Ten network to become the highest paid woman on Australian TV.

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  1. MJM

    “The irony is further added to by the fact that Today’s ratings have gone backwards this year from last year’s wining effort in the five metro markets.”

    If I had ever watched a morning show consistently, and at 76 I have seen them only on rare occasions such as when my knee was broken and I was dependent on others, it would have been spoiled by Get Krak!n. The two Kates are a million times more entertaining than most evening tv much less the inanities of morning shows.

  2. Woopwoop

    “Sunday’s”???!!!

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