Topic archives: Channel Nine

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

April 12, 2018

With the Commonwealth Games taking the lion's share for Seven, other channels are once again fighting for scraps

Is it time for Nine to put the AFL and NRL Footy Shows out of their misery?

and March 16, 2018 3

After two dismal weeks of ratings for Nine's two footy shows, you have to wonder if the channel can afford to keep them in the schedule

Nine is leading Australian media, despite what Seven West claims

February 23, 2018

Nine's interim results, released this week, show a media company definitively outperforming its peers across all fronts.

Laurie Oakes hangs up boots, shonks and scoundrels breathe a little easier

August 4, 2017 15

Laurie Oakes has called it a day, leaving a trail of explosive political scoops in his formidable wake.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

July 25, 2017

The ninjas were irresistible for Nine and the chefs were cooking with gas for Ten.

Channel Nine under fire for cutting local news in Darwin

July 12, 2017 2

Channel Nine will no longer produce Darwin's 6pm bulletin locally, leaving the ABC's bulletin as the only locally produced TV news in the Top End capital.

Mayne: Aveo, Fairfax and Ten all need to fix their disclosure

June 29, 2017 2

Fairfax has slammed aged care provider Aveo for lack of disclosure, but the media company needs to check its own backyard.

Regional Aussies now prefer commercial TV news to the ABC

May 15, 2017 5

Regional Australians are choosing local commercial TV bulletins for their news over the ABC, new research has found.

Hadley victorious … <em>Crinkling</em>‘s ultimate deadline … Nine never learns …

Hadley victorious … Crinkling‘s ultimate deadline … Nine never learns …

May 9, 2017 1

What an emotional roller-coaster these past 48 hours must have been for Ray Hadley.

Who doesn’t love a wedding to boost ratings?

Who doesn’t love a wedding to boost ratings?

April 24, 2017

Seven is hoping Edwina Bartholomew's upcoming wedding will be a ratings bonanza.

TV gets into the true crime genre, but how much is overkill?

April 6, 2017

True crime provides content that is relatively economical to produce compared to drama or even reality TV, and delivers reasonably reliable ratings.

‘Opportunistic exploitation’: coroner slaps down Nine siege reporting

March 31, 2017

Convicted rapist Antonio "Tony" Loguancio called Nine Network chief of staff Kate McGrath numerous times during a siege, which the coroner says hampered police efforts to negotiate with him.

Peter Costello for PM? Let his record at Nine be your guide …

March 13, 2017 6

Terry McCrann reckons Peter Costello would make a top-notch prime minister. But how is he performing at Nine?

Seven and Ten hit rock bottom

February 27, 2017 2

Investors are souring on free-to-air TV, and no amount of media law changes or licence fee reductions will save it.

Impairments all round for broadcast TV networks

February 23, 2017

Amid the gloom, though, some light from a higher profit for Southern Cross Media Austereo.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

February 13, 2017

The networks are off in the great 2017 rating race, with plenty of obstacles in the way of bragging rights in late November. Hoges was an early headache for Seven, a flop even after the publicity overkill since December. Current favourite MKR faded worryingly in its latest outing, while contender Married at first Sight jumped to […]

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

February 8, 2017

Another solid win for Seven in the metros and especially in the regions. MKR had its best night of the season with the national audience cracking 2 million for the first time (2.09 million) in the preliminary overnights, the second seasonal peak on this basis in a row. But it is not the first time […]

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

February 2, 2017 1

My Kitchen Rules might be a weakened giant, but that hasn’t stopped it from cleaning up its opposition on Nine and Ten. Last night was no exception, as it powered Seven to victory in the metro and regional markets, while Fifty Shades of Grey extended their dominance in a rare movie battle between the three commercials. MKR […]

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

January 18, 2017

Anyone who dislikes tennis or cricket (especially if they dislike both) would've had a terrible night.

On Wednesdays we wear white

On Wednesdays we wear white

January 13, 2017 6

Three women turned up in white to discuss golden showers.