Topic archives: Channel Ten

Murdoch and Gordon prop up Ten, but will Packer abandon ship?

February 17, 2017

In the face of Ten's horror results, is James Packer going to jump off the sinking ship?

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

December 12, 2016

A doco on Japan was about the only thing worth watching.

Remakes and more remakes for Murdoch’s ‘entertainment’ arms

September 8, 2016 1

Who thought it would be so hard to come up with an original idea?

Australia’s cutest-sounding political forum to get a defamation-funded upgrade

August 10, 2016

Nothing dodgy is going on at the Wombat Hollow Forum.

Can Channel Ten turn it around?

April 20, 2016

Ten will report its first-half results tomorrow. Here is what to look for.

Media briefs: Sky News new Vatican correspondent … Rankine v <em>Oz</em> … festival of Howard …

Media briefs: Sky News new Vatican correspondent … Rankine v Oz … festival of Howard …

March 1, 2016 1

Bolt the Vaticanologist? And other media tidbits of the day.

The year the under-40s said ‘you’re fired!’ to reality TV

December 21, 2015 1

Memo to commercial networks: no one wants to watch reality TV shows anymore.

Mayne: big protest votes at lively Ten AGM

December 17, 2015

Ten's shareholders are not as pliant as the company might like, and they are very unhappy about ongoing payments to Hamish McLennon.

Media briefs: irrelevant Rupe … the year in TV ratings … networks spend on drama …

November 30, 2015 3

The Daily Advertiser is let off the hook for its factually preposterous anti-gay marriage screed. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: X Factor cleans up

November 25, 2015

The ABC's documentary on domestic violence was not the top-rating show, but it was excellent viewing and rated well.

Business bites: betting it all … on the ball … oh, what a recall …

October 27, 2015

Toyota is top of the pops, but it keeps recalling vehicles because of fatal flaws. Whoopsies. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Mayne: Tens plunges to huge loss, launches capital raising, stays silent on board

Mayne: Tens plunges to huge loss, launches capital raising, stays silent on board

October 26, 2015

Who will stay and who will go on Ten's board?

Media briefs: Fox’s wild time … Rundle on peak <em>Guardian</em> … Ten crash …

Media briefs: Fox’s wild time … Rundle on peak Guardian … Ten crash …

September 10, 2015

The journalists' union is continuing its push to keep the ASIC database as it is. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: watching rugby, not much else

September 4, 2015

The NRL game had the lion's share of viewers last night.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: beefcake beats beef

September 3, 2015

More Australians watched The Bachelor than Hotplate.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

September 2, 2015

More cute animals.

Business bites: loss-making crown … more write-downs … football deals gain ground …

August 28, 2015 1

The biggest losers in the marketplace are not miners, for once. It's media that's circling the drain.

Jessica Rowe on being ‘boned’, sexism and a really weird phone call from Eddie McGuire

Jessica Rowe on being ‘boned’, sexism and a really weird phone call from Eddie McGuire

August 26, 2015 7

The day the "boned" affidavit leaked, Eddie McGuire made a panicked phone call. But it wasn't to Jessica Rowe ...

Foxtel-Ten deal gives the Murdochs yet more power

Foxtel-Ten deal gives the Murdochs yet more power

June 15, 2015

Foxtel is buying a 14.9% stake in the beleaguered Ten Network, with the Murdochs again holding all the cards.