Topic archives: seven

How the Seven Network is failing the AFLW

February 9, 2018 11

After a big ratings dip, AFLW coaches are being asked to overhaul the game. With huge crowds and massive interest in the game, is that really the only factor at play?

Judge delivers decision in Seven v Amber Harrison

February 24, 2017

The restrictive suppression order remains largely in place.

Amber Harrison responds as Seven flexes its legal muscle

January 16, 2017 6

Channel Seven's lawyers are unhappy with Crikey -- and of course with Amber Harrison -- after we published a report on the sordid situation last week. Herewith, Harrison responds.

CFMEU defends China against Channel Seven

CFMEU defends China against Channel Seven

August 9, 2016

What's the CFMEU doing sticking up for China?

Let the Games begin: athletes have nothing on the network competition

July 27, 2016 4

What to do if you do not have accreditation to cover the Olympic Games?

Media briefs: <em>Sunrise</em> steals vision … Netflix arrives … Brooks a Luddite …

Media briefs: Sunrise steals vision … Netflix arrives … Brooks a Luddite …

March 3, 2015 1

Seven always complains about Nine and Ten taking its vision. So why was Sunrise playing a clip off the ABC's Australian Story this morning? And other media tidbits of the day.

Print media crunched as News and Fairfax revenues crumble

Print media crunched as News and Fairfax revenues crumble

June 17, 2014 4

The latest advertising revenue data shows newspaper revenue is collapsing, while Ten and pay-TV are also struggling, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Television: the land where the age of entitlement never ends

Television: the land where the age of entitlement never ends

February 12, 2014 1

For the free-to-air commercial broadcasters, it's always the age of entitlement -- no matter who is in power. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer detail the largesse.

ABC efficiency — how well does it stack up against its rivals?

ABC efficiency — how well does it stack up against its rivals?

February 7, 2014 11

One of the ABC's problems may be that it is too efficient in competing with commercial broadcasters, some of which it outrates consistently, write Crikey commentators Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Seven wins as Nine backs off

February 13, 2013 1

With My Kitchen Rules in the schedule tonight and tomorrow night, Seven will win the week in metro markets. It already won the week after last night's effort in regional markets where it was an absolute blitzing.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: first ratings night starts with a bang

February 11, 2013 1

A big night for all networks, as the official ratings season began for 2013.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: spice girls’ exit a test for My Kitchen Rules

February 7, 2013

Tonight a test for Seven and the surge this week in MKR. We will learn whether the departure last night of MKR's focus point for viewers, Jessie and Biswa (who left with good manners and no churlishness), will damage the program's attraction.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: MKR dominant again

February 6, 2013 1

The surge this week in MKR's audiences is looking like a major turning point in this year's ratings battle.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Seven’s news special con wins viewers, thanks to Stosur

January 17, 2013

This is hour-long news special is a silly idea from Seven, but having said that, you can see the thinking behind it -- flaws and all.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: see you all next year

December 13, 2012 1

So many questions for 2013: will Ten make it, what level of debt will Nine have and will Seven fix its black hole in Melbourne and Sydney at 6 to 7pm?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Home and Away finishes strong

November 29, 2012

Home and Away remains perhaps the most crucial program in Seven's nightly ratings push.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: no losers, only the rampaging X-Factor

November 21, 2012 3

With the results episodes of Seven's The X Factor on last night it's unfair to call anyone a loser, especially on Ten and Nine.

Two strikes rule makes for a most interesting AGM season

November 14, 2011

The problem when it comes to executive remuneration, explains Margot Saville in her account of Friday's Leighton Holdings AGM today, is that we're suffering from Lizard Brain.

Bieber Fever sweeps the nation

Bieber Fever sweeps the nation

April 27, 2010

A Sunrise stunt went horribly wrong yesterday when an appearance by floppy-fringed teen pop sensation Justin Bieber caused teenagers to riot. It's a stuff-up for Seven, but a smash hit for Bieber's management, says Dan Barrett.

Mayne: Why the judge should make further inquiries on Seven deal

April 21, 2010

Before approving the deal between Seven and Westrac, Justice Jacobson should establish precisely what has gone on between Stokes, independent fund managers and the independent directors who are meant to representing the non-Stokes Seven shareholders.