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THURSDAY 27 November 2014

  ARIA Awards: Sia and Chet Faker multiple winners as judges spread ARIA love around

  Peter Colosimo promoted to Nova Sydney sales director across agency and direct

  News Corp NSW state director Brett Clegg on #SnapSydney: "true cross-platform initiative"

  Screen Forever report card: 727 attendees, 11 countries, 93 sessions, 321 meetings

  Fairfax Media launching men's destination early next year

  TV moves: Ten Network auction near climax, NEC considering new regional TV partner

  Global revenues surge for Mail Online, reports parent, ad revenues up 46% year-on-year

  Four Corners EP Sue Spencer stepping down: "Time to do something different"

  Nine Network on Big Brother digital: "Second screen exceeds highest rating pay TV shows"

  Radio: Nova 100's Meshel & Tommy depart this weekend to LA with plane load of listeners

  Sports: AFL Draft Day – live streaming on, also live on Fox Footy, Herald Sun

  Plus: Tiger Pistol attracts new investment, Outdoor co oOh! Media considers IPO repricing

  Sky News' nonstop coverage Victorian election results, Music industry's most powerful

  Television: Big Brother Final gives Nine third win in four nights of final 2014 survey week
-   Seven not far behind: a point off the pace with Home and Away hour, Criminal Minds
-   ARIAs help TEN post best midweek share since The Bachelor week two
-   ABC's best was Micallef's Mad As Hell: ITV series wraps season four on a high
Magazines on sale this week

Who How Stars Lose 5kg Fast
OK! Liam Hemsworth and Jennifer Lawrence
Rugby League Week Season Preview Issue
Yours Rebecca Gibney
belle Summer Elegance
Yen Cara Delevingne
Time Out Sydney Explore Sydney Harbour This Summer
Cuisine Festive Toolbox
Porter Cate Blanchett
Peppermint You Are Enough
Popular Science State of the Art
Tech Life Holiday Tech Guide
NW  Miley Cyrus
New Idea Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Famous Kim Kardashian
Woman's Day  Princess Mary and Prince Frederik
TV Week Home and Away
The Spectator Books and Arts Special
Gourmet Traveller Christmas Feasting
Gourmet Traveller Wine Wish List Wines
recipes+ Christmas on a Budget
Elle Emma Watson
Cleo Taylor Swift
The Economist Russia's Wounded Economy
New Scientist Outsmarting Reality
New Statesman Scotland: What Next?
Time The Genius Issue
Fortune Business Person of the Year

On The Box

The second season of ABC's fantasy drama series created by Tony Ayers, Nowhere Boys, will premiere on November 23.

Latest Podcasts

NEW podcast this week:

Podcast 62/2014:
The Big Adventure

Seven's big new reality format of the year launched last week. Seven's director of production Brad Lyons and reality TV EP Rikkie Proost talk to Mediaweek's James Manning and Brenden Wood about developing the format, the Fiji location and the challenges they faced filming in paradise.

Listen to the podcasts online here or download on iTunes.

Top 10 Spots by Airplay Nationally

1 Harvey Norman
2 Coles
3 Domayne
4 Radio, It’s A Love Thing Campaign
5 National Tiles
6 Woolworths
7 Subaru
8 Chemist Warehouse
9 Target
10 Australian Labor Party

All data provided by AirCheck Broadcast Monitoring. Week ending November 24, 2014

Top 10 Songs by Airplay Nationally

1 Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran (Warner)
2 Heroes (We Could Be) - Alesso f. Tove Lo (EMI)
3 Blame - Calvin Harris f. John Newman (SME)
4 Superheroes - The Script (SME)
5 Outside - Calvin Harris f. Ellie Goulding (SME)
6 Blank Space - Taylor Swift (UMA)
7 Lips Are Moving - Meghan Trainor (SME)
8 Sunlight - The Magician f. Years & Years (Warner)
9 Shake It Off - Taylor Swift (UMA)
10 Dangerous - David Guetta f. Sam Martin (Warner)

Compiled from 58 stations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Perth, Central Coast, Newcastle & Geelong, plus triple j and FBi 94.5 in Sydney. Week ending November 24, 2014


Inside the Magazine: 1 December

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First Look

Cover models Dave Franco, Ian Thorpe and Cheyenne Tozzi were all present at the GQ Men of the Year awards and we have the winners’ list and a two-page spread of the event




Person of the Week

Larry Emdur, Co-host, The Morning Show, Seven Network





Media Buzz

ABC News’ Schoolies special, Australian Traveller’s People’s Choice Awards, BuzzFeed’s report on technology and media, Birdee in print, eBay and Spotify add carols to Christmas shopping




Photos from Ten and SCA’s Media Big Bash, Dan & Maz’s Dubai trip, the Sound Alliance and Qantas travel website AWOL’s launch and the launch of Ron Creevey’s The X Studio




Media People

Staff changes at Fairfax Radio, Authentic Entertainment, Channel Nine, Nova Entertainment, Nextmedia, Telstra and Southern Cross Austereo




Inside News Brands

The Sunday Telegraph editor Mick Carroll on the past, present and future of the paper, first published 75 years ago this month




Inside Digital Media

Livefyre’s head of global sales Robb Miller talks about helping Australian clients with better ways to leverage social content




Inside Television #1

Two pages of highlights from Screen Forever 2014 including contributions from Gale Anne Hurd, Michael Ebeid, Matthew Deaner, Jules Borkent and Tony Broderick




Inside Television #2

Writer turned CNN anchor Andrew Stevens talks about his career highlights and what’s it’s like to be a journalist in Hong Kong covering news in the mainland




Inside Subscription TV

Angela Pulveranti on the different kind of interview format she’s using for The Two Of Us, her new series for the Bio. channel




Entertainment Charts

This week’s MPDAA box office chart, top 20 iTunes TV episode sales chart, Nielsen’s media-generated videos/movies websites and the ARIA top 20 albums and singles charts




iPad Extra: Inside Television Extra

OzTAM’s Top 100 Consolidated Chart for Week 46 and our extended OzTAM Top 100 chart for Week 47