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THURSDAY 20 November 2014

  Awards special edition:
  GQ Men of the Year: Ian Thorpe, Dave Franco and Cheyenne Tozzi get awards, issue covers
-   Other winners include Fitzy and Wippa, Matt Moran, Bondi Hipsters and Neale Whitaker
-   GQ gives award to one of Sydney's favourite "drug" dealers: Messina gelato king Nick Palumbo

  2014 Sports Commission Media Awards honour Nine's Ken Suttcliffe with Lifetime Achievement
-   Other winners include: Jake Niall, Gerard Whateley, McGuire Media + News Corp Melb AFL trio

  Nine AGM: David Gyngell challenges regional TV model with plan to stream into regional areas

  Public broadcasters cop it from all sides: Funding cuts confirmed, FTA TV hammers SBS ad plan
-   ABC's Mark Scott and SBS's Michael Ebeid release statements: how they will survive dollar drain

  Sports: Ten and Foxtel close to sharing F1 from 2016, Gyngell calls AFL dreams "complete joke"

  ASTRA appointments: Viacom's Ben Richardson and FIC's Jacqui  Feeney join sub TV org board

  Plus: oOh! Media prices its ASX float, How 58 years of analogue television ended this morning

  Remembering former Herald Sun journalist Kylie Hansen, SBS Dateline cut to 30 minutes

  Celebrating 40 years of Fairfax cartoonist Michael Leunig, Doctor Who shop pops up in Melbourne

  Sir Michael Parkinson sells music show to Magic 1278, Inside Cricket returns to Fox Sports

  Television: Third one day international cricket Australia v South Africa wins Wednesday for Nine
-   Seven's Sunrise cracks the top 20 with just under 400,000 watching Kochie and Sam
-   Public broadcasters: ABC has three in the top 20, SBS First Contact ep 2 on 421,000
Magazines on sale this week

Who Samantha Armytage
OK! Jennifer Lopez
TV Soap The Bold and The Beautiful
TV Week Soap Extra The Bold and The Beautiful
Australian Women's Weekly Jennifer Hawkins
Inside Out Entertain at Home
GQ Australia Men of the Year starring Ian Thorpe
Film Ink The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Limelight The Music for 12 Days of Christmas
Time Out Melbourne Ready Set Buy
Taste All You Need For Christmas
Science Illustrated First Contact
Reader's Digest The Joyful Pope
Monocle Shall We Talk?
Golf Australia Adam Scott vs Rory McIlroy
F1 Racing Jenson Button
PC Powerplay Dirty Bomb
NW Taylor Swift
New Idea Kate Middleton
Famous Taylor Swift
Woman's Day Kate Middleton
TV Week Home and Away
The Spectator Natural Bedfellows
Vogue Gemma Ward
InStyle Taylor Swift
Healthy Food Guide How To Get The Best Out Of Xmas
Inside Cricket David Warner
Empire The Epic Issue
The Economist Bridge Over Troubled Waters
New Scientist Why Some People Can't Lose Weight ... And Others Can't Put It On
New Statesman Britain in Meltdown
Time Taylor Swift
Australian Hi Fi B&W's Winning 685 S2 Speakers

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 Radio, It’s A Love Thing Campaign
4 Domayne
5 Woolworths
6 Chemist Warehouse
7 MTV - MTV Europe Music Awards (EMA)
8 Foxtel
9 McDonald’s $3 Mini Steak Wrap
10 Rebel Sport

All data provided by AirCheck Broadcast Monitoring. Week ending November 10, 2014

Top 10 Songs by Airplay Nationally

1 Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran (Warner)
2 Shake It Off - Taylor Swift (UMA)
3 Blame - Calvin Harris f. John Newman (SME)
4 Heroes (We Could Be) - Alesso f. Tove Lo (EMI)
5 The Days - Avicii (UMA)
6 Superheroes - The Script (SME)
7 Cool Kids - Echosmith (Warner)
8 Sunlight - The Magician f. Years & Years (Warner)
9 Dangerous - David Guetta f. Sam Martin (Warner)
10 I’m Not The Only One - Sam Smith (EMI)

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 10, 2014


Inside the Magazine: 24 November

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First Look

ABC TV 2015 schedule: despite budget challenges, director of television Richard Finlayson outlines a strong slate of returning favourites, TV movies, new series commissions




Person of the Week

Des Monaghan, Executive Producer and Co-Founder, Screentime





Media Buzz

Marty Smiley learns to dri[V]e, Twitter TV Ratings, Sound Alliance and Qantas go AWOL and Fox Sports breaks ground for sportswomen





Photos from the 2014 Media i Awards, NW’s 21st birthday party and Cosmo’s annual Fun Fearless Female Awards




Media People

Staff changes at SCA, ARN, 4TAB, Pacific Magazines, ABC TV, CNN International, ASTRA, Yahoo7, brand new media, OMD, Group M, Pandora




Inside Magazines

Pacific Star Network CEO Barrie Quick talks about acquiring Gold Coast-based Morrison Media




Inside Digital Media

Mamamia Women’s Network Upfront for 2015: national sales director Kylie Rogers reports positive reaction by agencies and clients to their new website, TV and reader experience




Inside Radio

Hot Tomato GM Graham Miles tells Mediaweek the final ratings survey of 2014 shows the Gold Coast indie FM station is still challenging rival SCA’s Gold FM and Sea FM




Inside Television #1

Ten Network shapes up as 2015’s reality channel: chief programming officer Beverley McGarvey talks about I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, Shark Tank and Gogglebox 




Inside Television #2

Diversity matters at the SBS 2015 Upfront: food night, documentaries, new drama, entertainment, sport, and the future of Dateline 




Inside Television #3

7:30 national affairs correspondent Heather Ewart talks about her involvement in ABC TV’s A Country Road: The Nationals examining the political past, present and future of The Nationals



Inside Subscription TV

The Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association (ASTRA) welcomes internet movie and TV subscription service Netflix launching here in March 2015




iPad Extra: Inside Television Extra

Three pages of OzTAM data: week 46 top 100 overnight in detail, week 45 top 100 consolidated with analysis plus regional and international TV charts