Latest Headlines
Morning Report Headlines
Friday 6 March 2015

  Henry Tajer moving to New York to be Global CEO at IPG Mediabrands from May 1
-   Interpublic CEO Michael Roth comments: "Henry is a great media executive"

  Nova to fly winners to US for Red Room exclusive Madonna Rebel Heart Tour access

  Launch editor of Guardian Australia Katharine Viner is staff pick for new UK editor

  Nickelodeon's new deal with Haven Licensing + announces Consumer Product Awards

  Screen Aust investing $3.2m with FMA, Bondi Hipsters, Robert Connolly and others

  ABC Commercial signs deal for Ready Steady Wiggle series 2 US debut on Hulu

  AAP condemns "happy snaps" being taken of Bali nine pair as they move prisons

  Former New York Mail Online employee writes about his year "Ripping off the web"

  Media money: Chase Carey denies Fox and Discovery talks, David Gyngell's pay day

  Found: A fashion magazine business model that works – ShortList Media's Stylist

  Sports: Fox Footy's deal with AFL coaches, European cycling season starts on SBS

  Plus: Leo Burnett, UM NSW & Bohemia win agency awards, Peter Abbott Out Of Here

  Magazine Rack: Rolling Stone offers rock goddess and Grammy-winning lonely boy

  Television: NRL is back: South v Broncos gives Nine a big win in Sydney and Brisbane
    Seven's My Kitchen Rules still #1 Thursday in all markets except Brisbane
Magazines on sale this week

OK! Khloe Kardashian
Who Lara Bingle
Big League Paul Gallen
Yours Georgie Parker
Marie Claire Angelina Jolie
Vogue Living Cool Change Ahead
MiNDFOOD Judi Dench
Better Homes and Gardens Roasts
APC The New PC
International Traveller The Castaway Issue
Rolling Stone Stevie Nicks
Science Illustrated Keys To The Mind
Good Health Naomi Watts
NW Selena Gomez
New Idea My Kitchen Rules
Famous Kylie Jenner
Woman's Day Chrissie Swan
TV Week Home And Away
The Spectator Hounding Abbott
Rugby League Week Rabbit Hunting Season Is Now Open
SBS Feast Sweet Temptation
Cosmopolitan Dakota Johnson
Women's Health Kate Mara
Prevention Rebecca Gibney
Renegade Collective Jennifer Hawkins
Property Investor Milly Brigden
Smith Journal Volume 14
The Monthly All Hot Air
Men's Style Simone Holtznagel
The Economist Planet Of The Phones
Time The Isis Trap
New Scientist Head Transplants

On The Box

The third season of Australian prison drama series, Wentworth, will premiere on Foxtel's SoHo channel on April 7.

The series, from creators Reg Watson and Lara Radulovich, has been produced by FremantleMedia Australia.

Latest Podcasts

Latest Mediaweek Podcast:







Editor James Manning visited The Big Sports Breakfast this week at their new state-of-the-art Sydney studios. The breakfast show hosted by Michael Slater and Terry Kennedy is also broadcast on Foxtel on Sky Racing, and the hosts talk about the new set up and the changes they have introduced since they moved into the new facility. Sky Sports Radio will shake up the Sydney radio market next month as it becomes a new entrant in the Sydney radio ratings. The hosts talk about what they are expecting in the first survey. Slats also talks about his work with Nine in the Cricket World Cup and his decision to leave Nine's NRL Footy Show. TK talks about his extra work for Sky Racing and tips what might be ahead for him under the new horseracing TV rights deal.

Listen to the podcasts online here or download on iTunes.


Top 10 Spots by Airplay Nationally

1 Harvey Norman
2 Domayne
3 Coles
4 National Tiles
5 McDonald’s Big Mac
6 Ford
7 Betta
8 Mitsubishi Motors
9 Forty Winks
10 Chemist Warehouse

All data provided by AirCheck Broadcast Monitoring. Week ending February 23, 2015

Top 10 Songs by Airplay Nationally

1 Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson f. Bruno Mars (SME)
2 FourFiveSeconds - Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney (UMA)
3 Cheerleader (Remix) - OMI (SME)
4 Take Me To Church - Hozier (SME)
5 Style - Taylor Swift (UMA)
6 Elastic Heart - Sia (Inertia)
7 Hold Back The River - James Bay (UMA)
8 Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding (UMA)
9 Sun Goes Down - Robin Schulz f. Jasmine Thompson (Warner)
10 The Nights - Avicii (UMA)

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. Data provided by AirCheck Broadcast Monitoring. Week ending February 23, 2015


Inside the Magazine: 9 March

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First Look

WSFM’s Jonesy and Amanda breakfast show has now been on air for 10 years and hosts Amanda Keller and Brendan Jones celebrated with a live broadcast from Luna Park




Person Of The Week

Duncan Campbell, National Content Director, Australian Radio Network





Media Buzz

Days Of Our Lives seeks an Aussie for a 13-week role, Eric Bana to narrate Screentime’s Stop Laughing…This Is Serious for the ABC, Today’s new app, TVNZ OnDemand relaunch, Squerb helps Sky News cover NSW election




Our cameras were at Nova’s Red Room with Brit rapper Example and Nova 100’s Tommy Little’s 30th birthday celebration with strippers and sharks




Media People

Staff changes at Triple M, Nova Entertainment, ZenithOptimedia, Pacific Magazines, Essential Media, the ABC, OMD and Starcom MediaVest Group




Inside News Brands

The Australian’s lifestyle editor Cathy Osmond discusses the broadsheet’s new lifestyle offerings




Inside Magazines

Kerrie McCallum, editor-in-chief of delicious., talks about expanding their brand plus Copeland Publishing’s Child magazines win five awards at the Parenting Media Association’s annual international conference



Inside the BBC Worldwide Showcase

At BBC Worldwide’s recent Showcase event in Liverpool Mediaweek spoke to Steven Moffat about what’s ahead for their hottest two properties Doctor Who and Sherlock



Inside Subscription TV

Discovery, Fox Footy, Fox Sports, History, LifeStyle and Sky News – the six nominees for ASTRA’s Channel of the Year discuss their prospects of winning the prestigious award




Entertainment Charts

This week’s MPDAA box office chart, top 20 iTunes TV episode sales chart, Nielsen’s commercial applications websites and the ARIA top 20 albums and singles charts




iPad Extra: Inside Television

OzTAM’s Top 100 Consolidated Charts for Week 8 and our extended OzTAM Top 100 chart for Week 9