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FRIDAY 31 October 2014

  Foxtel 2015 Upfront: FTA TV chiefs on hand as Foxtel announces deals with Seven and Ten
-   Richard Freudenstein: Box Sets detail, new HBO deal, no dates for iQ3/Triple Play, but "close"
-   Brian Walsh: New comedy project with Rick McKenna and Laura Waters, Working Dog series

  Taking off Monday: Qantas' new inflight entertainment program with Foxtel, Sky News & Fox Sports

  World Movies Secret Cinema heading to Brisbane for four nights for the first time…but tell no one!

  Shine Australia negotiates MasterChef channel flip…in New Zealand: Format moves to TV3

  UK ad spend growth: How do your Australian numbers compare to your sector in England?

  News Brands: The New York Times revenue flat and a small Q3 loss, closing auto section

  News Corp on national security laws – Campbell Reid: "There are sensible amendments"

  Radio: The Triple M Grill Team live from New York, Nova 100's listener vacation to LA for a week

  Inappropriate Nudity: Andrew Denton launches Harley Oliver exhibition with Jonesy and Amanda

  Sports: Fairfax Radio and Nine Network summer of cricket coverage launching next Wednesday
-   Bruce McAvaney leads Seven team as live coverage of Melbourne Cup Carnival starts Saturday

  Plus: Jeremy Clarkson to NT News: "You got me", Rich Ross to lead Discovery Communications
-   SLR Productions' Sam Fox on Cartoon Network from Monday

  Television: Halloween scares! Seven's Thursday share hits 20% as Dancing pulls good Thurs crowd
Magazines on sale this week

Who Countdown To Baby
OK! Tom Cruise
Yours Gai Waterhouse
ABC Cricket David Warner
Time Out Sydney Summer of Art
Cleo Cameron Diaz
delicious Spring's In
Art Almanac November 2014
Popular Science Your First Robot
Blunt Slipknot
NW Kylie Jenner
New Idea Bec Hewitt
Famous Kylie Jenner
Woman's Day Blake and Louise
TV Week Home and Away
The Spectator Whitewashing Whitlam
Elle Miranda Kerr
Gourmet Traveller Party Season
House and Garden Christmas Decorating Special
ProPhoto Panasonic Lumix GH4
Womankind The Art of Mindfulness
M2 John Hamm
Tracks Thirty Days of Dreaming

On The Box

American TV series The Flash, created Robert Kanigher, John Broome and Carmine Infantino, debuts in Australia on FOX8 in December 2014.

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 National Tiles
5 McHappy Day
6 Vodafone
7 Chemist Warehouse
8 Hyundai
9 Kia
10 iHeartRadio

All data provided by AirCheck Broadcast Monitoring. Week ending October 20, 2014

Top 10 Songs by Airplay Nationally

1 Shake It Off - Taylor Swift (UMA)
2 Blame - Calvin Harris f. John Newman (SME)
3 Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran (Warner)
4 Jubel - Klingande (UMA)
5 Cool Kids - Echosmith (Warner)
6 New Thang - Redfoo (UMA)
7 Live Louder - Nathaniel Willemse (SME)
8 Heroes (We Could Be) - Alesso f. Tove Lo (EMI)
9 All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor (SME)
10 Prayer In C (Remix) - Lilly Wood & Robin Schulz (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 October 20, 2014


Inside the Magazine: 3 November

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First Look

It was party time last week for execs, editors, journalists, PR people and many more celebrating Who Magazine’s annual Sexiest People issue




Person of the Week

Andrew Rule, Author, “Kerry Stokes: The Boy From Nowhere”





Media Buzz

All-star Wharf4Ward fundraising success, ABC Cricket celebrates 80 years, triple j celebrates 40 years, Time Out’s Bottled Lightning Co., The D.A’s Office wins a Screen Music Award





Photos from the BBC World News CEO Debate, the Media Federation of Australia awards, the marie claire Success Summit and the AFR & Westpac Women of Influence awards



Media People

Staff changes at Fiveaa, Network Ten, Fairfax, Nine News and Endemol





Inside News Brands

The Age’s tablet app has won the World Digital Media Award for the world’s best news app and their tablet editor Fergus Shiel is “pretty chuffed”




Inside Magazines

Cleo editor Lucy Cousins talks about Bachelor of the Year and what’s next for the “iconic Australian brand”




Inside Outdoor

JCDecaux named Media Owner of the Year, APN Outdoor’s 10-year MRWA contract + their XtrackTV now live, Adshel reveals Sydney rail commuters “most engaged”, Jimmy Rowlings joins oOh! Media Retail



Inside Radio

Big changes for 2015 at SCA: Hamish & Andy back to drive – eventually – while Jules Lund warms the seat, plus Dan & Maz get 2Day FM breakfast




Inside Television

Destination 20 | 20: Inside Seven’s Upfront – new dramas announced plus a new reality format  and the hottest US import




Inside Subscription TV

Gus Worland’s entertaining journey to lose weight (and keep it off) documented on Gus Worland: Marathon Man




Entertainment Charts

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




iPad Extra: Inside Television Extra

Three extra pages including OzTAM’s Top 100 Consolidated Chart for Week 42, our extended OzTAM Top 100 chart for Week 43, plus regional and international TV charts