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Podcast 21/2014: Marcia Hines
With the new album "Amazing" to be released this week. Marcia Hines sits down with Mediaweek to talk about the new collection of songs that sees her writing an album of her own material. Marcia tells the story of how she managed to get Russell Crowe to feature on one of the tracks. Marcia also talks about her time as a judge on Australian Idol, and looks back at her three years as a TV Week Queen of Pop, her relationship with manager Peter Rix (and she reveals the surprising contract she has with him) and talks about some of the great musicians she has worked alongside over the years.

Podcast 22/2014: Michael Idato
On Friday night in the US, Fairfax Media's Michael Idato was reporting on an earthquake shaking parts of the greater LA region. The day before though he was talking with Mediaweek's James Manning and Brenden Wood about being based out of Hollywood for Fairfax Media. We farewelled Idato when he left Sydney for California last year, and this is our first catch-up since he arrived. We cover the US television scene, Aussie actors in Hollywood, TV critics in the US, the late night TV scene and who Michael prefers and we even cover a few local TV subjects too including Lachlan Murdoch's years at Ten.

Listen to the podcast online here or download on iTunes.

 

 
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Monday
Mar262012

Nine launches EXTRA on Channel 94

Nine Network Australia has launched a new free to air channel EXTRA on Channel 94 from today, March 26.
An advertiser based channel EXTRA will feature programs created by advertisers across a range of categories from home shopping, brand funded, religious, community, educational and multi-cultural programming.
"Direct Response advertising is proving to be of more and more interest to our clients and by launching this new channel, EXTRA, we can provide advertisers with opportunities to specifically target their audience,’ said Jeffrey Browne, Managing Director, Nine Network.
EXTRA will be on Channel 94 in eastern seaboard metropolitan markets and 84 in NBN regional areas.
Programs screened on EXTRA will be paid for by advertisers and the channel will not be surveyed as part of the regular OzTAM ratings service.
Source: Nine Network
Source: Audit Bureau of Circulations