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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.

 

 

Entries in Daryl Talbot (5)

Thursday
Feb062014

WTFN and Tianjin TV sign co-production deal


Australian independent producer WTFN has pulled off a major coup signing a co-production deal with one of China's biggest broadcasters.

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Tuesday
Apr302013

New drama for WTFN

One of Australia's leading factual producers is moving into scripted programs.
WTFN, known for Bondi Vet, The Living Room, Tony Robinson's Time Walks and the Logie-winning documentary Trishna and Krishna, has announced it has acquired Melbourne-based drama and film producer The Film Company.
Under the agreement The Film Company will become a wholly owned subsidiary of WTFN and TFC principal Richard Keddie will join the WTFN board as Director of Drama and Features.

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Tuesday
Mar062012

WTFN announces new appointments

Independent producer WTFN has announced a series of new appointments to accommodate the company’s rapidly-expanding production slate.
The appointments were announced as WTFN gears up to deliver more than 50 hours of prime time television in 2012 and another 40 hours of branded entertainment.
Anne-Maree Sparkman (below), who joined WTFN at its inception, is taking over as Head of Production. Sparkman spent 25 years with the Nine Network before joining WTFN. She's been the driving force behind many of the company’s programs including high profile ob-doc series Bondi Vet.

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Friday
Oct142011

WTFN appoints Peter Newman

WTFN, the independent television production company behind Bondi Vet, Keeping Up With The Jones and Tony Robinson Explores Australia, has announced that SBS TV Executive, Peter Newman will join the company at the end of the month.

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Tuesday
Sep272011

Heath Watt to run WTFN Sydney

WFTN Entertainment, the production house behind programs such as Bondi Vet, Keeping Up with the Joneses, Supercar Showdown and Tony Robinson Explores Australia announced the appointment today of Heath Watt as General Manager – Sydney with immediate effect.

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