Seven parent plunges with A$1.9bn loss

Seven West Media has posted a massive loss of A$1.89 billion (US$1.34 billion) in its 2015 full-year results. Despite SWM’s commercial channel, Network Seven, leading the Australian free TV ratings for the ninth year in a row, various impairments relating to TV licences saw earnings plunge into the red. Excluding these ‘significant items’ that totaled […]

Seven tracks down Channel 5’s Suspects

Seven Network in Australia has acquired British procedural Suspects, which goes out on Viacom’s UK free-to-air network Channel 5. The deal with distributor FremantleMedia International is for the first four seasons of the show, which launched on Channel 5 in February last year and has become its highest rated drama in five years. Seven will […]