Angus Ross

Seven renews ITV Studios first-look deal

Australia’s Network Seven has renewed its long-standing first-look programming deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVSGE). The new agreement begins in July, and hands Seven at ITVSGE programming until “well into 2021”. “In conjunction with our Australian programming, ITVS GE’s expansive portfolio of factual, drama and entertainment titles continue to play a key role in […]

Seven orders Warner Bros’ Little Big Shots

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Network Seven has ordered a local version of Little Big Shots, the Warner Bros.-owed and distributed format in which kids perform with a celebrity host. Comedian, actor, writer, producer and director Shane Jacobson will front Seven version of the show, which will be produced by Warner Bros. International Television Production Australia. Seven’s […]

Seven wins ratings battle, Nine claims top demos

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Seven Network has ended the 2014 ratings year on top, beating perennial rival Nine into second. Nine, however, was quick to claim it had triumphed in the key 25-to-54 (31.9%), 18-to-49 (32.3%) and 16-to-39 (32.8%) demos in the main urban areas. Seven took an overall 30.4% share in 2014 with Nine in […]