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Leckie resigns from Seven board

Australian TV programming veteran David Leckie has resigned from Seven West Media, the parent of Network Seven. Leckie has also stepped down from the board of Seven Group Holdings, the Stokes family’s group that owns a 35% majority shareholding in SWM. However, he has signed a new multi-year consultancy agreement, having already been filling a […]

Screen Australia backs raft of TV drama

Screen Australia is investing A$11.4 million in a raft of new TV series and features. The Australian film and TV agency said the investment will trigger A$64 million of TV and film production. The TV series include Shine Australia’s INXS two-parter Never Tear us Apart for Network Seven and a six part thriller for public […]