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CBS drafts ‘NCIS Sydney’ to plug scheduling gap amid impact of US strikes

CBS has lined up NCIS Sydney to plug one of its primetime gaps, as the ongoing US writers strike hampers scheduling for the broadcast network. NCIS Sydney was ordered by Paramount+ in Australia last year and is set to make its global debut on the streamer in Oz on 10 November, with the show airing […]

Paramount ANZ’s streaming chief exits amid senior exec reshuffle

Paramount has reshuffled its execs in Australia and New Zealand, with streaming chief Liz Baldwin among those departing. The SVP & head of streaming role is among around six positions affected, according to local reports, with production VP Frank Filosi and Network Ten’s marketing exec Jean Jenkins also leaving. The exits were revealed by Pamela […]

Former Network Ten CEO join Aussie prodco Byron Studios

The former CEO of Network Ten in Australia has taken up a new role as CEO of New South Wales-based prodco Byron Studios. Paul Anderson will work with the company’s founders, Will Gammon and Mark Holden, to expand operations at Byron Studios, which is based in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. The company operates […]

Australia’s Seven ‘explored merger’ with ViacomCBS’s Network Ten

Australian broadcaster Seven West Media reportedly held talks with ViacomCBS about merging with Network Ten, but the discussions failed to bear fruit. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Seven chairman Kerry Stokes approached the US media giant over a potential sale that would have altered the face of Australian TV and reduced the number of […]

ViacomCBS restructures down under as Network Ten CEO Paul Anderson resigns

ViacomCBS is introducing a new management structure across its businesses in Australia and New Zealand, with the CEO at Network Ten resigning as a result. ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI) said the resignation of Paul Anderson, who had been CEO of Network Ten and EVP of its operations in Australia and New Zealand, would be effective […]

TBI Weekly: ViacomCBS, a US deal with global implications

CBS and Viacom’s merger might have created a $30bn US-based content company but a foray into their assets reveals a swathe of interests that stretch far beyond American shores, with implications for companies in the UK, Argentina, Australia, India and beyond. In one light, the deal is simply the latest salvo in the long line […]

Seven West in Oz replaces CEO Tim Worner with James Warburton

Seven West Media (SWM), the Australian company behind the Seven Network, has appointed former Network Ten CEO James Warburton as its chief executive to replace the outgoing Tim Worner. Worner stepped down with immediate effect yesterday after six years in his current role of CEO at SWM and more than 25 years with the company. […]

Network Ten to rebrand streamer with CBS titles in tow

Network Ten is set to launch its rebranded streamer 10 All Access this December with a string of new CBS titles in tow. CBS acquired the Australian broadcaster in November 2017 and will now launch titles One Dollar, Strange Angel and Tell Me A Story on Ten’s platform. Network Ten’s platform will also offer over 7,000 ad-free […]

Australia’s Network Ten to remake human interest format Taboo

Australian broadcaster Network Ten has commissioned distributor Lineup Industries and Sydney-based Lune Media for Taboo, a human-interest format originally created for Belgium’s VRT. In Taboo a famous comedian tests the boundaries of comedy and good taste. They perform a unique routine which in each show challenges a subject judged too taboo to laugh at. The difference […]

ITV’s Saturday Night Takeaway scores Australian remake

ITV’s Saturday Night Takeaway is getting an Australian remake. ITV Studios Australia is to remake the popular variety show for Network Ten, which will retitle the programme as Sunday Night Takeaway. It will be hosted by Chris Brown and Julia Morris, who present the Australian version of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! Created […]

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