Network Ten


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 […]

Network Ten greenlights Endemol Shine’s Ambulance

Network Ten has commissioned a season of Dragonfly’s (part of Endemol Shine UK) Ambulance for an Australian iteration. Network Ten’s Ambulance will be produced by Endemol Shine Australia (ESA). The fly-on-the-wall series will take an unprecedented look at the New South Wales Ambulance frontline. Each episode will provide an honest look at the everyday demands […]

CBS completes Ten takeover

CBS Corp. is now the owner of Australian commercial broadcaster Network Ten after closing its takeover deal. The US network has cleared the final hurdles in a protracted takeover process, which had begun after Ten went into administration. The deal marks the second time Ten has had a North American owner – Canada’s CanWest was […]

Essential hires Network Ten exec for key post

Australia’s Essential Media and Entertainment has appointed Network Ten’s Kate Brady as commercial director. Brady joins from her former role as network business affairs manager at Network Ten to  focus on commercial interests and business affairs for Essential’s TV, theatrical and digital content. She will report to Essential’s CEO Chris Hilton. Brady has held senior […]

Neighbours getting Turkish remake at Fox

Australian daily soap Neighbours is being remade for the first time in its 32-year history. Turkish network Fox has ordered a local version of the drama following a deal with distributor FremantleMedia International. The original has been consistently broadcast in Australia and the UK for decades, with the first episode appearing down under on Network […]

Fox officially ends Network Ten output deal

Following CBS’s acquisition of Australia’s Network Ten, Fox has officially ended its output deal with the broadcaster, it has been reported. The Australian reported today that Fox has issued a letter of termination for the long-term agreement which included library content and was set to expire in June 2019. This follows reports that 21st Century […]

CBS’s Ten deal nears completion

US broadcaster CBS has just one obstacle to overcome in order to take over Australian commercial net Ten. CBS has received the deal greenlight from Australia’s Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB), leaving only the legal transfer of shares as an outstanding issue. The FIRB has no problems with the deal, which formulated after it emerged […]

Ten creditors choose CBS over Murdoch

CBS Corp will be the next owner of Australia’s Network after creditors accepted its offer. Lachlan Murdoch and business partner Bruce Gordon had tabled a rival offer in a bid to derail CBS’s previously agreed deal for Ten, but this has come up short. Unsecured creditors met yesterday to decide what deal to accept, and […]

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