Nine Entertainment

Australia’s Nine details A$2 billion IPO

Australian media and broadcast group Nine Entertainment has issued a prospectus ahead of an IPO and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange, which values the company at about A$2 billion (US$1.9 billion). Nine Entertainment comprises the Nine Network free-to-air broadcasting operation, Nine Digital and Ventures, which incorporates the Mi9 digital service (fka ninemsn) and Nine […]

Former Ten boss Mott to run new Nine net

Australia’s Nine Network has hired the former programming chief David Mott of Ten Network to run its new Perth affiliate net. Nine today announced terms had been agreed with WIN to take control of STW Perth (Channel Nine Perth) on September 30 for an undisclosed amount, likely in hundreds of millions of dollars, and concurrently […]

Nine Network boss steps down

The managing director of Australia’s Nine Network is stepping down. Jeffrey Browne is exiting the broadcaster after seven years, Nine Entertainment CEO David Gyngell announced. He will move to a part-time role as executive director, commercial of Nine Entertainment. “Jeff’s made the call after seven terrific years at the top of the Network – the time […]