Australian Broadcasting Authority topper Brian Johns has told Aussie producers to ponder programming for the Asia Pacific region.
A Pennsylvania-based cable company, the Lenfest Group, looks set to become the cornerstone of bidding for two Aussie satellite pay TV licenses.
After six consecutive failures to finance a 5% deposit on bids, two Aussie satellite pay TV aspirants have finally come up with the money.From the high original bids totaling $ A389 million, the…
Seven Network, for the year ended June 30, was marginally ahead of expectations but down on last year's $ A71 million ($ 48.28 million) profit, according to CEO Bob Campbell. With increased sales of…
A comedy-drama about the killing of the environment, "Stark" has pretensions to grandeur but, directed as a stage farce, it looms overlarge for the small screen, failing both as TV satire and black…
The Australian government's pay TV embarrassment deepened Thursday as the second pair of high bidders reneged on their offers.
Both applicants for the first satellite pay TV licenses told the Australian Broadcasting Authority Friday that they would not be able to meet the July 30 deadline to pay the $ A389 million ($ 264.52…
The Seven Network's offering looks set to close two weeks ahead of the Aug. 6 deadline.
Rupert Murdoch's News Ltd. has bought 50% of Melbourne-based Mushroom Records, Australia's largest independent record label. The sale price was not disclosed but industry sources are placing a value…
The $ A35 million ($ 23.8 million) share issue for Paul Hogan's next feature , "Lightning Jack," closed Friday, well ahead of target. The film is due to be listed on the stock exchange July 29.
The Seven Network formally floated its $ A600 million ($ 402 million) stock offering Thursday and is expected to be listed on the Australian Stock Exchange within a month.