Posts Tagged ‘Nine Network

Nine and FOX Sports team up for Australian Masters

August 11, 2009

Further to the breaking news last night. The Australian Masters announced today a multi-year broadcast partnership with the Nine Network and FOX SPORTS. In 2009, Nine will broadcast live coverage from Kingston Heath Golf Club on each of the four days with FOX SPORTS also providing live coverage on pay television. Nine will also incorporate […]

Nine wins Australian Masters Golf rights

August 10, 2009

Nine have won the rights to televise the Australian Masters Golf this year which will feature Tiger Woods, whatsonthetube reports.

beyondblue injunction makes 60 Minutes sad

August 10, 2009

A TV program on the suicide deaths of four students at a Geelong school has been withdrawn from screening at the 11th hour following an injunction against its broadcast by beyondblue, the mental health organisation. The Nine Network’s 60 Minutes was scheduled to show a segment titled Searching for Answers on Sunday but received notice […]

POLL: Will you be watching GO!?

August 9, 2009

As GO! launches in little over thirty minutes time, the question needs to be asked – is there anything on Nine’s supplementary channel that you will be watching?

Fall Preview: Hank

August 9, 2009

Hank premieres September 30 on ABC (US) and will air in Australia on the Nine Network. Sometimes scaling back is the best way to get ahead. Wall Street legend Hank Pryor (Kelsey Grammer) and his wife Tilly have been living the high life in New York City. That is until Hank is forced out of […]

Kyle and Jackie: let us have our say

August 9, 2009

Sydney’s top-rating breakfast FM announcers, Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O, are furious that Austereo have gagged them from talking about the controversy that has plagued them for the past two weeks. Sandilands has faced a media onslaught since a 15-year-old girl, coaxed by her mother live to air, revealed that she was raped when she […]

Ready? Set? GO! from 6.30pm

August 9, 2009

The Nine Network’s new supplementary service, GO! officially kicks off its soft launch at 6.30pm tonight. The first program to be screened is the likeable Wipeout. Knowfirst is hanging out until 7.30pm when there will be four episodes of The Big Bang Theory back-t0-back. GO! will screen 24 hours a day with music videos from […]

Eddie fronts Not The 7PM Project pilot for Nine

August 9, 2009

In news that will please his fan (!), Eddie McGuire has shot a pilot at Nine Melbourne alongside of Peter Berner cheekily titled Not The 7PM Project, where panelists will have a “real opinion.” Nine will get the series up within weeks if it proves successful in its trial runs. Knowfirst has been saying for […]

Seven and Nine to team for AFL rights? Surely not…

August 9, 2009

An interesting tidbit in the Sunday Telegraph today from Ros Reines intimating that Seven and Nine will be teaming up for the new AFL rights contract, which is expected to fetch $1b plus. Reines says that Ten will be left out in the cold. Knowfirst would think that hell would freeze over before Seven and […]

Rescue: Special Ops

July 30, 2009

Does this show look shit-hot or what???

PBL wanting to retain assets

July 28, 2009

PBL Media has signalled that it is planning to hold on to assets, including Ticketek and its half-stake in, even as the motoring classifieds site prepares for a listing. PBL Media’s chief executive, Ian Law, yesterday dismissed speculation that the private equity-held owner of Channel Nine and ACP Magazines was looking to offload businesses […]

Hot Seat – will the $1m go off tonight?

July 27, 2009

We sure hope so!

Review: The Vampire Diaries

July 26, 2009

Over the next few weeks in the lead-up to Fall Season, Knowfirst Blog will look at some of the new shows about to hit the airwaves. In October, Nine/WIN and NBN’s new channel GO! will premiere The CW’s new big hope, The Vampire Diaries. The Vampire Diaries is reviewed by BuzzSugar after the jump, along […]

Hey Hey returns to Nine

July 25, 2009

Daryl Somers has answered a Channel Nine mayday as the network seeks a return to its heyday with variety show Hey Hey It’s Saturday. The presenter, 58 in August, will front two one-off specials of the program in November as Nine digs into its vaults to try to boost ratings. Hey Hey It’s Saturday first […]

Australian Ratings for July 23, 2009

July 24, 2009

Thursday saw the premiere of new comedy series on Seven. TV Burp and Double Take both debut to unspectacular 1m audiences. Rush on Ten and 20 To 1 on Nine beat the debuts, but all three networks were around 200,000 viewers within each other. Seven News once again lead the pack, whilst Ten’s 7PM Project […]

GO! Promo on NBN

July 23, 2009

Drop Dead Diva comes to Nine

July 23, 2009

Debuts Monday 9.30, August 3, on Nine

Miss Universe Australia hurt in Footy Show stunt

July 23, 2009

Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch has been slightly injured whilst filming for the NRL Footy Show. Finch dove across the Skilled Park tryline on the Gold Coast, home of the Titans, and grazed her elbow just days out from the Miss Universe Pageant. “Oops, I’m going to get in trouble for that,” she laughed, brushing […]

Details emerge on GO!

July 23, 2009

GO!, the Nine Network’s new youth and young adults channel which premieres on August 9th on Freeview, will run in 12 hour blocks of programming, it has been revealed. Primetime viewing from Nine will be aired the following day on GO! daytime, with some limitations, Andrew Mercado has told Mediaweek. As GO! must still adhere […]

Nine punts Dance Your Ass Off

July 23, 2009

Dance Your Ass Off has been rejected by viewers in Australia, pulling a miserable 800,000 viewers to 7.30pm on Nine on Tuesday night. Not surprisingly, the network has yanked it off screen. As of next week it’s more Two and a Half Men at 7:30pm followed by the return of New Adventures of Old Christine.