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Can you believe it? There's still 3 weeks of summer non-ratings to go and there's as much TV news as ever! Just as well we're here to keep you apprised of who's in, who's out and who really *is* in or out despite what the PR Jedis are trying to tell you.It's literally cray. CRAY, people!Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the pr spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:TV Blackbox exclusively reveals STEVE JACOBS is landing back on THE TODAY SHOW.Peter Ford leaks the cast of DANCING WITH THE STARSAnother TVB exclusive - KATHERINE KELLY LANG to parachute into I'M A CELEBRITY...GET ME OUT OF HERE?!Rob delivers some exclusive inside info on the upcoming season of SURVIVOR AUSTRALIAMolk tries to wade through the ratings of the Cricket for SEVEN and gets all caught up in the BVOD numbersAJAY first out of the IAC jungle - but how is it rating? How will it survive when MKR and MAFS start on Monday?!TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @tv_blackbox crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@SteveMolkFind us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
How did our little podcast get caught up in the middle of a race row? There's a lot to discuss regarding the KAK v YUMI confrontation that made headlines around the country and our team really don't agree on this one!And it's battlegrounds all round as the networks fire their first salvos in the ratings war (even though ratings haven't actually started yet).Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the pr spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:Rob, Dan and Molk all weigh in on the KERRI-ANNE KENNERLEY v YUMI STYNES showdown on STUDIO 10.SAM DASTYARI out, KATHERINE KELLY LANG in on I'M A CELEBRITY...GET ME OUT OF HERE?!Changes being considered for next year's BIG BASH LEAGUE on Seven/Foxtel as it delivers underdone ratings.STEVEN JACOBS returns to THE TODAY SHOW and some diabolical ratings... and there's a twist only TV Blackbox can reveal.MARK WAUGH drops a clanger about a lucky "punter".SEVEN confirms THE LATEST will continue.10 signs FRANCESCA CUMANI to lead their MELBOURNE CUP coverage.SEVEN set up a production office in the UK.Molk lays down the numbers for the first outing of #MKR v #MAFS v ImACelebrityAU. #RealityRumbleTV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@SteveMolkFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It's the last week of the 2018 ratings year, and HOO BABY is there stuff we have to talk about! Shows finishing, people missing, and networks crashing. Plus: letters - we've got letters! Also we finally giveaway the signed 100th episode Studio 10 rundown!Each week a washed-up TV Producer (Rob McKnight), a TV writer and executive (Dan Bennett), an EMMY award winner (Jay Cagatay) & TV enthusiast and commentator (Steve Molk) take you behind the scenes, wade through the pr spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:ROWAN DEAN threatens legal action against his critics.FAIRFAX and NETWORK 10 go to court over 10 Boss.Is WARNIE fibbing over his $2m I'M A CELEBRITY payday?Nine deliver some surprises at their Perth Upfronts, including THE BLOCK 360.VOTE FOR US in the Mediaweek Awards!Molk & Rob dissect SUNDAY'S RATINGS, and what lay ahead in the final week.Ten's position after WEEK 39 - UPDATE!SO. MANY. LETTERS.TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @tv_blackbox crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@jayktweets@SteveMolkFind us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.net  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
How do we solve a problem like diminishing free-to-air ratings? (How do you catch a cloud and pin it down?) Apart from Kochie's news, Kelsey Grammer's news, and Foxtel's cricket news, the team have a significant discussion about the Q4 numbers and we ponder if our expectations are too high. Just a normal existential moment for TV BLACKBOX.Each week a washed-up TV Producer (Rob McKnight), a TV writer and executive (Dan Bennett), an EMMY award winner (Jay Cagatay) & TV enthusiast and commentator (Steve Molk) take you behind the scenes, wade through the pr spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:Viewers are outraged that the Cricket ODI's are Foxtel exclusive.SNL's Pete Davidson drops a joke about a veteran and it doesn't fare well, though his target's response is classy.Jay reports David Koch signs with SUNRISE for another two years.REBOOTS: Kelsey Grammar talks FRASIER & Fran Drescher hopes for THE NANNY.Molk delivers a ratings rundown on Seven, Nine and Ten's Q4 PERFORMANCE.What did 10's BEVERLEY McGARVEY say to Mediaweek's James Manning that has our collective interest piqued?Dan asks IS TELEVISION DEAD?TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @tv_blackbox crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@jayktweets@SteveMolkFind us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.net  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
From Denyer to Hanson, from Gleeson to Koch, from Cassidy to McGuire - we've got all the big names in TV that made the news or helped make the news this week.There's discussion around football and pro-plaguers as much as there is chaos and celebrating all things Logies. Just your normal week in Australian TV really.Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:Powerful lobby group threatens SEVEN over PETE EVANS.Someone (again) started a petition to sack KOCHIE.Grant Denyer reports that the studio audience of THE VOICE AUSTRALIA were kept against their will.10 finally announce that POINTLESS is going and will be replaced by Denyer-hosted CELEBRITY NAME GAME.Rob reports people are voting for the LOGIES from overseas and oops.Nine deliver a new-look, newly-hosted AFL FOOTY SHOW.TOM GLEESON causes some excellent chaos on THE TODAY SHOW.Sarah lines up this week's HATCHES & DISPATCHES, including news Barrie Cassidy is leaving INSIDERS.Molk delivers the week in ratings in his patented PROGRAMMING WRAP.The team discuss the media coverage of the horrific Christchurch terrorist incident.What's good to watch on TV? Rob, Sarah and Molk let you know what they're watching.TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@shrimptank@SteveMolkFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It's 'game on' with the official start of ratings... and there's so much to get across! The axe has already fallen at 10, meanwhile e-mails have been leaked from at least two networks that really must be seen to be believed and when is a story not a story (Molk and Rob really get into that one).Actress Sarah Monahan joins our little gang to bring her unique insight into the TV industry and she's so good we might just have to bring her back!Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:POINTLESS axedA HEY DAD! reboot?Drama behind the scenes at 7 NEWSSBS outsources a key role in their EUROVISION coverage to a foreign director10 struggles for its slice of the TV commercial advertising marketMore bad news for the TODAY showA new judge joins THE VOICE AUSTRALIAA new gig for a much-loved star of GOGGLEBOX AUSTRALIASandy Roberts calls it a dayTony Jones leaves the ABCWho won and who lost the last week of summer ratings (not that official survey periods are a thing any more... apparently)Follow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@shrimptank@SteveMolkFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In this special episode TV Executive Dan Bennett reflects on his time working with actress Penny Cook, who recently lost her battle with cancer.Dan also reflects on the cancer battle of his best friend, Cornelia Frances, who he was with in her final days.We also get an update on how Dan is going in the UK while working on the TV series Hollyoaks and how he spent Christmas in front of the TV for a truly English annual event.Visit our website at: https://www.tvblackbox.net and subscribe to the podcast through iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/tv-blackbox-mcknight-tonight/id1415436461?mt=2  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
This week we're decidedly Brekky TV talk free! A gift to our regular listeners, though there are still trials and tribulations, celebrations and commiserations, and interest all around all things TV.Recorded very early on Tuesday morning the team are able to pick up the sad news overnight of Luke Perry's death, adding to a sad week where we farewelled four others in the TV universe. Also Dan guides us through an important conversation facing the TV industry and how they address is.Give the people that love you a hug today.Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:2.27 - Vale LUKE PERRY .4.27 - MICHELLE GUTHRIE comes to a confidential settlement with the ABC.8.00 - MANU FEILDEL gets snippy about MAFS (what about your backyard, mate?).10.47 - NEIGHBOURS films at Mardi Gras.12.04 - Rob asks is SCREEN AUSTRALIA funding for new series going to the right places?16.02 - LOGIES voting is open - and does anyone care?22.32 - Foxtel start production on a LAWYER X series.26.50 - Will there be a gay BACHELOR AUSTRALIA?29.14 - Sarah delivers this week's Hatches & Dispatches31.30 - Vale MIKE WILLESEE, JOHN KENNERLEY, KATHERINE HELMOND & BILLY J SMITH.33.34 - Molk leads us through how are the ratings faring in week 9 for 2019?46.20 - Dan offers a special conversation about depression, suicide and the TV industry.TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@shrimptank@SteveMolkFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
SURPRISE! THIS ISN'T THE LAST TV BLACKBOX EPISODE FOR THE YEAR!In fact there's so much news this week we basically just cover all of that and the Golden Globe nominations. Who has time for anything else?!Each week a washed-up TV Producer (Rob McKnight), a TV writer and executive (Dan Bennett), an EMMY award winner (Jay Cagatay) & TV enthusiast and commentator (Steve Molk) take you behind the scenes, wade through the pr spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:The HEY HEY PODCAST needs your help!Steve Burling replaces Mark Calvert as EP of THE TODAY SHOW.The new look NINE kicked off today.BRENTON RAGLESS to fill Karl's chair this summer (as a test?).STUDIO 10 EP Lucy De Luca leaves 10 to "spend more time with family".CHRIS BATH joins the conga line to 10.Bye bye 10 Boss - hello 10 BOLD.A new late night news service for SEVEN.Eddie McGuire announces a new look FOOTY SHOW.Angie & Yvie, along with Wayne & Tom to leave GOGGLEBOX AUSTRALIA.JODIE WHITTAKER will remain as The Doctor.Chris Willis lands at SKY NEWS.Alan Dale resurrected on NEIGHBOURS?!Who we want and who will win the 2019 GOLDEN GLOBES.There's even some time for QUESTIONS.TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @tv_blackbox crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@jayktweets@SteveMolkFind us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.net  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It's been a big week for the TV Blackbox team with the launch of Disney+ and the SBS Upfronts.But finally a new episode is here and there's PLENTY to get across including a serious breach of trust and why Sydney TV executives are making a big mistake.Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.In this episode:3:33 - Sonia Kruger won't be hosting Big Brother for Seven20:28 - Channel 10 spoils one of its biggest shows by accident24:57 - A new sports boss for Nine, but there's more to this appointment than meets the eye27:33 - Is Blue Heelers coming back?32:51 - Sarah has a big edition of Hatches & Dispatches34:41 - TV Writer Colin Vickery joins us to explain why Melbourne audiences are upset by decisions being made in Sydney48:39 - Brooky debriefs the Disney+ launch and SBS Upfronts as we delve into the streaming v broadcast war59:50 - Check out what we've been watching as we open the Binge BoxFollow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@rob_mcknight@shrimptank@viscountbrooky@BenjaminJNorris@SteveMolkFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The whole team (including new recruit Ben Norris) is all together for one of the biggest weeks of the year in TV!Finally, Nine confirm TV's worst kept secret with the return of Karl Stefanovic to the TODAY show but that's not the story that really fires up the team.Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:2:31 - A new look TODAY in 2020, but will it be any different?17:36 - Sonia Kruger leaving Nine... but just what is she doing at Seven?24:01 - Sky News fails free-to-air viewers during the bushfire crisis28:08 - A controversial episode of Q&A censored by the ABC34:44 - The ABC's clever budget strategy37:12 - Foxtel's drama streaming service could be too little too late40:38 - The Force comes to end end on Channel 7, but goes out with legal issues43:40 - Sarah has another dose of Hatches & Dispatches46:00 - Brooky has a special report on the ABC's Upfronts56:42 - We open the Binge Box to find out what everyone's been watchingFollow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@rob_mcknight@shrimptank@viscountbrooky@BenjaminJNorris@SteveMolkFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Prepare your earholes - it's a brand new episode of TV Blackbox!Joined again this week by Stephen Brook we discuss the latest in the Australian TV landscape and who elbowed who (and how is that still a story?!), what really is happening to Home & Away, and Molk launches a new segment!Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:TVBB EXCLUSIVE: What is really happening with the future of HOME & AWAY?The team weigh in on the Sunrise team v MAFS Martha in ELBOWGATE.Netflix have bowed to pressure and reduce the instances of actors depicting smoking on screen.What has happened to JULIE BISHOP's big TV pitch?Rob raises the issue of Networks finding ways around the classification limits.Sarah delivers this week's HATCHES & DISPATCHES.Molk talks about the future of MAFS, AUSTRALIAN SURVIVOR, THE VOICE and THE SUPER SWITCH.Stephen delivers this week's BIG ISSUE: How far is too far in competitive television journalism?Rob, Sarah, Stephen and Molk share their current viewing obsessions.TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@shrimptank@SteveMolkWith special guest@ViscountBrookyFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The cat's away so the mice will play! Rob is taking a well-earned rest this week, leaving Molk in charge of the show and it teeters on the edge of a debacle the entire episode.While we planned to go completely off-script there was a surprising amount of news land so we had to cover it all. From the announced coming of Lindsay Lohan to Nine's big first half of the year; from Temptation Island getting dumped before it started to Denyer getting pulled six ways from Sunday - join us for a nice long walk through this last week in the Australian TV industry. (Look, we go on a bit, but we promise, there's gold all through this ep!)Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:The Australian Federal Police wanted a whole lot more before they raided the ABC. [5:22] TVBB EXCLUSIVE: MKR All-stars for Q1 2020? [11:14] TVBB EXCLUSIVE: Seven cancel TEMPTATION ISLAND before it even starts. [14:28]The judges for 10's THE MASKED SINGER revealed, with added LiLo. [18:43]Amanda Keller speaks out about Tom Gleeson's GOLD LOGIE SPEECH. [22:26]TVBB EXCLUSIVE: Grant Denyer's future in doubt. [30:11]STATE OF ORIGIN massive for Nine. [35:42]Audience flocks to Netflix's STRANGER THINGS 3. [37:34]Sarah delivers a plethora of news in this week's HATCHES & DISPATCHES. [43:11]This week's BIG ISSUE: 2019 half-year review - the good, the bad and the ugly of TV in 2019. [47:24]Sarah, Dan, Stephen and Molk reveal their current viewing obsessions. [1:11:51]TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@shrimptank@SteveMolkWith special guest@ViscountBrookyFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
A brand new, ever controversial, always exclusive episode of the TV Blackbox podcast is coming your way, so buckle up and settle in.Rob's back from "holidays" to talk all things Seven and their behind-the-scenes dramas with their new shows, and Dan's back to help us sort out right from wrong in the world of reality TV contestants going rogue. Also Molk just talks a lot so you can probably ignore most of what he says.Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:2.41 - Rob delivers a TV Blackbox EXCLUSIVE on the behind-the-scenes dramas for upcoming Seven programs THE REAL DIRTY DANCING and LADIES' NIGHT.8.38 - Another TV Blackbox EXCLUSIVE from Rob - 10 caught out lying in its promos for SATURDAY NIGHT ROVE.16.20 - Not one but TWO f-bombs dropped on STUDIO 10!21.07 - Are Nine looking to dump an NRL team to give Brisbane two?24.33 - Is an Australian version of RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE coming?26.24 - Seven in more trouble as they hold back shows for 2020.30.08 - JANE DOYLE marks 30 years at SEVEN NEWS Adelaide.31.36 - This week Dan delivers a raft of new HATCHES & DISPATCHES.33.32 - Molk helps you navigate the myriad options when it comes to subscription streaming services.43.29 - Dan's BIG ISSUE covers casting reality TV shows51.21 - Rob, Dan and Molk pour a whole bunch of new shows they're watching into the TV Blackbox's BINGE BOX.TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@rob_mcknight @shrimptank@danmbennett@SteveMolkWith special guest@viscountbrookyFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Rob, Steve and Brooky take a look at what Nine has in store for 2020  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Hang on, what's this!? Just a steaming new episode of the TV BLACKBOX podcast!With special guest Brooky still on assignment we welcome in Always Be Watching's DAN BARRETT to share his very excellent views in the midst of a week with some of the biggest TV news of the year. Already! Worner's out, Warburton's in; CBS and Viacom reconcile; there's baby news; and Molk casts his eye over Nine's back-half of 2019.Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:2.42 - BIG NEWS #1 - Tim Worner resigns from Seven; James Warburton anointed.10.49 - Which network is looking for a new Head of Programming?14.30 - Rob goes on a massive rant, this time about the arrogance of Australia's #1 network.17.03 - SEVEN have a new singing show just starting production, but does anyone care?18.46 - BIG NEWS #2 - CBS and Viacom agree to re-merge.23.52 - Network 10 CEO Paul Anderson throws shade at STAN26.47 - A twitter war erupts between SUNRISE and TODAY's executive producers.34.22 - We turn into RADIO BLACKBOX with some exclusive stories from radio land36.40 - 10 dumps a brand new show before it even makes it to air39.06 - Sarah unloads with new HATCHES & DISPATCHES.41.28 - On this week's PROGRAMMING WRAP Molk checks out what's under Nine's covers for the second half of 2019.51.43 - DanRob, DanSarah, Dan, Dan and DanMolk share what's in their TV Blackbox BINGE BOX.TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@shrimptank@SteveMolkWith special guest@thedanbarrettFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It's going to be a wild ride with a mega panel as media writer Stephen Brook joins us to share his opinions on the television industry.Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:ABC & News Corp launch legal action against the AFPQuestions raised over the legitimacy of 'The Voice' contestants Christchurch Terror taleWIN TV axes local newsAussie TV Show apologises for racist comments - but was it actually racist?Amanda Keller takes aim at Tom Gleeson over his Gold Logie campaignSarah drops this week's HATCHES AND DISPATCHES.The PROGRAMMING WRAP has some interesting insights from MolkDan delivers this week's BIG ISSUE: ITV bans all-male comedy writing teamsRob, Dan, Sarah, Molk and Stephen share their current viewing obsessions.TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@shrimptank@SteveMolkWith special guest@ViscountBrookyFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
While Molk takes a break from Rob's rantings Dan Barrett steps in to share his views on the wonderful world of television... and don't we go down some interesting paths!From Tom Gleeson's #FakeNews to the Aussie icons who viewers don't tune in for, this episode has its fair share of revelations.Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.On this episode:Logies NominationsTom Gleeson hasn't quit HARD QUIZFull Australian Survivor cast revealedDavid Speers to replace Barrie CassidyHow FOXTEL plans to stop the post GOT churnSunday Footy Show controversyThe two Aussie icons who just don't rateSarah brings us HATCHES & DISPATCHESWhat has captured Sarah, Rob and Dan on the box this week?Dan brings us the programming wrap including a look at 10's Pilot Week 2019In the BIG ISSUE we discuss the proposal suggesting the commercial networks join forces for a streaming serviceAnd we'll find out what Rob, Dan & Sarah have been watching this week.TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@shrimptank@SteveMolk@TheDanBarrettFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
And then there were two...With Dan and Jay in the UK, it's up to Rob and Molk to soldier on... the question is just how long will this episode go with no-one to shut them up‽Each week a washed-up TV Producer (Rob McKnight), a TV writer and executive (Dan Bennett), an EMMY award winner (Jay Cagatay) & TV enthusiast and commentator (Steve Molk) take you behind the scenes, wade through the pr spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.In the news section:ASIC takes media executive Harold Mitchell to courtFOXTEL announces redundancies on the same day they send out xmas party invitesRegional viewers miss out on a new channelIs The Sunday Project rating ok? We cut through the spin.No Chaser election special for our ABCTEN in court over a logoIs Mark Humphries the saviour of the 7.30 Report?in the programming wrap:ABC UpfrontsSBS UpfrontIs TEN set to come 4th in the 2018 ratings?PLUS we answer your questions with the best question to win a signed copy of Studio 10's 1000th episode rundown.TV BlackBox is your weekly source of inside information across all facets of the Australian TV industry.Follow the @tv_blackbox crew:@Rob_McKnight@DanMBennett@jayktweets@SteveMolkSend your tips to: tips@tvblackbox.netSend your questions to: info@tvblackbox.netFind us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.net  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We're a day late but not a dollar short!There is so much to talk about in this edition of the podcast we almost have to race through the topics to fit everything in!Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.In this episode:5.13 - Seven refuses to stand by Pete Evans8.45 - Is TV WEEK set for the chopping block?12.49 - The 4 four contestants of BIG BROTHER revealed!17.23 - Does the ABC need more funding or is there still fat to be trimmed?22.40 - FOXTEL announces a big new partnership26.49 - Hatches & Dispatches31.20 - Programming Wrap (10 beats 7, ABC News Breakfast beats TODAY)41.41 - Peter Helliar interview54.30 - TV BlackvaultFollow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@rob_mcknight@shrimptank@viscountbrooky@BenjaminJNorris@SteveMolkFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/tv-blackbox.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The gang's all here for another rip-roaring edition of the TV Blackbox podcast.And while things might seem quiet it turns out there's more going on in the world of television than you might expect!Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.In this episode:3.43 - EXCLUSIVE | Celebrity Gogglebox6.11 - Pete Evans cops a huge fine11.13 - The excitement is building for the new series of BIG BROTHER as Seven launches its most telling promo yet19.15 - FOXTEL launches 'Binge'... but will consumers buy it?23.08 - ABC throwing money at the production sector26.22 - The ABC leaked e-mail making news28.33 - Hatches & Dispatches30.54 - The Big Issue45.40 - TV BlackvaultFollow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@rob_mcknight@shrimptank@viscountbrooky@BenjaminJNorris@SteveMolkFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/tv-blackbox.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
When Prisoner celebrated it's 40th anniversary many wondered why 'The Freak' didn't attend the all-star reunion. Now, Maggie Kirkpatrick opens up on the real reason she said no despite false claims she was suffering ill health.Maggie also talks about her strained relationship with Bert Newton and why starring opposite him was a challenge.Raw and honest, Maggie doesn't hold back in this fascinating interview.And don't forget her book The Gloves Are Off is available now! Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/tv-blackbox.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
For years he was described as the 'wunderkind' genius behind 'Sunrise'. Adam Boland turned breakfast TV on its head as the Executive Producer of the program that had been a distant second behind TODAY for decades.Boland changed all that by relaxing the format and introducing relatable hosts.But things fell apart with Channel 7 and his bold plan to reinvent breakfast TV at channel 10 failed to fire as he battled his own demons.Now, after a 5 year self-imposed media silence, Boland gives his first interview as he embarks on a brand new project Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/tv-blackbox.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
One of Australia's most prolific writers talks about his career and brand new project with TV Blackbox contributor Aaron Ryan Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/tv-blackbox.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
There's a bit of business at the top of the show to discuss the negative feedback to last week's episode. Once the air is clear it's down to business as usual as we discuss all things happening in the world of television.Each week the TV Blackbox team take you behind the scenes, wade through the PR spin and launch into the reality that is the Australian television business.In this episode:3.52 - The website violating female journalists8:14 - New Zealand helps Nine meet its local drama content quota14.31 - Sam Armytage accused of racism... on a clip from 5 years ago19.30 - 60 Minutes decides to let Pete Evans on... and twitter isn't happy23.25 - Michael Rowland celebrates 10 years in breakfast television28.33 - Ben brings you an exclusive review of the first episode of Big Brother as we try to guess the ratings35.05 - Hatches & Dispatches with Brooky39.30 - Exclusive interview with Kyle Sandilands1.03.15 - TV BlackvaultFollow the @TVBB_podcast crew:@rob_mcknight@shrimptank@viscountbrooky@BenjaminJNorris@SteveMolkFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tv_blackboxFind us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/TVBlackbox/Visit our website: https://tvblackbox.com.au Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/tv-blackbox.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Podcast Details

Started
Jul 22nd, 2018
Latest Episode
Jul 22nd, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
111
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No

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