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TV Blackbox is the website people who work in the TV industry get their news. The companion podcast looks back at the stories from the past week, drops exclusive stories and tackles the big talking points.
Filled with interviews, opinions and inside information, TV Blackbox has become THE podcast the industry turns to.
Featuring:
Rob McKnight - A media executive with over 25 years in the businessSarah Monahan - Australian actress who now lives in the USASteve Molk - The viewer's advocateAaron Ryan - Contributor to the TV Blackbox website with over 20 years experienceSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/tv-blackbox.

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TV Blackbox is the website people who work in the TV industry get their news. The companion podcast looks back at the stories from the past week, drops exclusive stories and tackles the big talking points.
Filled with interviews, opinions and inside information, TV Blackbox has become THE podcast the industry turns to.
Featuring:
Rob McKnight - A media executive with over 25 years in the businessSarah Monahan - Australian actress who now lives in the USASteve Molk - The viewer's advocateAaron Ryan - Contributor to the TV Blackbox website with over 20 years experienceSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/tv-blackbox.

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    TVBB S06E19 – Season Finale

    TVBB S06E19 – Season Finale

    In the final episode of the year we announce the TV INDUSTRY WORKER OF THE YEAR | TV Blackbox S06E19
     
    In this episode:
    ·     2.52 – ABC Upfronts
    ·     7.21 – Matt Doran apologises to Adele
    ·     20.49 – Disney+ take THE SIMPSON’S from Seven
    ·     22.05 – 10 admits it has problems with THE BACHELOR
    ·     28.33 – 2021 Ratings winners
    ·     36.13 – Hatches & Dispatches
    ·     37.18 – TV Blackbox awards (including the naming of TV WORKER OF THE YEAR)
    ·     52.13 – TV Bingebox
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    S06E18 – Anjali Rao: The reality of making Reality TV #RHOM

    S06E18 – Anjali Rao: The reality of making Reality TV #RHOM

    Anjali Rao from The Real Housewives of Melbourne is our special guest as we talk all things TV and get the inside goss on making a hit reality TV show.
     
    In this episode:
    ·     1.30 – Anjali Rao on making The Real Housewives Of Melbourne and the shocking twist coming this Sunday
    ·     17.53 – Nine’s programming boss says too many shows rely on celebrities
    ·     23.10 – Channel 10 defends The Project in a very bizarre way
    ·     29.18 – Is Lisa Wilkinson a ‘shameless media whore’?
    ·     35.52 – Ita Buttrose defends her ABC and takes no prisoners
    ·     40.29 – Ratings Wrap
    ·     48.00 – Hatches & Dispatches
    ·     49.00 – TV Bingebox
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    • 1 hr
    S06E17 – Everyone’s a winner, baby | Viewers WANT drama | Goodbye Alan

    S06E17 – Everyone’s a winner, baby | Viewers WANT drama | Goodbye Alan

    As Nine and Seven beat their chest about being #1, the team reflects on comments left by viewers in reaction to our analysis of 10’s ratings performance.
     
    In this episode:
    ·     1.25 – Nine & Seven say they’re #1
    ·     9.06 – Why viewers feel betrayed by the network they once loved
    ·     17.38 – Ratings Wrap
    ·     20.49 – Amazon Prime Video offers a new suite of channels
    ·     25.18 – Alan Jones departs SKY NEWS
    ·     27.25 – The creator of THE BLOCK hits back at viewers who say they don’t want drama.
    ·     31.33 – Hatches & Dispatches
    ·     32.42 – INTERVIEW: Mitch McTaggart
    ·     52.48 – TV Bingebox
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    9 CLAIMS #1 IN KEY DEMOS - INTERVIEW: PROGRAMMER HAMISH TURNER

    9 CLAIMS #1 IN KEY DEMOS - INTERVIEW: PROGRAMMER HAMISH TURNER

    Nine has come out today claiming to be NUMBER 1 IN 21 - A claim they say is backed up by wins in key demos and their primary channel.
    Rob spoke to Nine's programming
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    • 12 min
    Is Channel 10 heading the way of the dodo? | Sam Frost backflips on COVID-19 vaccine | Tammin Sursok

    Is Channel 10 heading the way of the dodo? | Sam Frost backflips on COVID-19 vaccine | Tammin Sursok

    It's a full house today as the team deep dives into Ten's ratings... and it's not good news. PLUS Tammin Sursok gets candid about her eating disorder and making it in Hollywood | TV Blackbox S06E16
    We know The Project is underperforming on Channel 10, but how does the rest of their programming stack up? Rob takes us through the numbers.
    Is all forgiven now that Sam Frost has announced she will be getting the COVID-19 vaccine, after Seven introduced mandatory double vaccination for all employees.
    And, did Michael Clarke or Today break any Codes discussing an alcohol endorsement?
    All that, and more, in the edition of the TV Blackbox Podcast.
    In this episode:
    2.00 - Channel 7 to take full control of Prime TV5.54 - Channel 10 rating analysis12.43 - The ratings race19.36 - The new quotas that could be introduced to streaming platforms21.24 - Sam Frost backflips on her vaccine stance24.11 - Michael Clarke's questionable Today Show appearance27.27 - Hatches and dispatches29.04 - Tammin Sursok49.13 - TV Bingebox
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    • 58 min
    Is the axe about to swing on THE PROJECT? | Guns in Hollywood | Allison Langdon

    Is the axe about to swing on THE PROJECT? | Guns in Hollywood | Allison Langdon

    The team are down a member, but Allison Langdon swings by for a chat about her relationship with Today co-host, Karl Stefanovic, and new series Parental Guidance.
    Is The Project in danger after repeated low ratings, and concerned bosses in the US?
    The world has been watching as investigations continue after Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun, which killed a cinematographer and injured a director - what could this mean for the future of weapons use on film and television sets?
    Plus, as the tight ratings race continues between Seven and Nine, which Channel 10 show surprised everyone, and even had Rob McKnight admitting he was wrong?
    All that, and more, in the edition of the TV Blackbox Podcast.
    In this episode:
    1.22 - Inside the TV ratings war9.21 - Production paused on Alec Baldwin film14.50 - The future of The Project20.15 - The ratings race28.10 - TV Blackbox Awards finalists30.01 - Hatches & Dispatches31.40 - Allison Langdon interview45.58 - TV Bingebox
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    • 51 min

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