Advanced Television


Fred Media reveals largest-ever slate for MIPCOM

As it celebrates its 10th anniversary year, Fred Media, the Australian independent content distributor, has revealed its 2023 MIPCOM slate, showcasing a wide range of new and returning series from long-standing producer relationships as well as exciting content from four new producer partners. In total 139 new hours will be added to its growing catalogue. […]

September 25, 2023

Australia: SailGP signs FTA deal

The global racing league, SailGP continues to expand its broadcast offering in Australia with the announcement it has secured a new free-to-air partnership with the Seven Network for the KPMG Australia Sail Grand Prix I Sydney. More Australian viewers can now watch the on-water action of the league’s Sydney event on February 18th-19th, with the […]

January 20, 2023

Seven, Foxtel retain Australian cricket rights

Cricket Australia (CA) has extended its broadcast partnership with the Foxtel Group and Seven West Media for a further seven years in what is described as a record media rights deal for Australian cricket. Under the agreement, the Foxtel Group (including Fox Sports on Foxtel and streaming service, Kayo Sports), Seven and 7plus will broadcast […]

January 3, 2023By Colin Mann

Seven Network partners with Imagine Communications

In support of its strategy to help Australian advertisers and agencies with faster, more effective and easier buying across digital and broadcast screens, Australia’s leading commercial broadcast network, the Seven Network, has partnered with Imagine Communications as part of a fully automated and optimized Total TV trading solution that will enable Seven and its agencies […]

December 1, 2022

ProSiebenSat.1 establishes Seven.One Studios

ProSiebenSat.1 is realigning its production and international distribution business. Following the establishment of two new production companies in Germany over the past twelve months and the sale of Red Arrow Studio’s US production business in the summer of 2022, the Munich-headquartered media group is bundling its eight subsidiaries in Germany, UK, Denmark and Israel and […]

November 9, 2022

Ai-Media signs contract renewal with Seven Network

Ai-Media Technologies, a provider of technology-driven captioning, transcription and translation services, has successfully renewed its exclusive agreement with major Australian broadcaster Seven Network (Seven) for an additional five-year term. Ai-Media Co-founder and CEO Tony Abrahams said: “We are extremely pleased to have signed this renewal which showcases the strength of our new iCap product offering […]

October 7, 2022

SevenVentures invests in Grover

SevenVentures, the investment arm of ProSiebenSat.1 and part of the Group’s Commerce & Ventures segment, has acquired shares in Grover, the consumer-tech subscription platform, via a media-for-equity investment. As part of the Series C financing round of the successful Berlin-based start-up, which thus reaches a valuation in the billions, SevenVentures invests and further expands its […]

April 7, 2022

beIN wins rights to World Rugby Sevens in 25 countries

beIN Sports has announced a broadcast deal with World Rugby covering the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for the remainder of the 2022 Series and the full 2023 Series. The agreement also includes rights to Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022. The deal means that beIN will be the only place to watch World Rugby’s sevens […]

April 7, 2022

Fred Media unveils new spring content slate

Fred Media today reveals its new slate for the MIPTV period, featuring close to 100 new hours from five key production partners. From WTFN in Australia, and leading the new slate, are two recently announced series for Seven Network. Strike Force (6 x 60) tells the inside story of the most gripping, heart-stopping, tense and […]

March 21, 2022

WTFN announces new series for Seven, Fred Media to distribute

WTFN, the Australian independent production companies, is pleased to announce Police Strike Force (6×60) as its latest commission from Seven Network, following hot on the heels of Code 1: Minute by Minute (8×60). Police Strike Force, which is due to premiere on Channel 7 and 7plus from Wednesday 2nd March, tells the inside story of […]

February 28, 2022