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Season 1


Mercado & Manning on TV: Candy, The Block v MKR, After the Verdict

Andrew has binged all of Uncoupled (Netflix) and James knocked off all five Candy (Disney+) episodes in one day. Other recommendations this week – the return of The Block and Nine’s new drama After the Verdict from the creators of House Husbands.

Mercado & Manning on TV: Candy, The Block v MKR, After the Verdict

Andrew has binged all of Uncoupled (Netflix) and James knocked off all five Candy (Disney+) episodes in one day. Other recommendations this week – the return of The Block and Nine’s new drama After the Verdict from the creators of House Husbands.

32:39

EP307 - S1

4 Aug 22

Mercado & Manning: Andrew on Neighbours, more on Under the Banner of Heaven

Globally recognised Neighbours authority Andrew Mercado recaps the stars who helped celebrate the end of the super soap and James finishes a contender for series of the year. Plus some new release dramas.

Mercado & Manning: Andrew on Neighbours, more on Under the Banner of Heaven

Globally recognised Neighbours authority Andrew Mercado recaps the stars who helped celebrate the end of the super soap and James finishes a contender for series of the year. Plus some new release dramas.

30:07

EP306 - S1

29 Jul 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: The critics are wrong!

4 worthy dramas New TV to investigate: Persuasion and Midnight Mass (Netflix), The Rehearsal (Binge/Foxtel), The Old Man and Under the Banner of Heaven (Disney+).

Mercado & Manning on TV: The critics are wrong!

4 worthy dramas New TV to investigate: Persuasion and Midnight Mass (Netflix), The Rehearsal (Binge/Foxtel), The Old Man and Under the Banner of Heaven (Disney+).

27:18

EP305 - S1

21 Jul 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: Black Bird, Hunted, James May, Trump Unmasked

This week we look at Hunted (10), Aust Unmasked (ABC), Aftertaste (ABC), Ghosts (10), Black Bird (AppleTV+), Trump Unmasked (Foxtel), James May: Our Man in Italy (Prime) and loads more.

Mercado & Manning on TV: Black Bird, Hunted, James May, Trump Unmasked

This week we look at Hunted (10), Aust Unmasked (ABC), Aftertaste (ABC), Ghosts (10), Black Bird (AppleTV+), Trump Unmasked (Foxtel), James May: Our Man in Italy (Prime) and loads more.

32:39

EP304 - S1

14 Jul 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: Special guest Rhys Nicholson

The comedian and Drag Race Downunder judge joins us to talk about the second season of RuPaul's local franchise. We also review the new Kiwi movie Nude Tuesday and the UK cyber-attack drama The Undeclared War.

Mercado & Manning on TV: Special guest Rhys Nicholson

The comedian and Drag Race Downunder judge joins us to talk about the second season of RuPaul's local franchise. We also review the new Kiwi movie Nude Tuesday and the UK cyber-attack drama The Undeclared War.

30:24

EP303 - S1

7 Jul 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: Mystery Road, True Colours, Loot, Becoming Elizabeth

Lots of great TV reviewed this week including this amazing Australian crime drama double from Bunya Productions – Mystery Road: Origin and True Colours. Plus Loot from AppleTV+ and Becoming Elizabeth from Stan.

Mercado & Manning on TV: Mystery Road, True Colours, Loot, Becoming Elizabeth

Lots of great TV reviewed this week including this amazing Australian crime drama double from Bunya Productions – Mystery Road: Origin and True Colours. Plus Loot from AppleTV+ and Becoming Elizabeth from Stan.

30:02

EP302 - S1

30 Jun 22

The making of Mystery Road: Origin

Hear exec producers Greer Simpkin and David Jowsey talk about making the latest series to feature police detective Jay Swan. From the incredible locations to the cast and plot that make this a candidate for the drama of the year.

The making of Mystery Road: Origin

Hear exec producers Greer Simpkin and David Jowsey talk about making the latest series to feature police detective Jay Swan. From the incredible locations to the cast and plot that make this a candidate for the drama of the year.

24:17

EP301 - S1

29 Jun 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: Special guest - Foxtel's Brian Walsh

Foxtel's executive director of drama joins Andrew and James to speak about his new role, the growth of Binge and more. Andrew and Brian Walsh also have some big ideas on how to fix The TV Week Logies!

Mercado & Manning on TV: Special guest - Foxtel's Brian Walsh

Foxtel's executive director of drama joins Andrew and James to speak about his new role, the growth of Binge and more. Andrew and Brian Walsh also have some big ideas on how to fix The TV Week Logies!

44:58

EP300 - S1

23 Jun 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: The Twelve, DI Ray, Magpie Murders, Home Delivery

A new episode of the now weekly TV podcast from Mediaweek’s Andrew Mercado and James Manning. This week the shows reviewed include Foxtel’s The Twelve, UK crime drama DI Ray on SBS, Britbox Original Magpie Murders + sneak peek at BBC First’s Sherwood.

Mercado & Manning on TV: The Twelve, DI Ray, Magpie Murders, Home Delivery

A new episode of the now weekly TV podcast from Mediaweek’s Andrew Mercado and James Manning. This week the shows reviewed include Foxtel’s The Twelve, UK crime drama DI Ray on SBS, Britbox Original Magpie Murders + sneak peek at BBC First’s Sherwood.

31:31

EP299 - S1

17 Jun 22

Mediaweek TV special: Dreamchaser's Hugh Marks & Carl Fennessy

Don't miss this special episode with the former CEOs of Nine and Endemol Shine Australia talking about their new TV production business Dreamchaser. They are interviewed by Mediaweek's James Manning.

Mediaweek TV special: Dreamchaser's Hugh Marks & Carl Fennessy

Don't miss this special episode with the former CEOs of Nine and Endemol Shine Australia talking about their new TV production business Dreamchaser. They are interviewed by Mediaweek's James Manning.

21:32

EP298 - S1

13 Jun 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: Midwich mystery and best of Pride Month

The Midwich Cuckoos, Everything I Know About Love, the outrageous sex scene in The Boys and the best screening in Pride Month.

Mercado & Manning on TV: Midwich mystery and best of Pride Month

The Midwich Cuckoos, Everything I Know About Love, the outrageous sex scene in The Boys and the best screening in Pride Month.

42:01

EP297 - S1

9 Jun 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: Obi-Wan Kenobi and Pistol

Two shows from Disney+ lead our reviews this week – the Star Wars TV series featuring Ewan McGregor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, plus the Sex Pistols drama from Danny Boyle.

Mercado & Manning on TV: Obi-Wan Kenobi and Pistol

Two shows from Disney+ lead our reviews this week – the Star Wars TV series featuring Ewan McGregor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, plus the Sex Pistols drama from Danny Boyle.

37:15

EP296 - S1

3 Jun 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: The Essex Serpent and Heartstopper

A special episode this week where we are joined by special guest Patrick Walters, executive producer of The Essex Serpent and Heartstopper for See-Saw Films.

Mercado & Manning on TV: The Essex Serpent and Heartstopper

A special episode this week where we are joined by special guest Patrick Walters, executive producer of The Essex Serpent and Heartstopper for See-Saw Films.

39:30

EP295 - S1

26 May 22

Mercado & Manning: Angelyne, Night Sky, Housos, Clark

A diverse collection of TV reviews this week from Celebrity Apprentice and Housos: The Thong Warrior to Night Sky. Lots of crime with Lincoln Lawyer, Clark and Million Dollar Murders

Mercado & Manning: Angelyne, Night Sky, Housos, Clark

A diverse collection of TV reviews this week from Celebrity Apprentice and Housos: The Thong Warrior to Night Sky. Lots of crime with Lincoln Lawyer, Clark and Million Dollar Murders

29:53

EP294 - S1

19 May 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: Conversations with Friends, Great Debates, Our Father

Andrew Mercado & James Manning talk TV: Conversations with Friends (Amazon Prime), The Great Debates (7&9), Our Father (Netflix), Gruen (ABC), The Essex Serpent (AppleTV+) and previews of big series dropping soon.

Mercado & Manning on TV: Conversations with Friends, Great Debates, Our Father

Andrew Mercado & James Manning talk TV: Conversations with Friends (Amazon Prime), The Great Debates (7&9), Our Father (Netflix), Gruen (ABC), The Essex Serpent (AppleTV+) and previews of big series dropping soon.

34:39

EP293 - S1

13 May 22

Mediaweek with 3AW's Tim Lane

3AW football broadcaster Tim Lane called his first game of Aussie Rules 50 years ago this week. Listen to Tim talk about the highlights of his career covering both football and cricket at the ABC, 10 and now 3AW.

Mediaweek with 3AW's Tim Lane

3AW football broadcaster Tim Lane called his first game of Aussie Rules 50 years ago this week. Listen to Tim talk about the highlights of his career covering both football and cricket at the ABC, 10 and now 3AW.

29:02

EP292 - S1

8 May 22

Mercardo & Manning: The Staircase, Making The Godfather & new from Elisabeth Moss

New shows reviewed include Colin Firth and Toni Collette in The Staircase from Netflix, The making of The Godfather is told in The Offer from Paramount+ and another edgy role for Elisabeth Moss in Shining Girls from AppleTV+.

Mercardo & Manning: The Staircase, Making The Godfather & new from Elisabeth Moss

New shows reviewed include Colin Firth and Toni Collette in The Staircase from Netflix, The making of The Godfather is told in The Offer from Paramount+ and another edgy role for Elisabeth Moss in Shining Girls from AppleTV+.

44:47

EP291 - S1

5 May 22

Mercado & Manning: Is Paramount+ now the home of the best TV?

An exciting batch of new drama series including The First Lady and Gaslit (Stan) which delve into US political history. Also from Paramount+ is The Man Who Fell to Earth, Super Pumped and The Offer. Also this week The Repair Shop and missing Love Boat classic episodes.

Mercado & Manning: Is Paramount+ now the home of the best TV?

An exciting batch of new drama series including The First Lady and Gaslit (Stan) which delve into US political history. Also from Paramount+ is The Man Who Fell to Earth, Super Pumped and The Offer. Also this week The Repair Shop and missing Love Boat classic episodes.

45:16

EP290 - S1

28 Apr 22

Making music & money: APRA Awards celebrate creators’ biggest hits

It is the 40th anniversary edition of the APRA Music Awards. Join APRA AMCOS execs Dean Ormston and Milly Petriella in a discussion about how much money music creators share and how the APRA Awards celebrate the biggest hits.

Making music & money: APRA Awards celebrate creators’ biggest hits

It is the 40th anniversary edition of the APRA Music Awards. Join APRA AMCOS execs Dean Ormston and Milly Petriella in a discussion about how much money music creators share and how the APRA Awards celebrate the biggest hits.

34:55

EP289 - S1

28 Apr 22

Mercado and Manning on TV

Netflix challenges and ads, Stan's avalanche of new shows + Sex Pistols, RuPaul, Steve Coogan and more.

Mercado and Manning on TV

Netflix challenges and ads, Stan's avalanche of new shows + Sex Pistols, RuPaul, Steve Coogan and more.

43:14

EP288 - S1

22 Apr 22

Mercado and Manning on TV

The return of Gentleman Jack, the creepy Jimmy Savile plus new dramas Ten Percent, Rules of the Game and Four Lives.

Mercado and Manning on TV

The return of Gentleman Jack, the creepy Jimmy Savile plus new dramas Ten Percent, Rules of the Game and Four Lives.

31:26

EP287 - S1

13 Apr 22

Mercado & Manning talking TV

New shows debated this week: Warhol Diaries, Underbelly, Julia and its great cast, Severance, Slow Horses, TV Tonight controversy and much more.

Mercado & Manning talking TV

New shows debated this week: Warhol Diaries, Underbelly, Julia and its great cast, Severance, Slow Horses, TV Tonight controversy and much more.

51:28

EP286 - S1

5 Apr 22

Mediaweek Mini: Gillon McLachlan and Patrick Delany

The AFL and Foxtel Group chief executives talk to Mediaweek’s James Manning about TV rights and how Kayo stopped the AFL going direct to fans.

Mediaweek Mini: Gillon McLachlan and Patrick Delany

The AFL and Foxtel Group chief executives talk to Mediaweek’s James Manning about TV rights and how Kayo stopped the AFL going direct to fans.

07:20

EP285 - S1

15 Mar 22

Mediaweek Mini: Fox Footy’s Jonathan Brown

Fox Footy and Nova 100 broadcaster Jonathan Brown talks about his three families and the new Best on Ground Saturday night show.

Mediaweek Mini: Fox Footy’s Jonathan Brown

Fox Footy and Nova 100 broadcaster Jonathan Brown talks about his three families and the new Best on Ground Saturday night show.

09:52

EP284 - S1

15 Mar 22

Mediaweek Mini: Fox Footy’s Kath Loughnan

Kath Loughnan talks about a big six months from covering the AFL Grand Final in Perth, a summer working on The Ashes, and her expanded Fox Footy role.

Mediaweek Mini: Fox Footy’s Kath Loughnan

Kath Loughnan talks about a big six months from covering the AFL Grand Final in Perth, a summer working on The Ashes, and her expanded Fox Footy role.

09:56

EP283 - S1

15 Mar 22

Mediaweek Mini: Fox Sports’ Steve Crawley

Fox Sports executive director Steve Crawley on how Fox Footy sits within the group offering. From Buckley to budgets: ‘This year is about fewer people doing more.

Mediaweek Mini: Fox Sports’ Steve Crawley

Fox Sports executive director Steve Crawley on how Fox Footy sits within the group offering. From Buckley to budgets: ‘This year is about fewer people doing more.

13:40

EP282 - S1

15 Mar 22

Mercado & Manning TV podcast

New dramas to watch this episode include The Teacher, Anne: One Mother's Story, Vikings Valhalla, Troppo, and a preview of Minx coming to Stan.

Mercado & Manning TV podcast

New dramas to watch this episode include The Teacher, Anne: One Mother's Story, Vikings Valhalla, Troppo, and a preview of Minx coming to Stan.

51:10

EP281 - S1

10 Mar 22

Mercado & Manning on TV

Seven hosts too old for TV? Also Pam and Tommy, SBS Upfront, Byron Bayes, Best streaming services & much more.

Mercado & Manning on TV

Seven hosts too old for TV? Also Pam and Tommy, SBS Upfront, Byron Bayes, Best streaming services & much more.

43:52

EP280 - S1

25 Feb 22

Mercado & Manning on TV: The Gilded Age, Trigger Point, The Tourist

On the first podcast of 2022, Mediaweek’s Andrew Mercado and James Manning try to come to grips with the great and not-so-great avalanche of new TV. Also The Responder, Dopesick, Billions, Love Me…even Jimmy Carr’s new quiz show!

Mercado & Manning on TV: The Gilded Age, Trigger Point, The Tourist

On the first podcast of 2022, Mediaweek’s Andrew Mercado and James Manning try to come to grips with the great and not-so-great avalanche of new TV. Also The Responder, Dopesick, Billions, Love Me…even Jimmy Carr’s new quiz show!

46:34

EP279 - S1

27 Jan 22

Best TV of 2021 with Mercado and Manning

Andrew and James detail their favourites as they compile a list of 2021’s best TV. From big-ticket dramas like Halston and Mare of Easttown to unsung gems like Veneno and Time. Good Australian dramas too from RFDS to Unusual Suspects.

Best TV of 2021 with Mercado and Manning

Andrew and James detail their favourites as they compile a list of 2021’s best TV. From big-ticket dramas like Halston and Mare of Easttown to unsung gems like Veneno and Time. Good Australian dramas too from RFDS to Unusual Suspects.

40:02

EP278 - S1

21 Dec 21

Mediaweek podcast summer special: Firebite

Mediaweek’s Andrew Mercado talks to writer/directors Warwick Thornton and Brendan Fletcher about their vampire horror series for AMC, Firebite.

Mediaweek podcast summer special: Firebite

Mediaweek’s Andrew Mercado talks to writer/directors Warwick Thornton and Brendan Fletcher about their vampire horror series for AMC, Firebite.

21:27

EP277 - S1

16 Dec 21

10 Play & Paramount+ apps join Foxtel platform

Foxtel's head of commercial and content Amanda Laing tells Mediaweek about the new deal for ViacomCBS movies, TV and apps. Will 7plus and 9NOW be next to join?

10 Play & Paramount+ apps join Foxtel platform

Foxtel's head of commercial and content Amanda Laing tells Mediaweek about the new deal for ViacomCBS movies, TV and apps. Will 7plus and 9NOW be next to join?

17:33

EP276 - S1

21 Oct 21

20 years of Delicious: Kerrie McCallum on food media

As Delicious magazine celebrates its 20th anniversary this week, editor-in-chief Kerrie McCallum discusses food media and her various roles in food and travel at News Corp.

20 years of Delicious: Kerrie McCallum on food media

As Delicious magazine celebrates its 20th anniversary this week, editor-in-chief Kerrie McCallum discusses food media and her various roles in food and travel at News Corp.

38:54

EP275 - S1

20 Oct 21

Mediaweek with 10’s Rod Prosser

On Upfront Day The chief sales officer at Network 10 Rod Prosser talks to Mediaweek’s James Manning about the business of TV, recent changes and 10 in 2022. Also, what makes money for 10!

Mediaweek with 10’s Rod Prosser

On Upfront Day The chief sales officer at Network 10 Rod Prosser talks to Mediaweek’s James Manning about the business of TV, recent changes and 10 in 2022. Also, what makes money for 10!

25:42

EP274 - S1

20 Oct 21

Mediaweek with 10’s Beverley McGarvey

On Upfront Day Network 10’s executive VP and chief content officer Beverley McGarvey on the broadcaster’s new shows and strategy for 2022 at 10, 10Play, and Paramount+.

Mediaweek with 10’s Beverley McGarvey

On Upfront Day Network 10’s executive VP and chief content officer Beverley McGarvey on the broadcaster’s new shows and strategy for 2022 at 10, 10Play, and Paramount+.

24:18

EP273 - S1

20 Oct 21

New Gold Mountain

Mediaweek's Andrew Mercado and James Manning talk with producer Kylie du Fresne about the new SBS historical drama New Gold Mountain set in gold rush Victoria.

New Gold Mountain

Mediaweek's Andrew Mercado and James Manning talk with producer Kylie du Fresne about the new SBS historical drama New Gold Mountain set in gold rush Victoria.

34:02

EP272 - S1

11 Oct 21

Mediaweek TV: So much TV, so little time

Supercharge your watch list with dramas from Billions to Rafters to Fires and anything with Suranne Jones! Also Johnny Young, DOOL and the devil, and lots more.

Mediaweek TV: So much TV, so little time

Supercharge your watch list with dramas from Billions to Rafters to Fires and anything with Suranne Jones! Also Johnny Young, DOOL and the devil, and lots more.

49:16

EP271 - S1

24 Sep 21

ABC TV's Fires with co-creator Tony Ayres

Fires tells the story of everyday Australians at the front line of the devastating fires of the 2019-2020 summer. Co-creator Tony Ayres talks with Andrew Mercado and James Manning.

ABC TV's Fires with co-creator Tony Ayres

Fires tells the story of everyday Australians at the front line of the devastating fires of the 2019-2020 summer. Co-creator Tony Ayres talks with Andrew Mercado and James Manning.

33:36

EP270 - S1

23 Sep 21

Mediaweek Podcast: Nine Upfront – sales chief & agency buyer

Nine is the first of the TV broadcasters to reveal its 2022 plans. To talk about its offering to advertisers we speak with Nine chief sales officer Michael Stephenson and the chief investment officer at media agency GroupM Seb Rennie.

Mediaweek Podcast: Nine Upfront – sales chief & agency buyer

Nine is the first of the TV broadcasters to reveal its 2022 plans. To talk about its offering to advertisers we speak with Nine chief sales officer Michael Stephenson and the chief investment officer at media agency GroupM Seb Rennie.

34:45

EP269 - S1

15 Sep 21

Mediaweek TV: Clickbait, Vigil, The Chair, Nine Perfect Strangers

Mediaweek TV critics Andrew Mercado and James Manning are joined by The Newsreader creator Michael Lucas who brings his recent TV watch list.

Mediaweek TV: Clickbait, Vigil, The Chair, Nine Perfect Strangers

Mediaweek TV critics Andrew Mercado and James Manning are joined by The Newsreader creator Michael Lucas who brings his recent TV watch list.

51:18

EP268 - S1

8 Sep 21

Mix 102.3's Erin and Soda

The #1 FM breakfast show hosts in Adelaide talk about their on-air partnership, their time out earlier this year and a unique early morning routine is revealed!

Mix 102.3's Erin and Soda

The #1 FM breakfast show hosts in Adelaide talk about their on-air partnership, their time out earlier this year and a unique early morning routine is revealed!

35:03

EP267 - S1

26 Aug 21

Mercado & Manning on TV

New shows this episode include RFDS, The Newsreader, Hacks, Mr. Corman, Joanna Lumley's Britain, and much more. Plus the best streaming services and Foxtel's Aussie drama drought.

Mercado & Manning on TV

New shows this episode include RFDS, The Newsreader, Hacks, Mr. Corman, Joanna Lumley's Britain, and much more. Plus the best streaming services and Foxtel's Aussie drama drought.

48:39

EP264 - S1

12 Aug 21

Meshel Laurie's broadcast journey from radio to podcasting

As Meshel Laurie releases her new book CSI Told You Lies, she talks about researching true crime. Meshel also talks about her journey from radio to podcasting, and how she likes being her own boss.

Meshel Laurie's broadcast journey from radio to podcasting

As Meshel Laurie releases her new book CSI Told You Lies, she talks about researching true crime. Meshel also talks about her journey from radio to podcasting, and how she likes being her own boss.

39:58

EP263 - S1

11 Aug 21

Mediaweek with Foxtel CEO Patrick Delany

News Corp's Foxtel TV business now has over 4m subscribers inc 2.13m for Kayo and Binge. CEO Patrick Delany explains building the audience and what comes next.

Mediaweek with Foxtel CEO Patrick Delany

News Corp's Foxtel TV business now has over 4m subscribers inc 2.13m for Kayo and Binge. CEO Patrick Delany explains building the audience and what comes next.

32:30

EP262 - S1

9 Aug 21

Mediaweek's Paramount+ Preview

Hear about the plans for the new streaming platform Paramount+ from ViacomCBS Aust & NZ leads Beverly McGarvey and Jarrod Villani.

Mediaweek's Paramount+ Preview

Hear about the plans for the new streaming platform Paramount+ from ViacomCBS Aust & NZ leads Beverly McGarvey and Jarrod Villani.

32:35

EP261 - S1

8 Aug 21

Mediaweek previews RFDS

Listen to Imogen Banks, the co-creator and executive producer of Seven’s new outback drama RFDS, talking to Mediaweek’s Andrew Mercado and James Manning.

Mediaweek previews RFDS

Listen to Imogen Banks, the co-creator and executive producer of Seven’s new outback drama RFDS, talking to Mediaweek’s Andrew Mercado and James Manning.

47:30

EP260 - S1

29 Jul 21

Mercado & Manning

Seven dramas from Katie to Tokyo to Summer Bay plus great drama recommendations including Time & Too Close and a stinker to avoid + Survivor and Farmer Wants a Wife

Mercado & Manning

Seven dramas from Katie to Tokyo to Summer Bay plus great drama recommendations including Time & Too Close and a stinker to avoid + Survivor and Farmer Wants a Wife

52:17

EP259 - S1

21 Jul 21

Mercado & Manning on TV

5 series discussed including great TV like The Unusual Suspects, Physical, Atlantic Crossing, Clarkson's Farm, Smother, and The Pact.

Mercado & Manning on TV

5 series discussed including great TV like The Unusual Suspects, Physical, Atlantic Crossing, Clarkson's Farm, Smother, and The Pact.

55:35

EP258 - S1

23 Jun 21

Seven Spotlight executive producer Mark Llewellyn

In a long TV career Mark Llewellyn has worked at Seven and Nine. He talks about his latest success, Seven's Sunday night Spotlight series, his small team plus some of his other TV roles.

Seven Spotlight executive producer Mark Llewellyn

In a long TV career Mark Llewellyn has worked at Seven and Nine. He talks about his latest success, Seven's Sunday night Spotlight series, his small team plus some of his other TV roles.

38:22

EP257 - S1

18 Jun 21

Jack Irish

For one last time Guy Pearce is back in the final series of Jack Irish on ABC and iview. This special episode features screenwriter Matt Cameron and producer Ian Collie speaking about the final four episodes and working with Australia's finest actors.

Jack Irish

For one last time Guy Pearce is back in the final series of Jack Irish on ABC and iview. This special episode features screenwriter Matt Cameron and producer Ian Collie speaking about the final four episodes and working with Australia's finest actors.

41:21

EP256 - S1

3 Jun 21

Mercado and Manning on TV

On the eve of the final of Mare of Easttown, we talk through the suspects + discuss Celebrity Apprentice, Mr. Inbetween, The Unusual Suspects, and Ryan Murphy’s Halston

Mercado and Manning on TV

On the eve of the final of Mare of Easttown, we talk through the suspects + discuss Celebrity Apprentice, Mr. Inbetween, The Unusual Suspects, and Ryan Murphy’s Halston

42:40

EP255 - S1

31 May 21

Podcasting trends: Audience and advertiser engagement

Mediaweek's James Manning is joined by Jaime Chaux – head of digital at Commercial Radio Australia; Kim Norman – head of podcast sales at LiSTNR and Kane Reiken – digital commercial director at Nova Entertainment. 

Podcasting trends: Audience and advertiser engagement

Mediaweek's James Manning is joined by Jaime Chaux – head of digital at Commercial Radio Australia; Kim Norman – head of podcast sales at LiSTNR and Kane Reiken – digital commercial director at Nova Entertainment. 

48:11

EP254 - S1

12 May 21

Jase and PJ on their KIIS split

Just weeks before their six-and-a-half-year radio partnership comes to an end, Mediaweek visits KIIS 101.1 breakfast hosts Jason “Jase” Hawkins and Polly “PJ” Harding. Hear about their must-listen podcast, the emotional on-air split, and what’s next for both.

Jase and PJ on their KIIS split

Just weeks before their six-and-a-half-year radio partnership comes to an end, Mediaweek visits KIIS 101.1 breakfast hosts Jason “Jase” Hawkins and Polly “PJ” Harding. Hear about their must-listen podcast, the emotional on-air split, and what’s next for both.

28:57

EP253 - S1

12 May 21

Mercado and Manning on TV

Previewing Kate Winslet and Guy Pearce reunited in Mare of Easttown + revisiting A Teacher and The Serpent (best show you'll see this year?) + Anh Do, DWTS, Bluey and a rave about Twitter

Mercado and Manning on TV

Previewing Kate Winslet and Guy Pearce reunited in Mare of Easttown + revisiting A Teacher and The Serpent (best show you'll see this year?) + Anh Do, DWTS, Bluey and a rave about Twitter

33:43

EP252 - S1

16 Apr 21

Mercado and Manning on TV

Mediaweek’s Andrew Mercado and James Manning cover some great Easter viewing – from new Aussie dramas like Wakefield and The Tailings, to international dramas like The Serpent, Life, Line of Duty, A Teacher, and Your Honour. Also Fisk and the doco of the decade – Exposed.

Mercado and Manning on TV

Mediaweek’s Andrew Mercado and James Manning cover some great Easter viewing – from new Aussie dramas like Wakefield and The Tailings, to international dramas like The Serpent, Life, Line of Duty, A Teacher, and Your Honour. Also Fisk and the doco of the decade – Exposed.

40:22

EP251 - S1

1 Apr 21

Jonesy and Amanda

Mediaweek goes into the WSFM Sydney breakfast studio to talk with Brendan Jones and Amanda Keller. Take a deep dive into their 16 years on air together as they discuss their show, their family, and their radio team.

Jonesy and Amanda

Mediaweek goes into the WSFM Sydney breakfast studio to talk with Brendan Jones and Amanda Keller. Take a deep dive into their 16 years on air together as they discuss their show, their family, and their radio team.

42:50

EP250 - S1

1 Apr 21

Jackie O

The co-host of the top-rating multi-award winning Kyle and Jackie O Show talks to Mediaweek about FM radio's #1 breakfast show, her TV career, and how she and her colleagues navigated the challenges of the past year.

Jackie O

The co-host of the top-rating multi-award winning Kyle and Jackie O Show talks to Mediaweek about FM radio's #1 breakfast show, her TV career, and how she and her colleagues navigated the challenges of the past year.

49:48

EP249 - S1

17 Feb 21

Mercado & Manning on TV

Lupin, Bridgerton, The End, Harrow, Devils, Stages, reality TV, and can FTA be better?

Mercado & Manning on TV

Lupin, Bridgerton, The End, Harrow, Devils, Stages, reality TV, and can FTA be better?

44:19

EP248 - S1

16 Feb 21

How Screen Australia works

CEO Graeme Mason on how his team decides on what TV and film drama projects to fund. Who knew they get so many applications?

How Screen Australia works

CEO Graeme Mason on how his team decides on what TV and film drama projects to fund. Who knew they get so many applications?

31:36

EP247 - S1

9 Feb 21

Aftertaste with Erik Thomson and Matt Bate

Mediaweek's Andrew Mercado and James Manning talk to Erik Thomson and Matt Bate about Aftertaste, the new comedy-drama about food, family, second chances and secrets.

Aftertaste with Erik Thomson and Matt Bate

Mediaweek's Andrew Mercado and James Manning talk to Erik Thomson and Matt Bate about Aftertaste, the new comedy-drama about food, family, second chances and secrets.

36:14

EP246 - S1

1 Feb 21

Factual TV special: Outback Opal Hunters & Aussie Gold Hunters

A new season of Outback Opal Hunters launches on Discovery this week. Discovery's Darren Chau tells about the record opal find and has updates on Aussie Gold Hunters, Sydney Harbour Force, and more.

Factual TV special: Outback Opal Hunters & Aussie Gold Hunters

A new season of Outback Opal Hunters launches on Discovery this week. Discovery's Darren Chau tells about the record opal find and has updates on Aussie Gold Hunters, Sydney Harbour Force, and more.

36:45

EP245 - S1

1 Feb 21

Mediaweek's Mercado & Manning: The Best TV of 2020

Andrew Mercado and James Manning pick the best shows of 2020 for you to catch up on over the summer holidays.

Mediaweek's Mercado & Manning: The Best TV of 2020

Andrew Mercado and James Manning pick the best shows of 2020 for you to catch up on over the summer holidays.

56:30

EP244 - S1

9 Dec 20

Kyle Sandilands and Bruno Bouchet: Radio, Media & Nueva Sangria

In a Mediaweek special podcast episode hear Kyle Sandilands and his manager Bruno Bouchet on making hit radio with Jackie O, what he argues about with his bosses at ARN, how he negotiated Australia's biggest media pay cheque and how Kyle and Tegan Kynaston are launching more wine varieties under their Nueva Sangria banner.

Kyle Sandilands and Bruno Bouchet: Radio, Media & Nueva Sangria

In a Mediaweek special podcast episode hear Kyle Sandilands and his manager Bruno Bouchet on making hit radio with Jackie O, what he argues about with his bosses at ARN, how he negotiated Australia's biggest media pay cheque and how Kyle and Tegan Kynaston are launching more wine varieties under their Nueva Sangria banner.

01:22:32

EP243 - S1

6 Dec 20

The Power of Breakfast Radio

As a challenging year draws to a close join Melbourne's two highest-rating breakfast announcers to talk about how the medium thrived this year – 3AW co-host Russel Howcroft and Gold 104.3's Christian O'Connell.

The Power of Breakfast Radio

As a challenging year draws to a close join Melbourne's two highest-rating breakfast announcers to talk about how the medium thrived this year – 3AW co-host Russel Howcroft and Gold 104.3's Christian O'Connell.

30:27

EP242 - S1

30 Nov 20

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 10: The Hunter

Was this a simple case of a man lost in the mountains, or was a prison boss silenced because he knew the true story of the murder of Carl Williams? Last episode of the series from producers The Full Box.

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 10: The Hunter

Was this a simple case of a man lost in the mountains, or was a prison boss silenced because he knew the true story of the murder of Carl Williams? Last episode of the series from producers The Full Box.

13:03

EP241 - S1

20 Nov 20

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 9: Queen of Con

Hear producers Gerri and Bryan talk about con artist Jody Harris who had a thing for police, bluffing her way into police stations and charming her way into their beds.

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 9: Queen of Con

Hear producers Gerri and Bryan talk about con artist Jody Harris who had a thing for police, bluffing her way into police stations and charming her way into their beds.

08:13

EP240 - S1

20 Nov 20

Mercado & Manning on TV

This episode Andrew and James look at the summer slowdown, Pete Evans, SBS Upfront, Queen’s Gambit, The Crown, The Undoing, AppleTV+ & much more.

Mercado & Manning on TV

This episode Andrew and James look at the summer slowdown, Pete Evans, SBS Upfront, Queen’s Gambit, The Crown, The Undoing, AppleTV+ & much more.

43:59

EP239 - S1

20 Nov 20

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 8: A Deadly Friendship

Possibly the most compelling of the 10 episodes of ACS this season. The unsettling story of a single-minded psychotic killer and the friendship that went off the rails. The episode reveals details of the inner-city hideaway where Australia's most wanted was found.

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 8: A Deadly Friendship

Possibly the most compelling of the 10 episodes of ACS this season. The unsettling story of a single-minded psychotic killer and the friendship that went off the rails. The episode reveals details of the inner-city hideaway where Australia's most wanted was found.

07:50

EP238 - S1

10 Nov 20

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 7: Chinese Takeaway

The producers explain about building a TV episode around the amazing New Year's Eve bank robbery in Sydney's Haymarket and the challenges facing the investigation.

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 7: Chinese Takeaway

The producers explain about building a TV episode around the amazing New Year's Eve bank robbery in Sydney's Haymarket and the challenges facing the investigation.

08:18

EP237 - S1

10 Nov 20

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 5: A top pathologist?

He was SA's top pathologist for 27 years, but Dr Colin Manock didn't always get it right. The producers reveal an amazing high-level cover-up.

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 5: A top pathologist?

He was SA's top pathologist for 27 years, but Dr Colin Manock didn't always get it right. The producers reveal an amazing high-level cover-up.

11:07

EP237 - S1

16 Oct 20

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 6: Attack on Police HQ

The day terrorism came to Australia is revisited as an explosion rocked the Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne. A young Tracey Grimshaw was a reporter on duty and policeman Carl Darnadio recalls being caught in the blast.

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 6: Attack on Police HQ

The day terrorism came to Australia is revisited as an explosion rocked the Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne. A young Tracey Grimshaw was a reporter on duty and policeman Carl Darnadio recalls being caught in the blast.

10:59

EP236 - S1

6 Nov 20

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 4: Florence Broadhurst

Discover new evidence in the unsolved murder of designer Florence Broadhurst that changes 40 years of investigations. Was there a connection to Sydney's infamous "Granny Killer"?

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 4: Florence Broadhurst

Discover new evidence in the unsolved murder of designer Florence Broadhurst that changes 40 years of investigations. Was there a connection to Sydney's infamous "Granny Killer"?

10:06

EP236 - S1

7 Oct 20

Inside SAS Australia with recruit Merrick Watts

Recorded after the debut of the new Seven hit series SAS Australia, Merrick Watts takes us behind-the-scenes of the TV show and reveals his extraordinary preparation and why he said "yes" to his first reality show.

Inside SAS Australia with recruit Merrick Watts

Recorded after the debut of the new Seven hit series SAS Australia, Merrick Watts takes us behind-the-scenes of the TV show and reveals his extraordinary preparation and why he said "yes" to his first reality show.

41:44

EP235 - S1

20 Oct 20

Inside Australian Crime Storie S4 Episode 3: Lawyer X

The producers of Nine's Australian Crime Stories take you behind the sensational headlines of Lawyer X with Nicola Gobbo’s connection to two of Victoria’s most infamous murder cases is revealed.

Inside Australian Crime Storie S4 Episode 3: Lawyer X

The producers of Nine's Australian Crime Stories take you behind the sensational headlines of Lawyer X with Nicola Gobbo’s connection to two of Victoria’s most infamous murder cases is revealed.

10:24

EP235 - S1

7 Oct 20

Mediaweek TV with Mercado and Manning: SAS Australia

Three programs dominated the conversation this week: SAS Australia, and two very different offerings from Netflix – Ratched and Emily in Paris. We also discuss Big Weather, Gruen and preview Hugh Laurie in Roadkill coming to ABC.

Mediaweek TV with Mercado and Manning: SAS Australia

Three programs dominated the conversation this week: SAS Australia, and two very different offerings from Netflix – Ratched and Emily in Paris. We also discuss Big Weather, Gruen and preview Hugh Laurie in Roadkill coming to ABC.

49:38

EP234 - S1

16 Oct 20

Mediaweek TV with Mercado, Manning and Knox

Mediaweek's Andrew Mercado and James Manning are joined by TV Tonight's David Knox. This episode they go through Nine's 2021 schedule unveiled this month and they also look at the 2020 Emmy winners. Who was worthy? TV viewing tips too!

Mediaweek TV with Mercado, Manning and Knox

Mediaweek's Andrew Mercado and James Manning are joined by TV Tonight's David Knox. This episode they go through Nine's 2021 schedule unveiled this month and they also look at the 2020 Emmy winners. Who was worthy? TV viewing tips too!

01:01:47

EP234 - S1

23 Sep 20

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 2: Qantas bomb hoax

Producers of Nine's true crime series takes us behind the scenes of this amazing heist straight from a Hollywood movie. How Mr Brown got Qantas to pay him $500,000 and the unseen movie made about it.

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 2: Qantas bomb hoax

Producers of Nine's true crime series takes us behind the scenes of this amazing heist straight from a Hollywood movie. How Mr Brown got Qantas to pay him $500,000 and the unseen movie made about it.

09:18

EP233 - S1

23 Sep 20

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 1: Roger Rogerson

Producers of Nine's Australian Crime Stories on the compelling story of the cop without a conscience, the notorious former NSW detective Roger Rogerson, and his accomplice Glen McNamara, who were convicted of a brutal homicide captured on CCTV but maintain their innocence.

Inside Australian Crime Stories S4 Episode 1: Roger Rogerson

Producers of Nine's Australian Crime Stories on the compelling story of the cop without a conscience, the notorious former NSW detective Roger Rogerson, and his accomplice Glen McNamara, who were convicted of a brutal homicide captured on CCTV but maintain their innocence.

11:15

EP232 - S1

16 Sep 20

Bec Brown shares media/PR/entertainment industry insights

Sydney PR professional Bec Brown shares her knowledge about having a successful career in a creative industry. Her learnings can be applied to most sectors including media and entertainment. Her book You've Got This is out now.

Bec Brown shares media/PR/entertainment industry insights

Sydney PR professional Bec Brown shares her knowledge about having a successful career in a creative industry. Her learnings can be applied to most sectors including media and entertainment. Her book You've Got This is out now.

40:39

EP231 - S1

15 Sep 20

Mediaweek’s Mercado & Manning on TV

We start this episode with Andrew reviewing the ABC doco Freeman and then cover Body Hack, The Split, Australian Crime Stories, Away, Traces, The Salisbury Poisonings (James says don’t miss ep 4 credits), The Block, Further Back in Time for Dinner and Foxtel’s Lifetime Movie Network.

Mediaweek’s Mercado & Manning on TV

We start this episode with Andrew reviewing the ABC doco Freeman and then cover Body Hack, The Split, Australian Crime Stories, Away, Traces, The Salisbury Poisonings (James says don’t miss ep 4 credits), The Block, Further Back in Time for Dinner and Foxtel’s Lifetime Movie Network.

42:14

EP230 - S1

11 Sep 20

The return of Sarah Wilson and what's next?

Sarah Wilson is a former journalist and TV presenter, author and activist. Previously an editor of Cosmopolitan Australia, host of Masterchef Australia and founder of the largest wellness website in Australia, IQuitSugar.com, this is one podcast you don't want to miss as she speaks with James Manning.

The return of Sarah Wilson and what's next?

Sarah Wilson is a former journalist and TV presenter, author and activist. Previously an editor of Cosmopolitan Australia, host of Masterchef Australia and founder of the largest wellness website in Australia, IQuitSugar.com, this is one podcast you don't want to miss as she speaks with James Manning.

37:03

EP229 - S1

31 Aug 20

Halifax: Retribution with Rebecca Gibney & Roger Simpson

As Jane Halifax returns to the screen in Halifax: Retribution, Mediaweek's James Manning and Andrew Mercado hear all about the production from star Rebecca Gibney and creator of the original Halifax f.p. telemovies Roger Simpson.

Halifax: Retribution with Rebecca Gibney & Roger Simpson

As Jane Halifax returns to the screen in Halifax: Retribution, Mediaweek's James Manning and Andrew Mercado hear all about the production from star Rebecca Gibney and creator of the original Halifax f.p. telemovies Roger Simpson.

31:16

EP228 - S1

20 Aug 20

Mediaweek TV: Mercado, Manning and Knox

Andrew Mercado and James Manning are joined by TV Tonight's David Knox this week. The discussion starts around Network 10's cutbacks to news and Studio 10. Also covered are Foxtel's exec shuffle, the brilliant White House Farm, The Masked Singer, I'll Be Gone in the Dark and much more.

Mediaweek TV: Mercado, Manning and Knox

Andrew Mercado and James Manning are joined by TV Tonight's David Knox this week. The discussion starts around Network 10's cutbacks to news and Studio 10. Also covered are Foxtel's exec shuffle, the brilliant White House Farm, The Masked Singer, I'll Be Gone in the Dark and much more.

01:00:12

EP227 - S1

14 Aug 20

I Am Woman

I Am Woman: Producer Rosemary Blight on the movie about Helen Reddy Coming to Stan this month is the new feature film about Australian singer Helen Reddy. The movie's producer Rosemary Blight tells Andrew Mercado and James Manning about how they settled on Tilda Cobham-Hervey to play Reddy. And just how did this cinema release end up as a Stan premiere?

I Am Woman

I Am Woman: Producer Rosemary Blight on the movie about Helen Reddy Coming to Stan this month is the new feature film about Australian singer Helen Reddy. The movie's producer Rosemary Blight tells Andrew Mercado and James Manning about how they settled on Tilda Cobham-Hervey to play Reddy. And just how did this cinema release end up as a Stan premiere?

47:25

EP226 - S1

10 Aug 20

Craig Reucassel and Fight for Planet A: Our Climate Challenge

Join Mediaweek's James Manning in a discussion with host Craig Reucassel and producer Jodi Boylan about the new ABC/Lune Media series about lowering your carbon footprint and saving money.

Craig Reucassel and Fight for Planet A: Our Climate Challenge

Join Mediaweek's James Manning in a discussion with host Craig Reucassel and producer Jodi Boylan about the new ABC/Lune Media series about lowering your carbon footprint and saving money.

28:44

EP225 - S1

7 Aug 20

Mercado and Manning talk TV

Mediaweek's Andrew Mercado and James Manning pass judgement on the Bachelor franchise, Ninja Warrior and Farmer Wants a Wife. Also discussed this week are The Singapore Grip, Why Women Kill, Between Two Worlds (did Seven give up on it?), Ellen, Who's the Boss? and the launch of Quibi in Australia.

Mercado and Manning talk TV

Mediaweek's Andrew Mercado and James Manning pass judgement on the Bachelor franchise, Ninja Warrior and Farmer Wants a Wife. Also discussed this week are The Singapore Grip, Why Women Kill, Between Two Worlds (did Seven give up on it?), Ellen, Who's the Boss? and the launch of Quibi in Australia.

44:33

EP224 - S1

6 Aug 20

Journalist Geoff Kitney on his book Beyond the Newsroom

Geoff Kitney has been a journalist for close to 50 years including time in Canberra and Europe for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian Financial Review. He shares great insights into Canberra politics and the media.

Journalist Geoff Kitney on his book Beyond the Newsroom

Geoff Kitney has been a journalist for close to 50 years including time in Canberra and Europe for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian Financial Review. He shares great insights into Canberra politics and the media.

29:34

EP223 - S1

5 Aug 20

The Australian’s Damon Kitney on his book The Inner Sanctum

he Australian’s Damon Kitney talks to Mediaweek’s James Manning about his new book The Inner Sanctum. The book is a collection of Kitney profiles with some of Australia’s most successful and wealthy business people including the Pratt family to James Packer and Mike Cannon-Brookes.

The Australian’s Damon Kitney on his book The Inner Sanctum

he Australian’s Damon Kitney talks to Mediaweek’s James Manning about his new book The Inner Sanctum. The book is a collection of Kitney profiles with some of Australia’s most successful and wealthy business people including the Pratt family to James Packer and Mike Cannon-Brookes.

38:38

EP222 - S1

4 Aug 20

Mercado and Manning: Bevan Lee and Between Two Worlds

A special edition with Mediaweek's Andrew Mercado and James Manning discussing the career of drama creator Bevan Lee and his final TV series Between Two Worlds. Andrew also reviews Bevan's career highlights (and those years at Nine!)"

Mercado and Manning: Bevan Lee and Between Two Worlds

A special edition with Mediaweek's Andrew Mercado and James Manning discussing the career of drama creator Bevan Lee and his final TV series Between Two Worlds. Andrew also reviews Bevan's career highlights (and those years at Nine!)"

31:27

EP221 - S1

23 Jul 20

Mercado & Manning

Mercado & Manning talk TV The TV shows being reviewed this week include One Night Only: The Beatles, Micallef On the Sauce, Wentworth, programming on 10 Shake, the movies premiering on TV including Mr Dundee, Walter Mercado and Eurovision: Fire Saga plus James discovers the Just Watch app and Andrew talks about "alternative histories" on Plot Against America, Man in the High Castle and Noughts + Crosses.

Mercado & Manning

Mercado & Manning talk TV The TV shows being reviewed this week include One Night Only: The Beatles, Micallef On the Sauce, Wentworth, programming on 10 Shake, the movies premiering on TV including Mr Dundee, Walter Mercado and Eurovision: Fire Saga plus James discovers the Just Watch app and Andrew talks about "alternative histories" on Plot Against America, Man in the High Castle and Noughts + Crosses.

46:47

EP220 - S1

16 Jul 20

Covid-19 and the growth of BVOD

Stephanie Famolaro from digital advertising company The Trade Desk on the massive impact Covid-19 is having on consumers and how they are staying connected with the media this year. One of the boom categories is BVOD

Covid-19 and the growth of BVOD

Stephanie Famolaro from digital advertising company The Trade Desk on the massive impact Covid-19 is having on consumers and how they are staying connected with the media this year. One of the boom categories is BVOD

22:52

EP219 - S1

10 Jul 20

Media spending and COVID-19

Listen to how the media and ad sectors are dealing with industry shut-downs. Joining the podcast are the MD and founder of Pearman Media Dominic Pearman and Nine's chief sales officer Michael Stephenson.

Media spending and COVID-19

Listen to how the media and ad sectors are dealing with industry shut-downs. Joining the podcast are the MD and founder of Pearman Media Dominic Pearman and Nine's chief sales officer Michael Stephenson.

39:28

EP218 - S1

24 Jun 20

Mediaweek with The Sydney Morning Herald's Michael Idato

Sydney Morning Herald LA-based Culture editor-at-large and TV critic Michael Idato speaks about the new TV podcast Televisionaries, what it's like being a TV critic in the US and living in LA during the Black Lives Matter protests.

Mediaweek with The Sydney Morning Herald's Michael Idato

Sydney Morning Herald LA-based Culture editor-at-large and TV critic Michael Idato speaks about the new TV podcast Televisionaries, what it's like being a TV critic in the US and living in LA during the Black Lives Matter protests.

28:12

EP217 - S1

12 Jun 20

Mediaweek with broadcaster Marc Fennell

As his new podcast is released today, Mediaweek talks to SBS broadcaster, author and ABC and Audible podcaster Marc Fennell about Nut Jobs, his new eight-part series investigating the $10m heist you’ve never heard of.

Mediaweek with broadcaster Marc Fennell

As his new podcast is released today, Mediaweek talks to SBS broadcaster, author and ABC and Audible podcaster Marc Fennell about Nut Jobs, his new eight-part series investigating the $10m heist you’ve never heard of.

43:20

EP216 - S1

1 Jun 20

Mediaweek: Mercado & Manning

On the eve of the launch of streaming service Binge, Andrew & James talk through the offer, the content and give their opinion on how good the deal is. Shows under the microscope include Normal People, The Great, Billions, Little Fires Everywhere, Belgravia, High Fidelity, Run, Kinne Tonight, At Home Alone Together & more.

Mediaweek: Mercado & Manning

On the eve of the launch of streaming service Binge, Andrew & James talk through the offer, the content and give their opinion on how good the deal is. Shows under the microscope include Normal People, The Great, Billions, Little Fires Everywhere, Belgravia, High Fidelity, Run, Kinne Tonight, At Home Alone Together & more.

50:30

EP215 - S1

24 May 20

Mediaweek on TV: Bauer axes TV Week Logies

Don’t miss Andrew Mercado’s plan for Nine to breathe new life into the Logie brand despite Bauer Media pulling the plug. Meanwhile James Manning thinks the future of Bauer in Australia could be linked to the decision. Also this week: Lego Masters, Nine’s master plan, Aussie Gold Hunters, Unorthodox, Gogglebox, Garry Shandling & more

Mediaweek on TV: Bauer axes TV Week Logies

Don’t miss Andrew Mercado’s plan for Nine to breathe new life into the Logie brand despite Bauer Media pulling the plug. Meanwhile James Manning thinks the future of Bauer in Australia could be linked to the decision. Also this week: Lego Masters, Nine’s master plan, Aussie Gold Hunters, Unorthodox, Gogglebox, Garry Shandling & more

40:17

EP214 - S1

29 Apr 20

Radio in 2020: How advertisers & broadcasters respond to COVID-19

Mediaweek editor James Manning is joined by guests Peter Whitehead (Chief Commercial Officer, ARN), Jodi Fraser (Commercial Director, Publicis), Ralph van Dijk (Founding Creative Director, Eardrum) to talk about radio advertising opportunities & challenges in 2020.

Radio in 2020: How advertisers & broadcasters respond to COVID-19

Mediaweek editor James Manning is joined by guests Peter Whitehead (Chief Commercial Officer, ARN), Jodi Fraser (Commercial Director, Publicis), Ralph van Dijk (Founding Creative Director, Eardrum) to talk about radio advertising opportunities & challenges in 2020.

44:48

EP213 - S1

14 Apr 20

Mediaweek TV podcast with Andrew Mercado and TV Tonight's David Knox

Loads of lockdown viewing ideas from our guests, ratings commentary, new dramas, and the best TV coming to Stan, Foxtel, FTA channels, Disney+ and more.

Mediaweek TV podcast with Andrew Mercado and TV Tonight's David Knox

Loads of lockdown viewing ideas from our guests, ratings commentary, new dramas, and the best TV coming to Stan, Foxtel, FTA channels, Disney+ and more.

01:00:21

EP212 - S1

8 Apr 20

Mediaweek on TV: Mercado & Manning

New Mediaweek TV podcast with Andrew Mercado and James Manning. MAFS is good, but not for us + The launch of BritBox, Fox Footy 2020, Pooch Perfect, Gold Digger, unmissable dramas, Country Music, BBC Showcase and lots more.

Mediaweek on TV: Mercado & Manning

New Mediaweek TV podcast with Andrew Mercado and James Manning. MAFS is good, but not for us + The launch of BritBox, Fox Footy 2020, Pooch Perfect, Gold Digger, unmissable dramas, Country Music, BBC Showcase and lots more.

47:49

EP211 - S1

5 Mar 20

Mediaweek at the movies: 2019 Blockbusters and what’s next

Our first movie podcast features Mediaweek’s Trent Thomas with Andrew Mercado as they talk through the box office blockbusters of 2019 and what will be the big hits coming in 2020. And what exactly qualifies as a superhero movie?

Mediaweek at the movies: 2019 Blockbusters and what’s next

Our first movie podcast features Mediaweek’s Trent Thomas with Andrew Mercado as they talk through the box office blockbusters of 2019 and what will be the big hits coming in 2020. And what exactly qualifies as a superhero movie?

32:06

EP210 - S1

6 Feb 20

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