How The Bachelor Saved Network Ten

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It was the day when the shit hit the fan for Ten. On the 24th August 2012, the network’s long standing Programming Chief David Mott resigned suddenly after 16 years in the job. Mott’s lengthy tenure with the network delivered a string of landmark and distinct programming to Australian screens including Masterchef, Australian Idol, Rove…

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Adam Boland departs Wake Up

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Channel Ten’s director of morning television Adam Bolan has quit Wake Up and indeed the Ten network, less than 3 months into the shows run. He will be replaced by former Today executive producer Steve Wood. Boland has cited ongoing mental illness has the main trigger for his exit, and we wish him well on his long…

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Wake Up Christmas Beach Party

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In an ambitious move, breakfast show Wake Up will tomorrow be holding its first ever Christmas Beach Party live on the sand of Queenscliff Beach. From 6:30pm the Manly area will come alive with rides including a ferris wheel, jumping castle, petting zoo and a pirate zoo, plus special performances from The X Factor runner-up Taylor Henderson. And of…

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Ten in need of a breakfast Wake Up

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It’s only been on air for 3 days, but it seems Wake Up is already struggling – slumping to just 39,000 viewers nationally yesterday. On its debut on Monday the program reached 52,000 viewers – only a slight improvement on Ten’s last effort Breakfast (which debuted in February 2012 with 51,000). Keen to get its…

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Studio 10 release new promo

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Studio 10 is gaining momentum, and the release of this new promo suggests the team is serious about changing the stigma associated with morning television. Channel 10’s new morning show featuring Ita Buttrose, Joe Hildebrand, Sarah Harris and Jessica Rowe will be going head to head with Kylie and Larry from The Morning Show and…

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Sarah Harris on board for Studio 10

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She may have been filling in for Sonia Kruger on a rival morning show on Channel Nine all this week, but that hasn’t stopped Sarah Harris from jumping at the opportunity to help front Channel Ten’s new morning show Studio 10. The show will be launching the same day as the new breakfast show Wake…

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Studio 10 coming soon to Ten

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Ten’s new morning program will be called Studio 10 – after a competition was held to determine its name. The contest received over 4000 entries, with Ten eventually declaring its winner Darren Sanders. As a result of his efforts Sanders scoops a Samsung 60-inch Smart TV and Home Theatre System, and will also be appearing…

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Wake Up with Channel Ten

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Details of Ten’s new breakfast show were announced recently. Hosting Wake Up will be James Mathison, Natarsha Belling, Natasha Exelby along with news presenter Nuala Hafner. The network is looking to relaunch its mornings, with the team producing a new unnamed morning show hosted by Joe Hildebrand, Ita Buttrose and 3 other yet to be…

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