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Can KAK save Studio 10, Sporting deals & secrets to pitching a drama to a network - TV BlackBox S01E04

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Settle in for episode four of TV Blackbox - where we have at it on Sunrise's controversy, the Melbourne Cup moving homes, and Kerri-Anne Kennerley joining the team at Studio 10. It's feisty, firey & worth hanging around for (and that's just for starters!).

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:

  • NBC allegedly threatened Ronan Farrow if he didn't stop reporting on Weinstein.
  • Molk & Rob clash swords on the ACMA ruling over the SUNRISE hot topic segment on the Stolen Generation.
  • Ten nabs the MELBOURNE CUP CARNIVAL from Seven.
  • Product placement on NEIGHBOURS? Dan talks about the growing opportunity industry.
  • Jay lays it down on Celebrities deserving privacy (& the chance to earn a crust outside the entertainment industry).
  • In our latest STUDIO 10 segment we talk about KAK joining the team.
  • The panel react to underwhelming ratings for Seven's new TAKE ME OUT.
  • How are the ratings unpacking for Ten? Good, but not great.
  • Dan gives us a guide on what you need to do to pitch your drama to Network TV.
  • There's more TV Blackbox mail in the mailbag!

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