Covid-19 testing issues | Twitter Trolls | The next big ratings battle


A new addition to the team sees us look at the big stories from the week, dissect ratings and share our viewing experiences | TV Blackbox S06E10

Lisa Millar in Back Roads (image – ABC)

While channel 10 deals with a positive COVID-19 case, many in the industry are perplexed by the lack of on-site testing at the Pyrmont office.

But 10 isn’t the only ones in trouble. Georgia Love has faced a backlash over some social media posts while Lisa Millar has been forced off Twitter due to vile and nasty attacks.

Australia’s television industry is never boring, that’s for sure!

In this episode:

  • 1.50 – 10’s COVID-19 issues
  • 6.33 – The Sunrise team take a tough stance on vaccinations
  • 8.50 – Lisa Millar leaves Twitter after the trolls attack
  • 19.23 – Georgia Love demoted at Seven after some social media posts
  • 29.21 – Hatches & Dispatches
  • 31.02 – Ratings Week 37 (including VOZ results)
  • 34.25 – The Sunday Night Ratings Battle
    • The Voice v The Block v Survivor Finale
  • 39.17 – The Monday Night Ratings Battle
    • The Block v SAS Australia v The Masked Singer
  • 48.01 – TV Bingebox
Robert McKnight
"Leading TV commentator" - The Daily Telegraph | "Known for his impeccable sources in the TV industry" - The Daily Mail | "Always first with the correct info" - Beau Ryan | Robert McKnight is a highly regarded Australian Television Producer having worked at SEVEN, NINE and TEN during his 25 years in the industry. Publicly he is most well-known for creating and producing STUDIO 10 but has worked on SUNRISE, THE MORNING SHOW plus other prime time productions in addition to creating award-winning news campaigns for both 7NEWS and 9NEWS. Currently, Rob is the host and producer of the TV BLACKBOX, MCKNIGHT TONIGHT and MONSTERS WHO MURDER podcast, and was the creator, host & executive producer of the video streaming show THE ANJ, ROB & ROBBO SHOW.



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