Seven has unveiled its 2015 programming plans with Network execs announcing a vast new line-up of local and international programs.
The television network is now in its eighth consecutive year of leadership in primetime. Seven West Media’s CEO, Tim Worner, said today’s plans are about setting in place architecture to drive home leadership to 2020.
“At Seven we are constantly looking at the speed of change in our marketplace and asking ourselves what we have to do to keep pace with it,” he said.
“This is not a 12-month plan. This is a path that keeps us number one until 2020.”
Seven’s chief revenue officer, Kurt Burnette, said: “We aren’t just about setting up for next year,
but for Destination 20/20 and beyond. We have a clear strategic plan and we are executing it. The
2016 Olympics in Rio, the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast and the 2020 Olympics in
Tokyo along with the Winter Olympics in between will be delivered on all platforms by us. We own
them and we will use them with one objective in mind – to enhance the story telling like never
New domestic franchises include; Restaurant Revolution, 800 Words, Gallipoli: The Power of Ten, Australia: The Story of US, Catching Milat, Mesmerised, My Ireland With Colin, What Really Happens in Thailand and crime drama series Winter.
New international franchises include; supernatural drama The Whispers, Katherine Heigl’s State of Affairs, Red Band Society, conspiracy drama Odyssey, comedy Marry Me, Katherine Mills: Mind Games, legal drama How to Get Away With Murder, Houdini, Battle Creek, David Duchovny’s Aquarius.
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