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Global Television[1] is a large television production company with studios in Australia's two largest cities Sydney and Melbourne. It was co-founded in 1988[2] by Bruce Fink.[3] They have been responsible for handling the technical side of most top live sport and entertainment events produced and broadcast in Australia.[4]

Global Television
General information
StatusComplete
Typefilm & television studios Complex
LocationVictoria:
Coventry Street, Southbank
Hawthorn Road, Vermont South
New South Wales:
Eveleigh, New South Wales
Completed1956 (Southbank, Victoria)
1964 (Vermont South, Victoria)
2010 (Eveleigh, New South Wales)

Global Television's Sydney studios are located at the Australian Technology Park in the inner city suburb of Eveleigh. The new studios were built in 2010, and produce a large number of Australian programmes from its two studios.

Global Television's Melbourne studios are located in the inner suburb of South Melbourne and occupy the previous existing HSV-7 Studios. The four open studios are home to such shows as Dancing with the Stars, The Chase Australia, Family Feud and Fox Footy.[5]

Global Television also occupies the former ATV-10 Studios in the outer suburb of Nunawading where Neighbours is produced at Forest Hill.

AcquiredEdit

In January 2014 NEP Broadcasting acquired Global Television for an undisclosed amount from Catalyst Investments and Global Television is now completely part of the NEP worldwide network.[6] NEP also acquired Harry Michaels Silk Studios (formerly zerO1zerO) in the same year, reducing the number of competing O.B. and studio production hire facilities.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Global Television Ltd/Australia". Bloomberg. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Global Television Stays Ahead of the Game". Sony. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  3. ^ "ECN Board of Directors". Executive Channel Network. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  4. ^ Jackson, Sally. "Global TV sold to US firm NEP Group". The Australian. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  5. ^ http://www.globaltv.com.au/company/index.html
  6. ^ "NEP". NEP Inc. Retrieved 29 February 2016.

Coordinates: 33°53′31″S 151°13′43″E / 33.89202°S 151.22851°E / -33.89202; 151.22851