Nine Network

, Also known as The Nine Network Channel 9, is one of Australia's largest broadcasting companies.

The main headquarters of the Nine Network is located in Willoughby, a suburb of Sydney. From here, all news broadcasts for the station produced and broadcast. The website " NineMSN " is one of the major Internet news sites for Australians worldwide. The Nine Network is involves, at 50 percent.

History of the station

In the 1950s, television was introduced in Australia. The Australian Consolidated Press ( ACP) founded in 1933 and received a broadcasting license in 1956 in Sydney and its television station, TCN -9 Sydney, became the first television station in Australia on the transmit mode. The first words of Bruce Gyngell were: " Good evening, and welcome to television. " ( "Good evening and welcome to television." )

1960 takeover of the ACP the television station GTV -9 Melbourne and was so became the first television network in Australia, the National Television Network ( NTN ), from the 1963 The Nine Network. The media mogul Kerry Packer sold the Nine Network in 1987 to the entrepreneur Alan Bond, who expanded the network to the sender QTQ -9 Brisbane and STW -9 Perth. Three years later, in 1990, bought the Packer network at half the price of the sales amount back.

In 1994, from the merger of the Nine Network Australia and the Australian Consolidated Press the media company Publishing and Broadcasting Limited ( PBL). An attempt by the PBL to take in India with India Nine foot, failed and the PBL lost millions.

On 18 October 2006 announced James Packer, son of the late media entrepreneur Kerry Packer, the sale of 50 percent of the media holdings of PBL for the equivalent of 4.5 billion Australian dollars in order to concentrate on the gambling business of the group can. For sale include the Nine Network and its 50 percent stake in NineMSN.


Series or other formats


  • The Apprentice
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • CSI: Miami
  • CSI: NY
  • Close to Home
  • Cold Case
  • ER
  • Super Nanny
  • Survivor
  • Without a Trace


  • 20 to 1
  • Australia 's Funniest Home Video Show (TCN -9)
  • Backyard Blitz ( TCN -9)
  • Bert 's Family Feud ( GTV -9)
  • Celebrity Overhaul (TCN -9)
  • Comedy Inc. The Late Shift
  • The Footy Show ( GTV-9/TCN-9 )
  • Getaway ( TCN -9)
  • Hellogoodbye
  • McLeod 's Daughters ( Southern Cross )
  • Missing persons unit
  • Temptation ( GTV -9)
  • What's good for you
  • Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? ( GTV -9)


  • Today
  • National Nine News: Morning Edition
  • National Nine News: Afternoon Edition
  • National Nine News
  • Nightline

Call Signs

Different names in different regions of Australia:

  • TCN -9, Sydney
  • GTV -9 Melbourne
  • QTQ -9, Brisbane
  • NTD -8 Darwin