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​2Day FM pioneer Greg Coote dies in Hollywood

Wednesday 02 July, 2014

Cancer claims former Village Roadshow CEO at 72

Greg Coote was one of the founding Directors of 2Day FM along with legendary media personalities John Laws, Graham Kennedy and Mike Willesee when it launched in 1980.

Coote was even better known in the film industry with a raft of Producer credits to his name.

​Has Olympus Fallen or will 3AW bounce back? And is the Today network still number one?

Monday 28 April, 2014

Harsh words apply blow torch to bellies of Fairfax and SCA management. Comment from Peter Saxon.
“Well ‘Olympus Has Fallen’! No real surprise to those who are keen and informed students of surveys and programming,” writes Mike the Influencer in the radioinfo comments section. “3AW has been on the slide for 2 years and everyone has been in denial about it. Funny that would be about the same time a new FRN head honcho came in.”

Cameron Diaz tells Sophie Monk to own her camel toe

Thursday 17 April, 2014
On 2Day FM’s Jules, Merrick and Sophie with Mel B breakfast show, co-host Sophie Monk was told by Cameron Diaz to own her camel toe.

Sophie, who claimed her camel toe is more famous than she is overseas, revealed she 'always' seems to have one and that she is actually proud of it.

Cameron Diaz: “But you know what I like about it? Is that you take it head on and you just admit it. And like you talk about and like you take it out of their hands and you possess it. You own it. You own your camel toe!”

ACMA seeks appeal in 2Day FM case

Tuesday 15 April, 2014

ACMA are seeking leave to appeal to the High Court in its case regarding the 2Day FM royal prank.

It released the following statement today:

"On 11 April 2014, the Australian Communications and Media Authority filed an application for special leave to appeal to the High Court from the decision of the Full Federal Court delivered on 14 March 2014.

Pending resolution of that application, the ACMA will be making no further comment on the matter."

​2Day and KIIS declare facebook war via YouTube

Thursday 10 April, 2014

Keen rivalry between Kyle and Jackie at KIIS and their old station, 2Day, continues apace with Jackie releasing a mocking video of one featuring Fifi Box released by 2Day a few days ago.

This latest acrimony arises from a dispute between the Today Network and its former breakfast duo, as to who owned the Kyle and Jackie O facebook page which had amassed some 160,000 fans during their decade long tenure with the network.

More April Fools trickery

Tuesday 01 April, 2014

When Melbourne listeners thought Mix 101.1’s Chrissie and Jane had revealed the My Kitchen Rules winners in an interview with eliminated contestants Carly and Tresne, all hell broke loose.
The switchboard melted down, and an angry Manu came on to the show…to reveal it was all just an April Fools Joke.
Watch how it unfolded here:

SCM board positions up in the air

Wednesday 19 March, 2014

After the disasterous survey one result for 2DAY FM, Max Moore-Wilton's comments in this week's Financial Review may indicate an uncertain future for Southern Cross Media's board members and senior executives.   

​No, I never did do pants-off-Friday with the boys!

Monday 10 March, 2014

Newsreader Geoff Field has many firsts to his name. He’s the longest serving newsreader on FM radio. He’s the first openly gay newsreader on major media in Australia. And the first newsreader to have such an altercation with Kyle and Jackie O that management was obliged to move him to another shift.

Jules Lund unites celebrities to tackle online trolls

Thursday 06 March, 2014

2Day FM Breakfast host and anti-bullying advocate Jules Lund united with celebrities Ricky MartinLily AllenShane Warne and Samantha Jade to spread the #ZeroTrollerance message in a special show on the Today Network last night.

Pharrell and Katter go head to head in a hat off

Thursday 06 March, 2014
Forget politics, Bob Katter excused himself from a sitting parliament to talk ‘hats’ with singer Pharrell Williams. It’s only the most hard-hitting issues for Katter, who flew in especially to present an aussie akubra hat to the singer.

Pharrell’s signature Grammy’s hat has gained international attention and polarised the globe with Twitterers labelling it “ugly” and “confusing” while others thought it was a wonderful fashion statement.


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