TV revenues and local programming spend increase in 2010–11 | ACMA

TV revenues and local programming spend increase in 2010–11

ACMA media release 43/2013 - 11 June

The commercial television sector reported a seven per cent increase in revenue to $4.6691 billion in 2010–11 compared to the previous year, while reported expenditure on local programming jumped 16 per cent in the same period, according to figures released (Word PDF |XLS) today by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

The Broadcasting financial results 2010–11 report, which has been posted on the new ACMA website, presents aggregated licence data for Australian commercial radio and television sectors for the years 2010–11 and 2009–10 (based on information provided to the ACMA by licensees).

The commercial radio sector reported broadcasting services revenue of $1.1269 billion in 2010–11, a six per cent decrease from 2009–10.

Reported overall expenditure on Australian commercial television programs was $1.2649 billion, a 16 per cent increase over the previous financial year, matched by a 16 per cent increase in reported overall expenditure of $432.6 million on overseas programming.

The Broadcasting financial results 2010–11 are based on information supplied by the holders of 68 commercial television licences and 273 commercial radio licences, operating as at 30 June 2011.

Commercial radio services information is provided on the financial performance of AM and FM services in national, state, capital city and regional markets. Further information is available on the basis of larger, medium-sized and smaller markets.

Commercial television information is provided on a national basis and is also broken down by state, mainland capital cities and regional markets.

The results have been released in a more accessible format, given the enhanced capabilities of the ACMA’s new website. Summaries are below.

Disclaimer

The Broadcasting financial results 2010-11 report is based on data provided by commercial broadcasting licensees to the ACMA. The ACMA is not separately funded or resourced to independently verify or audit the data provided. As a consequence, the ACMA makes no representation as to the accuracy of the data.

For more information or to arrange an interview please contact: Blake Murdoch on (02) 9334 7817, 0434 567 391 or media@acma.gov.au.


Television—Australia

Television—Australia—Total

 

2009–10

2010–11

 

 

 

 

Number of Stations

71

68

Revenue

 

 

 

Advertising Revenue

3,671,891,497

3,970,819,169

 

Other Licence Fee Revenue

21,081,458

37,176,885

 

Sale of Air Time

3,692,972,955

4,007,996,054

 

Other Revenue

673,713,946

661,099,566

 

Service Revenue

4,366,686,901

4,669,095,620

Expenditure

 

 

 

Service Expenses

3,619,540,389

3,861,493,270

Profitability

 

 

 

Service Profit/(Loss)

747,146,512

807,602,350

Assets

 

 

 

Current Assets

3,057,546,759

3,996,138,665

 

Non Current Assets

6,384,922,827

7,512,599,356

 

Total Assets

9,442,469,586

11,508,738,021

Liabilities

 

 

 

Current Liabilities

1,122,216,114

1,125,373,434

 

Non Current Liabilities

1,492,062,170

1,871,138,265

 

Total Liabilities

2,614,278,284

2,996,511,699

Net Assets

 

 

 

Net TV Service Assets/(Liabilities)

6,828,191,302

8,512,226,322

Program Expenditure

 

 

 

Australian Adult Drama

126,869,810

137,177,514

 

Australian Children's Drama

13,862,798

9,715,171

 

Australian Children's Other

12,066,593

13,161,434

 

Australian News and Current Affairs

242,952,933

374,936,544

 

Australian Documentaries

22,781,369

12,625,965

 

Australian Sport

319,277,752

354,953,356

 

Australian Light Entertainment—Variety

150,912,418

176,093,600

 

Australian Light Entertainment—Other

180,506,757

178,138,289

 

Australian Other Programming

25,519,553

8,068,364

 

Total Australian Programs

1,094,749,983

1,264,870,237

 

Overseas Drama

353,888,620

398,026,946

 

Overseas Other

19,046,412

34,566,651

 

Total Overseas Programs

372,935,032

432,593,597

 

Total Programs

1,467,685,015

1,697,463,834

Radio—Australia—Total

 

2009–10

2010–11

 

 

 

 

Number of Stations

261

261

Revenue

 

 

 

Advertising Revenue

976,719,085

1,025,819,478

 

Other Licence Fee Revenue

37,970,349

36,730,556

 

Sale of Air Time

1,014,689,434

1,062,550,034

 

Other Revenue

186,485,351

64,373,220

 

Service Revenue

1,201,174,785

1,126,923,254

Expenditure

 

 

 

Service Expenses

823,014,687

855,101,859

Profitability

 

 

 

Service Profit/(Loss)

378,160,098

271,821,395

Assets

 

 

 

Current Assets

696,061,606

590,626,376

 

Non Current Assets

2,150,825,843

2,510,512,898

 

Total Assets

2,846,887,449

3,101,139,274

Liabilities

 

 

 

Current Liabilities

538,906,735

573,918,567

 

Non Current Liabilities

146,743,868

283,455,282

 

Total Liabilities

685,650,603

857,373,849

Net Assets

 

 

 

Net Radio Service Assets/(Liabilities)

2,161,236,846

2,243,765,425

Last updated: 15 April 2016