Commercial TV increase in sports costs is seven times the local drama budget.

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David Tiley

Commercial television is hammering to reduce the amounts of drama etc it is compelled to run. But spiralling sports costs are a much bigger problem.

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A network television accountant trying to deal with plunging profits. Image: Bottersnikes and Gumbles, made for the Seven Network by Mighty Nice and Cheeky Little Media, with CBeebies and Netflix involved as well. 

About the author

David Tiley is the editor of Screen Hub. He is a writer in screen media with a long mostly freelance career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.

Twitter: @DavidTiley1