Sky News Australia 2022 lineup announced: Piers Morgan, Joe Hildebrand and Erin Molan join network

Sky News Australia has announced its 2022 prime-time programming schedule with a new weekday commercial schedule, new documentaries, a revamped opinion calendar, new commentators including Piers Morgan, Joe Hildebrand and Erin Molan, and a role expanded for Rita Panahi.

Sky News Australia, Foxtel’s # 1 channel and Australia’s # 1 social media channel for the second year in a row, unveiled its 2022 lineup featuring new hosts, new shows and documentaries, as well as ” a new programming schedule during prime time.

Joining the Sky News Australia team exclusively in 2022, international broadcaster and intrepid commentator Piers Morgan will launch his new prime-time program. The program will also be broadcast in the UK and US as part of a global initiative by News Corporation.

Sky News Business Editor-in-Chief Ross Greenwood joins the weekday program lineup, hosting Do Business Now With Ross Greenwood every Monday to Friday at 4.30 p.m., with a lively summary of the day’s economic, financial and economic news, just as the markets close each day. Ross will continue to host Business weekend at 11:00 am on Sunday.

Sky News also hosts acclaimed Australian journalist and media personality Joe Hildebrand who will share his unique take on issues big and small every Friday at 8:30 p.m. with his new political quiz-style program. The blame game.

Erin Molan is also joining Sky News in 2022 as a Sky News Primetime contributor and will play a key role in Sky News’ prime-time programming.

There’s a revamped opinion calendar, because the odds juggernaut Paul Murray Live moves to an earlier time slot of 8:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Paul continues his regional tour in Australia in 2022 with Paul Murray Live our city. He will also be on the road during the election campaign with his popular Paul Murray Live From “Ad Tests” test policies and promises with the help of voters in key electorates.

Paul Murray Live follows the unmissable line-up of The Kenny Report at 5:00 p.m., Peta Credlin at 6:00 p.m. and The Bolt Report at 7:00 p.m.

Launch of the ever popular Rita Panahi Rita Panahi’s show, a new prime-time show bringing viewers its inspiring take on local and international issues. This will initially be scheduled for 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, then will become a permanent fixture every Monday evening later this year, once the Piers Morgan program launches.

Details of the Piers Morgan show will be announced in the coming weeks.

The first page starring Jenna Clarke will also switch to the earlier 10:30 p.m. time slot, giving you a first look at tomorrow’s news even earlier.

After another successful year of award-winning documentaries by Sky News’s investigative team, 2022 sees a number of locally produced documentaries airing exclusively on the channel.

You can watch Sky News Australia shows and documentaries live or on demand on the new Flash streaming service for just $ 8 per month. Sign up for Flash here – new subscribers try free for 14 days.

These included MH370: the final research a follow-up by Peter Stefanovic for MH370: The Untold Story, which remains Sky News’ highest-rated documentary of all time. Sky News host Peta Credlin will present a new documentary giving you a glimpse into what really happens during political party election campaigns ahead of the impending federal election. Erin Molan will host a new documentary focusing on online safety, an issue she has championed strongly and which resulted in new legislation being passed last year.

AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL ELECTORAL COVERAGE

2022 will be the biggest year of election coverage yet on Sky News Australia as we follow the Federal Election, South Australia Election and the State of Victoria.

With the federal election slated for May, Sky News’s award-winning team of political journalists, including Kieran Gilbert, Andrew Clennell, Laura Jayes, Ashleigh Gillon, Tom Connell and Peter Stefanovic, will bring viewers every unfolding moment as we accompany leaders on the campaign trail with ideas from Paul Murray, Peta Credlin, Andrew Bolt, Sharri Markson, Rita Panahi, Chris Kenny and more.

We will cover debates in fringe seats across the country which will be moderated by the Sky News political team and in a Sky News debut we have invited key independents – who may well decide the fate of the government to participate in a debate. to two series.

Paul Whittaker, Managing Director of Sky News Australia, said: “In 2021, our 25th year, we continued to build on our record audiences of 2020, ending the year as # 1 channel on Foxtel and # 1 of the Australian news channel on social networks. media for the second year in a row.

“There are big plans for Sky News in 2022 as our team works to give our viewers the most comprehensive coverage and insightful debate on the news and issues that matter most. For the future, the news agenda is already busy. We will provide viewers with unparalleled coverage of the federal election and the post-pandemic federal budget. There will be an in-depth analysis of the health, social and economic implications of the new variants of COVID-19. And we have big events to look forward to, including the Winter Olympics and the Commonwealth Games to name a few. “

Sky News is Australia’s unrivaled 24-hour multiplatform news service provider, available on Foxtel and the free regional channel Sky News Regional. Sky News recently expanded its reach after launching its premium channels on the Flash news streaming service, available to test at SkyNews.com.au/Flash.

SKY NEWS 2022 PROGRAMMING CALENDAR

(from January 23)

  • First edition with Peter Stefanovic, weekdays at 5:30 am, return January 24
  • AM Agenda with Laura Jayes, weekdays at 9:00 a.m., return January 24
  • NewsDay with Tom Connell, Monday and Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Tuesday to Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., return January 24
  • NewsDay with Ashleigh Gillon, from Tuesday to Thursday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., return on January 24
  • Afternoon program with Kieran Gilbert, and with Andrew Clennell, Monday through Thursday at 2:00 p.m., returns January 24
  • Do Business Now With Ross Greenwood, weekdays at 4:30 p.m., premieres January 31
  • The Kenny Report with Chris Kenny, weeknights at 5:00 p.m., returning January 24
  • Peta Credlin with Peta Credlin, weeknights at 6 p.m., return January 31
  • The Bolt Report with Andrew Bolt, Monday to Thursday at 7:00 p.m., returning January 31
  • Paul Murray Live with Paul Murray, Sunday – Thursday at 8:00 p.m., returning January 23
  • The first page with Jenna Clarke, Monday through Thursday at 10:30 p.m., returning January 24
  • Rita Panahi’s show with Rita Panahi, Monday to Thursday at 9:30 p.m., premieres January 24
  • Bernardi with Cory Bernardi, Fridays at 7 p.m., return January 28
  • The media show with Jack Houghton, Friday at 8 p.m., returning January 28
  • The blame game with Joe Hildebrand, Friday at 8:30 p.m., premieres January 28
  • Hardgrave with Gary Hardgrave, Friday 9:00 p.m., returning January 28
  • Weekend edition with Jaynie Seal and Tim Gilbert, Saturday and Sunday from 6:00 a.m.
  • Sunday agenda with Kieran Gilbert and Andrew Clennell, Sunday 8:00 am, returning January 30
  • foreigners with Rowan Dean, Rita Panahi and James Morrow, Sunday at 9:00 am, returning January 23
  • Business weekend with Ross Greenwood, Sunday at 11 a.m., returning February 6
  • Chris Smith tonight with Chris Smith, Sunday at 6 p.m., returning January 23
  • Sharri with Sharri Markson, Sunday at 7 p.m., returning January 23

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