Nine Network

The Nine Network (stylised 9Network, commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is an Australian commercial free-to-air television network. It is owned by parent company Nine Entertainment and is one of five main free-to-air television networks in Australia.[1]

Nine Network
Logo used since 2012
TypeFree-to-air television network
Broadcast area
Headquarters1 Denison Street
North Sydney, New South Wales
Picture format1080i HDTV[lower-alpha 1]
(downscaled to 576i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerFrank Packer (1956–1974)
Kerry Packer (Publishing and Broadcasting Limited) (1974–1987, 1990–2006)
Alan Bond (1987–1990)
PBL Media (2006–2010)
Nine Entertainment (2010–present)
Sister channels
Launched16 September 1956; 66 years ago (1956-09-16)
FounderFrank Packer
Former namesNational Television Network (1956–1967)
National Nine Network (1967–1987)
Nine Network Australia (1987–1991)
  • 9/91 (Nine-owned metropolitan, Imparja)
  • 8/81 (Nine) (Northern New South Wales) (SCA Spencer Gulf SA/Broken Hill NSW), (WIN Regional QLD, Southern NSW & ACT, Griffith NSW, Regional VIC, Mildura VIC/Sunraysia, Tasmania, Mount Gambier/Riverland, Remote/Regional WA)
Freeview (9HD)90/80
Streaming media
9Now (Australia only)

From 2017 to 2021, the network's slogan was "We Are the One".[2] Since 2021, the network has changed its slogan back to the iconic Golden Era slogan "Still the One".

As of 2022, the Nine Network is the second-rated television network in Australia, behind the Seven Network, and ahead of the ABC TV, Network 10 and SBS.[citation needed]

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