Radio Today

MC & Mel use the prank for more content

With MC & Mel making headlines around the world for their prank call to Kate Middleton's hospital, they are continuing to use it as further content opportunities for their show.

Last night they recorded a voicemail message for Larry Emdur as the Queen, Prince Charles and the Corgi's.

They also recorded a video as a pre-show teaser for their listeners that they have labelled as the 'Royal Prank Confession' (watch it below). The pair talk about what we already know, but we're sure this video will end up on news websites somewhere in the world.

Prince Charles has also come out and commented on the prank saying: "How do you know I'm not a radio station ?" ------ alrighty then.

Published on Published on Friday, 07 December 2012 08:56



Jason Mulrone(9:02am 08 Dec 2012)
MC & Mel should be ashamed of themselves, and Southern Cross Austereo deserves to go bankrupt.

My contempt for Southern Cross Austereo, 2Day FM, Rhys Holleran and anyone associated with the company knows no bounds.

I hope every single advertiser pulls their ads from this toxic company.
Randomdude123(10:01am 08 Dec 2012)
It was just a little joke it's not like they meant for anything bad to happen it was a joke
Tony(12:48pm 08 Dec 2012)
The problem here, lies not with these vacuous announcers, but with the station "management". They encourage these young announcers to be "edgy" and to "push the boundries" of taste.
ivyy(21:11pm 09 Dec 2012)
It is a tragedy of course, however mc and mel cant be blamed-they were just doing what many radio announcers do-prank calls. And admit it-you have enjoyed a prank call one time or other. Mc and mel couldn't have foreseen what would happen nor can they be . This whole thing has spiralled out of control. :{

 Post Anonymously 

   I am a real live breathing human person

 

SCA has a vacancy for an Announcer at Hot FM Townsville. Details.

 

Nova Entertainment are looking for Casual Announcers for Nova 96.9 Sydney. Details.

 

Grant Broadcasters has a vacancy for an Account Manager in Gladstone. Details.

 

Fairfax Radio Network has a vacancy for an Agency Sales Co-Ordinator at 3AW Melbourne. Details.

 

96.5 Wave FM has a vacancy for a Breakfast Show Producer in Wollongong. Details.

 

Fairfax Radio Network has a vacancy for a News Journalist - Part Time based in Sydney. Details.

 

 

102.9 FM Hot Tomato on the Gold Coast has a vacancy for a Breakfast Show Executive Producer. (Maternity Leave Contract) Details.

 

RCS has a vacancy for a Managing Director based in ChristChurch. Details.

 

 

97.3 Coast FM and 6MM in Mandurah have a vacancy for their Talent Bank.Details.

 

Got a question? Got a suggestion?

Got a Story?

Email Blair anytime here.

 

Power 98.1 and 2NM in the Hunter Valley are looking for a Production Guru / Drive Announcer. Details.

 

96FM in Perth has a vacancy for an Executive Breakfast Producer. Details.

 

SCA has a vacancy for a Commercial Producer based in Albury. Details.

 

 Power 98.1 and 2NM in the Hunter Valley are looking for a Promotions Coordinator / Announcer. Details.

 

ARN has a vacancy for a Creative Writer based in Brisbane.Details.

 

91.9 Fresh FM has a vacancy for a Station Manager based in Gladstone. Details.

 

2UE has a vacancy for a Journalist. Details.

 

Authentic Entertainment has a role for a Head of Campaign Activations available.  Details

 

 

Lee Stamps has joined KRock Geelong as their new Drive Announcer and Music Director.

 

Josh Olek is on the move from Snow FM Jindabyne to do nights and production at Wave FM in Wollongong.

Peter Samios is taking up a position as content director at Star FM Dubbo. He was with 2SM in production.

 

Kenny Williams has joined the team at Hitz 939 Bundaberg as Music Director and Drive Announcer.

 

Catherine Sligar is leaving her post at Radio Release® after a nine month stint as Release Coordinator.

 

Beth Krapljanov has landed  her first full-time job in radio at Spirit FM in Broome. Beth recently attended Central Institute of Technology in Perth.

 

Andrew ‘Dunks’ Dunkerley is returning to the position of Program Director with Snow FM and 2XL.

 

Brendan Egan has moved and been promoted to a new role with Grant Broadcasters as a Network Producer in their Hub operations. 

 

Cheryl Lardner has moved to Melbourne and joined ARN as Sales Manager of Mix 101.1.

Jodie Williams is set to join Triple Z in Lismore, NSW.

Canberra Ratings

1 104.7 17.3 (17.5) SCA
2 Mix 106.3 16.8 (15.9) SCA
3 ABC666 16.4 (15.6) ABC
4 triple j 10.0 (10.3) ABC
5 Classic FM 8.2 (10.2) ABC
6 Radio National 7.6 (6.9) ABC
7 2CC 7.0 (6.6) Capital
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2014
  • GFK

Gold Coast Ratings

1 Gold FM 15.0 (17.1)* SCA
2 Hot Tomato 13.9 (12.3)* HT
3 Sea FM 8.8 (10.9)* SCA
4 triple j 7.6 (8.0)* ABC
5 ABC 91.7 FM 6.6 (5.6)* ABC
6 ABC612 4.2 (4.7)* ABC
7 4RN 2.7 (3.0)* ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2014
  • * previous survey

 

Brisbane Ratings

1 97.3FM 13.0 (13.8) ARN
2 Nova 106.9 11.5 (11.7) NovaEnt
3 ABC612 11.5 (10.8) ABC
4Triple M9.69.1) SCA
5 B105 8.6 (9.4) SCA
6triple j8.4(7,5) ABC
7 4KQ 7.6 (8.0) ARN
8 Magic882 5.4 (5.0) Fairfax
9 4BC 4.1 (4.4) Fairfax
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 6/2014
  • GfK

Perth Ratings

1 Mix 94.5 13.6 (14.2) SCA
2 Nova 93.713.6 (12.4) NovaEnt
3 96FM 10.7 (10.7) Fairfax
4ABC72010.1(10.0) ABC
5 triple j 9.7 (10.3) ABC
6 6PR 9.6 (10.2) Fairfax
7 92.9 7.4 (8.0) SCA
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 5/2014
  • GfK

Auckland Ratings

1 Newstalk ZB 13.4 (13.0) TRN
2 Coast  9.6 (8.1) TRN
3 The Edge 7.8 (6.0) Mediaworks
4 The Breeze 7.0 (6.5) Mediaworks
5 Classic Hits 6.7 (5.9) TRN
6 ZM 5.9 (5.6) TRN
7 Mai FM 5.2 (4.3) TRN
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2014

Christchurch Ratings

1 Newstalk ZB 17.0 (16.1) TRN
2 More FM 10.7 (11.8) Mediaworks
3 The Breeze 10.2 (8.8) Mediaworks
4 The Rock 9.0 (10.3) Mediaworks
5 The Edge 6.9 (6.5) Mediaworks
6 The Sound 6.0 (6.4) Mediaworks
7 Classic Hits 5.7 (5.7) TRN
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2014

Wellington Ratings

1 NewstalkZB 15.3 (10.5) TRN
2 The Breeze 13.7 (14.6) Mediaworks
3 ZM 11.3 (12.4) TRN
4 The Sound 7.5 (7.1) Mediaworks
5 The Rock 7.4 (8.3) Mediaworks
6 The Edge 6.6 (8.3) Mediaworks
7 Coast 5.7 (4.6) TRN
  • 10+ share, Survey 1/2014

Newcastle Ratings

1 KOFM 15.3 (16.1)* SCA
2 ABC1233 11.1 (12.0)* ABC
3 triple j 10.8 (11.2)* ABC
4 2HD 10.3 (8.8)* BOG
5 NXFM 9.7 (10.3)* SCA
6 New FM 9.3 (8.4)* BOG
7 Classic FM 4.7 (5.1)* ABC
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 2/2014
  • * GfK  Survey 1/2014

 

Adelaide Ratings

1 Mix 102.3 15.2 (15.9) ARN
2ABC891 12.2(10.9) ABC
3Nova 91.9 11,8(10.4)NovaEnt
4 FIVEaa 11.1 (11.4) NovaEnt
5 Triple M 9.1 (9.2) SCA
6SAFM8.5(8.0) SCA
7 Cruise 1323 7.8 (8.7) ARN
8 triple j 6.2 (7.1) ABC
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 6/2014
  • GfK

Wollongong Ratings

1 I98 23.8 (28.5) WIN
2 Wave FM 16.0 (17.3) GRANT
         
  • 10+ Overall Share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2014
  • IRIS Research

Central Coast Ratings

1 Sea FM 17.7 (12.4) SCA
2 2GO FM 13.2 (17.5) SCA
3 Star 104.5 11.4 (14.3) NovaEnt
4 ABC 92.5 10.7 (9.9) ABC
5 2GB 9.8 (8.9) MRN
6 Triple J 5.8 (5.2) ABC
7 WSFM 2.8 (0.7) ARN
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2012
  • Nielsen Media Research

Albury Ratings

1 Star FM 22.9* (22.7)** SCA
2 The River 20.7* (27.0)** SCA
3 2AY 16.6* (11.9)** ACE
4 ABC Local Radio 14.0* (11.2)** ABC
5 Triple J 9.9* (4.2)** ABC
6 Radio National 2.2* (1.6)** ABC
  • 10+ overall share Mon-Sun, Survey 1/2014
  • * Xtra Research/ ** Nielsen 

Melbourne Ratings

3AW 13.6 (13.9) Fairfax
ABC 774 11.0 (11.7) ABC
Fox FM 7.8 (7,8) SCA
Gold 7.6(7.2)ARN
Nova 100 7.3(6.8)NovaEnt
Triple M7.1(7.6) SCA
smoothfm 91.5 6.4 (6.6) NovaEnt
Mix 101.1 5.8 (6.2) ARN
  • 10+ share Mon-Sun, Survey 6/2014 (GfK)

CompanyStock IDPriceChange
Southern Cross Media
SXL
0.990
-0.50%
Fairfax Media Group
FXJ
0.777
0.32%
Macquarie Radio Network
MRN
1.14
0.00%
Pacific Star Network
PNW
0.280
0.00%
APN News & Media
APN
0.812
-0.91%
Oceania Capital
OCP
1.45
0.00%
Ten Network
TEN
0.237
-1.04%
Seven West Media
SWM
1.62
0.47%
Seven Group Holdings
SVW
6.82
0.81%
Nine Entertainment
NEC
2.05
0.49%
Prime Media Group
PRT
0.905
-1.63%