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Channel Seven rebrands iconic regional networks ahead of Commonwealth Games coverage

End of an era! Channel Seven renames iconic regional networks in anticipation of Commonwealth Games coverage

Channel Seven no longer allows regional channels Prime7 and GWN7 to broadcast news under their own brand names.

From Monday 25 July, the 7News logo can be seen in the broadcaster’s bulletins.

The change comes just in time for the Seven Network’s coverage of the Commonwealth Games, which begins July 28, reports TV Blackbox.

Channel Seven no longer allows regional channels Prime7 and GWN7 to broadcast news under their own brand names.  From Monday 25 July, the channels will carry the 7News logo.  Pictured: Prime7 anchor Madelaine Collignon

Channel Seven no longer allows regional channels Prime7 and GWN7 to broadcast news under their own brand names. From Monday 25 July, the channels will carry the 7News logo. Pictured: Prime7 anchor Madelaine Collignon

According to the publication, the change comes after Seven acquired its affiliates earlier this year.

In the future, however, the stations will continue to produce their own newscasts.

GWN7 regularly broadcasts a half-hour bulletin devoted to regional news in Western Australia, outside Perth.

Meanwhile, Prime7, headquartered in Canberra, broadcasts a bulletin at 6 p.m. with anchor Madelaine Collignon.

It has five local editions for viewers in the Central West, North West, North Coast, Wagga Wagga and Border Regions regions.

The change comes just in time for the Seven Network's coverage of the Commonwealth Games starting July 28, TV Blackbox reports.

The change comes just in time for the Seven Network’s coverage of the Commonwealth Games starting July 28, TV Blackbox reports.

Meanwhile, the network recently unveiled its latest reality TV offering.

In the new series, titled Heartbreak Island Australia, 16 singles from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the US will arrive in Fiji to find love and compete to win $100,000.

A new trailer for the upcoming series reveals “things are about to get challenging” as the beautiful young things put their hearts on the line in paradise.

The series is hosted by New Zealand television personality Clinton Randell, who previously worked with Dancing With The Stars.  presented

The series is hosted by New Zealand television personality Clinton Randell, who previously worked with Dancing With The Stars. presented

The series is hosted by New Zealand television personality Clinton Randell, who previously co-hosted with Dancing With The Stars.

Randell recently said: TV tonight he was overjoyed about hosting the new series.

“I couldn’t wait to start filming Heartbreak Island Australia, this time with our first-ever global cast,” he told the publication.

In the new series, titled Heartbreak Island Australia, 16 singles from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the US will arrive in Fiji to find love and compete to win $100,000

In the new series, titled Heartbreak Island Australia, 16 singles from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the US will arrive in Fiji to find love and compete to win $100,000

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