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New nightly ‘Sky National News’ set to hit the airwaves

New nightly ‘Sky National News’ set to hit the airwaves

Monday June 29 will see the launch of a new nightly news programme on Australia’s Sky News channel. “Sky National News with Jim Waley” will go to air at 6PM Sydney local time (8PM New Zealand time). Waley joins the Sky News team after being axed by Channel 9. His appointment was not without controversy...

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What was on Leighton’s mind?

This morning Leighton Smith was talking about the anti-smacking referendum on Newstalk ZB. I was sent this clip. Either the idea excites him, or there was something else on his mind. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Jack Cafferty vs Anna Nicole blooper

Jack Cafferty vs Anna Nicole blooper

It’s an oldie but a goodie. CNN’s Jack Cafferty is obviously unimpressed with the cable network’s attention to the story of Anna Nicole Smith’s death. So, he asks Wolf Blitzer and interesting question:

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Has TV One’s ‘Investigator’ cracked the Lundy case?

The double murder of Christine and Amber Lundy has been described as a ‘How Dunnit’ rather than a ‘Who Dunnit’ because the forensic evidence seemed to put Mark Lundy at the murder scene. Now Bryan Bruce, writer and host of new TV ONE crime programme, The Investigator believes he has solved the mystery of how...

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TVNZ screens ‘Christian the Lion’ story this Sunday

TVNZ screens ‘Christian the Lion’ story this Sunday

The top rating BBC documentary, ‘Christian the Lion’ is to screen on TVNZ’s weekly flagship current affairs programme ‘Sunday’. The documentary follows Anthony Bourke and John Rendall returning to Kenya to meet up with Christian their pet Lion after he was released back into the Kenyan wild. The moment of meeting was posted on You...

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Duncan Garner to co-host Sunrise on Monday

It may be a big weekend for TV3 political editor Duncan Garner, but that will be no excuse for late nights.  Garner will join Kate Rodger on the Sunrise couch on Monday, filling in for Oliver Driver and Carly Flynn.  Although he is known for his energetic live crosses, it will be his first time...

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Campbell to host 3 News Mt Albert by-election special

John Campbell will bring New Zealanders LIVE results of the Mt Albert By-Election this Saturday, June 13 in a 3 News Special – Mt Albert Decides beginning at 10.30pm. Campbell will have updates beginning earlier in the evening from the studio, and later be joined by political commentators Linda Clark and 3 News political editor,...

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Presenter responds to Gordon Ramsay’s claims she is gay and an old fat pig

Presenter responds to Gordon Ramsay’s claims she is gay and an old fat pig

A Channel 9 presenter has labeled chef Gordon Ramsay an “arrogant narcissist” after he shocked audiences at a Melbourne food show by personally attacking her. Ramsay likened a photoshopped image of a woman with the features of a pig and multiple breasts, to ‘A Current Affair’ host Tracy Grimshaw, he then questioned the Channel 9...