Month: December 2009

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Tyra pulls plug on talk show

Tyra Banks has announced she is ending her award winning talk show. Banks told fans via her website that the current season will be the last. “I’ve been loving having fun, coming into your living rooms, bedrooms, hair salons for the past 5 years.” she said. Banks also pointed out that ratings for the show...

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A decade of news with Simon and Wendy, then countdown til 12 with Jason Gunn

TV ONE’s New Year’s Eve line-up sees a selection of special entertainment shows and a chance to look at the year that was for Kiwis. The evening kicks off at 7.30pm, with The Royal Variety Performance, performed in the United Kingdom annually in aid of the Entertainment Artistes’ Benevolent Fund (the EABF). This year’s 81st...

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Veitch returns to broadcasting

Broadcaster Tony Veitch will make his return to broadcasting with The Radio Network in 2010. Veitch will work for Newstalk ZB and Radio Sport as a sports news presenter and journalist. Veitch has been off air since July 2008 when he was suspended and then resigned following a domestic dispute, since dealt with by the...

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7 Days – 12 Months: End of year special

Missing your weekly 7 Days dose? Fear not, Jeremy Corbett and co. are back this week in 7 Days – 12 Months, screening on Wednesday, December 30th at 9:30pm on 3. According to 7 Days producer Jon Bridges, this week’s special finds New Zealand’s top comedians, including; Paul Ego, Dai Henwood, Ben Hurley, Jeremy Elwood,...

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Henry complaint upheld

TVNZ’s Complaints Committee has upheld complaints about remarks made by Breakfast presenter Paul Henry concerning singer Susan Boyle, on the grounds of Good Taste and Decency. Complaints relating to other Standards under the Free to Air Television Code of Broadcasting Practice have not been upheld. The issue relates to a broadcast on November 23 in...

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Family favourites on TV2 this Christmas

To celebrate Christmas Day, TV2 has a festive and fun-packed line-up of movies for the whole family to enjoy, from dawn until dusk. For the early risers, A Miser Brother’s Christmas, at 7.05am, is a family animation following Santa as he gets stuck in the middle of the Miser brothers’ feud. Can the brothers overcome...

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Queen’s Message among Christmas Day highlights on TV One

As well as a range of Christmas music programmes and local Christmas church services throughout the day, TV ONE has a bouquet of feel-good movies including films The Wizard Of Oz, Nicholas Nickleby, Mary Poppins and The Shawshank Redemption. Midnight Mass is a traditional Christmas Eve event and to celebrate, TV ONE is screening Nine...

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Campbell Live christmas special from Samoa tonight

Tonight, Friday, December 18th at 7pm on 3, sees Campbell Live’s last programme for 2009, and their now famous Christmas Special is particularly special this year. In previous years, Campbell Live has brought viewers Christmas programmes featuring the Outrageous Fortune cast, a Split Enz reunion, and a barbeque with Fat Freddy’s Drop. But this year,...

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Dan News Award winners announced

Dan News Award winners announced

The winners for this year’s Dan News awards have been announced. Winners were decided after a month of voting by Dan News readers. Watch below: Other awards went to Breakfast which received 60% of the vote for best morning news programme. Campbell Live won best Current Affairs programme. Thanks to Bryce Young of Christchurch for...