Month: May 2010

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TV3 & C4 Head of Sales launches consultancy

Colin Caldwell, MediaWorks TV Director of Sales, has announced he is leaving his role to set up an independent business consultancy. The business will be launching in the next few weeks and in the meantime Mr Caldwell will be consulting MediaWorks TV in a transition to being fulltime in his new business. “Colin has steered...

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Jay-Jay Feeney’s battle to conceive

Jay-Jay Feeney’s battle to conceive

SUNDAY, 7:30pm TV ONE features a raw and powerful story that follows radio host Jay-Jay Feeney’s battle to conceive. Jay-Jay and her husband Dominic Harvey are morning radio hosts on The Edge. Five years ago Dominic had a stomach tumour. He survived the surgery, the tumour was removed but it left him with a very...

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Mediaworks launches new and improved video on demand service

TV3 and C4 viewers can now enjoy a new and improved On Demand service which will increase offerings of key premium international and local shows. Fans of TV3 favourites including GLEE, Americas Next Top Model, NCIS LA, Modern Family, Underbelly and Bones will now be able to view online immediately after their free to air...

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Outrageous Fortune is coming to the Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum and South Pacific Pictures have joined forces to create Outrageous Fortune: Journey to the Wests, an exclusive summer exhibition that will give Museum visitors the chance to step into the West family’s living room, go behind-the-scenes and get an intimate understanding of the incredible complexities that comprise New Zealand’s most successful television drama...

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Glee cast join Oprah on TV3 Friday night

Leading up to the highly anticipated return of Glee, this week TV3 is screening a very special Oprah special. Featuring the Glee cast, Glee On Oprah screens on Friday, May 28th at 8:30pm on 3. To celebrate the return of Glee, the cast of the hit series are hitting the Oprah stage! Oprah will be...

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Carly Flynn moves to radio

Carly Flynn is making the move from TV to radio according to this mornings Herald on Sunday. The former TV3 presenter will be reading the news during the breakfast show on The Breeze from October. Flynn will be used to the early mornings after 3 years on TV3’s Sunrise show which she says she misses...

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Air India plane overshoots runway in Mangalore

Air India plane overshoots runway in Mangalore

Here is a video showing a landing at Mangalore Airport in an aircraft similar to the one that has crashed. You can clearly see the cliff at the end of the runway as the plane touches down. The aircraft was a Boeing 737 -800 similar to this one. Air India Express operates 22 Boeing 737-800’s...

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@mrmikemcroberts Tweets from Bangkok popular with Kiwis

Mike McRoberts is right at the centre of the action in Bangkok and his Twitter feed is a popular thread for New Zealanders, with over 500 people signing up to follow him yesterday. As Thai government troops move in on red shirt protesters, Mike’s tweet (www.twitter.com/mrmikemcroberts) is keeping Kiwis up to date with the news...

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Glee is coming back to 3 (in HD)

It’s been a tough wait since Glee took a hiatus in early February, but now that wait is finally over! All new Glee returns to our screens on Friday, June 4th at 8:30pm on 3. According to series stars Lea Michele and Cory Monteith, who portray Rachel and Finn respectively, this week’s premiere is bringing...