Month: July 2010

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Cameron Bennett to leave TVNZ

Respected Sunday presenter and long-time foreign correspondent, Cameron Bennett, is leaving TVNZ after 24 years. He will continue on air until the end of August. Cameron’s departure arises from format changes to the Sunday programme, which provided him with a natural opening to assess his personal priorities. Cameron says he and TVNZ are parting on...

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Technical problems for Sunday’s 3 News

Technical problems for Sunday’s 3 News

Observant news geeks may have noticed a difference in the way 3 News was presented last night. According to Alistair Wilkinson’s Twitter page, a technical problem believed to be the main projection screen was to blame. Wilkinson also engaged in conversations via Twitter over how the director should deal with the issues, taking suggestions from...

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Video: Pippa Wetzell announces pregnancy

Video: Pippa Wetzell announces pregnancy

TV ONE’s Breakfast co-host, Pippa Wetzell has announced this morning that she is expecting her third child. Pippa’s baby is due in early February 2011 and everyone at TVNZ wishes her a very healthy pregnancy. Pippa and her husband, Torrin Crowther have two daughters Brodie (3) and Cameron (15 months). At this stage Pippa plans...

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Final series of TV3’s Outrageous Fortune launches with highest ratings ever

The final series of 3’s most popular drama Outrageous Fortune, launched on 3 last night, drawing a record number of viewers and the highest overall ratings ever for the series. In 3’s key demographic of 18-49 the show got a 23.7 rating equating to a whopping 45.9% share – easily winning its timeslot, watched by...

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Sneak Peek: Reel Late with Kate

Kate Rodger can barely contain her excitement about her new show. “Reel Late with Kate is my 3 News Film3 review on steroids – we have half an hour to get down and dirty into the nitty-gritty of the latest releases, what a treat” she says. In the first episode Kate will be joined by...