Month: January 2011

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Day long Waitangi special on The Travel Channel

Travel Channel celebrates Waitangi Day with a whole day dedicated to the wonders of New Zealand. Varun Sharma samples the luxury side of life across the islands in Inside Luxury Travel. Great Scenic Railway Journeys rides the rails on a tour of the country by train whilst Surfari looks to ride the waves off the...

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TVNZ’s new channel is about U

TVNZ’s new channel is about U

TVNZ is working with Facebook to drive integration of online social networking with broadcast content for TVNZ’s new channel U. TVNZ launches U, a new commercial free-to-air digital channel, on 13 March. It features real life and factual entertainment programming, targeted at Kiwis aged 15-24. TVNZ’s Head of Digital Media and Channels Eric Kearley says...

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Nelson Aspen’s message to Kiwi Zsa Zsa fans

Good Morning’s Hollywood reporter, Nelson Aspen has a message for New Zealand fans of Zsa Zsa Gabor. Aspen told Dan News he wants any Zsa Zsa fans who would like to pass on their message of support to the actress to get in touch with him. He keeps in regular contact with the 93 year...

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Video+Gallery: New One News Graphics

Video+Gallery: New One News Graphics

Last night One News refreshed its on screen graphics package. Twitter feedback to Dan News was mixed, with most people commenting on how red the new graphics are, and as seen above, things didn’t run 100% to plan. I really like the new “Live” bug being at the bottom of the screen. There was also...

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FOUR to launch in February

The new look channel FOUR will launch on Sunday February 6, Mediaworks TV confirmed today. Fans of The Simpsons can look forward to the long awaited All New Simpsons episode, ‘Elementary School Musical’ starring The Flight of the Conchords, which will play up first on Sunday February 6 at 6pm as the show finds a...

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Piers Morgan Tonight premieres on CNN tomorrow

Piers Morgan Tonight premieres on CNN on Tuesday 18th January at 3.00pm. A global media personality and veteran newspaper editor, Morgan’s new show is a candid, in-depth personality-driven interview programme featuring many of the world’s biggest names in politics and the media, including Condolezza Rice, Oprah Winfrey and Howard Stern. Known primarily to viewers for...

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Gallery: Corin and Petra’s first morning

Gallery: Corin and Petra’s first morning

Breakfast returned this morning with new hosts Corin Dann and Petra Bagust. There was a bit of confusion when I first tuned in as to why Petra and Corin kept swapping sides, as you will see in the photos and video below, they were working out which side Petra should sit on. Petra is a...