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VIDEO: 3 News pays tribute to autocue inventor

VIDEO: 3 News pays tribute to autocue inventor

3 News last night paid tribute to the inventor of the autocue Hubert Schlafly who died earlier this week. A studio camera was positioned behind Carolyn Robinson so viewers could see the prompter in action. Check out the video below:

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Meredith Vieira to leave Today Show

Meredith Vieira to leave Today Show

Meredith Vieira will leave NBC’s Today Show in June. The shows newsreader Ann Curry will be promoted to co-host. Natalie Morales will take Curry’s place as newsreader. The Today show has been at the top of the morning news ratings for the last 800 weeks and generated half a billion dollars in ad revenue last...

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Official ratings figures from Charles and Diana’s wedding found

Official ratings figures from Charles and Diana’s wedding found

Official television viewing numbers from the 1981 Royal Wedding have been located today by the independent TV rating agency – Nielsen TAM. TVNZ only has ratings data from the last 15 years and although TV ONE broadcast the Royal Wedding live via satellite from St Paul’s Cathedral there are no records of how many kiwis...

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Royal Wedding: Your Coverage Guide

DOWNLOAD THE DAN NEWS ROYAL WEDDING COVERAGE GUIDE HERE. Coverage on the day: TV ONE: 7.00am: BREAKFAST – Petra Bagust reports on the eve of the Royal Wedding from London for Friday morning’s Breakfast. 6.00pm: ONE News – Wendy Petrie anchors ONE News live from Westminster Abbey. 7.00pm: CLOSE UP – Mark Sainsbury presents Close...

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Wells/Campbell/Nissen/Wallace sandwich on TV3 for Royal Wedding

Wells/Campbell/Nissen/Wallace sandwich on TV3 for Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton is almost here and TV3 will be providing comprehensive coverage of one of the biggest celebrations of the year. On Friday 29 April, the build-up will begin with Hilary Barry reporting directly from London for Firstline (6.30-8.30am on 3). Along with European correspondents Melissa Davies and...

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VIDEO: Over 50 killed in US storms

VIDEO: Over 50 killed in US storms

Updated: Reports of a building collapse due to storm damage with people trapped. Listen to Catoosa County Sheriff, Fire, and EMS Live Audio Feed here. Watch this clip from yesterdays coverage from ABC 33/40 as a large tornado approaches Tuscaloosa: Listen live: Tuscaloosa County Amateur Radio Repeaters Live Audio Feed Watch live: WAFF 48 live...

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Katie Couric confirms CBS News departure

Katie Couric confirms CBS News departure

CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has confirmed she is leaving the programme. In an interview with People magazine Couric said: “I have decided to step down from the CBS Evening News. I’m really proud of the talented team on the CBS Evening News and the award-winning work we’ve been able to do in the...

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Kerry Smith tribute show to air on The Breeze

Kerry Smith lost her courageous battle with melanoma last Wednesday, 20 April. Kerry was a much-loved colleague and an integral part of The Breeze family, having been with the radio station as the 10am to 2pm announcer since its launch five years ago. To celebrate her life and work, The Breeze will be broadcasting a...

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High definition Royal Wedding for Australian viewers

Sky News subscribers in Australia will be able to watch the Royal Wedding in HD. SKY NEWS will be broadcasting the SKY NEWS UK channel live from London in High Definition, available to all Foxtel iQHD subscribers on channel 201. SKY NEWS will be there as His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales says “I...