Category: Broadcasting and Media

ANZ banking on Grand Designs success

ANZ banking on Grand Designs success

ANZ New Zealand and TV3 have formed a production partnership to create the New Zealand version of the hit British show Grand Designs, the bank announced tonight.

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Sealord axe Heidi Montag commercials

Sealord axe Heidi Montag commercials

In a statement on their Facebook page, seafood company Sealord have announced they are axing a commercial featuring TV star Heidi Montag.

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NZME ‘not surprised’ by MediaWorks announcement

NZME ‘not surprised’ by MediaWorks announcement

NZME have responded to this afternoon’s announcement from MediaWorks that Paul Henry will host a new cross-platform breakfast show on TV and radio.

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Changes at 3 News as Paul Henry moves to new cross-platform breakfast show

Changes at 3 News as Paul Henry moves to new cross-platform breakfast show

MediaWorks pulls the pin on Radio Live breakfast as well as Firstline and Paul Henry Show

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Antonia Prebble and David de Lautour lead cast for Outrageous Fortune prequel

Antonia Prebble and David de Lautour lead cast for Outrageous Fortune prequel

Antonia Prebble (Outrageous Fortune, White Lies, The Blue Rose) and David de Lautour (The Kick, NCIS, Once Upon a Time) will headline the cast of South Pacific Pictures’ new comedy drama series WESTSIDE STORY, the six-part Outrageous Fortune prequel which is coming next year to TV3. Prebble stars as Rita, the West family matriarch – a role she played briefly […]

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TVNZ’s massive spring line-up – fresh from the US

TVNZ’s massive spring line-up – fresh from the US

TVNZ is about to fast-track 16 blockbuster international shows across TVNZ platforms.

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New host of Police Ten 7 announced

New host of Police Ten 7 announced

One of New Zealand’s top rating shows has a new host. After an in-depth search, Detective Sergeant Rob Lemoto has been named Police Ten 7’s new front man.

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PODCAST: Heather du Plessis-Allan talks about Twitter’s political bias and an update on “20 whacks Karen”

PODCAST: Heather du Plessis-Allan talks about Twitter’s political bias and an update on “20 whacks Karen”

Heather du Plessis-Allan talks about Twitter’s political bias and her passion for tele.

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SKY Sport to screen retro 1992 Cricket World Cup pop-up channel

SKY Sport to screen retro 1992 Cricket World Cup pop-up channel

At SKY Sport we don’t like cricket – oh no – we love it, and because we adore our summer game so much all SKY Sport domestic customers can access a ICC Cricket World Cup pop-up channel free of charge this month.

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Szusterman becomes Mediaworks Group Content and Entertainment Brand Director

Szusterman becomes Mediaworks Group Content and Entertainment Brand Director

The new role is charged with creating the cross-platform strategy for MediaWorks’ entertainment content and brands, maximising the way content is shared across the company’s television, radio and digital assets, and developing new content and revenue opportunities.

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