Category: Broadcasting and Media

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Samantha Hayes to CNN?

Samantha Hayes to CNN?

Ok, maybe not. But it appears that the Nightline presenter has a namesake at CNN.  According to her profile, Samantha Hayes is a national correspondent for CNN based in Washington, D.C. She files feature stories and breaking news reports as well as providing custom live reports for approximately 800 CNN Newsource affiliates.

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TVNZ 6 & 7 to join Sky platform

TVNZ 6 & 7 to join Sky platform

TVNZ and SKY Television have signed a new agreement making all of TVNZ channels available to SKY’s more than two million viewers. The agreement provides for High Definition versions of TV ONE and TV2 to be available to MYSKYHDi viewers from June 1, for TVNZ 6 and 7 to be available to all SKY viewers...

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New C4 logo?

New C4 logo?

It appears from this billboard on the corner of K and Ponsonby Roads in Auckland that C4 may have a new logo. Here is a look back at C4’s predecessor, TV4: Thanks to Tenani for the heads up.

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MediaWorks to turn out the lights

MediaWorks to turn out the lights

MediaWorks has confirmed its involvement in WWF’s Earth Hour, a worldwide initiative to combat global warming. On Saturday, March 28 between 8.30pm – 9.30pm New Zealanders are being encouraged to switch their lights off in a bid to reach the target of one billion people around the world who are committed to fighting climate change....

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Trackside Commentator killed in smash

Trackside Commentator killed in smash

Press Release: NZ Racing Board It is with great sadness that we advise that Darren Tyquin (Trackside Commentator) was tragically killed this morning in a car accident in Christchurch. Darren joined NZ Racing Board from Australia in 2000 with a background and passion for radio and commentating. He immediately fitted in with our Trackside team...

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TV3 + 1 now live on Freeview,  launches March 30

TV3 + 1 now live on Freeview, launches March 30

MediaWorks TV will launch its TV3 Plus 1 channel on Freeview from midday on Monday, March 30. The format showcases TV3’s entire schedule on a one-hour delayed basis. The channel will give viewers an option as to when they do their television viewing. It will give audiences an extra opportunity to view some of the...

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Radio Awards finalists announced

Radio Awards finalists announced

The Finalists have been announced for this year’s Radio Awards. Here is the complete list. Best Music Breakfast Show – Metropolitan Jay-Jay Feeney, Mike Puru & Dom Harvey The Edge Morning Madhouse with JJ, Mike & Dom The Edge Network Willy DeWitt, Dean Butler & Dean Young Radio Hauraki Morning Pirates Radio Hauraki Network Roger...

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Graeme Sinclair hosts new show on Radio Sport

Graeme Sinclair hosts new show on Radio Sport

Popular television show presenter of ‘Carters Gone Fishin Show’, Graeme Sinclair is about to embark on another fishing expedition in April. Graeme Sinclair is to co host with Kent Johns a new Fishing Show on the Radio Sport Network. Father of two, presenter and director of Frontier Television with his wife and long time business...