Category: Broadcasting and Media

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Milne celebrates 25 years with Fair Go

Milne celebrates 25 years with Fair Go

One of TV ONE’s most famous faces celebrates 25 years on one of New Zealand’s longest running shows, Fair Go. Kevin Milne first joined the show in 1984 against the advice of colleagues as there were fears the show might be replaced. Now 25 years on, Fair Go is still going strong, and is still...

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Maggie Barry does Drive on Live

Maggie Barry does Drive on Live

One of New Zealand’s best loved interviewers, Maggie Barry, is to take over from Bill Ralston on the 4pm – 6pm Drive Show on RadioLIVE. “I am extremely grateful to Bill for helping us out for the past two years,” said RadioLIVE Programme Director Mitch Harris. “Bill has been looking to wind down his work...

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TV3 stream Bain trial online

TV3 stream Bain trial online

David Bain is being retried for the 1994 murder of his parents and three siblings after the Privy Council quashed his convictions in 2007. TV3 have continuous coverage online, delayed by ten minutes.  There had been a ban on live streaming, but late last night a judge allowed TV3 to have continuous coverage but imposed...

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Malcolm in for Barry on Radio Live

Malcolm in for Barry on Radio Live

Leanne Malcolm has been filling in for Hilary Barry this week on Radio Live’s Breakfast with Marcus Lush. One of my favourite newsreaders, would be great to see more of her on TV. Audio of the 6am bulletin can be found below. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

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Fire Alarm at TVNZ interrupts Te Karere

Fire Alarm at TVNZ interrupts Te Karere

A fire alarm at TVNZ’s Auckland studios yesterday forced the broadcaster to pull out of the Te Karere programme and cut to a live feed of BBC World. After a break of about 15minutes regular transmission resumed. Watch Below:

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All over for ALT TV

All over for ALT TV

It appears that it’s all over for Music Channel Alt TV.  After a change of ownership in January, broadcasting was scheduled to resume two days ago.  But this afternoon Sky have announced that the channel will no longer be available on their platform.  One source has told Dan News that it is unlikely the channel will...

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Growth for Campbell Live and Sunrise

Growth for Campbell Live and Sunrise

CAMPBELL LIVE and SUNRISE have shown positive year-on-year ratings share growth to the end of February 2009 in key demographics. CAMPBELL LIVE has increased its ratings share by 30.1% in 18-49 bringing the series up to an 18% share and closing in on Close Up’s 19% share. CAMPBELL LIVE, which was the only current affairs...

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Sky returns after hours off air

Sky returns after hours off air

Sky TV has resumed normal transmission after technical issues had more than half of its channels off air.  Sky are yet to comment on what caused the outage. This is not the first time Optus D1 has caused problems for the broadcaster. When the satellite was launched, a manufacturing fault meant most in house decoders...