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Stolen: The Baby Kahu Story to screen on TV3

Stolen: The Baby Kahu Story to screen on TV3

Written by Tim Balme (Outrageous Fortune, The Almighty Johnsons, Brown Brothers), Stolen: The Baby Kahu Story, screening on Wednesday, July 28th at 8:30pm on 3, tells the griping true story of the 2002 kidnapping of baby Kahu Durie. No missing persons case in recent New Zealand history gripped the nation more than the kidnapping of baby Kahu Durie. The adopted […]

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Aussie Politics: Stand up for what?

This is the latest TV advertisement screening in Australia for the Liberal Party. The lyrics are ‘Stand up Australia for real action’. Is it just me or does it sound like they are singing ‘Stand up Australia for re-election?’ Surely the Liberals aren’t campaigning for that.

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Cameron Bennett to leave TVNZ

Cameron Bennett to leave TVNZ

Respected Sunday presenter and long-time foreign correspondent, Cameron Bennett, is leaving TVNZ after 24 years. He will continue on air until the end of August. Cameron’s departure arises from format changes to the Sunday programme, which provided him with a natural opening to assess his personal priorities. Cameron says he and TVNZ are parting on excellent terms: “I feel I […]

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Technical problems for Sunday’s 3 News

Technical problems for Sunday’s 3 News

Observant news geeks may have noticed a difference in the way 3 News was presented last night. According to Alistair Wilkinson’s Twitter page, a technical problem believed to be the main projection screen was to blame. Wilkinson also engaged in conversations via Twitter over how the director should deal with the issues, taking suggestions from followers. I personally liked the […]

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Herald Blooper: Where’s Bangkok?

Herald Blooper: Where’s Bangkok?

Taken from the Herald on Sunday. Bangkok, South Korea? And who is the LSD Sound System?

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New Look Sky News Australia launches

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Snapshot: Award for best attempt to get a baby on live TV

Snapshot: Award for best attempt to get a baby on live TV

Joy Reid live on location on One News earlier this week:

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Video: Pippa Wetzell announces pregnancy

Video: Pippa Wetzell announces pregnancy

TV ONE’s Breakfast co-host, Pippa Wetzell has announced this morning that she is expecting her third child. Pippa’s baby is due in early February 2011 and everyone at TVNZ wishes her a very healthy pregnancy. Pippa and her husband, Torrin Crowther have two daughters Brodie (3) and Cameron (15 months). At this stage Pippa plans to co-host Breakfast with Paul […]

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Final series of TV3’s Outrageous Fortune launches with highest ratings ever

Final series of TV3’s Outrageous Fortune launches with highest ratings ever

The final series of 3’s most popular drama Outrageous Fortune, launched on 3 last night, drawing a record number of viewers and the highest overall ratings ever for the series. In 3’s key demographic of 18-49 the show got a 23.7 rating equating to a whopping 45.9% share – easily winning its timeslot, watched by over 447,000 people. As well […]

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Sneak Peek: Reel Late with Kate

Sneak Peek: Reel Late with Kate

Kate Rodger can barely contain her excitement about her new show. “Reel Late with Kate is my 3 News Film3 review on steroids – we have half an hour to get down and dirty into the nitty-gritty of the latest releases, what a treat” she says. In the first episode Kate will be joined by Karl Urban and in episode […]

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