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Outrageous Fortune is back!

Outrageous Fortune is back!

Fans have been waiting with baited breath since October last year, now the wait is finally over. The highly anticipated sixth, and final, season of Outrageous Fortune is here! Outrageous Fortune returns to our screens on Tuesday, July 13th at 8:30pm on 3. The shock ending to Outrageous Fortune fifth season, which TV3 is replaying on Saturday, July 10th at[Read More...]

by June 30, 2010 3 comments Broadcasting and Media, Featured
TV ONE screens big games of FIFA Quarter Finals

TV ONE screens big games of FIFA Quarter Finals

TV ONE will screen the two big games of the FIFA World Cup quarter finals LIVE this weekend and in HD. Martin Devlin begins the build-up at 1:10am for a 2am kick-off for Netherlands v Brazil on Saturday morning and at 1:30am for a 2am kick-off on Sunday morning for Germany v Argentina. TVNZ 7 will screen Uruguay v Ghana[Read More...]

by June 30, 2010 0 comments Broadcasting and Media

Video: Larry King Live to finish

Before I start the show tonight, I want to share some personal news with you. 25 years ago, I sat across this table from New York Governor Mario Cuomo for the first broadcast of Larry King Live. Now, decades later, I talked to the guys here at CNN and I told them I would like to end Larry King Live,[Read More...]

by June 30, 2010 1 comment Broadcasting and Media, Featured

Video: New Sunrise promo

I quite like this new Sunrise promo playing on Channel 7 Australia: But if happy families are more your thing:

by June 30, 2010 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
TVNZ journalist and cameraman come under fire in Afghanistan

TVNZ journalist and cameraman come under fire in Afghanistan

A TVNZ journalist and cameraman were travelling with the NZ Army bomb disposal patrol that came under fire in Eastern Afghanistan late yesterday afternoon. Small arms fire and mortar rounds were directed at the patrol but no-one was injured. The army was checking for improvised explosive devices along a road just outside Khost, near the border of Pakistan. ONE News’[Read More...]

by June 29, 2010 0 comments Broadcasting and Media, Featured
SKY Television launches “Record Me”

SKY Television launches “Record Me”

SKY Television confirmed today the launch of RECORD ME on the 6th of July, an exciting new feature enabling subscribers to book a programme for recording directly from a promo. With the press of a button, MY SKY HDi subscribers will be able to book to record movies, individual programmes, or an entire series, immediately or weeks in advance. The[Read More...]

by June 29, 2010 2 comments Broadcasting and Media
Kate Rodger to get her own show

Kate Rodger to get her own show

Reel Late with Kate is a new film review show for TV3 on Sundays at 10.30 from Sunday July 25. Entertainment reporter Kate Rodger has a passion for film and so she is thrilled to have her own half hour show all about the movies. It will feature reviews of new release films with special guests, the first is Karl[Read More...]

TV3 to make local version of global phenomenon The X Factor

TV3 to make local version of global phenomenon The X Factor

Look out New Zealand. The world’s biggest entertainment program is on the way! A local version of global phenomenon, The X Factor is coming to TV3. Put on the global map by music mogul Simon Cowell, The X Factor is the world’s largest talent show and pits contestants against each other in the search for the person or group with[Read More...]

by June 21, 2010 0 comments Broadcasting and Media, Featured
TV3 to celebrate King of Pop

TV3 to celebrate King of Pop

This week TV3 celebrates the life of the King of Pop with two very special Michael Jackson treats, the classic Michael Jackson The Simpsons episode “Stark Raving Dad”, screening on Saturday, June 26th at 7pm on 3, followed by the feature documentary Gone too Soon, screening on Saturday, June 26th at 8:30pm on 3. Gone too Soon, which will air[Read More...]

by June 21, 2010 0 comments Broadcasting and Media
Pics: Chinese Vice-President leaves Auckland

Pics: Chinese Vice-President leaves Auckland

On the way to Auckland International Airport we were lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time when Chinese vice-president Xi Jinping’s motorcade arrived.

by June 20, 2010 0 comments Plane Spotting