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Iconic British TV series axed

Iconic British TV series axed

Long running British police drama “The Bill” has been axed. The series which first aired in 1983 has struggled to turn around falling ratings in recent years. ITV said that the decision to axe the show reflected the “changing tastes” of viewers. The Bill currently screens Sunday nights on UKTV in New Zealand. Watch the iconic title and credit sequence[Read More...]

MediaWorks goes big on Earth Hour

MediaWorks goes big on Earth Hour

MediaWorks is again proudly lending support to Earth Hour, and encouraging Kiwis to get in behind this worldwide initiative to combat global warming. As the first time zone in the world to celebrate Earth Hour, New Zealanders are urged to switch off the lights on Saturday, March 27 between 8.30pm and 9.30pm and be the first in the world to[Read More...]

Blooper: Weather presenter makes dog’s breakfast of live cross

Bugger.

by March 25, 2010 0 comments Blooper Watch
Web Bieber Blooper:  I give up. You tell me.

Web Bieber Blooper: I give up. You tell me.

Most confusing headline of the day:

by March 23, 2010 0 comments Blooper Watch

Blooper: Keep talking Barb

This blooper was posted on my old YouTube channel. It’s so good that I had to repost it.

by March 23, 2010 0 comments Blooper Watch, Broadcasting and Media
Kate Lynch leaves TV3 for Close Up

Kate Lynch leaves TV3 for Close Up

Kate Lynch is leaving 3 News it has been confirmed. TVNZ’s Andi Brotherston made the announcement via Twitter this afternoon. The star reporter signed a contract with TVNZ over the weekend and will finish with TV3 in May. TVNZ said they are rapt to have such a talented reporter joining their team. Lynch has reported on some of the biggest[Read More...]

by March 22, 2010 2 comments Broadcasting and Media, Featured
Ratings for Q + A vs The Nation

Ratings for Q + A vs The Nation

Q+A (9am Sunday) 142,690 The Nation (11am Saturday) 76,600 Source: AGB NMR (Measurement: All people 5+ nationwide – average daily reach = number of people who tuned in across the hour)

by March 22, 2010 1 comment Broadcasting and Media
TV3 launches ’3 News in Chinese’

TV3 launches ’3 News in Chinese’

TV3 has launched “3 News in Chinese” an online extension of 3news.co.nz “This service will allow Chinese people who do not have english as a first language to engage in the national news agenda and secondly provide another flavour of news in China where the media is restricted” says 3news.co.nz chief editor James Murray. “We want to provide a news[Read More...]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Broadcasting and Media, Featured
CNN veteran leaves network

CNN veteran leaves network

Veteran broadcaster Christiane Amanpour is leaving CNN. The network reported that their chief international correspondent will leave in August after 27 years to join ABC News as the host of “This Week”. While at CNN she interviewed some of the most powerful people in world politics including Mohammad Khatami Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Tony Blair, Jacques Chirac and Pervez Musharraf. – Dan[Read More...]

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