Paul Henry has pulled off a massive broadcasting coup - he's been personally poached by Rupert Murdoch's heir to become a star on Australian television.

"Hi Paul, it's Lachlan here," was how Lachlan Murdoch made the first approach two weeks ago.

Henry puzzled for a minute then realised he was speaking with the head of Network Ten in Australia, which boasts an audience of 12 million viewers.

The controversial broadcaster is now heading for stardom in Australia as the main anchor on Network 10's morning show.


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