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BBC plans to rival Disneyland
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The BBC is to turn shows such as Doctor Who, Top Gear and Sherlock into theme park attractions in Britain's answer to Disneyland…

Free-to-air sports channel scrapped
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Fans of lower-profile sports were dealt a blow yesterday when Sommet Sports was scrapped after less than 17 months on air…

Sommet Sports channel shuts down
Sommet Sports channel shuts down

Free-to-air sports channel Sommet Sports has shut down, ceasing transmission at noon today. "I'm totally gutted," its director…

Robot cameras plague BBC
Robot cameras plague BBC

The BBC's new robotic camera system was introduced to cut costs, but exasperated news presenters continue to pay the price…

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400 jobs to go after ABC budget cuts
400 jobs to go after ABC budget cuts

Regional news, current affairs and sports coverage at the ABC will be slashed and more than 400 jobs…

The hunt is on for Mr Perfect

A hit-list of hunks is taking shape as eligible Kiwi bachelors prove keen to find true love on reality TV show The Bachelor…

Rivals prepare for Netflix arrival

Netflix will launch in New Zealand next March, the online movie and television service has confirmed. So what do its rivals…

TV deal opens door to China

A China-New Zealand television co-production agreement is set to help Kiwi producers access the Chinese market as the country…

Murdoch's pay-TV empire unites behind Diabolik crime
Murdoch's pay-TV empire unites behind Diabolik crime

Rupert Murdoch prepares to complete the merger of his British, Italian and German pay-TV companies next…

Shortland St studio gets new overseas owner

A land deal has been approved as part an overseas broadcasting giant's purchase of popular TV show Shortland Street's production…

MKR could face chop over poor ratings

It's looking unlikely a second series of My Kitchen Rules New Zealand will get the go ahead, after the cooking series served…

Outrageous Fortune prequel cast

As Outrageous Fortune prequel Westside Story starts shooting in Auckland, the cast are revealed.

Maori TV loses another top exec

Another executive from Maori Television has quit as changes at the broadcaster are expected to lead to the release of funding…

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