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…

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 lost as budget cuts…

The hunt is on for Mr Perfect
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…

Television Industry

Rivals prepare for Netflix arrival
Rivals prepare for Netflix arrival

Netflix will launch in New Zealand next March, the online movie and television service has confirmed…

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

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

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
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…

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…

Carol Hirschfeld moves to Radio NZ

High-profile executive Carol Hirschfeld has resigned from Maori TV following a proposed restructure at the broadcaster…

Funding disagreement puts Maori TV shows 'on hold'
Funding disagreement puts Maori TV shows 'on hold'

Maori Television has placed several shows "on hold" due to a disagreement with the funding agency Te…

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