COMMENT:

We've seen TV3 hit the headlines in the last couple of weeks for reasons that caught many of us by surprise. The channel is continuing to lose money and the owners would like it sold.

I spent a decent chunk of my executive career working for Publishing & Broadcasting Limited. PBL was the media giant controlled by the mercurial Kerry Packer.

Among other things, PBL owned Australia's Channel Nine and the big man himself was regarded as the most knowledgeable "programme director" in the TV industry for many years.

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