Beloved broadcaster John Campbell surprised many by giving up his roving reporter role to fill the Breakfast chair vacated by Jack Tame last week. It's the latest in musical chairs at the state broadcaster, which now features two prominent ex-Newshub presenters in star roles: Campbell, and Hilary Barry, on Seven Sharp. The ratings figures reveal Campbell has had an instant impact, writes Head of Entertainment Joanna Hunkin.
He's just four days into his new Breakfast role, but ratings for the start of the week suggest Kiwis are keen to start their day with John Campbell.
On Tuesday, 90,000 Kiwis (aged