A group of eminent New Zealanders yesterday demanded a return to a full publicly-funded TVNZ.

So how would a night's telly viewing look if they got their way with a return to "quality" programming?

Careful analysis of statements by the group's leading figures yesterday suggest it could go something like this:

7pm
: Close to Home: Classic Kiwi soap. No lesbian weddings here, mate.

7.30pm
: A Week of It: Classic Kiwi satire. Laugh with Wayne.

8pm
: Gallery: Serious political interview. Just what you want in prime time.

8.30pm
: Upstairs, Downstairs: Quality British drama. Must be good, then.

9.30pm
: The Onedin Line: See above.

10.30pm
: Goodnight Kiwi theme tune: Because it's bedtime now. And you can forget about watching telly over breakfast ...