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Tears For Fifty Years

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

It was poet and philosopher George Santayana who said, “Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.”  Such is the case with TVNZ’s homage to its own history, the jauntily named “Cheers To 50 Years.”

This was a programme touted as a celebration of all that we’ve known and loved on the box for the past half-century but which resulted in the boring vying with the banal for two excruciating, culture-cringing hours.

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On Your Marks, Get Set….

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Oh dear. There has just been another cock up at TVNZ that will probably cost the broadcaster dearly.

TVNZ announced today it had “offloaded” its Commonwealth Games coverage rights to Sky/Prime TV.

The only problem is – it hasn’t. Yet.

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