Chartering Holmes

While reducing its commitment to business television, TVNZ is pumping $1.2 million of uncontestable charter funding into the new Paul Holmes chat show.

The new light entertainment show for TV One features Paul Holmes in a ” where are they now” format.

MediaWorks chief executive Brent Impey says the charter grant to the Holmes show – which is being made by Dutch production company Touchdown EyeWorks – proved that the charter was “a farce”.

TVNZ spokeswoman Megan Richards confirmed the Holmes show would not be expensive to make but met charter requirements because it was a show that neither TV3 nor Prime would make.

Source: NZ Herald. Read more »

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Kyle Wadsworth

Kyle Wadsworth is a trained multimedia journalist with a passion for film and television - notably Westside and Outrageous Fortune! Also known as TuiKiwi (the name of which has also featured on Outrageous Fortune as a guest-starring beer brand).
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