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3 News3News Political Editor Patrick Gower says the poll will clearly show whether Labour’s move worked.

“Labour is hoping for a pivotal moment like Orewa was for Don Brash. This poll result is clear on whether Labour’s tactics have paid off.” Continue reading »

After yesterday’s post that took a look at the post Campbell Live landscape, I began looking at the figures for 3 News. As it had turned out, Prime News had drawn a larger average audience than 3 News had on Sunday night which had set the excitement bells ringing at the New Zealand Herald.

3news-heraldThe lead story yesterday afternoon claimed that 3 News had lost nearly half of its audience in two weeks.

This figure had been cherry picked to be the worst possible as if they had compared the numbers from the preceding week in which the so-called boycott had begun, the drop would have been far less dramatic. Continue reading »

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Posted by Paul Henry on Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Mike McRoberts and Melissa Davies will lead 3News’ comprehensive coverage of the 100-year anniversary of the Anzac troops landing in Gallipoli, LIVE from the Turkish peninsula commencing the 20th of April.

RadioLIVE will also deliver extensive coverage with Political Reporter Lloyd Burr filing stories, interviews and LIVE reports from Gallipoli for news bulletins and station programmes.

Based in Chunuk Bair, the 3News reporting team feature nightly on 3News at 6pm, and throughout the week on Paul Henry, 3News @ 12 and 3News at 10:30pm in the week leading up to Anzac Day, providing stories, interviews and insights from New Zealand, Australian and Turkish perspectives on one of the most important and defining events in our nation’s history. Continue reading »

3rd DegreeMediaWorks is moving TV3’s weekly current affairs programme to Sunday nights, as part of an innovative News and Current affairs hour broadcast in the premium 6-7pm timeslot.

From May 24, a 30-minute 6pm 3News bulletin will be followed at 6.30pm by 3D, formerly 3rd Degree.

MediaWorks Group Head of News, Mark Jennings says: “We know that Sunday night is a good place for current affairs. People are increasingly time poor and we believe 30 minutes of News plus 30 minutes of Current Affairs is a winning formula for this popular timeslot. Continue reading »

3 NewsThe Sunday Star Times reports that 3 News is moving to a 30 minute bulletin on Sundays to make way for their new current affairs program 3D and 3D Investigates.

TV3 is to chop its Sunday night news bulletin to 30 minutes, in the latest dramatic move to turn its news department into a “news, commentary and conversation” team.

The reduced Sunday news bulletin, starting on May 24, allows TV3 to move its former hour-long mid-week 3rd Degree current affairs programme to early Sunday evening. It is being renamed 3D and will be shortened to 30 minutes. Continue reading »

TV3_NewslogoPatrick Gower, Duncan Garner and Lisa Owen will lead 3News’ comprehensive coverage of the 2015 Northland By-Election on TV3, RadioLIVE and online.

Screening Saturday, 28th March at 9:30pm on 3, a 3News Special ‘Northland Decides’ will provide analysis of the 2015 Northland by-election, bringing the latest results LIVE from the polling booth as votes are counted.
The programme will be hosted by 3News Political Editor Patrick Gower, and feature RadioLIVE Drive host Duncan Garner and The Nation host Lisa Owen providing in-studio analysis – gauging reaction and tracking developments in the electorate as the new local Member of Parliament is decided. Continue reading »

rebecca-wrightFrom 3 News to Campbell Live and then The Paul Henry Show, Rebecca Wright is now transitioning to a whole now broadcaster as she heads to TVNZ and One News according to The Diary.

She will start on March 30.

It’s a savvy move by TVNZ news director John Gillespie, who is keen to capitalise on Wright’s tenacious journalism and presenting skills. She brings much kudos and esteem to the network news team. Wright will replace Erin Conroy, who moves to Seven Sharp. Continue reading »