Seven Sharp

When Ross Dagan sees the implementation next week of his new current affairs show, Seven Sharp, however it looks it will be completely different to what his new employer is doing across the Tasman.

Channel Seven is planning on merging its current affairs show, Today Tonight, into it’s news bulletin to produce a single hour long show instead of two thirty minute ones. Continue reading »

In light of TVNZ’s decision to spoof the numbers who actually like Seven Sharp on Facebook, they’ve now provided instructions on how you can avoid what they describe as a “pesky annoyance in your news feed”.


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pippa-wetzell-fair-goShe may have missed out on the 7pm current affairs hosting gig that everyone seemed to be purporting she was a shoo-in for but the latest musical chairs talent shuffle at TVNZ has Pippa Wetzell taking over from Ali Mau’s vacant position on Fair Go.

Pippa Wetzell is set to return to TVNZ’s primetime schedule as the co-host of Fair Go.

Formerly of Breakfast, Wetzell has most recently been seen reading ONE News at 4:30. She replaces Ali Mau on Fair Go, who has moved to the new show Seven Sharp.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Fair Go team,” says Wetzell, who will host alongside Gordon Harcourt. “Not only is it an established and successful show, but I’m looking forward to upholding the standards and responsibilities that Fair Go has become known for.” Continue reading »


One of my friends “liked” Seven Sharp on Facebook yesterday which promptly made it appear in my feed.  I thought I’d have a look to see if there was anything interesting.  “My word”, thought I, “31,420 likes in just two days?” Someone is either a brilliant social media marketer or they’ve managed to get a huge amount of fake accounts to say they’re down with the show without an episode ever airing. As it turns out, I was wrong on both accounts. Continue reading »

Ali Mau, Greg Boyed, and Jesse Mulligan will host TV ONE’s new 7pm show, Seven Sharp.

TVNZ Head of News and Current Affairs Ross Dagan says the Seven Sharp presenting line-up is an experienced team with strong journalistic pedigree, who collectively personify all of the attributes of the new show.

“We have brought together an enthusiastic team of presenters with unsurpassed news and current affairs credentials and the proven ability to be entertaining. We are confident this team will tell compelling stories in a refreshing way that will engage New Zealand viewers. Seven Sharp will reflect the day’s events with smart thinking, different viewpoints, and plenty of laughs along the way. Continue reading »

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