War News

anzac-girlsLast night Prime showcased the shows coming and returning to the channel.  There was no sign of any Fox content but as seems to be the case with the negotiations happening by everyone at the moment, don’t rule anything out yet.

There were four new local shows in the line up including Prime’s first foray into scripted drama in the form of ANZAC Girls, starring Antonia Prebble.  After the success of period dramas like Downton Abbey, this is a perfect fit for the channel.  Everyone was given a delicious anzac biscuit as we arrived to snack on during the show.

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NZ On Air is pleased to announce funding for another series of the popular drama series Nothing Trivial for TV One.

With two successful series delighting audiences, the third series of Nothing Trivial will screen in late 2013.

As part of the upcoming commemorations of World War One, NZ On Air is also pleased to announce funding for a significant series War News to screen on Prime. The Platinum funded documentary series will look at the roles played by many different New Zealanders in various WWI campaigns and will be told in an innovative way. Continue reading »