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Three Fast Tracks The Masked Singer USA

Kiwis will be among the first in the world to see the latest US season of the reality smash, The Masked Singer. Three will screen season four 7.30 on Fridays from September 25, the day after its Fox broadcast. Yesterday I posted the network would premiere S1 eight months after its US debut but a […]

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Three Unveils Election Coverage Schedule

Three’s general election coverage will include a leaders’ debate, an examination of some of the most hotly-contested electorates, primetime debates on the referendum questions and live election night results as well as a “morning after” analysis. Here’s the media release: TOVA O’BRIEN, DUNCAN GARNER AND PATRICK GOWER TO FRONT NEWSHUB DECISION 2020 COVERAGE ON THREE […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Three Still Match Fit

Two rugby greats are behind a new MediaWorks series about whipping some of their contemporaries into shape for “one big final match”. Here’s the media release: Sir Graham Henry and Buck Shelford to Star in New Entertainment Series Coming to Three MediaWorks is thrilled to announce a new factual entertainment series featuring New Zealand rugby […]

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Three to Relaunch Head High

Three is shifting Head High from Sunday nights to Wednesdays following this weekend’s disastrous debut. Despite excellent press, the premiere averaged only 2.5% of the network’s 25-54 demographic versus 7.4% for TVNZ 1’s Beat the Chasers. Three will repeat episode one of the high school rugby drama 8.35 on Wednesday, which will be its new […]

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Three to Air The Love Australia Project

Three is pre-empting Saturday afternoon’s 2.45 broadcast of The Goldbergs to screen The Love Australia Project. The hour-long special goes to air 7.30 tonight on Channel Ten but will screen here as an edited half-hour. According to the blurb, the Tourism Australian initiative will “feature high-profile celebs and everyday Aussies, from Tassie to the Top […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: The Block NZ Delayed

Three has had to can one of its biggest building blocks for 2020, The Block NZ, because of COVID-19 complications. It’s the network’s biggest local casualty since the cancellation of this year’s Dancing With the Stars. Here’s the media release: THREE’S THE BLOCK NZ POSTPONED TO 2021 MediaWorks has made the difficult decision to postpone […]

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Three Adds ANZAC Day Concert

Three will erase its Saturday night movie Eraser and replace it with a live ANZAC Day concert. Music From the Home Front will feature “some of Australia and New Zealand’s most acclaimed artists” celebrating that spirit that binds the two countries. The line-up will include Ben Lee, Birds of Tokyo with West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Courtney Barnett, Dave Dobbyn, […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Party at Dai’s Place

Three’s newest comedy series will premiere only days after NZ On Air announced funding for the project. The network will launch Dai’s House Party in a high-profile 8.30 Thursday slot on April 23, as the lead-in to The Graham Norton Show, which premieres tonight with a shorter, half-hour format because of COVID-19 logistics. Here’s the […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Paul Henry Returns to Three

Heeee’s baaaack … Here’s the media release: PAUL HENRY TO HOST NEW SHOW ON THREE, STARTING NEXT WEEK MediaWorks is excited that Paul Henry will be making his return to New Zealand TV screens on its brand new news and current affairs programme Rebuilding Paradise with Paul Henry. Rebuilding Paradise with Paul Henry will be […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: New Kids’ Show for Three

The latest in an amped-up line-up of children’s shows sparked by the CORVID-19 pandemic will launch Wednesday on Three. Here’s the media release: BRAND NEW KIWI KIDS SHOW AMPED KICKS OFF THIS WEEK ON THREE Made especially for ‘lockdown’, MediaWorks and Meridian have come together to fast track a daily children’s television show hosted by former […]

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