The controversial and highly entertaining former TVNZ Breakfast host Paul Henry may soon return to television screens with the head of an American production company expressing interest in putting him back on air. Founder of US production company Ish Entertainment, Michael Hirschorn, said he had discussions about Henry with network executives and reactions were “enthusiastic”.
Petra Bagust and Corin Dann have been confirmed to co-host TV ONE’s Breakfast programme when it returns next year. The announcement was made this morning when the pair joined Pippa Wetzell and Peter Williams on-air during Breakfast’s Christmas Special – the last show for Pippa and final programme of the year. Pippa began co-hosting Breakfast [ Read More ]
Former Breakfast host Paul Henry says TVNZ encouraged him to be provocative – but then treated him unreasonably when his on-air comments sparked a public backlash and led to his resignation. Henry, breaking his silence to New Idea magazine, says he was “appalled” that New Zealand officially apologised after he ridiculed the name of senior [ Read More ]
Figure this one out: If Oliver Driver killed his own television breakfast show why would TVNZ bosses hire him for theirs? Still, that didn’t stop his agent contacting TVNZ’s news boss last Monday morning, moments after Paul Henry announced his resignation, to volunteer Driver’s name for the top job. A media commentator has Driver pegged [ Read More ]
Paul Henry honours another legendary Kiwi in the latest instalment of This Is Your Life. The famous red book will be open again and another unsuspecting recipient will be surprised with the words “This Is Your Life”, before returning to TVNZ’s Auckland studios for the LIVE 90-minute television event. Recipients are iconic