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NZ On Air supports new TV line up

NZ On Air supports new TV line up

Media Release from NZ On Air

Monday 15th October, 2012

A new series of The Almighty Johnsons joins the latest funding line-up from NZ On Air

New series of The Almighty Johnsons and 7 Days and a variety of new and returning TV programming is being supported by NZ On Air.

In the latest funding round a third season of The Almighty Johnsons has been supported for TV3 and 7 Days gets the green-light to return to the channel in 2013.

Other firm favourites making a comeback are the documentary series First Crossings for TV One, Polyfest 2013 for TV 2, and Anzac Day commemorative programmes for both TV One and Māori TV.

New programming includes a satirical series showcasing the country’s top comedic talent, The Best Bits, which has been funded for TV One.
A new documentary series, The Works, taking an insider’s look at one of the country’s oldest meat processing plants, has been funded for Prime.


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