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NZ On Air supports new season of Back Benches

Media Release from NZ On Air

Thursday 13th September, 2012

NZ On Air supports new season of Back Benches

NZ On Air is pleased to announce support for a new series of Back Benches to screen on Prime.

“We are thrilled to be able to support the talented Back Benches team” says NZ On Air Chief Executive Jane Wrightson. “Their particular combination of political current affairs and humour makes topical political debate highly accessible.”

“The series found a loyal audience on TVNZ 7 and NZ On Air and Prime are delighted to join forces to find it a new home.” Ms Wrightson says.

NZ On Air has supported Back Benches for 20 episodes to run in 2013.

Funding Details

Back Benches, 20 x 60, TVNZ for Prime $629,187


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