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Movings/shakings
Movings/Shakings: 9 November
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Kim Hill gets a big international plaudit, Colenso gets greedy, Geoff Devereux goes indie, New Zealand Blood goes digital with Young & Shand, MediaWorks swipes another TVNZer, TVNZ’s new 7pm show gets going, Hayley Holt heads to More FM and Jason Willis lights his Fuse.

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Future of the Ad Show uncertain as hand that feeds weighs up TVNZ funding decisions
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The Ad Show’s main aim was to demystify the realm of marketing and advertising for the benefit of the New Zealand public and equip them with a few tools to fully understand the tactics they were regularly being exposed to. It was something of a fringe benefit that the show also seemed to find favour with the industry. But, with speculation about a possible merger of TVNZ’s two digital channels 6 and 7 and uncertainty about continued government funding, it’s still unclear whether there will be a second season of the show, despite what appeared to be a successful first run.

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The Ad Show usurps TVNZ7’s download throne
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As it nears the end of its first season, the signs are auspicious for The Ad Show: it’s taken the channel’s top spot for download numbers, the studio audience members are “hanging from the rafters”, a few extra episodes have been commissioned and there are high hopes that the hand that feeds will commission a second season. 

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Ad-free TVNZ7 to screen new show about ads
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Annoyed by the dearth of commercials on TVNZ7? Well, be annoyed no more ad lovers, because Top Shelf, the production company behind Media 7, is remedying the shortage by making a show that focuses on the advertising industry.