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Sticking to one thing and doing it well: TVNZ’s Jeremy O’Brien on a strong year, SVOD disruptors and changing the way TV sells ads

Around this time every year, the television industry erupts in excitement as the shows for the upcoming season are introduced to viewers and—perhaps more importantly—advertisers. TVNZ was the first out the gates this year, putting on another exorbitant show on Wednesday night that left media types with very sore heads on Thursday morning. But before the chaos hit, TVNZ commercial director Jeremy O’Brien took a few minutes to reflect on what has been a good year for the state-funded broadcaster while also looking forward to what the business aims to achieve over the next 12 months.