A weather presenter on Canadian television network Global TV lost her composure when a spider crawled across the screen showing the city. Kristi Gordon ducks to escape as the much-larger-than-life critter entereds the screen just above her head.
When Susan Wood left television in 2006 she was not in a good place. She had just hada large part of her thyroid removed, she’d had a very public, bitter dispute with Television New Zealand executives about her salary as host of Close Up, and she wasn’t sure she could handle the chaotic life of a newsroom much longer.
It was a typical Antiques Roadshow day.
Veteran nature show presenter David Attenborough has had emergency heart surgery in London to insert a pacemaker, forcing him to cancel a sell-out tour of Australia next week.
TV presenter Alison Mau has taken a swipe at a New Zealand gossip magazine for taking intimate snaps of her and her partner at a concert. In a two-page spread, Woman’s Day printed cosy pictures of Mau and her partner Karleen Edmonds kissing and cuddling.
Sydney-based former New Zealand television presenter Charlotte Dawson has gone public with her new love – and he’s 24 years her junior.
Zoologist, conservationist, diver, television presenter, singer, classical musician – is there anything Miranda Krestovnikoff can’t do “I can’t draw for toffee,” says the Coast presenter.
Britain’s public broadcaster came under fire on Friday for compromising over the song Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead that was sent flying up the UK charts by a campaign to celebrate former prime minister Margaret Thatcher’s death. The song from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz is vying for the No 1 slot in the UK’s weekly list of the top 40 best-selling singles that are usually played in full on a BBC Radio 1 chart show on Sunday
COROnation Street Civic Theatre, Auckland A giggling gaggle of women a third his age cluster around William Roache at the bar.
The public has an expectation of people in the limelight, TV presenter Jason Gunn says.