Silly Season Televisionby Diana Wichtel
What kind of drooling family pet would you be? Oh, honestly.
The Black Caps were “still revelling”, apparently. Who can blame them? They haven’t had much to revel
Where would the media be these days without the thrilling sporting wardrobe
Even TV3’s considerably more restrained Firstline isn’t immune. Things got somewhat overexcited in the studio after sports guy Howard “Dobbo” Dobson interviewed ex-All Black Carlos
“Dobbo looked like he fell a little bit in love in that interview,” observed Rachel
Still, Firstline will have to up its game if it wants to outdo Breakfast in the awkwardness stakes. Petra and Corin have the sort of chemistry that used to have them calling in the body-language
Fortunately, there are always animals.
Or, as reporter Lucas de Jong threatened from Wellington, “It’s Tuesday. You know what that means.
This was also the week of Sam the weather guy’s visit to the SPCA. He found a dancing
Corin suggested Wayne might make a good children’s book character. “Horrible
Later in the morning talk turned to what breed each of the Breakfast team might be if they were drooling family pets instead of the authoritative news professionals they are. Corin fancied
Up flashed a picture of a doberman, which Petra declared a dead ringer for newsreader Peter Williams. Petra seemed oblivious to some prominent problems with this scenario. “That is a female dog,
By now we were frozen, spoons suspended over muesli bowls, sure in the knowledge that if there was some way to turn the merely screamingly awkward into the actively excruciating, this was
Dear Lord. The truly terrifying thing is I may actually miss the dancing roosters,
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