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Topic # 74406 29-Dec-2010 11:47
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Had seen questions about what would happen to C42 when C4 becomes FOUR next year, here is the answer:

Coinciding with the launch of FOUR in early 2011, C4 will replace C42 on the Freeview platform.


http://www.mediaworks.co.nz/Default.aspx?tabid=134&articleID=1100

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  Reply # 422363 29-Dec-2010 12:36
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Ew why? C4 sounds a little more original.




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  Reply # 422366 29-Dec-2010 12:48
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Because they want to make 3 appeal to more old people like one does so are moving the good stuff to FOUR, with no announcement if it will change to being HD or not.




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  Reply # 422419 29-Dec-2010 16:28
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pjamieson: 
Had seen questions about what would happen to C42 when C4 becomes FOUR next year, here is the answer:


We are such an original country with the channels named one, TV2, TV3 and C4 for 1,2,3,4 respectively.

Someone must have a bone of creativity somewhere!

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  Reply # 422422 29-Dec-2010 17:23
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nate:
pjamieson: 
Had seen questions about what would happen to C42 when C4 becomes FOUR next year, here is the answer:


We are such an original country with the channels named one, TV2, TV3 and C4 for 1,2,3,4 respectively.


Someone must have a bone of creativity somewhere!


 

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  Reply # 422425 29-Dec-2010 17:36

nate:
pjamieson: 
Had seen questions about what would happen to C42 when C4 becomes FOUR next year, here is the answer:


We are such an original country with the channels named one, TV2, TV3 and C4 for 1,2,3,4 respectively.

Someone must have a bone of creativity somewhere!



Well, If you remember back when TV was born it was NZBC (TV1) & South Pacific Television (TV2) sounds very colonial doesn't it!!
 

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  Reply # 422496 29-Dec-2010 21:50
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Delorean:
nate:
pjamieson: 
Had seen questions about what would happen to C42 when C4 becomes FOUR next year, here is the answer:


We are such an original country with the channels named one, TV2, TV3 and C4 for 1,2,3,4 respectively.

Someone must have a bone of creativity somewhere!



Well, If you remember back when TV was born it was NZBC (TV1) & South Pacific Television (TV2) sounds very colonial doesn't it!!

 


From memory ONE and SPTV were born after the NZBC died..




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  Reply # 422563 30-Dec-2010 07:42
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At least we still get lots of music from c4! As the 'new' FOUR won't have as much music!





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Reply # 422574 30-Dec-2010 09:08
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not to mention 'The Simpsons' will be demoted to SD to FOUR next year. darn it.

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  Reply # 422615 30-Dec-2010 12:22
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Delorean: Well, If you remember back when TV was born it was NZBC (TV1) & South Pacific Television (TV2) sounds very colonial doesn't it!!
 


TV was born before I was so no I don't remember it sorry Wink

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  Reply # 422640 30-Dec-2010 14:15
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link2007: not to mention 'The Simpsons' will be demoted to SD to FOUR next year. darn it.


Have they actually confirmed no HD upgrade will be happening?




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  Reply # 422658 30-Dec-2010 16:35
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link2007: not to mention 'The Simpsons' will be demoted to SD to FOUR next year. darn it.



Have they actually confirmed no HD upgrade will be happening?


I suspect that with MWs owners in Ozz bleeding red ink and studio upgrades in AKL being canceled I would be very surprised if FOUR  went HD..  Would be nice to be wrong here  :-)




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  Reply # 422659 30-Dec-2010 16:37
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IMO if they are making three target old people now, they should move the HD gear over to FOUR when it launches and turn 3 SD if they are short of money for new kit.




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  Reply # 423666 3-Jan-2011 10:51
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Possible FOUR launch date...

Sunday January 30th 2011.

http://smctainsh.com/media/2010/12/17/four-may-be-closer-than-you-think/





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  Reply # 423795 3-Jan-2011 20:16
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Wow.. talk about "early 2011".. that's real quick off the mark for FOUR!

I wonder whether TVNZ will try & steal their thunder?  
(Revealing their name/logo for their new youth channel just days before FOUR is launched, anyone?)

Does anyone out there know if TVNZ7 is being renamed or rebranded, once they add Kidzone & some other entertainment content from TVNZ6? 

From the reports I've read, it looks like it's still going to be called TVNZ7 - although they haven't said that directly, it seems implied.

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  Reply # 423796 3-Jan-2011 20:20
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richms: IMO if they are making three target old people now, they should move the HD gear over to FOUR when it launches and turn 3 SD if they are short of money for new kit.


Absolutely.

With the extra advantage that if they have the rights to any sports event (eg Bathurst) they can show it live & uninterrupted on FOUR while the older set can watch their usual stuff (news etc) on TV3...

Also: TVNZ may have missed a step here by not firing-up Sports Extra for the ASB Tennis this week......

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