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Topic # 59938 15-Apr-2010 11:40
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Broadcasting company MediaWorks, which operates TV3 and C4, is launching a second music channel titled C42 with plans to play "up to" 30 per cent New Zealand content.

The channel will be available only on Freeview following its launch on May 1 - the first day of New Zealand Music Month.

Mediaworks said C42 would play music 24 hours a day and was designed to complement C4, which had moved on from its music television origins and was now a "general youth entertainment channel".

 



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  Reply # 318725 15-Apr-2010 11:54
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I'd rather see something like a classic TV channel, similar to what TVNZ may be doing with Heartland on Sky.

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  Reply # 318727 15-Apr-2010 12:02
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Seems pretty cool, I always wondered what they were going to use that spare channel for.
Also note, "Up to 30% local content"

See: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU1004/S00174.htm

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  Reply # 318762 15-Apr-2010 12:53
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Not another music channel.. Guess they needed to can sunrise to pay for this..




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  Reply # 318784 15-Apr-2010 13:25
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im so happy there adding a new music channle i so happy its 24/7 of just music video i love my music videos
i hope they get aspect right tho

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  Reply # 318799 15-Apr-2010 14:04
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Sweet! 24/7 of Hip Hop!




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  Reply # 318801 15-Apr-2010 14:07
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hamisht: Sweet! 24/7 of Hip Hop!


Nah - 22 hours of hip hop and 2 hrs of RnB. Yell




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  Reply # 318805 15-Apr-2010 14:14
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Handsomedan:
hamisht: Sweet! 24/7 of Hip Hop!


Nah - 22 hours of hip hop and 2 hrs of RnB. Yell


Crap, forgot about the RnB side. 




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  Reply # 318806 15-Apr-2010 14:15
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I note they say exclusively on freeview. Sky includes all the freeview channels, so won't they want a piece of this action too?

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  Reply # 318807 15-Apr-2010 14:16
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Asmodeus: I note they say exclusively on freeview. Sky includes all the freeview channels, so won't they want a piece of this action too?


it will be 100% freeview only channle

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  Reply # 318809 15-Apr-2010 14:18
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Yeah Sky is getting TVNZ 'Heartland' channel, so that will keep them happy (which btw, is a complete joke for 'Free to Air')




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  Reply # 318814 15-Apr-2010 14:30
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cassadee:
Asmodeus: I note they say exclusively on freeview. Sky includes all the freeview channels, so won't they want a piece of this action too?


it will be 100% freeview only channle


And you think it will stay that way?

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  Reply # 318816 15-Apr-2010 14:32
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Asmodeus:
cassadee:
Asmodeus: I note they say exclusively on freeview. Sky includes all the freeview channels, so won't they want a piece of this action too?


it will be 100% freeview only channle


And you think it will stay that way?


yes because i havenot seen tv3+1 on sky yet

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  Reply # 318840 15-Apr-2010 14:57
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Not too keen on the 30% local, since there isnt enough local music worth listening to for that.

The best thing IMO would be C4+12 or so, since all the good stuff is on overnight and in the early morning, whereas the evening is full of idiots with spare prepay credit choosing what crap hiphop to watch.




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  Reply # 318846 15-Apr-2010 15:01
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richms: Not too keen on the 30% local, since there isnt enough local music worth listening to for that.

The best thing IMO would be C4+12 or so, since all the good stuff is on overnight and in the early morning, whereas the evening is full of idiots with spare prepay credit choosing what crap hiphop to watch.


yeah there some ok nz music like dane rumble midnight youth goodnight nurse blindspott
shihad ect

yeah c4 seem to play alot more rock at night and on sat they play heeps of rock and metal songs its great like fade to black

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  Reply # 318889 15-Apr-2010 15:56
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Of course no TV company can please all of the people all of the time, but from my point of view Mediaworks already have one channel that I rarely watch (C4), one channel that's useful about once per month (TV3 Plus1) and now they are introducing another that I may never watch.

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