Moving And Shaking
Hamish Macdonald is set to lead Channel Ten’s attempt to re-establish a late night news show. Hamish – who has enjoyed stints as a fill-in presenter on 6.30 with George Negus, Ten News and The Project -- will present the new program, Ten Newsnight, which will air during the week from 10:30 p.m., starting early June.
The show will have both traditional news, sport and weather segments as well as more novel approaches.
The station’s head of news and current affairs Anthony Flannery said: "Ten Newsnight will also include features such as live interviews, entertainment, and segments that use social media to reveal what people are talking about and what will be the next day's big stories.
"It will be contemporary and at times it will be provocative. We will tackle challenging topics and issues. We will give a different perspective to big stories and big issues."
In September last year, the station axed its existing late night news program: Late News with Sports Tonight. It seems the move was a touch hasty.
Meanwhile, rumours swirl that Kerri-Anne Kennerley, recently booted from Dancing With The Stars, may be reprising her morning presence on TV.
The Herald Sun is reporting that insiders from Channel Seven, the station KAK moved to after being removed from her Channel Nine morning show, are suggesting Kerri-Anne may fill-in on The Morning Show and Sunrise when their standard hosts take holidays.
A come-back in the offing?
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