Discovery pledges to build NZ team as it launches two TV channels

Discovery pledges to build NZ team as it launches two TV channels
General manager for Australia and New Zealand at Discovery, Glen Kyne. (Image: Suplied)
Daniel Dunkley
Discovery has promised to add to its New Zealand workforce with plans to increase local production and launch two new television channels.The US giant, which acquired Three, Bravo, and Newshub from MediaWorks last year, will launch two new TV stations on Freeview as it revamps its local offering.Gusto, a new station aimed at 40-54 year-olds, and Rush, a channel targeting the adventure genre, will go to air in March next year.Gusto will feature British TV dramas, and reality shows such as Changing Rooms UK, while Rush will feature “high-oc...

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