Warner Bros Discovery considered TV3 switch-off in 2025: MCH

Warner Bros Discovery considered TV3 switch-off in 2025: MCH
Killing Newshub will buy TV3 more time. (Image: Getty)
Daniel Dunkley
The owner of TV Three, which last month announced plans to close most of its free-to-air TV operation in NZ, including Newshub, estimated a “hard date” for ceasing digital TV broadcasting in mid-2025, government officials said.An aide memoire prepared by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage (MCH) for media minister Melissa Lee ahead of a meeting on Dec 21 2023 highlighted the severe financial challenges facing WBD in New Zealand, shortly before it axed most of its NZ TV business.MCH officials noted WBD’s “concern with i...

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