Chris Hooper

Chris Hooper spends his life trying to get people to watch TV in one way or another, having worked in broadcasting in New Zealand and the UK. He’s currently mainlining snooty cable dramas, RuPaul’s Drag Race and Real Housewives of Various Cities.

Mar 5, 2016

The Problem with NZ TV, part II: Comparing TVNZ with the BBC

The reason our dramas lack for aspiration is all about TVNZ's mandate, says Chris Hooper, who last year left TVNZ for a role at the BBC.

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Jun 12, 2015

Set Visit: The Mad Dogs and Fiery Breasts of Britain’s Got Talent

Our UK correspondent and talent show cynic Chris Hooper attended the spectacular Britain's Got Talent live semi-final, and discovered a beating heart underneath the flaming bras.

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