Sky Tv Radio MELTDOWN MADNESS by DDB Auckland

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MELTDOWN MADNESS

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Industry Telecommunications Services, TV Channels/Radio Stations and Programmes
Media Radio
Market New Zealand
Agency DDB Auckland
Creative Director Paul Catmur
Account Supervisor Melissa Thrupp, Rose Thompson
Released March 2005

Credits & Description

Advertising Agency: DDB NEW ZEALAND, NEW ZEALAND, Auckland
Creative Director: Paul Catmur
Scriptwriter: Paul Young/Glenn Jameson
Agency Producer: Chloe Sutherland
Account Supervisor: Rose Thompson/Melissa Thrupp
Advertiser's Supervisor: Mike Watson
Sound Engineer: Clive Broughton

Script in English
SFX: Newsroom stinger music.
Newsreader (stinger): Tonight at 7 – “Meltdown Madness”: the Nuclear Power Plant that hired an unqualified supervisor who took home radio-active material and denied he was asleep at the controls – claiming instead that he was drunk. And “Thanks for the Mammaries”: The story of a woman who went in for lyposuction to look more attractive to her over-weight husband - and the hospital who accidentally gave her breast implants.
(The Simpsons theme music): The Simpsons…
VO: ...Still every week night at 7. Now on SKY 1.
Brief Explanation
New Zealand is in the grip of a TV channel war for a share of the 7 PM Current Affairs slot. With the country quickly tiring of all the hype, we took the opportunity to spoof the major channels, offering New Zealanders an alternative current affairs show playing in the same time slot – “The Simpsons” on SKY 1.