Martin Devlin began his love affair with radio in the late 80s. Since then he has stacked up multiple awards for Sports Broadcaster of the Year, and been in at the birth of stations The Edge, Radio Sport, and RadioLIVE. Devlin made his TV debut in the late 90s, hosting House of Football and competing on A Game of Two Halves. He hosted TV One’s coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and 2011 Rugby World Cup.
The way I look at it I have the most privileged sports job in the country. There is no better job for someone who loves sports and who can combine it with a career in sports broadcasting. Martin Devlin, on hosting TV One's 2010 FIFA World Cup coverage
Based on a UK reality format, Dancing with the Stars sees a line-up of celebrities paired with a professional dance partner, and put through ballroom dance routines. Judges and a public vote eliminate a pair each week. A five time winner of best programme in its category, the show played for five hit seasons on TVNZ, hosted by Jason Gunn and Candy Lane. In 2015 it was relaunched by Great Southern TV for TV3; Dominic Bowden and Sharyn Casey hosted. Dai Henwood and Casey presented the seventh series in 2018. Winners have included Norm Hewitt and and Suzanne Paul.