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NZ On Air 30th Birthday - 7 Days Web (Full Length) – 2019 Promotional Comedy

NZ On Air 30th Birthday - 7 Days

Web (Full Length) – 2019 Promotional Comedy

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Since 2009, the contribution of 7 Days to the Kiwi comedy scene has been enormous. In this video celebrating NZ On Air's 30th birthday, former executive producer Jon Bridges traces the show's history back to a group of comedians deciding to film a pilot in TV3's basement. Since then the irreverent, topical panel show has become a Friday night staple. To the comedians and writers, it's a vital place to hone skills and build a career. Host Jeremy Corbett argues that the key to 7 Days' success is relatability: Kiwi audiences feel like they can 'join in' the conversation— and the insults.

...by 2009 there were enough comedians that you could realistically put a show like this on...
– Former 7 Days executive producer Jon Bridges