Spy: TVNZ doesn’t mess around poaching three stars
Dai Henwood, Shavaughn Ruakere and Clint Roberts all host new shows on TVNZ.
TVNZ poached the Three Dai star Henwood to present the Kiwi version of their new Lego Masters show.
It’s a double whammy as Three aired both the US and Australian versions of the hit show.
Henwood, who hosted Dancing with the Stars and is a 7 Days panelist, is thrilled the show and 2.5 million bricks are on their way to Aotearoa.
“Lego has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. From playing with it as a kid, to building anything and everything with my own kids. Lego Masters is a show I skipped on. opportunity to animate, ”said Henwood. To spy.
“The hardest part is going to be getting out of the brick pit to film the episodes.”
Henwood will put teams of two to the test with Canadian master bricklayer and series judge Robin Sather, who Henwood says will have Jedi stuff.
“I can’t wait to work with Robin. I have a feeling we will have a Yoda / Luke Skywalker relationship. By the end of the series, I hope some of his Lego Jedi skills have rubbed off on me and that I could build with my eyes closed. “
TVNZ announced a slew of new reality shows last week, including an untitled dating show.
Spy can reveal who will be hosted by former Shortland Street star Shavaughn Ruakere.
“Dating shows are my guilty pleasure. I love watching how quickly people can form real feelings for each other when in a pressure cooker situation,” says Ruakere.
Spy understands that the new show will have similarities to the hits Love Island and Heartbreak Island.
Spy can also reveal that ZM’s Clint Roberts will host a new talent show, in which contestants have just a minute to wow three famous judges.
Future 60 Seconds stars will compete against each other to win up to $ 200,000 in cash and prizes.
“It’s been a long time since Aotearoa had a real national talent search, and the best part is someone is going to get rich. I am delighted to start the search with our three very scouts. talented, so throw 60 seconds, ”Roberts told Spy. .
TVNZ also presents the Snackmasters NZ culinary challenge show, where two well-known chefs will bring their best of Kiwiana cuisine to compete against each other to create the perfect replicas of one of New Zealand’s most beloved snacks. Imagine pineapple chunks, Bluebird crisps, peanut patties with the gourmet touch of Simon Gault, Josh Emett and Ben Bayly.
The ink isn’t dry yet for the Snackmasters co-hosts, but Spy hears that half of the host crew may be a beloved female radio star.