Studio 2 LIVE

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Studio 2 LIVE
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Also known as Studio 2
Created by Taylormade Media
Presented by Matthew Gibb, Dayna Vawdrey, Jordan Vandermade
Opening theme Mukpuddy Animation
Country of origin New Zealand
Production
Running time 60 minutes (including promo breaks)
Release
Original network TV2
Original release 22 March 2004 – 1 October 2010
External links
Website

Studio 2 LIVE was a New Zealand children's television show. It was originally named Studio 2 up until 2010, when it was renamed Studio 2 LIVE. It premiered on 22 March 2004 after WNTV (What Now's afternoon show) was cancelled. It screened weekdays 3:30–4:30 p.m. on TV2. The series ended on 1 October 2010.

Studio 2 LIVE had an interactive website called "The Hub" where the presenters chatted to fans even after the series ended on 1 October 2010. However, the website closed down in August 2011.

Presenters[edit]

Final Presenters[edit]

Previous Presenters[edit]

History[edit]

Guest Stars On The Show[edit]

Over the years of Studio 2 Live, a number of celebrities and public figures have been guests on the show such as Rodger Bumpass and former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark. She was a guest on the show in 2004.

2004[edit]

When Studio 2 premiered in March 2004 there were only 2 presenters. Matthew Gibb and Dayna Vawdrey.

2005[edit]

In 2005, NZ Idol contestant "Sela Mahe" joined the show as a roving reporter.

2006[edit]

At the start of 2006 a new face appeared "Jordan Vandermade"

2007[edit]

Studio 2 had a Saturday show called Studio 2 Saturday which premiered in April 2007. It was hosted by Jordan Vandermade and Vicki Lin and had 3 web-ops appear on the show and interactively with The Hub

  • In 2007 another new face appeared "Vicki Lin" and it also became a 6-day a week program
  • In April 2007 Studio 2 Saturday released "The-Hub"
  • On 22 December 2007 was the last Studio 2 Saturday show.

2008[edit]

Studio 2 returned to being 5 days a week.

2009[edit]

Studio 2 starts at a new time of 3:30PM and also includes a cartoon, SpongeBob SquarePants airing randomly between 3:30PM – 4:30PM

2010[edit]

Vicki Lin does not join the Studio 2 LIVE team this year.

  • Studio 2 LIVE returned to TV2, 19 April.
  • Studio 2 renames to Studio 2 LIVE
  • It is revealed, that after seven years on air, this will be the final year of Studio 2. The final episode aired on 1 October 2010.

Studio 2 Saturday[edit]

Studio 2 Saturday
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Created by Taylormade Media
Starring Jordan Vandermade, Vicki Lin
Country of origin New Zealand
Production
Running time 60 minutes (including promo breaks)
Production company(s) Studio 2 2007
Release
Original network TV2
Original release April 2007 – December 2007
External links
Website

Studio 2 Saturday premiered in 2007 after the New Zealand version of Saturday Disney was cancelled. It worked interactively with its website "The Hub"

Presenters[edit]

From time to time you would see an appearance by Matthew Gibb or Dayna Vawdrey on the show. At the time they were the hosts of the Weekday Version of Studio 2 Saturday. After Studio 2 Saturday finished, Vicki Lin and Jordan Vandermade now host the Weekday Version of Studio 2 Saturday

the-hub.tv[edit]

the-hub.tv was a big part of Studio 2 Saturday. Presenters, Guests and Web-Ops would often chat on the website and often read out 'posts' by home viewers and sometimes even give out prizes. The site also worked alongside The Weekday Show, and was used much more frequently after the Saturday show was canceled. The website was still running even after Studio 2 LIVE finished, but was closed down in August 2012, nearly two years after the show had ended.[1]

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