Nights for Wednesday 23 November 2011
John Pilley take us across the range from folk to bluegrass, country, soul, gospel, and rock and is put on the spot as to whether "Americana is country music made and enjoyed almost entirely by liberals".
7:30 At the Movies
Films and movie business with Simon Morris.
8:00 News & Weather
8:07 You Choose: MMP Or What Else? - PV
A pocket guide to the electoral referendum with RNZ political reporter Julian Robins - Preferential Voting (PV) usually delivers single-party majority Governments. Like First Past the Post, it tends to give the winning party a greater share of the seats in Parliament than its share of votes across the country.
8:15 Nine to Noon party leader interview
National's John Key.
8:50 You Choose: MMP Or What Else? - STV
A pocket guide to the electoral referendum with RNZ political reporter Julian Robins - Single Transferable Vote (STV) is a form of proportional representation and coalitions or support deals between political parties are usually needed before governments can be formed.
9:00 News & Weather
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Severed Threads by John Dryden - part 2
A three-part drama in which several stories, set in several continents, entwine into a compelling thriller. (BBC)
10:00 News & Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:00 News & Weather
11:06 Jazz Live
Live performances from a diverse range of European jazz artists and groups.