"The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason." - Hunter S. Thompson.
It's hard to reconcile the New Zealand state-owned broadcaster's seemingly infinite budget for marginally worthwhile television shows from the U.S. with its reluctance fund high quality political commentary.
Even if Agenda was tucked away on a Sunday morning it still managed to find a significant audience.
Praise Be remains in place.