The Project is a New Zealand current affairs show hosted by Jesse Mulligan, Kanoa Lloyd and Jeremy Corbett with rotating guest panelists. It draws topical and controversial current affairs content as well as comedy from recent news stories.
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This series is broadcast live into south-eastern Australian states and territories (New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Tasmania), and also shown live in Queensland when that state is not on Daylight Saving time, but is shown on delay in other states and territories (South Australia, Northern Territory and Western Australia, as well as Queensland during Daylight Saving time). See more »
If you want to invest your precious time watching a panel pushing their chosen point on view (with the help of carefully plucked studio audiences who are like-minded), then you'll just love the show. But for those who would rather an intelligent, well reasoned and calm debate, you must look elsewhere. Most of the panelists are not easily identifiable with people that you will come across in your day to day, and thus there is a great separation (lots of talk show hosts, radio personalities etc.).
The panelists are quick to gang up on courageous people who express views different from their own. It basically is the essence of social bigotry and intolerance. The Project much prefers to have popular opinion win out the day but this leaves the show feeling rather wooden, hollow and a great waste of your brain.
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