Monday October 26, 2020

Tom McGurk: Television for the people at its best

Late-night muggings, flowing adrenalin, unfamiliar faces, an ever-present air of danger: Vincent Browne’s show had it all

30th July, 2017
Vincent Browne

Given the glowing nature of his broadcasting obituaries, Vincent Browne must be thinking he might be the first person in history to attend his own funeral. But the huge affection in which he is held is both a triumph for him personally and a significant journalistic achievement.

After ten years, Vincent and his unique and iconoclastic late-night show are bowing out. Given the meagre budget it used to run on before TV3 became the significant...

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