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Turn back the boat – Operation Ita goes wrong


If  you were trying to create a metaphor for a new TV show, you might start by putting your 71-year-old star on a boat and tracking her journey to the studio on live television.


Then you might have the boat break down and need a tow back from the middle of the heads in Sydney Harbour, as did Ita Buttrose this morning.

But that would be a tad too literal for Channel Ten’s Studio 10, wouldn’t it?

Still, on the plus side, one week in and Sam Mac continues to emerge as the breakout star of Wake Up.

And it did give Studio 10 EP Rob McKnight something to tweet about…


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