Welcome to The Beat Goes On – now NZ’s longest-running TV chat show.
The Beat Goes On was founded by & is produced & presented by well-known NZ entertainment identity Gerard Smith.
As lead singer of popular ’70’s band The Rumour, Gerard’s voice became known nation wide when “Love is the Child of Freedom” became one of the decade’s biggest hits.
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Gerard (right) pictured with guitar legend Larry Carlton
(Carlton’s guitar solo on Steely Dan’s Kid Charlemagne was ranked 3rd-best guitar solo of all time by Rolling Stone magazine)
Dedicating himself to a career in broadcasting, Gerard has created a unique niche in accessible broadcasting. When you watch Gerard on The Beat Goes On or any other Face TV production, you’re seeing NZ culture evolve. He talks with people that you know about events that you relate to.
It’s representative broadcasting, TV that influences decisions and helps guide a wealthy generation.