On air since September 2008, The Beat Goes On is now NZ’s longest running TV chat show. Celebrating 300 shows in August 2015, The Beat Goes On has become a NZ television icon.
Presented and produced by entertainment identity Gerard Smith, The Beat Goes On is broadcast on Face TV – Sky channel 83 – each & every Monday at 8.30pm, Friday 10.30pm & Saturday 10am, on Canterbury’s CTV at 7pm Sundays while Northland TV plays the show Friday 10pm & Sunday 8pm.
Representing the influential baby-boomers generation, The Beat Goes On is perfectly positioned for low-cost, high-impact audience reach.
Our Guest List reads like an international who’s who of achievers in all fields, sport, business, politics, music, acting and more.
Recent Guests include:
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Ron Tutt, drummer for Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison & Neil Diamond
Guitar Legend Larry Carlton (Hill Street Blues, Steely Dan)
former Green Party leader Laila Harre
Fashion Designer Adrian Hailwood
Auckland Mayor Len Brown
Entertainer Max Cryer
ex TVNZ reporter Ewart Barnsley
Elvis impersonator Chris Powley
Author Graham Lay
Regular guests include Tony Amos (politics), Barry Rushton (movies & music), Sir Robert Jones (looking back with Bob), and Shane Hales (Kiwi music).
The Beat Goes On is an accessible production, anybody is welcome to contact us with ideas and possibilities for the show.
Our Motto – You only grow old when you start replacing dreams with regrets!