The revamped version of 10’s morning show has upset viewers so much Channel 10 has decided to disable comments on Instagram posts and deleted hundreds of comments from FaceBook
If social media is any indication of the way viewers of Studio 10 are feeling today, then the revised show can only be summed up in one word…
The new format hosted by Sarah Harris and newcomer Tristan MacManus did not appear to resonate with loyal viewers, who quickly took to social media to express their displeasure.
Producers, eager to downplay any negativity, quickly set about deleting comments from social media.
The comments TV Blackbox noticed had been deleted were not offensive, only negative towards the changes. At the time of writing a Facebook post touting a brand new day had 559 comments, but only 318 of those comments can be seen.
Producers made the decision to disable comments altogether on the shows Instagram account after a barrage of complaints about the new format, which is now similar to its rivals The Morning Show and Today Extra, but with much less content.
The show struggled to fill its 4-hour runtime as it avoided any news based hot topics in an attempt to rebrand as advertiser-friendly environment with no controversy.
TV Blackbox previously revealed Kerri-Anne Kennerly was paid out in order to avoid ongoing headlines due to her comments.
‘Chat’ topics focused on celebrity and lighter content.
Channel 10 has been approached and asked why the comments were deleted and whether they were happy with today’s show, but have failed to respond.
*Rob McKnight is the former executive producer of Studio 10