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The series features Antonia Prebble (The Tribe’s Trudy) as a guest star in one episode, she appears throughout the whole episode (video clip here). There is also an episode featuring Jessie Gurunathan who was a farm girl in The Tribe series 1 & 2 (video clip here).
A great DVD series for any fan of New Zealand TV, fans of Antonia Prebble and of course fans of The Tribe!
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The Almighty Johnsons
is currently showing on Syfy
in the UK. The series featured Antonia Prebble
(Trudy from The Tribe) and Jessie Gurunathan
(who had guested in The Tribe as Dawn) in the series. Yay for a couple of episodes we’ll see former Tribies on UK TV!
The series is broadcast every Thursday at 10pm. Click here to visit the official Syfy UK website for more info.
The episode featuring Antonia Prebble as Sonja (Episode 3 – God’s Gift to Zebras) will broadcast tonight (16th February). The episode featuring Jessie Gurunathan as Leah (Episode 7 – Bad Things Happen) should be shown on March 15th.
Series two of the New Zealand series just finished filming this month.
, who played Dawn in The Tribe 1 & 2, is known in NZ for her work in reality TV/reporter/presenter. Currently she is featured on a track by Bulletproof
, entitled Dub Me Crazy
, going under the moniker of Jessie G. Check out the video below:
Jessie G is no stranger music, she performs as part of The Velvet Sound Society
as well as working behind the camera on music videos for the production company Fish ‘n’ Clips (she produced the video for P-Money’s Dance With You
that featured Meryl Cassie
Jessie G is planning to release her own EP later this year. Dub Me Crazy by Bulletproof feat. Jessie G is out now in New Zealand.
Head on over to Facebook and like Jessie’s music fan-page to keep updated on her work.
(who popped up in The Tribe 1 & 2 as Dawn) made her appearance on the hit new series The Almighty Johnsons
, episode 7 season 1, on March 20th 2011.
In the episode, entitled ‘Bad Things Happen’, Jess plays the character Leah who teams up with Kylie (Kerry-Lee Dewing) and Sascha (Kowhai Wilkie) to get revenge on the womanizer Anders (Dean O’Gorman)… Here’s a small scene from the episode where she gives her story to Axl (Emmett Couling Skilton):
You can keep up to date with Jessie Gurunathan via Twitter.
and her pal Reanin Johannink
have managed to do what only a handful of youTubers have managed to do… They’ve got themselves an internet smash with a video, currently going viral, of themselves filming reactions they get as Jess passes strangers in Los Angeles!
Check out the guys and girls checking out some Kiwi ass…
Okay it’s no revelation of what goes on in the minds of those captured by the booty-cam, but the video has become a smash hit having featured on Yahoo, Huffington Post, news sites in the Netherlands, France, Taiwan… The girls have gone global. In a matter of days since the video was uploaded to the youTube account RearViewGirls, it has amassed millions of views.
The killer tune also hooking viewers in is Something Bigger, Something Better by Amanda Blank. According to her Twitter Jess and Reanin are overwhelmed by responses to their video from both the public and media organisations.
Just a quick update, the girls have uploaded a ‘making of’ video:
Jessie Gurunathan of course appeared in The Tribe as the minor character ‘Dawn’. Her up-coming project is an internet based fashion series with TVNZ, The Libra Design Project which begins on March 2nd. She recently featured on the cover of Sunday Star Times Magazine. Also she’s single guys, and I think she was featured as one of New Zealand’s most eligible batchelorettes. Read the description of the youTube video for more info ha!
is heading up a new online show in New Zealand for TVNZ, The Libra Design Project
The online series is looking for five/six young, fresh designers to feature, they will compete for a chance to win a fashion show featuring their own original collection aswell as $1,000 cash and other great prizes. Making the experience interactive, viewers have the chance to vote for their favourite designer each week, and also win prizes.
TVNZ have dubbed Jessie as “A perfect fusion of high fashion and reality TV, The Libra Design Project is an ideal fit for Jessie, who is a recognised fashionista in her own right”, too right!
If you live in New Zealand and have a flare for fashion design click here to apply for the show.
attended the Variety Show Concert
press conference at the Rendezvous Hotel in Auckland, held in the morning of the 11th November.
The main Variety Show event is at 7.30pm on 12th November at the Aotea Centre in Auckland. Where Meryl will be performing on stage. Jessie Gurunathan is also on the bill to perform (yay!). Also on stage to entertain will be Bonnie Tyler, Leo Sayer, John Paul Young, Jay Weston, Frankie Stevens, The Ladykillers, Shane Cortese, Tina Cross, Candy Lane and her Dancers, Stars from Dancing with the Stars, Tim Beveridge, Elizabeth Marvelly, The All New Howard Morrison Trio, Che Fu and 4DG and many others.
Profits from the event will be split equally between the Glenn Family Foundation and Variety charities. Money from the Glenn Family Foundation will go to work in India to prevent the sexual trading of young girls. – With thanks to Stuff for the info and pic.
Meryl and her family have previously performed with Variety, a charity that they have been committed to helping for several years.
Summer’s hitting New Zealand and P-Money
has the dance floor track to kick-start it! His new track Dance With You
features a slice of the vocal talents of Meryl Cassie
(The Tribe’s Ebony) as well top hot New Zealand talent PNC, Vince Harder and Mz J. Check out the music video for the track below!
It was Directed by James Barr, edited by Andrew Timms and produced by Fish N Clips. Want another link to The Tribe? The executive producer of the music video was Jessie Gurunathan
(Dawn in The Tribe) – yeah baby! Continue reading…
(who was Dawn in The Tribe 1 & 2) is helping out with the Dove Pink Star Walk
– a charity event to raise awareness for breast cancer research.
On the evening of Saturday 2 October 2010 the 5km charity fun walk will take place in Auckland and will accumulate in a spectacular pink fireworks display! The walk is open to all, men, women and children.
Jessie Gurunathan will be performing with The Velvet Sound Society at the event. Jess has also done an interview with KimberleyCrossman.com – the interview is quiet good, an interesting look at one of the many actors who have had brief performances in The Tribe.
The gorgeous pink flowery dress that Jess is wearing in the pic is by NZ designer Sera Lilly and will be given away on NZ TV’s Good Morning show.
For more info on the Dove Pink Star Walk, please visit their website or Facebook. Image of Jessie from Facebook. Continue reading…
, who was Dawn in The Tribe
, has landed a role in The Almighty Johnsons
. Which sees her return to acting – yay!
The 10 part series is currently being filmed in New Zealand. Jess will be playing ‘Leah’, a girlfriend of one of “The Almighty Johnsons”. Tweeting about the role Jess said, ” I play a raunchy crazy girl with revenge on my mind……stay tuned (;” – We will! – Sounds like a fun role she’ll be playing too.
Not that you’ll need another reason to watch it, but Antonia Prebble will also be appearing in The Almighty Johnsons. Antonia has a guest role as the character ‘Sonja’. The Almighty Johnsons is by some of the team behind Outrageous Fortune which starred Antonia as Loretta West.
Keep upto date with Jessie Gurunathan via her Twitter. Keep up to date with The Almighty Johnsons series as it is being made by Twitter and Facebook. Photo of Jessie from Nova.