Sunday, May 30, 2010

Managing Malta’s Top programme

Interview published in The Malta Independent on Sunday, 30 May 2010

For many children the word ‘xarabank’ doesn’t mean a bus, but a television show. Xarabank has been a regular weekly since April 1997. It is 13 years young, and for many months – and years – it topped the list as Malta’s most favourite programme. It lost the title to drama series F’Salib it-Toroq earlier this year, but was quick to bounce back to number one, according to the latest surveys. Stephen Calleja interviews Xarabank’s manager NORMAN VELLA