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Fifty of New Zealand’s potential future Commonwealth and Olympic Games athletes will be on display at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games this August – and SKY Sport has LIVE coverage of the event with a dedicated pop-up channel.

For the first time SKY Sport domestic customers will be able to watch the Youth Olympic Games as the world’s best youth athletes compete for medals.

Kereyn Smith, New Zealand Olympic Committee Secretary General, is excited the Youth Olympic Games will be screened LIVE on SKY Sport. Continue reading »

Quickflix_throng_200x175Whether you’re a channel surfer looking for something to watch or someone who leaves your TV on one channel for the entire evening, here are our thoughts from tonight’s TV Guide on what we think might be worth checking out this evening.

Must Watch:

Under The Dome (Prime, 8:30pm)
Under The Dome returns with force when the newly magnetised Dome presents a whole new threat.

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. My Kitchen Rules: 37440 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:55pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: 24630 (TV2, 8:55pm – 9:55pm)
  3. Game Of Thrones: 22080 (PRIME, 9:30pm – 10:40pm)
  4. Crisis: 19170 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Hawaii Five-O: 18090 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 676,500 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Highway Cops: 568,400 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 495,250 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Britain’s Got Talent: 464,030 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 10:20pm)
  5. Seven Sharp: 445,380 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

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Here’s the list of TV people with birthday’s today. Continue reading »

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Chris and Rachel failed miserably at dieting, Murray learned not to be so quick to judge, and Garrett’s father knifed himself. Continue reading »