q_a_logo_2013_N3Should New Zealand troops go to Iraq? Why are they going? The conflict with Islamic State and our relationship with Australia are on Q+A this weekend, as Prime Minister John Key holds talks with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Political Editor Corin Dann has an in-depth interview with John Key live on Sunday morning.

Plus – Simon Dallow interviews Labour’s Defence spokesperson Phil Goff and Terrorism expert, Professor Richard Jackson on whether the strategy in Iraq will work. Continue reading »

TV Talk is our daily general discussion thread at Throng.

Readers are invited to share their own thoughts and observations on television in New Zealand as we attempt to crowd source all the details around what is happening in the industry and beyond.

This includes, but is not limited to, breaking news, bloopers from live TV and anything a television personality posts on social media that might be of interest to other readers.

To participate, just add your comments below. Alternatively, you can always use the Tip Line.

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

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Coronation Street: 54930 (TV ONE, 9:10pm – 10:50pm)
  2. The Graham Norton Show: 36230 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 35060 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 9:10pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 28600 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. NCIS: New Orleans: 27360 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 560,230 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 370,180 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Location Location Location: 314,730 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 313,930 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Coronation Street: 268,760 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 10:35pm)

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TV Talk is our daily general discussion thread at Throng.

Readers are invited to share their own thoughts and observations on television in New Zealand as we attempt to crowd source all the details around what is happening in the industry and beyond.

This includes, but is not limited to, breaking news, bloopers from live TV and anything a television personality posts on social media that might be of interest to other readers.

To participate, just add your comments below. Alternatively, you can always use the Tip Line.

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

Shortland Street LogoWelcome to tonight’s recap/discussion thread for Shortland Street. Continue reading »

I’m was on Radio New Zealand with Jim Mora this afternoon to talk about The X Factor NZ.

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