Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Castle: 75000 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Criminal Minds: 55290 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Wentworth: 44890 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Grey’s Anatomy: 42850 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 33340 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

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The 2014 General Election is fast-approaching and ONE News will lead be leading the way with coverage. ONE News was the most-watched programme in New Zealand in August, with an average audience of over 700,000 viewers aged 5+.

The first ONE News Leaders Debate was the second most watched show in August (on Thursday 28th), viewed by an average audience of 643,000 viewers aged 5+. In the 25-54 demographic it had 223,300 viewers (27% share).

The ONE News Multi-Party Leaders Debate on Friday 5 September attracted an average audience of 483,000 viewers (5+). In the 25-54 demographic it reached an audience of 151,600 people (21% share). Both debates were the most watched shows during their time zones amongst the 5+ demographic. Continue reading »

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One of New Zealand’s top rating shows has a new host. After an in-depth search, Detective Sergeant Rob Lemoto has been named Police Ten 7’s new front man.

Rob has spent nearly 20 years in the police, the majority of which has been dealing with serious crime. Joining the Ten 7 team brings Rob full circle as he first appeared on the show in 2004 as he investigated an aggravated robbery at a McDonalds in his hometown. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 787,350 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Fair Go: 573,250 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Purina Pound Pups To Dog Stars: 571,780 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 553,320 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 521,780 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

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TVNZ is about to fast-track 16 blockbuster international shows across TVNZ platforms.

Starting this month, exciting new releases and returning favourites will hit TVNZ screens faster than ever before – in some cases within hours of going to air in the US.

The most anticipated series of the year, Gotham, will debut on TV2 within days of its Stateside launch this month. This Batman prequel follows the epic story behind some of DC Comics’ most famous villains and vigilantes, and has garnered massive global hype. 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 »