3-newsHe’s just two months into the job but already Labour leader Andrew Little is outshining all his predecessors since Helen Clark, according to tonight’s 3News Reid-Research poll.

It’s the first political poll of the year and sets the tone for what’s set to be a rip-roaring battle of the leaders as Andrew Little takes on John Key. Continue reading »

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Most watched

  1. One News: 467,010 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. MasterChef Australia: 302,410 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 254,310 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Evan Almighty: 194,120 (TV3, 7:00pm – 9:00pm)
  5. 3 News: 190,790 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. NCIS: New Orleans: 39930 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 39310 (TV ONE, 8:45pm – 9:40pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 39080 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 38890 (TV ONE, 9:45pm – 10:45pm)
  5. American Idol: 30340 (PRIME, 9:30pm – 10:30pm) 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.

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BBC Four have a new comedy series about to launch called Asylum which has been described as the “Julian Assange Sitcom” about Dan Hern, an Assange/Snowden type character stuck inside an embassy. Much of the comedy comes from the introduction of Ludo Backslash, who is broadly based on German-Finnish internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom – an irritating young hacker wanted by the authorities for setting up an illegal file-sharing website, he is also claiming asylum at the fictional El Rican Embassy.
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Most watched

  1. One News: 532,960 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Border Security: 392,200 (TV ONE, 8:15pm – 8:45pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 373,670 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:15pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 319,250 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Coronation Street: 278,240 (TV ONE, 8:45pm – 9:25pm)

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The first trailer for the fifth season of Game of Thrones hit IMAX theatres in the US last night and, of course, a number of people whipped out their mobile phones to record it and upload it to YouTube.

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.