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:

Super Rugby Semi Final 1 – Crusaders vs Sharks (Sky Sport 1, 8:30pm)
LIVE coverage from Semi-Final 1 of the 2014 Investec Super Rugby as the Crusaders take on the Sharks from AMI Stadium in rugby’s heartland, Christchurch.

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Jono and Ben at Ten: 84640 (TV3, 10:05pm – 10:35pm)
  2. 7 Days: 55830 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:00pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 30740 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 30610 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Death in Paradise: 23290 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:40pm) Continue reading »

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Boyd sabotages Ava’s date, Julia sabotages Emma’s parenting, and Ula sabotages her own future. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 696,130 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Voice Kids Australia: 464,680 (TV2, 7:35pm – 9:00pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 452,310 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 426,750 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Home and Away: 257,350 (TV2, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)

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On The Nation this weekend…. With the Maori seats primed to play a pivotal role this election, Torben Akel reports from the key battlegrounds and meets the top contenders. Then the Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell and Mana Party leader Hone Harawira will face off in their first ever television debate. They’ll discuss coalition deals and how to best bring about real gains for Maori. Continue reading »

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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.

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Here’s the list of TV people with birthday’s today. 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:

The Voice Kids Australia (TV 2, 7:30pm)
They’ve seen the grown-ups do it, now it’s time for the kids to shine! Join Delta Goodrem, Joel Madden, Benji Madden and Mel B on the hunt for Australia’s youngest talent!

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Gloriavale A World Apart: 69820 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Resurrection: 63550 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Hope and Wire: 28070 (TV3, 8:35pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Agent Anna: 26340 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  5. Off Their Rockers: 20950 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:05pm) Continue reading »