Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Jono and Ben at Ten: 59800 (TV3, 9:55pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Death in Paradise: 39650 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:40pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 35700 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. 7 Days: 35420 (TV3, 9:20pm – 9:55pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 32130 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

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Nev doesn’t know how to clean dishes, Daniel has a surprise, and Evan’s food boxes cause trouble. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 593,400 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 457,390 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 454,040 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The Voice Kids Australia: 373,750 (TV2, 7:30pm – 9:00pm)
  5. 3 News: 253,120 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)

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On The Nation this weekend… What matters more: the environment or economic growth? National’s environment spokesperson Amy Adams debates water standards, dairy farming and the Resource Management Act with Green Party co-leader Russel Norman.

We delve more into dirty politics and ask whether Labour and the Greens can come up with a coherent economic plan.

We’ll discuss all this and more with our panel: 3News political editor Patrick Gower, Fairfax political reporter Andrea Vance, and the New Zealand Herald’s investigative journalist David Fisher.

The Nation on TV3, 9.30am Saturdays and 10am Sundays.

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

Here are my picks for the Emmy’s if I had it my way. Some of these actors, actresses and shows weren’t even nominated, but what the hay, the real Emmy’s are still two days away.








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ONE News and Facebook are collaborating to offer an interactive and social experience for the 2014 General Election utilising data insights and trends. This collaboration provides a new way for the electorate and candidates to share their thoughts and opinions about politics in the lead-up to the election.

The first ONE News Leaders Debate is live-to-air on Thursday 28 August at 7.00pm, and Facebook will be used to field questions from voters for the leaders. Users will be directed to post their questions to the wall of the ONE News Facebook page – the aim is to take five viewer questions and put these to John Key and David Cunliffe live. Continue reading »

TV One have released photos of their My Kitchen Rules Kitchen HQ, and I am happy to see that they have spent some money on the fit out! Obviously they are expecting this to be a ratings winner and have gone for some good production values. A new addition – the MKR Bar!

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Sky Logo NewSky TV have returned a better than expected result this morning with a 21 per cent gain in annual profit.

Profit rose to $165.8 million in the 12 months ended June 30, ahead of the $160.5 million forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll and higher than the $137.2 million profit a year earlier. Revenue increased 2.7 per cent to $909 million as sales from subscription fees rose 2.7 per cent to $809 million.

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