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America'sCupPeterWilliamsTV One will be screening the first race of the America’s Cup competition where Team New Zealand actually has an opponent.

Emirates Team New Zealand is set to line up against Luna Rossa this Sunday morning NZT in a round robin race – the first time the Kiwis have faced an opposing team on the water since the competition got underway on 8 July NZT.

Presented by Peter Williams (pictured) from TVNZ’s Auckland studios, the sports special will cross live to San Francisco Bay for commentary by ONE NEWS Yachting Correspondent Martin Tasker and yachting personality Peter Lester. Continue reading »

get-out-aliveThe brand new NZ-set Bear Grylls series Get Out Alive had its American premiere this week.

The NBC series, which was shot on location around Wanaka in the South Island earlier this year, sees Grylls attempting to train contestants in the art of survival in the wilderness while all the while showcasing the stunning environment of the Mount Aspiring National Park.

The premiere got off to a decent start, finishing third in its timeslot in total viewers and second in the adults 18-49 demo.

It finished third behind the reality juggernaut that is The Bachelorette and popular comedy series 2 Broke Girls. Continue reading »

skysport_logo_rebuild5_CMYKSky Sport has announced it will be airing the New Zealand NBL semi-finals and final live this month.

Some of New Zealand’s best basketball players, including current and former New Zealand Breakers, will be on display during the New Zealand NBL finals and SKY Sport has LIVE coverage of these pivotal matchups.

Oklahoma City Thunder player Steven Adams’ former team Wellington Saints, face a strong Southland Sharks side which includes former New Zealand Breakers players Kevin Braswell and Leon Henry as well as new Breaker Reuben Te Rangi. Current Breakers player Corey Webster and ex-Breakers player Dillon Boucher are also in the Wellington Saints squad, as well as SKY Sport basketball commentator Casey Frank. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 788,210 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 679,090 (TV2, 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. The Force: 520,990 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Border Security: 471,340 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Seven Sharp: 438,830 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

TheVoteTV3’s The Vote will next week debate New Zealand’s relationship with the royal family.

Duncan Garner and Guyon Espiner will lead teams debating whether or not New Zealand should part way with the royals.

This month, Duncan Garner and Guyon Espiner are heading to Wellington’s Soundings Theatre (Te Papa) to lead a debate on whether we should ‘ditch the royals’. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Packed to the Rafters: 22380 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Midsomer Murders: 19740 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 10:40pm)
  3. Renters: 18630 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 17180 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:10pm)
  5. Raising Hope: 16220 (FOUR, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 811,840 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Sunday: 625,660 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. The Food Truck: 441,730 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. The X Factor: 397,930 (TV3, 7:00pm – 8:20pm)
  5. Packed to the Rafters: 389,510 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:20pm) Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. C.S.I: 51600 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. CSI:NY: 43500 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Coasters: 32910 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. New Tricks: 30560 (PRIME, 7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  5. Intl Rugby: 20200 (SKY Sport 1, 10:05pm – 11:50pm) Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Shortland Street: 36050 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 35410 (TV ONE, 9:10pm – 9:45pm)
  3. 20/20: 30380 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Bones: 28110 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Once Upon A Time: 27790 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »