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Regan is one of the co-founders of Throng Media.
If they're on, I'm usually watching Game of Thrones, The Killing, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, Go Girls, and the NRL.

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 »

Most watched

  1. One News: 647,030 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 472,830 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: 470,690 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 467,160 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Code 1: 375,600 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)

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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 »

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The Coalition for Better Broadcasting is adding its voice to the many appalled at TVNZ’s choice of Mike Hosking as moderator for the upcoming political debates.

“This is not good broadcasting “says Chief Executive Myles Thomas, “in fact this is terrible broadcasting. TVNZ’s decision to use a famously biased interviewer for the most important political debate of the election is very poor indeed. Continue reading »

With most of the events screening while we’re asleep and on Sky, is there as much excitement about the Glasgow Commonwealth Games as you’d expect?

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 X Factor Australia (TV3, 7:30pm)
The hit singing competition continues with thousands of hopefuls auditioning for Ronan Keating, Redfoo, Dannii Minogue and Natalie Bassingthwaighte.

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