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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 Walking Dead, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, House of Cards, Mad Men and the NRL.

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Coronation Street: 64340 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 55180 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  3. NCIS: New Orleans: 32300 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 29140 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. 7 Days: 26700 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:05pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 651,660 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 412,180 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Location Location Location: 405,710 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 318,060 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Campbell Live: 301,670 (TV3, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

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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 »

Tomorrow marks the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli. Here is your guide to TV coverage tomorrow: Continue reading »

120 people marched down Symonds Street in Auckland. 30 people stood outside Mediaworks in Christchurch. And another couple of dozen people turned up in Wellington and Christchurch.

What is Mediaworks going to make of that? I guess it’s John Key’s fault. Or mine.


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Needing some ideas about what to watch on television tonight? Here are our thoughts from tonight’s TV Guide on what we think might be worth checking out this evening along with this suggestion from Lightbox.

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120 protestors walked up Symonds Street this afternoon to a rally outside TV3 chanting “Save Campbell Live, Speak Truth to Power”.

A reported 30 also took to the streets in Christchurch.

After a number of speeches, the vocal group presented the petition of 100,000 signatures to TV3 before John Campbell emerged with the Campbell Live team to acknowledge his supporters.

“You have no idea how much your support means to us, both in terms of the impact it will have on our employer…and it’s also a psychological boost for all of us.” Campbell said. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Arrow: 44360 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Madam Secretary: 38160 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 37500 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. The Flash: 33550 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Offspring: 27650 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm) Continue reading »