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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.

julian-wilcoxMāori Television has confirmed the resignation of Head of News and Production Julian Wilcox.

Mr Maxwell acknowledged Mr Wilcox’s significant contribution to Māori Television since joining the organisation in 2004.

“Julian has been at Māori TV since the beginning of our first broadcast and to many he is the face of Māori TV. Julian’s experience across journalism and production, his passion for te reo Māori me ngā tikanga and his superlative presenting skills means that he will be sorely missed here at Māori Television,” said Mr Maxwell. Continue reading »


MediaWorks NZ and Heineken have won Silver at The BEFest Awards, held in Sydney as part of the prestigious Festival of Content Marketing and Branded Entertainment. MediaWorks was the only New Zealand company to take home an award, and were recognised in the Best Sponsorship or Product Integration for their 2014 Heineken ‘Road to the Final’ campaign, which featured Radio and TV stars Jono and Ben.

The Heineken New Zealand brief was to develop a campaign around Heineken’s global sponsorship of the UEFA Champion’s League (UCL), the world’s most prestigious club football competition, but not an event that resonates strongly in New Zealand. Continue reading »

Watch this clip from around 0:50 for Kirk Cameron’s Growing Pains in 60 seconds refresher

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Blacklist: 55340 (TV3, 8:40pm – 9:35pm)
  2. Unforgettable: 50530 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. The Mentalist: 49450 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Sons Of Anarchy: 45620 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:45pm)
  5. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 28200 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm) Continue reading »

Oh dear. It looks like the B-Grade cheese factory just got even bigger.

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Most watched

  1. One News: 657,010 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 484,620 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 464,750 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 389,200 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. The Mentalist: 333,050 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)

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As a kid, Saturday mornings and Fraggle Rock were a weekly ritual. Sadly, Gerard Parkes, who played Doc, the only human on the Jim Henson puppet series, passed away on Sunday aged 90.

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nielsen-logoWith content being viewed across multi platforms at different times, there has been a need for a while now for a ratings measurement that pulls everything together. Nielsen and Adobe have teamed up to produce the first industry cross-platform system, officially titled Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings, Powered by Adobe

Nielsen and Adobe have teamed up to deliver the industry’s first cross-platform system for measuring online TV, video and digital content across both the web and apps. Continue reading »