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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.

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Most watched

  1. Shortland Street: 218,900 (64%, TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. World’s Fattest Man A Love Story: 216,400 (77%, TV2, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  3. One News: 183,400 (31%, TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 163,800 (65%, TV2, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Piha Rescue: 149,900 (42%, TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)

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Mike Puru host of TV3's The Bachelor New ZealandI have a lot of time for Mike Puru. He’s one of the most genuine, nicest personalities in the media. We’ve known Mike since the first season of NZ Idol and he was one of the first people to interview us on TV when he was hosting the youth news and current affairs program Flipside on TV2 and also throughout his time working with Jay Jay and Dom on The Edge.

This week he announced he’s getting his mornings back and leaving breakfast radio and has other projects on the horizon, including hosting the second season of TV3’s The Bachelor NZ.

Mike is a very warm, and likeable personality and as has been pointed out already, it is somewhat surprising that he hasn’t been utilised more on TV by Mediaworks. Continue reading »

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Most watched

  1. One News: 583,050 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Highway Cops: 414,140 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 365,890 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Piha Rescue: 358,950 (TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 340,080 (TV2, 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.

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Walking Dead: 53940 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Castle: 44300 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 24240 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 23120 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Mayday: 17000 (PRIME, 9:35pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »

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Most watched

  1. Shortland Street: 206,900 (58%, TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. One News: 182,600 (28%, TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Border Security International: 168,700 (35%, TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. The Force: 157,600 (35%, TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  5. The Block NZ Villa Wars Unlocked: 148,500 (64%, TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)

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Most watched

  1. One News: 663,500 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Border Security International: 481,070 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 457,450 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The Force: 447,930 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 356,130 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Continue reading »

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.