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The 29th season of Survivor kicks off next month with the second season of Blood vs Water. Survivor is one of the best cast reality series on TV. Check out a few details below: Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The White Queen: 32350 (PRIME, 9:30pm – 10:45pm)
  2. Under the Dome: 30330 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Surviving Jack: 30040 (TV2, 10:15pm – 10:45pm)
  4. Nashville: 29480 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  5. Fair Go: 23810 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

blocknz300Last night saw The Block NZ drop 24% of its season premiere average audience to an all time low of 249,170 viewers. It was only the second time TV3′s home renovation show has dropped below 300,000 which last happened after the fourth episode of season one in 2012.

Meanwhile, MKRNZ bounced back last night to 363,920 viewers on TV One. Continue reading »

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Most watched

  1. One News: 706,540 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 566,440 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 494,970 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 363,920 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Benefits Street: 353,050 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)

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Quickflix

New Zealand’s premiere streaming service, Quickflix, today has welcomed news that it has been joined in the marketplace by a video streaming service from Spark, the recently re-branded Telecom New Zealand.

Quickflix NZ Managing Director, Paddy Buckley says: “We are firm believers that competition is a good thing. Quickflix has a very competitive offering and New Zealand’s largest telco entering the market shows that demand for streaming services is only increasing. The marketing that Spark will commit to its service will help grow awareness of the category as a whole, which in turn will drive demand for all streaming services.

“Since launching more than two years ago, Quickflix has streamed more than two and a half million movies and TV shows to Kiwis. It is the only service in New Zealand offering both movies and TV series, and has the flexibility of subscription and pay-per-view options. We look forward to the coming months as we continue to innovate, add more great content and deliver the best streaming service possible for Kiwis.”

Please see below for additional information about Quickflix and the new streaming service from Spark.

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Black Sails 2014

New Zealand’s newest online subscription TV service is now live. Lightbox delivers thousands of hours of insanely good TV available to anyone with broadband, regardless of their internet provider, on an all-you-can-eat basis.

And now there are new exclusive to New Zealand shows which have been added to the Lightbox line-up. It includes pirate drama Black Sails, legal series Suits, comedy-drama series Franklin & Bash, paranormal hit Lost Girl and the adorable pre-school animation 3rd & Bird.

TV shows already announced as part of the Lightbox line-up include Outlander, 24: Live Another Day, Vikings, Alpha House, Breaking Bad, House of Cards and Orange is the New Black. Continue reading »

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Nadia Lim has always considered that New Zealand has the best food and produce on the planet– and now she’s about to show why with the release of her new 8-part series, “New Zealand with Nadia Lim” which starts screening on Sky’s Food TV Channel on Friday, August 29 from 8.30 p.m.

Filming took place between December 2013 and March 2014. Every episode was filmed on location around New Zealand and sees Nadia on a quest to discover the best local produce. This journey took her to High Country sheep stations in Central Otago, garlic farms in Marlborough and a secret island in Tauranga Harbour where they grow avocados. She ate raw mussels straight out of the sea, drank a cappuccino made with sheep’s milk and picked tiny pinot noir grapes to put in a salad. Continue reading »