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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. 7 Days: 74430 (TV3, 9:40pm – 10:10pm)
  2. Jono and Ben at Ten: 61460 (TV3, 10:10pm – 10:40pm)
  3. Last Tango In Halifax: 50780 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 39750 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. The Block NZ: 34660 (TV3, 7:35pm – 8:40pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 516,130 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 426,800 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 381,650 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Home and Away: 277,650 (TV2, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. The Block NZ: 264,830 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)

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Choice TV announced today the strategic investment by Blue Ant Media, which will result in it becoming the majority shareholder of Choice TV.

Blue Ant Media, one of Canada’s largest independent media companies, produces and distributes content globally for targeted categories including lifestyle, nature, music and travel. The company engages fans across television, digital, magazines and live events. Blue Ant owns and operates 10 consumer media brands, including Cottage Life, Travel+Escape, Oasis and Smithsonian Channel Canada. Continue reading »

TVNZ dropped Masterchef New Zealand in favour of MKRNZ, the former of which has been picked up by TV3. The new format was something the programmers were banking on as a better option, so how did it perform?

Not nearly as well.

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Downton Abbey: 65450 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  2. Arrow: 45080 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. The Flash: 37310 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. C.S.I: 36980 (TV3, 8:45pm – 9:40pm)
  5. Love Child: 36170 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 608,600 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 447,490 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 446,110 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Police Ten 7: 383,080 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces: 352,920 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)

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THE X FACTOR: Pink logo.I’ve had a bit of time to digest after last night’s announcement that Will Moon and his recently acquired spouse Natalia Kills have been named as the final two judges along side Melanie Blatt and Stan Walker on The X Factor NZ judging panel and come to the conclusion that the producers don’t seem to realise the importance of having at least one person on their panel who has some A&R or talent scouting experience.

While Mel Blatt has the experience of topping the charts and touring the world and Stan Walker brings his experience of being inside the TV talent show machine, both Moon and Kills are fairly wet behind the ears and haven’t proven yet that they have any longevity in the recording industry.

The X Factor NZ still suffers from having anyone who can seriously identify true talent or more importantly, has the skills necessary to nurture and develop it. Continue reading »

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MediaWorks TV have released their new season lineup for 2015 online tonight, with some new shows coming that you’re bound to be looking forward to.

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