Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Arrow: 41460 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 40890 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Bodyshockers: 33860 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Britain’s Got Talent: 31700 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  5. Our Zoo: 30450 (TV ONE, 8:45pm – 9:55pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 643,440 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Britain’s Got Talent: 466,550 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 447,410 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Police Ten 7: 320,300 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 317,160 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

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With Campbell Live being replaced by a new current affairs show on Monday to Thursday, the 7pm time slot on Friday, as the lead in for the rest of TV3’s comedy line up is still yet to be revealed. However, Throng understands that Mediaworks are working on a new series in the vein of Sports Cafe which will involve the likes of Ben Hurley and Dai Henwood. Continue reading »

paul-henry-showWith a new current affairs show on the way for Mondays through Thursdays at 7pm on TV3, there are only a couple of options I can see working for the network. The first, and most logical, is giving the 7pm slot to Paul Henry. Considering it’s the gig he’s always wanted I can’t imagine him turning it down.

This would create a very interesting dynamic in the market. You’d have Mike Hosking on ZB up against Paul Henry on TV3 and Radio Live in the morning and then at 7pm it would be Hosking vs Henry again on TV One and TV3. As far as building an audience goes, this strategy would tend to have legs.

There is another option though. Continue reading »

tvnz_logoTVNZ has recently received a number of speculative media enquiries seeking confirmation the Prime Minister pulled a presenter’s hair.

We have received no complaints about the alleged incident from any employee and have been unable to find any information to indicate that it occurred. Continue reading »

john-campbell-2013-300After weeks of review, Mediaworks has announced the introduction of a new 7pm current affairs show and with it, the departure of John Campbell from the broadcaster.

MediaWorks is launching a new current affairs show to be broadcast in the 7pm slot, Mondays-Thursdays on TV3.

Group Head of News, Mark Jennings says John Campbell was asked to co-host the show, which will have two presenters, but has decided to leave the company. Continue reading »


The NZ Herald reports TVNZ are entering the Friday night entertainment realm:

A new Friday night battleground is forming for local content as TVNZ announces a new lifestyle programme to go head-to-head with TV3’s Jono and Ben.

Kiwi Living will be hosted by Miriama Kamo and Michael Van de Elzen and aims to give viewers practical tips “to kick-start their weekends and try something new”.

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Poldark: 46740 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:45pm)
  2. The Weirdest Family in America: 44580 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Once Upon A Time: 42220 (TV2, 9:45pm – 10:45pm)
  4. The Big Bang Theory: 37410 (TV2, 8:50pm – 9:20pm)
  5. 2 Broke Girls: 34840 (TV2, 9:20pm – 9:45pm) Continue reading »