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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Coronation Street: 75490 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 64250 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:25pm)
  3. The Graham Norton Show: 27090 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Scorpion: 26840 (PRIME, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Home and Away: 24820 (TV2, 5:30pm – 6:00pm) Continue reading »

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  1. One News: 680,420 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 439,740 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 416,600 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Location Location Location: 357,040 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 322,270 (TV ONE, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)

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Dominic BowdenThrong can reveal the identity this morning of the host of TV3’s new season of Dancing With the Stars. Sources tell us that Dominic Bowden, the current host of The X Factor NZ, will be hosting the next season of celebrity ballroom dancing when the show launches later in the year.

Bowden began hosting TV shows for TVNZ with the Saturday morning kids program Squirt before eventually landing the big one as the host of NZ Idol. Bowden went on to host other shows for TVNZ including Are You Smarter than a Ten Year Old and Dare to Win. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Flash: 57760 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. Arrow: 57030 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Top Gear: 41840 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:50pm)
  4. Offspring: 30720 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Madam Secretary: 19800 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »

Field Punishment No.1Three NZ On Air-funded TV programmes have won medals at a prestigious international TV festival proving locally made content is up there with the best in the world.

On the eve of the 100 year ANZAC commemorations, the telefeature Field Punishment No.1 made by Lippy Pictures for TV One last year won a Gold Medal at the 2015 New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards, honouring ‘The World’s Best TV and Films’.

Zeitgeist Productions won Silver in the Travel & Tourism category with Radar Across The Pacific (TV One) and South Pacific Pictures collected a Bronze in the Drama category for The Brokenwood Mysteries (Prime). Continue reading »

The Brokenwood MysteriesPrime’s new local drama The Brokenwood Mysteries not only resonated with Kiwis but has knocked out some stiff international competition to win Bronze in the TV Drama category at the 2015 New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards.

The Brokenwood Mysteries is comprised of four two-hour murder mystery stories set in a seemingly quiet country town where the town’s newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location. Produced by South Pacific Pictures, The Brokenwood Mysteries was made with funding assistance from New Zealand On Air. Continue reading »