News

blocknz300MediaWorks has announced the search for next year’s Alex and Corban, Maree and James, Quinn and Ben, and Jo and Damo has begun – the casting call for series four of The Block NZ is open!

Producers are looking for teams of DIY enthusiasts – friends, family members or partners from anywhere in New Zealand who are over 18-years-old. Entrants may have previous home renovation experience, but specialists in residential building, painters and professional interior designers are not eligible to enter. Continue reading »

Sommet-Logo-300As at 12.00pm today free-to-air sports channel Sommet Sports ceased transmission.

Launched 18th July 2013, Sommet Sports has delivered both live and pre-recorded sports on Freeview Channel 14, and Sky Channel 69. Funding initially understood to be available for the channel upon launch had largely never materialised and Sommet has been forced to attempt to deliver a full nationwide broadcast channel on one third of the finance. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Arrow: 63170 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Downton Abbey: 57710 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 10:00pm)
  3. The Flash: 54580 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Love Child: 32460 (TV ONE, 8:40pm – 9:40pm)
  5. Modern Family: 29830 (PRIME, 8:00pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 578,020 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 511,520 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 437,190 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 435,740 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Cops Uncut: 311,080 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)

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The nominations for the 2015 Golden Globe awards have been announced. Here is the list of nominees in the television categories. Continue reading »

the-x-factor-nz-2014MediaWorks is delighted to confirm Mazda will be joining the blue chip sponsor line-up for the 2015 series of the top-rating TV3 show The X Factor NZ. McDonald’s is the series Broadcast Sponsor, with programme partners Fruttare, 2degrees and VO5.

Mazda will be an integral part of the show by contributing to the series winner’s prize package, providing a brand new car to drive away. The winner will also receive a coveted recording contract with Sony Music Entertainment New Zealand.

MediaWorks Group Head of Revenue, Liz Fraser is pleased to welcome Mazda to the project and to be part of the team who will bring the highly-anticipated second series to Kiwi audiences in early 2015. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 650,670 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 454,810 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 423,430 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. MasterChef Australia: 335,860 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  5. Two Weeks Notice: 271,810 (TV2, 7:35pm – 9:35pm)

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Unforgettable: 50420 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Sons Of Anarchy: 47780 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:55pm)
  3. The Mentalist: 30440 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Body Of Proof: 22180 (TV2, 11:35pm – 12:30am)
  5. Shortland Street: 20910 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm) Continue reading »