Dave (Jono Kenyon) and Cara (Sia Trokenheim) are back for round two, in the all new season of TV2’s popular Kiwi drama Step Dave!

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TV3 is delighted to announce that real estate agent Bernadette Morrison and interior designer Jason Bonham will be judging The Block NZ: Villa Wars in 2015.

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“Beauty, to me, is a complete sense of wellbeing” – Rachel Hunter

In the brand new series Rachel Hunter’s Tour of Beauty on TV ONE, international supermodel Rachel Hunter embarks on a global odyssey to find the key to superior well-being, great health and age-defying looks.

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Here’s a bit of a look at just how bad the Masterchef ratings are for TV3. Firstly, here’s what six season premieres look like.
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Sky begs customers to stay with themSky have released their annual report this morning and if the share price is anything to go by, the investor panic is setting in.

Sky’s share price has fallen more than 22% on their highs of a little over twelve months ago as subscribers ditch the pay tv service in favour of better and cheaper alternatives, a trend that is affecting media companies world wide. The share price is down 13% this month alone and still falling.

Sky’s subscriber base has also fallen to levels lower than both the last two annual reports and marks the third consecutive year the pay tv broadcaster has experienced a drop in market penetration. Continue reading »

Netflix_LogoI listened with much interest yesterday as various commentators claimed that the so-called “Netflix Tax” being proposed on purchases of goods and services outside of New Zealand would level the playing field. Let’s be clear about this. It won’t.

It has been suggested that the government is missing out on an estimated $180 million in revenue from kiwis off shore spending so it would appear to me that the argument has little to do with supporting local businesses and more to do with seeing how much more the taxman can squeeze out of people. Continue reading »

The Block NZ Villa Wars Hosts Mark Richardson & Shelley FergusonBlock-a-holics can rejoice as the top-rating series The Block NZ gears up for its fourth season on TV3.

This year, the yet-to-be announced teams will be charged with restoring old villas to their former glory, in The Block NZ: Villa Wars.

The Block NZ: Villa Wars will be hosted by Mark Richardson, who is joined by new challenge host Shelley Ferguson. Continue reading »

STORY LOGO lockup with time dayTV3’s new 7pm current affairs program kicked off last night with an average audience higher than any of Campbell Live’s prior to the review. The 276,780 viewers on debut, while stronger than its predecessor, is still on par with the kind of numbers John Campbell and his team have regularly enjoyed in the past and with the expected surge of those checking in to see if the new program was any good, the question now remains as to whether the audience liked what they saw and will stick around or if the numbers will once begin to dwindle.

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Julie Chrisite NZwomen entreprenuers Hall of Fame induction July 2105Julie Christie along with telecommunications pioneer, Annette Presley and Birthcare & Labtests founder Dr Lee Mathias have just been inducted into the Company of Women’s, NZ women entrepreneur Hall of Fame.

Here are some questions and answers for Julie about success and her ‘Top Four Tips for Success’.

Q: Why do you think you have been so successful?

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Event television will be taken to a whole new level with the arrival of Reno Rumble, when it premieres tonight at 9:45pm on TV2.

Australia’s best reality renovators will go head to head in a supercharged home makeover show like no other, renovating two houses every week.

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