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Jack’s trying to be straight, Julian’s trying to paint, and Grace is trying to leave the country. Continue reading »
Fair Go presenter Pippa Wetzell joins Mike Hosking on the Seven Sharp desk tonight, so I want to know - will you be tuning in?
In less than a week we’ll know which team have won the first season of MKRNZ. Who do you want to win?
Top 20 most time shifted shows
- Shortland Street: 30750 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
- The Block NZ: 27370 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:40pm)
- My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 26680 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
- Under the Dome: 23480 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
- Devious Maids: 20470 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »
TVNZ Chief Executive Kevin Kenrick says the move would align Maori and Pacific programmes such as Marae, Waka Huia, Fresh and Tagata Pasifika with other TVNZ commissioned local productions and create an attractive opportunity for New Zealand’s independent production community.
“We remain fully committed to reflecting New Zealand’s unique cultural identity and diversity on screen and we respect our special role under legislation to do so. The obligation is set, our commitment remains – what we want to do is to step aside from the in-house production of these programmes. Continue reading »