Ever wondered what it’s like whip off a tyre in a Formula One pit stop? Or how it feels to ignore team radio orders and overtake your racing partner? Well ponder no more petrolheads as SKY Sport and SKY GO are including additional pop-up channels for the Australian and Malaysian Grand Prix this year.
For no additional cost, SKY Sport domestic customers can access pop-up channel SKY Sport 5, which includes pit lane coverage and team radio audio for all practice sessions, qualifying and the Grand Prix race for the Australian and Malaysian Grand Prix. Continue reading »
- One News: 628,750 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
- Fair Go: 571,310 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
- Shortland Street: 504,980 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
- The Inspectors: 485,610 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
- Seven Sharp: 434,830 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
NBC pull the pin on Conception
The supernatural mystery series Conception has been passed on by NBC. Additional scripts had been ordered for the drama but it appears as though Heroes: Reborn won out over the two similar series.
HBO pulls the pin on The Money Continue reading »
The BBC is killing off its youth channel BBC Three (home of ‘Gavin & Stacey’, ‘Little Britain’, ‘Being Human’, ‘Bad Education’ and very much regarded as the home of new comedy on the BBC) to make £100 million in cuts.
BBC Three is to be dropped from TV schedules and will move online, as part of the BBC’s cost-cutting plans.
It means shows such as Don’t Tell The Bride and Pramface will only be available through the iPlayer, rather than Freeview, satellite or cable. Continue reading »
I seriously love these guys. 10pm on Friday’s on TV3 just keep getting better.
I can’t remember the last time I saw people doing actual medical work on this show. Continue reading »
Top 20 most time shifted shows
- Revenge: 41630 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
- NCIS: Los Angeles: 32240 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
- Step Dave: 29010 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
- NCIS: 26000 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
- Scandal: 22120 (TV2, 10:35pm – 11:30pm) Continue reading »
The tip line has provided some interesting information recently about some issues Telecom/Spark’s new streaming content service ShowMeTV is facing in order to secure content. Throng understands that many of the US studios that Telecom are working on deals with are unhappy about the telco’s connection with Kim Dotcom.
Telecom is currently proving hosting services for Kim Dotcom which we understand has resulted in the unhappy studios ratcheting up the prices well in excess of what might be the norm. Continue reading »
New Zealand born actor David de Lautour has been cast to play iconic All Black Stephen Donald in the upcoming TV ONE drama The Kick, portraying his role in the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
With credits including Hart of Dixie, Mom, Once Upon A Time, NCIS: Los Angeles and Beauty And The Beast, David returns from his base in Los Angeles to take up the role, which he says is a golden opportunity.
“Stephen Donald’s kick is an iconic moment in All Blacks history, and as a huge rugby fan, it’s an honour to be playing an All Black such as Stephen.” Continue reading »