To celebrate the 550th episode of the animated series The Simpsons, Springfield is turning to Lego Bricks. Should be fun!

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88 year old, Angela Lansbury, who played mystery novelist and amateur detective on the TV series Murder She Wrote has been made a dame by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony held at Windsor Castle. Continue reading »

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Most watched

  1. One News: 666,080 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Fair Go: 565,930 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Rapid Response: 515,460 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 514,710 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. The Big Bang Theory: 454,250 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:00pm)

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Game of Thrones logoAccording to TorrentFreak, the Purple Wedding episode of Game of Thrones broke the record for most people simultaneously sharing a file via BitTorrent this week. The number of sharers peaked at 193,418, up from the previous record of 171,572 people which was set during the season finale last year. Continue reading »

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The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) will review the evidence and new matters raised since completing its inquiry into the 2010 Fox Glacier skydiving plane crash.  The review will include a full examination of all the wreckage, including material unearthed by 3rd Degree, and TAIC will engage independent investigators to assist in this process.

On March 26, 3rd Degree screened a special investigation into skydiving plane crash, one of New Zealand’s worst air accidents.  Reporter Michael Morrah’s story cast doubt on the conclusions reached by TAIC in 2010, including findings the plane was overweight and loaded in a way that made its tail too heavy, effectively laying the blame with the owners of the skydiving company. Continue reading »


Brad Paisley is to guest star opposite his wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, in the season 11 finale of Two and a Half Men.

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Here’s the list of TV people with birthday’s today.

Jennifer Garner (Alias) 42
Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) 55
Luke Mitchell (The Tomorrow People) 29
Deedee Davie (The Bernie Mac show) 18
Tami Roman (Basketball Wives) 44
Henry Ian Cusick (Scandal) 47
Lindsay Harley (Days of our Lives) 36
Kristine Sutherland (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) 59
Joel Murray (Mad Men) 51
Jacqueline Macinnes Wood (The Bold and the Beautiful) 27
Monet Mazur (NCIS: Los Angeles) 38

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Vinnie acts tough, Harper softens up, and Emma and Sam heat up. Continue reading »

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. NCIS: 65130 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. NCIS: Los Angeles: 64330 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Revenge: 48420 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Women Behind Bars Life & Death: 28430 (TV ONE, 9:50pm – 10:45pm)
  5. Step Dave: 26400 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »