TV Talk is our daily general discussion thread at Throng.

Readers are invited to share their own thoughts and observations on television in New Zealand as we attempt to crowd source all the details around what is happening in the industry and beyond.

This includes, but is not limited to, breaking news, bloopers from live TV and anything a television personality posts on social media that might be of interest to other readers.

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Shortland Street LogoWelcome to tonight’s recap/discussion thread for Shortland Street. Continue reading »

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1. The new TV show I can’t wait to see is….
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There’s a new Wednesday night line-up from 8pm tonight on TV ONE. See below for what it consists of, including a new series of TV ONE’s much-loved local series, This Town. I recommend tuning in to all programmes in the line-up.

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. NCIS: 86580 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  2. NCIS: Los Angeles: 51750 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  3. Aquarius: 49890 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Revenge: 38640 (TV2, 10:55pm – 11:50pm)
  5. Keeping Up With The Kaimanawas: 38030 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

Last night’s episode of TV3’s new late night news program Newsworthy, had a bigger average audience than TV One’s Tonight for the first time since the two programs went head to head but it wasn’t due to Newsworthy having a stellar night, numbers wise.

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Freeview has launched a new digital TV platform designed to give New Zealanders easy access to on-demand video services on their TVs – FreeviewPlus. Continue reading »

Our First Home TV ONE’s local series Our First Home will return for a second season in 2016.

This multi-night show follows three families as they put everything on the line to help their children onto the property ladder.

Bringing the fun, feel-good factor to the nation’s DIY obsession, Our First Home tells the story that thousands of New Zealanders are living today. With property prices in New Zealand’s major cities soaring, many first-time buyers are turning to their parents for help. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 768,980 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 601,820 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Dog Squad: 593,970 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Keeping Up With The Kaimanawas: 435,800 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 419,730 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

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