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 »


Ricky Gervais has revealed that his character, David Brent, who manned The Office is the subject of interest from both the BBC and Netflix for a possible return to TV.

Gervais told the U.K.’s Radio Times magazine that both the public broadcaster and the online subscription giant have expressed a desire to work out a spinoff.

The comedian, who co-created and co-wrote The Office with Stephen Merchant, resurrected the character 10 years after the original program went off the air for Britain’s Comic Relief charity show in 2013, and for the subsequent launch of Gervais’ own YouTube channel. Continue reading »

So much for being light entertainment. Seven Sharp revealed last night that Peter Dunne’s son is working for Chen Palmer and the legal high industry.

This, at least, has the impression that it’s a conflict of interest.

Watch Seven Sharp’s story here.

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Most watched

  1. One News: 696,090 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 478,970 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 418,630 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Super Giant Animals: 412,520 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  5. Nabbed: 402,200 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)

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OLED4CLast night I attended the launch of LG’s new 77″ curved OLED TV at the top of the Sky Tower in Auckland. The vantage point may have been perfect for viewing the blood moon, had the clouds abraded, but what was visible was spectacular in its own right.

There were two incredible things that really caught my eye about the OLED TV’s.  Firstly, the black.  Every TV I’ve ever seen has always had a washed out looking dark grey as the best black they could display on screen.  The OLED has a true black which almost has to be seen to be believed.  It really is quite a revolution and quite amazing that technology has only just got there. Continue reading »

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Murray makes a decision, TK’s woes are over, and Vinnie challenges Kane. Continue reading »