survivor-worlds-apart-castOf all the long running series that somehow still manage to be on TV, Survivor is one of the very few shows I still make time to watch. For me, the thing that brings me back every February and September is the producer’s abilities to introduce new elements to the game and the brilliance of the casting team.

Survivor: Worlds Apart debuts at the end of February for the shows 30th season. I can still recall watching Richard Hatch in the first season in Borneo and the villain he was. 30 series on and somehow they manage to find some of the most polarising people in America, isolate them from the rest of the world and force them to live together on a deserted beach somewhere.

This new season again has a fresh twist. With recent seasons focusing on family pairings in the game, this season will see three tribes of six people from three specific walks of life.
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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Broadchurch: 76400 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  2. Prey: 36260 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  3. The Middle: 27690 (TV2, 6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Weekend Murders: 22500 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. The Neighbors: 19550 (TV2, 6:00pm – 6:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 487,680 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Sunday: 468,650 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Broadchurch: 383,960 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  4. Micro Monsters with David Atten: 323,380 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. 3 News: 173,690 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)

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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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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Coronation Street: 46330 (TV ONE, 8:40pm – 9:40pm)
  2. Nashville: 31420 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:35pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 23080 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:40pm)
  4. Night at the Museum 2: 20590 (TV3, 7:00pm – 9:10pm)
  5. Intl Cricket Update: 13020 (PRIME, 5:50pm – 8:35pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 433,480 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. MasterChef Australia: 290,510 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 282,360 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. 3 News: 165,750 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Robin Hood: 153,810 (TV3, 8:50pm – 11:50pm)

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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.

To participate, just add your comments below. Alternatively, you can always use the Tip Line.