Most watched

  1. One News: 567,180 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 405,070 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 398,140 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Police Ten 7: 363,730 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Highway Patrol: 347,590 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:30pm)

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As the old saying goes “if there’s no dramas; revert to Llamas”

herald-x-factor-bsMost days I find something in the NZ Herald that really makes me angry. The number of times I have read things that are simply not true or have had massive embellishment is astounding. Take this utter nonsense that the NZ Herald leads with this morning.

According to the once proud bastion of the fourth estate,

Television mogul Simon Cowell – whose company Syco Entertainment created The X Factor reality format – had no knowledge MediaWorks had used convicted killer Shae Brider on The X Factor NZ and is taking the matter “very seriously.”

That sounds very ominous indeed, except that Simon Cowell said none of that at all. Continue reading »

On Tuesday we heard a little of Natalia Kills potty mouth. Last night on twitter, she responded to the news that someone was selling the sheets and towels they’d used when staying at a hotel with some words that may land her in trouble.

Before you click through, sensitive souls may want to refrain as they’re NSFW. Continue reading »

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.

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

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

Needing some ideas about what to watch on television tonight? Here are our thoughts from tonight’s TV Guide on what we think might be worth checking out this evening. Continue reading »

MADONNA had an embarrassing moment at today’s BRIT AWARDS(UKTV Today 2pm encore 8:30pm). While performing ‘Living for Love’ it appears her gigantic cape got caught and she tumbled down the stairs she was atop. If this isn’t an advertisement for safe cape management I don’t know what is. Check out the video after the cut:

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Shortland Street: 30770 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Benched: 28000 (TV2, 9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Hotel of Mum & Dad: 26670 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:45pm)
  4. MasterChef Australia: 24420 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  5. Marvel Agent Carter: 24110 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »