new-prime-logoSKY and Prime are pleased to announce a new partnership that will see Prime News – First at 5.30, produced by MediaWorks.

Launching in March, Prime News – First at 5.30 will be produced by the award-winning MediaWorks news division at their Auckland Flower Street Studios. A dedicated production team with access to considerable resources and many of the country’s finest journalists and producers will provide an evening bulletin drawing on more than 200 TV, Radio and Digital news staff nationwide as well as foreign correspondents in Europe and Australia.

John Fellet, CEO of SKY TV, welcomed the move. Continue reading »

Following on from yesterday’s post about The Simpsons, check out this impressive number of characters the talented voice actors from South Park each perform:

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TODAY: (A briefer TGIF edition) Netflix promos ‘Kimmy Scmidt’, Screech Pleads not guilty, and Conan does Archer

Source: Netflix

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Expendables: 30250 (TV2, 8:35pm – 10:40pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 28750 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. 21 Jump Street: 23800 (SKY Movies Premiere, 8:35pm – 10:20pm)
  4. Miranda: 22060 (TV ONE, 8:45pm – 9:25pm)
  5. The Guess List: 17890 (TV ONE, 9:25pm – 10:20pm) Continue reading »

Jade Louise, The GC star and performer of the show’s title track Vibrations, has posted to Facebook this morning, hitting out at fellow expat Cordiner Critchfield, alleging he owes thousands of dollars which has left her and Teina Kemp unable to cover their expenses.

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Most watched

  1. One News: 584,340 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 330,130 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. MasterChef Australia: 313,960 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:05pm)
  4. Miranda: 307,330 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:20pm)
  5. Border Security: 294,540 (TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)

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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.

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