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Welcome to the fourth week of House Rules.

This week, the house being renovated is Brooke and Grant’s house in Tasmania. The house is a 2 and a ½ bedroom cottage for 9 people! The aim is to not only renovate the house, but also extend it, to increase the size to 5 bedrooms. The house currently has a mortgage of $250 000. That is the smallest mortgage by far, but really, what they are getting out of this competition is an amazing new home, even if they were to come last

7 children under 8 – that means that in a few years there will be 7 teenagers in their house – Lord have mercy!

Brooke and Grant’s parting words are to turn Grant’s house into a combined house for both families. Brooke says, “I hate carpet”, and also to consider the children, and that they aren’t little forever – so perhaps no racing car or Barbie doll themed rooms then?

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Nearly everyone who works in TV has to start from the bottom and work their way up, doing some jobs just to pay the bills. Here’s what Conan had to do.

Originally I thought this was a bio-warfare show but as it turns out, The Strain is all about vampires

Quickflix_throng_200x175Whether you’re a channel surfer looking for something to watch or someone who leaves your TV on one channel for the entire evening, here are our thoughts from tonight’s TV Guide on what we think might be worth checking out this evening.

Must Watch:

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central, 7:0pm)
Express from the US comes The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

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Quickflix, Australia and New Zealand’s premiere online streaming service, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Lionsgate’s international television division to license TV series for its transactional digital service. Lionsgate is a premier next generation global content leader.

TV series from Lionsgate will be available through Quickflix’s premium pay-per-episode and season pass service in Australia and New Zealand and include iconic brands such as Emmy® Award-winners Mad Men, Weeds and Nurse Jackie as well as emerging hits such as Nashville and the breakthrough sensation Orange is the New Black. Continue reading »

This new trailer from Lifetime for The Lottery looks pretty exciting. In a world where fertility is a real problem and the human race faces extinction, the US Government gets to decide which women will carry 100 newly fertilised embryos.

Earlier today we pondered why the New Zealand Herald were peddling stories for another media outlet. While they seem to be putting TVNZ under increasing scrutiny, Mediaworks seem to be enjoying quite the “free” publicity from them.

Fisher isn’t the only one dishing out the Mediaworks love. Embattled Media Commentator, John Drinnan, who last week gave Radio New Zealand staff an uneasy start to their long weekend with news that up to 15 of them were losing their jobs when in fact they weren’t, was last night fist pumping for Campbell Live.

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