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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Mentalist: 41810 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Hawaii Five-O: 25290 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. GCB: 22330 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Target: 21930 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Necessary Roughness: 15170 (TV2, 10:30pm – 11:30pm) Continue reading »

I’m planning on watching The Big Bang Theory, Criminal Minds and The Killing

It’s the season finale of The Big Bang Theory tonight. It’s a one-hour special, starting at 8pm, instead of the normal 8.30pm, so make sure you don’t accidentally miss the first half.

On the episode, Howard and Bernadette decide they want to be married before his NASA space launch, so the gang race to put on a wedding for them.

Is anyone else enjoying the repeats of the first season of Criminal Minds on The Box? Continue reading »

Britney storms off X-Factor set

Britney Spears is back in the headlines, after storming off the stage of The X-Factor when a male contestant dressed in drag performed her song You Drive Me Crazy. She’s already been in the headlines for a similar incident a couple of months ago, but she played down the incident, saying she’d just been taking a break.

Game of Thrones star to appear on Haven

Iain Glen (Ser Jorah on Game of Thrones) is set to guest star on the supernatural drama Haven during its third season. He will play a man who has been trapped inside his house for 27 years and is bent on getting revenge. Continue reading »

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Most watched

  1. One News: 677,230 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 601,730 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Highway Cops: 479,660 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Close Up: 459,630 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Middle: 438,180 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm) Continue reading »

Slightly immature, but oh so funny!

Gun-toting baddies in president masks are certainly not new to American movies and TV shows but HBO has recently had to defend its use of Barack Obama masks in True Blood.

A pick-up truck bearing four thugs in Obama masks made an appearance in a recent episode of True Blood and HBO has had to rule out any political motive behind it.

Coming just a few weeks after it was made known that a George Bush mask was used in an episode of Game of Thrones’ first season, the network has denied that the two are linked. Continue reading »

Cumberbatch to voice PM on The Simpsons

Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch will voice two characters when he cameos in The Simpsons this year. The actor will voice the British Prime Minister and a “snake-like character”.

Injury not affecting Game of Thrones filming

HBO has said that the broken ankle suffered by Game of Thrones actor Kit Harrington will not affect the filming of season three. Harrington plays Jon Snow in the series. Continue reading »

Sons of Anarchy actor Ron Perlman has brought back his most famous movie character to give a Make-a-Wish kid a day he will never forget.

The actor donned his full Hellboy makeup to spend the day with 6-year-old Zachary, who is undergoing treatment for leukaemia.

Perlman spent six hours in the makeup chair in preparation for the visit, which ended with Zachary getting his own transformation into “Little Hellboy”. Continue reading »

Choice TV is now officially available to viewers with Freeview Satellite decoders.

From July 10, official Freeview sat decoders automatically tuned themselves to receive the channel.

According to the channel’s official Facebook page, TelstraClear Cable will automatically update to receive it also at midnight tonight.

From September 1, Choice TV will be available as part of Sky TV’s basic package on Channel 78 nationwide.

Find out more here. Continue reading »

I’m planning on watching The Mentalist, Postcard from Afghanistan, and America: The Story of Us

At 8.30pm on TV One is Postcard from Afghanistan. In this show, Mike King travels to Afghanistan to entertain the Kiwi soldiers based there, and is confronted with the realities of war. Should be an eye-opener.

Meanwhile, on TV2 at 8.30pm, The Mentalist continues. Tonight, a client from Jane’s past requests his expertise in locating her missing son, but Jane butts heads with her new spiritual advisor. Continue reading »