Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Elementary: 47890 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. 24 Hours In A&E: 45960 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 36490 (TV2, 8:40pm – 9:10pm)
  4. Glee: 24310 (FOUR, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Sons Of Anarchy: 21940 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:55pm) Continue reading »

virginmedia_logoA New Zealander will head one of the leading media companies in the UK.

Tom Mockridge has been announced as the new chief executive of Virgin Media, after serving Rupert Murdoch for over 20 years at News Corp.

Mockridge – who was overlooked for the top job at News Corp – will now do battle with his former employers in the British pay-TV market.

“I have 22 years of experience in News Corp, across multiple markets, but it’s not like I’m taking a box of secrets out from News International that is going to be relevant here,” he said. “Frankly I’ve got a lot to learn and absorb.” Continue reading »

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Here’s another reason why we love Jennifer Lawrence.

The Silver Linings Playbook actress photo-bombs Sarah Jessica Parker at the Met Ball to the amusement of Marion Cotillard and Lena Dunham.

Freebies 2013Shortland Street has edged out Coronation Street in the battle for the best TV show at the 2013 Freeview Awards.

The winning margin was a narrow 35 votes with Tv2’s Revenge taking the third place spot.

TV One reigned supreme in the best channel category ahead of TV2.

Freeview General Manager Sam Irvine believes the results are great for local TV.

“As Kiwis we like to see ourselves on TV, hear our accent and watch characters who deal with the same issues in life as we do,” he said. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 688,520 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Fair Go: 586,210 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 561,640 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The Big Bang Theory: 560,570 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  5. Border Security: 543,990 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

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Former Game of Thrones actor Sean Bean has signed up for the new FBI pilot Legends from the executive producers of Homeland.

Details for MacFarlane’s Simpsons character

Details have been revealed regarding Seth MacFarlane’s upcoming appearance in The Simpsons. The Family Guy creator will voice a character named Ben who meets up with Marge after she accidentally joins a website that arranges affairs for married people. Continue reading »

McDonalds are making an announcement tomorrow at 11am about Georgie Pie.

Here’s the Bring Back The George documentary.

MEDIAWORKSMediaWorks TV has this afternoon announced the appointment of Mark Caulton as Director of Programming for TV3 and FOUR.

Mark’s 18-year television career includes 15 years in the programming department at MediaWorks TV, most recently as Associate Director of Programming. He has been acting Director of Programming, overseeing a successful 2013 launch, and the premiere of the biggest programme in the company’s history, The X Factor NZ.

Paul Maher, Chief Executive Officer – MediaWorks TV says: “I’m delighted to announce Mark’s appointment to this pivotal role. Mark has played a key part in the success of TV3 and FOUR for many years, bringing top-notch international and local content to our screens. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Revenge: 52750 (TV2, 9:45pm – 10:45pm)
  2. Modern Family: 34230 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. NCIS: Los Angeles: 31480 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Fringe: 30930 (TV2, 10:45pm – 11:45pm)
  5. NCIS: 26860 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »

It has not been a great start to the fifth season of Go Girls for TV2.  Last week saw the local series debut significantly lower than the previous four episodes and last night’s second episode set an all new record as the shows lowest rating episode to date, dipping below 200,000 to end up with an average audience of 197,890 viewers.

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Last season, the average audience per episode was just over 305,000 viewers so this drop will be of concern. Continue reading »