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Sky’s CEO believes that people want to watch Sport live as their reasoning as to why they won’t include sport on their upcoming streaming service. Unfortunately for them, legitimate services like the one below already do and all you need to do to watch it is use a VPN or Hola set to one of the countries listed on the NRL website.

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:

Blue Bloods (TV 3, 9:30pm)
Danny learns that a former cop was involved in an attempted bank robbery. Meanwhile, Jamie works with a new partner. Guest starring Monica Raymund.
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Most watched

  1. One News: 703,500 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 479,250 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 391,790 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 282,550 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. The Voice Australia: 274,420 (TV2, 7:35pm – 9:45pm)

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On The Nation this weekend…. A new report on incomes shows child poverty has dropped – but is it enough? What’s required to really help kids in need? Social Development Minister Paula Bennett fronts up on inequality and family violence.

Then as it tries to balance environmental concerns with jobs, Labour energy spokesperson David Shearer reveals his party’s new policy on offshore drilling. 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.

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Warning, I am writing this while quite tired, so my comments might be a bit snarky.

Tonight is night three of the new challenge for the three remaining contestants. The three remaining teams are Candy and Ryan, Adam and Lisa and Carole and Russell. The lowest scoring team from this challenge will head home.

Last night the big [manufactured] drama was whether the wall should go back in the living room/games room entrance. How will this play out tonight?

House Rules:

  1. Delight us with a fun, family beach house
  2. Make it safe and friendly for kids
  3. Go for a relaxed retro feel
  4. Keep it bright with pops of colour
  5. Find creative, easy-care options

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