Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Criminal Minds: 56860 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Intelligence: 48840 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 40840 (TV2, 9:10pm – 9:35pm)
  4. The Voice Australia: 36400 (TV2, 9:35pm – 11:55pm)
  5. My Kitchen Rules: 27050 (TV2, 8:05pm – 9:10pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 730,970 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Border Security: 585,210 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. The Force: 541,320 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 535,240 (TV2, 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Seven Sharp: 530,500 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

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For 25 seasons, The Simpsons have only ever participated in one official crossover episode (with The Critic.) But this fall, they’ll meet up for the first (canonical) time with Family Guy’s Griffins for their season premiere.

In the special hour-long episode, The Griffins become sidetracked and find themselves in Springfield, where they make fast friends with The Simpsons based on their obvious similarities. But said similarities threaten to tear Peter and Homer apart when an argument over accusations that Peter’s beloved Pawtuckett Patriot beer is nothing but a lesser knock-off of Homer’s equally-beloved Duff (Peter: “It may have been ‘inspired by’ Duff, but I’d like to think it goes in a different direction.”) escalates into a citywide brawl. Also glimpsed in the footage: Bart and Stewie have… “different” interpretations of a prank phone-call, and Peter teaches Homer how to do a cutaway gag. Continue reading »

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