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Leanne’s career is in jeopardy, Grace’s health takes a bad turn, and Harry takes some compromising snaps. Continue reading »


A virgin singing Like a Virgin?  A vow of chastity doesn’t mean she is, but Sister Scruccia who won The Voice Italy earlier this year has released a cover of the Madonna classic

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It won’t be like House of Cards, but more celebs are joining the Netflix phenomenon:

… the actor has teamed up to produce a new documentary that looks at gorilla preservation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 657,010 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 484,620 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 464,750 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 389,200 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. The Mentalist: 333,050 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)

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As a kid, Saturday mornings and Fraggle Rock were a weekly ritual. Sadly, Gerard Parkes, who played Doc, the only human on the Jim Henson puppet series, passed away on Sunday aged 90.

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nielsen-logoWith content being viewed across multi platforms at different times, there has been a need for a while now for a ratings measurement that pulls everything together. Nielsen and Adobe have teamed up to produce the first industry cross-platform system, officially titled Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings, Powered by Adobe

Nielsen and Adobe have teamed up to deliver the industry’s first cross-platform system for measuring online TV, video and digital content across both the web and apps. Continue reading »


Laurie Holden, most famous for her portrayal of Andrea on The Walking Dead, has proven that not only did she play a badass zombie killer, but she’s apparently a badass in real life!   Continue reading »

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