Quickflix, New Zealand’s premiere movie and TV streaming service, announces the launch of its new TV range, offering a growing selection of latest TV series to customers, whether they are Quickflix subscribers or not.

This new addition to the expanding Quickflix service allows Kiwis to stream leading international TV shows by the episode or to purchase as an entire season and watch on a wide range of internet connected devices, including smart TVs, Xbox 360, tablets and smartphones. The service will also be available on Sony PS3 and PS4 consoles later in the year. Available series include Downton Abbey, The Walking Dead, Hannibal, Orphan Black, Luther, Miranda, Rectify, Call the Midwife, and Ja’mie: Private School Girl, with many more to come from Disney, NBC Universal, ABC, eOne, Starz and BBC. With more studio deals being finalised, further great shows will be added in the coming months. Continue reading »

How many people would like to see this happen?

With a chopper in the air and the cameras rolling, this police shooting turned house fire gets even more interesting.

Shortland Street LogoAfter being sold last year, South Pacific Pictures now has a new owner as Discovery Communications and Liberty Global take a 50:50 stake in All3Media in a deal worth £550m.

The two new owners of the parent company have an extensive portfolio that will potentially see local content make it on to the world stage. Discovery Communications produces the Discovery Channel while Liberty Global is the largest international cable TV company in the world. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 731,880 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 544,850 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Border Security: 536,780 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 477,300 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Force: 474,270 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)

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shane_taurimaAfter yesterday’s report into Shane Taurima’s lapse of judgement at TVNZ, the Labour Party have decided that they don’t want him as their candidate for Tamaki Makaurau.

But is it a case of damaged goods or is there more to come? Plenty of politicians survive making foolish mistakes so why have Labour decided that Taurima isn’t their man in this case? Continue reading »

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