Most watched

  1. One News: 663,480 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Hyundai Country Calendar: 530,600 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. MasterChef MasterClass: 289,910 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Tron: 285,120 (TV2, 7:00pm – 9:30pm)
  5. 3 News: 282,610 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm) Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. C.S.I: 51440 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. CSI:NY: 49530 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Whitechapel: 26470 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  4. New Tricks: 25800 (PRIME, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Hyundai Country Calendar: 14910 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 716,470 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 526,430 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Voice Australia: 399,500 (TV2, 7:30pm – 9:10pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 372,670 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 357,640 (TV ONE, 5:25pm – 6:00pm) Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Graham Norton Show: 48480 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 36180 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Ben & Steve: World Famous In: 30050 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Restoration Man: 28540 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. Coronation Street: 27080 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

pukekopicturesPukeko Pictures is describing its latest high-end project The Maid as “Game of Thrones with Joan of Arc in the middle of it”.

The Kiwi company’s executive vice-president of development Adam Fratto told Broadcast magazine that The Maid – which is based on the best-selling novel by Kimberly Cutter about Joan of Arc’s childhood – is their priority project.

“We’re going to take on the project as a full series, a historical Game Of Thrones with Joan of Arc in the middle of it,” Fratto said of the project that is being written by Craig Pearce (The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge, Romeo + Juiliet).

The project is one of a number on the go at the company, with others including a District 9-style sci-fi series that has been sold to a US cable network and the UK reboot of Thunderbirds. Continue reading »

Georgie WrightThe winner of the Samsung Insider job for The X Factor NZ has been announced as Georgie Wright.

The 19-year-old student will now have the opportunity to report backstage from the TV3 series.

As the the proud technology partner of The X Factor NZ, Samsung provided Georgie with the latest Samsung GALAXY S4 smartphone, GALAXY Note 10.1 tablet and GALAXY camera.

Armed with these and an access-all-areas pass, Georgie is backstage at the LIVE shows, rubbing shoulders with contestants and judges, asking the questions the fans want answered, and covering the stories you won’t see on television. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 678,310 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Police Ten 7: 561,160 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 541,130 (TV ONE, 9:10pm – 9:45pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 506,520 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Miranda: 476,620 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:10pm) Continue reading »

PrometheusPrometheus actor joins new pilot

Prometheus actor Logan Marshall-Green will lead the cast in a new drama pilot called Quarry. The project will centre on a Marine sniper who is shunned by loved ones after his return from Vietnam and starts a life as a professional assassin.

No Freaks and Geeks revival

Writer/director Paul Feig has played down a potential revival of Freaks and Geeks in the style of Arrested Development. “I’ve never seen a good reunion – in real life or on film,” he said. “There’s always something that’s wrong. Half the time, you’re just thinking, ‘Oh, look how old they are’.” Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Bones: 49560 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Once Upon A Time: 40980 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: 35450 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Doctor Who: 31730 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 30470 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

warehouse-logoWe’ll soon be seeing a whole lot more of the big red shed on TV screens with The Warehouse planning infomercial-style advertisements.

Warehouse Group CEO Mark Powell told TV3’s Firstline this morning that one of the strategies the company is planning is to run TV infomercials.

“It’s one avenue of communicating with our customers,” says Powell.

“What it really means is longer advertorials really showing the features and benefits of products I think are helpful. They help sell products, rather than just showing five seconds of a product.”