Most watched

  1. One News: 545,910 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 523,900 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: 502,340 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  4. Motorway Patrol: 468,720 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Coronation Street: 466,470 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

Script nearly complete for Inbetweeners movie sequel

The creators of The Inbetweeners have confirmed they are nearly finished a script for a movie sequel. Iain Morris said: “Inbetweeners fans are more discerning and vocal than people give them credit for. The last thing any of us wants is a cheap cash-in. At the moment the script is at version 0.5, so we’re getting close… but we’re not there yet.”

Joe Biden to guest on Parks and Rec

US vice president Joe Biden will make a cameo appearance in Parks and Recreation this season. Biden will feature in an episode where Leslie (Amy Poehler) visits the White House. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Revolution: 38200 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Cougar Town: 37290 (TV2, 9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Nikita: 29260 (TV2, 10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  4. Criminal Minds: 26540 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Rescue Special Operations: 26270 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 600,260 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:05pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 548,510 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Close Up: 438,350 (TV ONE, 7:05pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The Middle: 399,610 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Is Modern Medicine Killing You: 391,910 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

Spears keen for more X Factor USA

Britney Spears has appeared to confirm that she will return to The X Factor USA next season. When asked on the red carpet if she will be back, she replied: “Yes, definitely”.

Kunis to produce new series

Mila Kunis will executive produce a new show for The CW network called Meridian Hills. The show will focus on a young Midwestern housewife in 1972 who becomes involved in the women’s liberation movement. Continue reading »

MediaWorks TV is delighted to welcome Rachel Cormack as Director of Research and Insights.

Rachel joins MediaWorks TV from Television New Zealand where she is currently General Manager Research.

Prior to this role Rachel has extensive experience in the Advertising and Media industry in New Zealand and Australia. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. One News Special: 49570 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  2. The Mentalist: 21900 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Wildest India: 17080 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Body of Proof: 15220 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. 30: Minutes or Less: 14760 (SKY Movies 1, 8:35pm – 9:55pm) Continue reading »

Prime Television has acquired the New Zealand broadcast rights to American Idol from FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME). Prime will debut season 12 of the long-running and incredibly popular series early next year.

American Idol has been the number one entertainment programme in the USA for the past nine consecutive seasons, with a peak audience of 21.9 million viewers. The series has become a global phenomenon, having reached audiences in over 190 countries worldwide.

American Idol aims to discover new solo recording artists based on public votes.  Auditions for the coming season have been underway for the past five months as thousands of hopefuls clamour for their chance to join previous winners and now household names Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks, David Cook, Kris Allen, Lee DeWyze, Scotty McCreery and Phillip Phillips. American Idol is produced by 19 Entertainment, a division of Core Media Group, and FremantleMedia North America, Inc. Continue reading »

For those interested:

For those who can receive Triangle TV in Auckland or from its live stream on Ecasttv, the channel is broadcasting the Al Jazeera live feed of the US Elections from 10 am until 8 pm – uninterrupted! How’s that for public broadcasting?