Most watched

  1. One News: 542,710 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 476,910 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Border Security: 404,310 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. High Country Rescue: 328,180 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Meet The Frockers: 291,450 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)

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CBS announces renewals and return air dates

While TVNZ were freaking out about the public knowing when they’d be able to watch Lorde potentially accept a Grammy Award, the US networks are racing to announce when their shows are returning.  Under The Dome returns for its second season on the 30th of June while Extant, starring Halle Berry, debuts on the 2nd of July.  Extant is a mystery thriller about a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space. Her experiences lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history. Continue reading »

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Tonight’s episode reveals that kissing someone who isn’t your partner can be classified as an “accident”.

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Here is the sixth episode of Flat3, the web series that NZ On Air has funded for a third series.


Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Big Brother: 19450 (TV3, 12:35am – 1:30am)
  2. CSI Miami: 14180 (the BOX, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Slumdog Millionaire: 13910 (TV3, 8:35pm – 10:55pm)
  4. Big Brother: 10450 (TV3, 4:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Conan the Barbarian: 9910 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:45pm) Continue reading »

poppyI can only imagine that the next few years are going to include plenty of these “centenary” events.

NZ On Air has awarded Maori Television a contract for the live TV coverage of the historically significant Anzac Day 2015 commemorative service at Chunuk Bair in Turkey.

25 April 2015 will mark the centenary of the start of the Gallipoli campaign, in which 2721 New Zealanders died. Continue reading »

When you openly mock a show because it features “Australians”, it should be no surprise when it doesn’t rate that well.