Most watched

  1. One News: 677,230 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 601,730 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Highway Cops: 479,660 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Close Up: 459,630 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Middle: 438,180 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm) Continue reading »

Slightly immature, but oh so funny!

Gun-toting baddies in president masks are certainly not new to American movies and TV shows but HBO has recently had to defend its use of Barack Obama masks in True Blood.

A pick-up truck bearing four thugs in Obama masks made an appearance in a recent episode of True Blood and HBO has had to rule out any political motive behind it.

Coming just a few weeks after it was made known that a George Bush mask was used in an episode of Game of Thrones’ first season, the network has denied that the two are linked. Continue reading »

Cumberbatch to voice PM on The Simpsons

Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch will voice two characters when he cameos in The Simpsons this year. The actor will voice the British Prime Minister and a “snake-like character”.

Injury not affecting Game of Thrones filming

HBO has said that the broken ankle suffered by Game of Thrones actor Kit Harrington will not affect the filming of season three. Harrington plays Jon Snow in the series. Continue reading »

Sons of Anarchy actor Ron Perlman has brought back his most famous movie character to give a Make-a-Wish kid a day he will never forget.

The actor donned his full Hellboy makeup to spend the day with 6-year-old Zachary, who is undergoing treatment for leukaemia.

Perlman spent six hours in the makeup chair in preparation for the visit, which ended with Zachary getting his own transformation into “Little Hellboy”. Continue reading »

Choice TV is now officially available to viewers with Freeview Satellite decoders.

From July 10, official Freeview sat decoders automatically tuned themselves to receive the channel.

According to the channel’s official Facebook page, TelstraClear Cable will automatically update to receive it also at midnight tonight.

From September 1, Choice TV will be available as part of Sky TV’s basic package on Channel 78 nationwide.

Find out more here. Continue reading »

I’m planning on watching The Mentalist, Postcard from Afghanistan, and America: The Story of Us

At 8.30pm on TV One is Postcard from Afghanistan. In this show, Mike King travels to Afghanistan to entertain the Kiwi soldiers based there, and is confronted with the realities of war. Should be an eye-opener.

Meanwhile, on TV2 at 8.30pm, The Mentalist continues. Tonight, a client from Jane’s past requests his expertise in locating her missing son, but Jane butts heads with her new spiritual advisor. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Modern Family: 48860 (TV3, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Desperate Housewives: 44710 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Revenge: 38690 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Missing: 35970 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Missing: 32840 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:25pm) Continue reading »

Jerry Seinfeld has a new show

Jerry Seinfeld has a new online series called Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. As the title suggests, it features Seinfeld and other famous actors/comedians, such as Ricky Gervais and Larry David driving in classic cars and joking around. It debuts on 19 July.

Carly Rae Jepsen to guest star on 90210

Carly Rae Jepsen, who sings the infectious song in the charts at the moment, ‘Call me maybe’, is set to guest star on the first episode of season 5 of 90210. She will play herself and perform a song from her upcoming album. Continue reading »

He’s nothing but an immoral, money-grabbing, and dishonorable piece of work, being manipulated by an appallingly greedy management team that have been way, way too clever for the naive coaches and administrators from New Zealand rugby.

Ouch.

In his latest opinion piece for TVNZ, Williams calls BS on Williams comments.

So Sonny Bill says he’s going to play in the NRL because he made a handshake deal with some un-named person a few years ago that he would come back and play rugby league. Continue reading »