Shortland Street stars Beth Allen, Amelia Reid, Sally Martin and Cameron Jones have joined SKYCITY Breakers players and the cast of hit TV2 comedy Step Dave, among others, to pick their favorite Kiwi musical tracks to go onto the station. The result is a high energy contemporary-sounding station with a healthy mix of kiwi classics. Continue reading »
Whether you’re a channel surfer looking for something to watch or someone who leaves your TV on one channel for the entire evening, here are our thoughts on what we think might be worth checking out this evening.
Nashville (TV One, 9:30pm)
TVNZ finally get around to screening Nashville tonight, a week before the second season ends in the US. If you don’t already own the DVD that’s been available since September, be sure to check out this fun series which has a bit of a “Taylor Swift” thing going on. At 9:30pm though, perhaps you’d better put it in you PVR for your younger family members.
Top 20 most time shifted shows
- NCIS: 54590 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
- NCIS: Los Angeles: 49190 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
- Revenge: 40290 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
- Step Dave: 28480 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
- Britain’s Got Talent: 20760 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:45pm) Continue reading »
While this sounds great, the premise isn’t exactly what I’d classify as a true spin-off so don’t get too excited just yet. Continue reading »
After watching the ratings drop across the season, the finale of Step Dave last night on TV2 enjoyed a bounce to an average audience of 244,900 viewers. This was the fourth highest rating episode of the season and the first that cracked the 200,000 mark since the sixth episode.
The question on everyone’s lips will be whether or not that finale spike will be enough to convince the network to give it a second season.Continue reading »
- One News: 676,400 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
- Shortland Street: 480,820 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
- Women In Blue: 474,160 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
- Seven Sharp: 426,590 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
- Water Patrol: 413,900 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
Despite the typically low ratings for Maori Television, a new study has found that watching a Maori television program is the most commonly reported modern cultural activity that Maori adults engage in.
Maori are more likely to watch shows like Homai te Pakipaki or Te Karere than learn their whakapapa and family history to express their cultural identity, a survey shows. Continue reading »