Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Shortland Street: 28430 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. Alcatraz: 25530 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Criminal Minds: 17020 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Kath & Kim: 16500 (TV ONE, 10:50pm – 11:20pm)
  5. Hell’s Kitchen: 12760 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 619,320 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 510,430 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Recruits Paramedics: 491,480 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Unsung Heroes: 456,680 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Border Patrol: 446,580 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

seth mcfarlaneNew Seth MacFarlane series ordered

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has had his new comedy project Dads picked up by the Fox network. The live-action comedy series was picked up on the strength of its pilot script.

Mad Men creator confirms time shift

The creator of Mad Men says the full cast aside from Jared Harris will be returning for the sixth season of the drama. Matthew Weiner also noted that the series will move forward in time to the late 1960s. Continue reading »

RosemarieDeWittThe Newsroom has found a replacement for actress Rosemarie DeWitt, who was forced to leave the series.

Her role of Rebecca Halliday will now be taken by Law & Order: SVU’s Marcia Gay Harden, after DeWitt was forced to leave due to scheduling conflicts with Mad Men.

Harden will re-shoot the scenes for the upcoming second season in the role of Rebecca, a litigator hired to defend Atlantis Cable News in a wrongful-termination lawsuit.

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. NCIS: Los Angeles: 32250 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. NCIS: 25460 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Kath & Kim: 17220 (TV ONE, 10:55pm – 11:30pm)
  4. Tonight: 13670 (TV ONE, 10:40pm – 10:55pm)
  5. Hard to Kill: 13350 (PRIME, 9:30pm – 11:30pm) Continue reading »

Imagine a TV awards where you only saw TVNZ talent.

halberg-white-logoSKY Sport is delighted to broadcast New Zealand’s premier sports awards – the 50th Westpac Halberg Awards celebrating the outstanding achievements of the country’s elite athletes throughout 2012. SKY’s coverage starts with VIPs entering Auckland’s Vector Arena on the Red Carpet at 8.00pm followed by the Awards themselves, LIVE at 8.30pm.

SKY Sport’s coverage starts with Red Carpet arrivals, where Stephen McIvor and Laura McGoldrick will bring viewers all the glitz and glam as attendees arrive. Veteran broadcaster Eric Young and SKY Sport broadcaster Melodie Robinson have the honour of hosting the 50th Westpac Halberg Awards from 8.30pm. Continue reading »

paul-holmes-red-chairA week after being knighted at his Hawkes Bay home, Sir Paul Holmes is back in hospital.

The veteran broadcaster is in Hawke’s Bay Hospital in a stable condition.

His family have gathered in the region to be with him.

“The family have gathered in Hawkes Bay to be close to Paul, however, request privacy at this time and will be making no comment to the media,” a statement from his wife Lady Deborah Holmes and his brother Ken said.

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Grey’s Anatomy: 33820 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 26110 (TV2, 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Private Practice: 23080 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Percy Jackson & The Lightning: 20680 (TV3, 8:00pm – 10:15pm)
  5. Medium: 15540 (TV3, 10:45pm – 11:40pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 602,580 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Surveillance Oz: 544,550 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. SCU:Serious Crash Unit: 520,560 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 506,260 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Border Patrol: 458,180 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

SpartacusToddNew Spartacus recruit Todd Lasance says he is “in the dark” over whether his character will be getting a spin-off series.

The former Home and Away actor is playing Caesar in the final instalment of Spartacus: War of the Damned and it was reported last year that a spin-off was a possibility for the character.

“Honestly, we haven’t had any specific conversations about where Caesar will go or what will happen in the future,” says Lasance. “I’m kind of in the dark. But it’s certainly something I’d look at if the opportunity presented itself.”

He went on to say that his character makes quite an entrance to the show, bathing with three naked women in episode two. Continue reading »