4A780DAC-2339-4886-B6A3-FBBEA330A1D1Here’s some much welcomed news for fans of Days of Our Lives

The fictitious town of Salem, U.S.A., and the dramatic events of the Horton, Brady and Reed families, their friends, neighbours and acquaintances on DAYS OF OUR LIVES will return to our TV screens after almost 3 years.

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After a somewhat shaky start, Seven Sharp may be starting to convince viewers that they have something worth watching.  Last night the new current affairs show pulled in its second highest rating for a Tuesday since the show went to air with an average audience of 350,300 viewers.

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Most watched

  1. One News: 600,360 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 524,070 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. SCU:Serious Crash Unit: 484,490 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules: 459,700 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:45pm)
  5. Surveillance Oz: 423,040 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm) Continue reading »

US TV presenter LaTonya Norton asked British athlete Mo Farah following his win in the New Orleans half marathon if he had run before, clearly oblivious to the fact he is a double Olympic gold medallist.

Farah won the 5000m and 10000m at last year’s London Olympics.

 

The winner of the ‘Best Actress’ award at the Oscars gives a bunch of brilliant answers to some seriously idiotic questions.

gillian-andersonAnderson signs up for thriller pilot

Former X-Files actress Gillian Anderson has signed up for a regular role in the new unnamed thriller pilot. Anderson will be joined by Australian actress Rachael Taylor who has featured in the likes of Charlie’s Angels and Transformers.

Homeland actor cast in NCIS

Homeland’s Jamey Sheridan has been cast in NCIS as the father of McGee (Sean Murray). Sheridan featured in Homeland as Vice-President Walden. Continue reading »

Air New Zealand has enlisted the services of Bear Grylls for their new on-board safety video.

The video is the first to be filmed outside of an actual plane, instead utilising the scenic Routeburn Track and surrounding area in the South Island.

Looks like Seth MacFarlane has no interest in returning as host of the Oscars.

The Family Guy creator was criticised by some for his debut performance as host of the ceremony last weekend.

When asked by a Twitter follower if he would consider hosting again, he said “no way”. Continue reading »

Geordie-Shore-AustraliaIt’s The GC with Geordie accents.

MTV has confirmed that the sixth season of British reality series Geordie Shore will be filming in Australia this year.

“Filming down under is going to be amazing! Just like filming in Newcastle but with a constant tan and a load of SHRIMPS!” said cast member Charlotte-Letitia Crosby.

Vicky Pattison said: “I’m so excited to be hitting Australia with the rest of the cast of Geordie Shore! No doubt we will cause some mayhem down under and show the Aussies just how to party!!” Continue reading »

tvnz_logo2TVNZ released the following tribute to Phillip Leishman today.

Statement from Jeff Latch, Head of TV ONE and TV2:

We awoke this morning to the sad news that one of New Zealand’s favourite broadcasters, Phillip Leishman, has died.

Those of us fortunate enough to work with Phil know that he was an extraordinarily gifted presenter and broadcaster – a favourite with viewers and much respected by his industry peers.

Phil’s history with TVNZ goes back to the old NZ Broadcasting Corporation days in 1971, when he got his first break at Dunedin’s DNTV2. Continue reading »