Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Coronation Street: 38370 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 38150 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The X Factor USA: 30440 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Jono and Ben at Ten: 25950 (TV3, 10:05pm – 10:35pm)
  5. 7 Days: 23760 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:05pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 514,550 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 393,920 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 382,930 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Close Up: 332,700 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Brendhan & Jason’s Brit Comedy: 307,440 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »

Must watch:

The First World War From Above (Prime, 7.30pm)
This will be fascinating, I’m sure. It’s the story of the First World War, told from a unique perspective. It features two remarkable finds, including archival footage from an airship, and aerial photos taken by pilots during the war.

Recount (Soho, 8.30pm)
Kevin Spacey stars in tonight’s HBO film. It looks at the 2000 US presidential election, following Florida’s voting problems that led to thousands of ballots being made void or inaccurately counted, dramatically affecting the outcome of the presidency.  Continue reading »

24 star to guest-star on Revenge
24 star Joaquim de Almeida is set to guest-star on the new season of Revenge. He will play an investor in Grayson Global.

American Network offers $10 million for proof of Bigfoot
American network Spike TV is creating a new reality show called 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty, and will feature teams on a mission to find proof of Bigfoot’s existence. The teams will include scientists, zoologists, seasoned trackers, and “actual Bigfoot hunters”, according to the network, and will be shot in various parts of the US. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Downton Abbey: 66980 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 37270 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:05pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 33230 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. The X Factor USA: 30760 (TV3, 7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Embarrassing Bodies: 24640 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 563,860 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 520,650 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Motorway Patrol: 507,230 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Police Ten 7: 472,870 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 470,230 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm) Continue reading »

Ian Smith is a cricket/rugby commentator for SKY Sport, including the upcoming Friday Nights Under Lights HRV Cup series.

What are you most looking forward to for the upcoming cricket season? 
Plenty of sixes, fours and spectacular action to encourage people of all ages back to the grounds. User-friendly grounds not threatened by over-zealous throngs of security.

What is your most memorable moment from watching cricket on TV as a kid? 
Embarrassingly, my most memorable moment was watching the first ever cricket coverage in this country back in those wonderful black and white days. Continue reading »

Must watch:

Downton Abbey (Prime, 8.35pm)
The future of Downton hangs precariously in the balance. Meanwhile, Mary and Violet conspire to put on the grandest party ever held at Downton, and Mrs Hughes faces some worrying personal news.

Rove LA (TV3, 9.35pm)
Rove is back for an all-new second season. On the couch tonight is British superstar Russell Brand, popstar Adam Lambert, and comedian Kristen Schaal.  Continue reading »

Oprah Winfrey developing family drama for HBO
HBO is developing a new family drama with Oprah’s Harpo Films. Here’s the plot: It centres on a wealthy academic who has become the first black president of a prestigious liberal arts college. He and his family are thrust into national headlines, forcing them to present an idyllic public facade, all while engaging in agonising personal battles and struggling with dark obsessions.

American Idol start date revealed
Fox has announced the start date for the new season of American Idol, featuring judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Revolution: 52810 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. The Ridges: 29150 (TV3, 7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Game Of Thrones: 25940 (PRIME, 9:30pm – 10:40pm)
  4. Underbelly Badness: 23270 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  5. Rescue Special Operations: 18840 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »