Kiwi actor Martin Henderson has nabbed one of the lead roles in a new US drama pilot.

The former Shortland Street actor has joined Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives, an NBC project described as “thriller-dramatic soap”.

The project centres on a murder and the secrets and lives of a group of three suburban couples and their families who are exposed in its aftermath. Continue reading »

Must watch:

Beyond the Darklands (TV One, 8.30pm)
Nigel Latta looks at the life of Nia Glassie, who was tortured to death in one of the most shocking child abuse cases New Zealand has ever seen, and how the perpetrators could have done such a thing.

My Kitchen Rules (TV2, 7.30pm)
The five remaining teams cook for their chance to make it to the finals. Plus, the judges and jury will determine the two weakest teams who will go straight to a sudden-death cook-off.   Continue reading »

Chris Noth to star in Titanic miniseries
Chris Noth, who played Big on Sex and the City, is set to star in a 12-part miniseries about the building of the Titanic, playing business magnate J.P. Morgan. The series will be called Titanic: Blood and Steel. 

Cee Lo Green calls Idol feud ‘fake’
Cee Lo Green, who is a coach on The Voice, has hinted that he believes the feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj is just a publicity stunt.  Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 42970 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  2. Nothing Trivial: 35120 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Offspring: 33000 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  4. 60 Minutes: 28910 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Rio: 21210 (SKY Movies 1, 5:00pm – 6:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 859,190 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  2. One News: 665,520 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Sunday: 642,160 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Nothing Trivial: 411,240 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. CRC Motorsport: 402,870 (TV3, 6:05pm – 7:15pm) Continue reading »

A macabre magic troupe, a quirky tin whistler and a hip-hop dancer extraordinaire are amongst the first of 30 semi-finalists to be announced on TV ONE’s New Zealand’s Got Talent.

New Zealand’s Got Talent judges Jason Kerrison, Rachel Hunter and Ali Campbell have chosen six of their favourite acts to go through to the next round of the competition. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Lewis: 24800 (PRIME, 8:40pm – 10:40pm)
  2. Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook: 12660 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Keeping The Faith: 11100 (TV2, 8:35pm – 11:15pm)
  4. Help! My House is Falling Down: 10050 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  5. Antiques Roadshow: 9300 (PRIME, 7:35pm – 8:40pm) Continue reading »

Must watch:

New Zealand’s Got Talent (TV One, 7.30pm)
Kiwi performers have one last chance to impress the judges tonight, as the final round of auditions gets underway.

The Three Musketeers (Sky Movies 1, 8.30pm)
This is the most recent remake of the classic tale, starring Orlando Bloom and Logan Lerman. The hot-headed D’Artagnan joins forces with three rogue musketeers to try to prevent a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.  Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 536,140 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook: 524,260 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Come Dine With Me: 316,650 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Location Location Location: 297,280 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  5. Antiques Roadshow: 247,990 (PRIME, 7:30pm – 8:40pm) Continue reading »

Must watch:

Meet The Elephant Man (Discovery, 7.30pm)
A documentary about Joseph Merrick, nicknamed the elephant man, who is considered to be the most disfigured person in history. Using pioneering 3D technology the Elephant Man walks and talks for the first time in over a century.

Location, Location, Location (TV One, 8.30pm)
It’s a bit of a lean night on TV tonight, but Location, Location, Location is always reliably entertaining. Continue reading »