Good morning folks! This is our daily thread for whatever you’d like to discuss about TV today. If you’ve seen a story we’ve missed or have seen something on TV that might be of interest to Throng readers, please leave a comment below and share the love.

Here’s the list of TV people with birthday’s today. Continue reading »

It was the 10 year anniversary yesterday of the crowning of Ben Lummis as the first NZ Idol. Ahh.. memories…

Here’s a clip of Rachel and I on TV2’s Flipside a little while after the show which tells a bit of the story as to how Throng came to be…

Quickflix_throng_200x175Whether 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.

Must Watch:

Topp Country (TV One, 8:00pm)
It’s the show that landed Andrew Shaw in a bit of hot water last year when he got a bit carried away talking the show up at the new season launch but the Topp Twins are back with another of their quirky nationwide tours.

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. CSI:NY: 30960 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. New Tricks: 24140 (PRIME, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Ice Road Truckers: 23410 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Endeavour: 22440 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Hyundai Country Calendar: 21400 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

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Most watched

  1. One News: 602,280 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Hyundai Country Calendar: 507,410 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Voice Australia: 290,330 (TV2, 7:05pm – 8:40pm)
  4. Beeny’s Restoration Nightmare: 277,620 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. The ITM Fishing Show: 248,630 (TV ONE, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)

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Despite the hot and cold season the Warriors have again having, last night’s win over the Raiders was a pretty good watch.

ToppCountry You might remember back last year when Regan went, uninvited, to the TVNZ new season launch. And it’s lucky he did as we found out General Manager of Commissioning, Production and Acquisitions, Andrew Shaw, made racist remarks against Polynesians amidst promoting a new TV show that starts tonight, Topp Country. Continue reading »

Happy Mothers day to all the Mums out there today! This is our daily thread for you to post whatever you like that is relevant to television in New Zealand.