Your Friday funny: It’s a feast of fails!

Most watched

  1. One News: 624,180 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 561,640 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Close Up: 495,390 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 478,660 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:10pm)
  5. Police Ten 7: 462,290 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:05pm) Continue reading »

Name: Rawinia Newton

Job Title: Director of Advertising Sales at SKY TV

What does your job entail?
On a day-to-day basis it entails working with our awesome sales team to generate advertising and sponsorship revenue.

What are your three favourite TV shows right now?
The Killing, True Blood and Modern Family

Finish this sentence: The new TV show I can’t wait to see is…
The new CBS show Elementary … or Game of Thrones season 3. Continue reading »

Sherlock actor to guest on The Simpsons

Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch has scored himself a cameo role on The Simpsons. “I heard there was a part going in an episode,” he said. “I said, ‘I hate to muscle in here guys but could I record it?’ Next thing, I’m standing in a room with all those famous voices; Bart, Marge, Homer, Lisa.”

Clarkson becomes Idol’s highest selling singer

Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Stronger’ has become the biggest selling American Idol single of all time. The single has surpassed Carrie Underwood’s ‘Before He Cheats’. Continue reading »

UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) has come under scrutiny following the Euro 2012 football tournament for manipulating live coverage of the matches.

An investigation was started after footage of a German fan shedding a tear when Germany had conceded a second goal against Italy was shown.

Friends of the woman crying claimed that she had not cried after the goal but instead during the German national anthem. Continue reading »

Jaime Ridge has emerged victorious in her boxing bout with The GC’s Rosanna Arkle tonight.

The Monty Betham-trained Ridge was declared the winner of the three round fight in a unanimous decision after landing the majority of the cleaner punches.

Both Ridge and Arkle are said to have tired noticeably as the fight progressed, with technique disappearing in favour of wild haymakers. Continue reading »

Choice TV is excited to announce a key achievement, just weeks after launching on Freeview Terrestrial on 28 April.

Choice TV has immediately met the required minimum audience ratings threshold as set by AC Nielsen. Therefore as of 29 July, Choice TV’s ratings data will be made available to the Industry.

“We are delighted that Choice TV has been so warmly received and supported by both viewers and advertisers, and to meet Nielsen’s requirements in such a short timeframe is an amazing achievement.” said Choice TV’s Head of Programming and Acquisitions Julia Baylis. Continue reading »

I’m planning on watching William and Kate: A First Anniversary Celebration

It seems like Thursdays have become ‘Royal Thursdays’, because Prime seem to have a new royal programme each week at the moment. But yes, I will keep watching them!

Tonight it’s William and Kate: A First Anniversary Celebration, which takes a look at their lives since their marriage, charting their royal engagements that have kept the world so enthralled.

Following my 8.30pm Bones fix on TV3, at 9.30pm is part one of Underage and Having Sex, which offers a frank and uncensored young person’s view of one of Britain’s most controversial topics. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Big Bang Theory: 44800 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:00pm)
  2. Castle: 32370 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  3. Brothers in Arms: 20680 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. 2 Broke Girls: 19690 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Two and a Half Men: 19010 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:00pm) Continue reading »

Homeland star pregnant

Claire Danes, star of Homeland, and her husband Hugh Dancy are expecting their first child. Reportedly it won’t have any impact on the second season of Homeland.

Doctor Who signs on The Avengers star

Diana Rigg, best known as Emma Peel on the 1960s TV show The Avengers, has signed on to guest star on Doctor Who. She will appear alongside her daughter, Rachael Stirling, on an episode due to screen next year. It will be the first time Rigg and Stirling have appeared together on screen. Continue reading »