Breaking Bad1Breaking Bad creator /executive producer Vince Gilligan has given his thoughts on the upcoming run of episodes that will end the series for good.

Just eight episodes remain for the drama series, which has garnered acclaim from both fans and critics for its story and its acting.

“We worked long and hard to ensure that these final eight — and, in fact, the very last episode — would satisfy an audience,” Gilligan said to Entertainment Weekly regarding the final episodes. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 720,230 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Fair Go: 660,030 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Border Security: 585,140 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 562,830 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Seven Sharp: 423,400 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

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MasterChef NZ judge Josh Emett believes the “right man” won the show this year. “The right man won, didn’t he?” he said. “We liked Aaron, I liked Aaron, he was solid and didn’t misbehave like some can when they’re in the house – there’s a lot of food and booze there. He was good under pressure, he just nailed it. He also raised the standard of the show. I think he did a sensational job.”

Lopez not returning to Idol

Despite several rumours, Jennifer Lopez will not be returning to American Idol next season. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Revenge: 56190 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. NCIS: 43130 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. NCIS: Los Angeles: 40430 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Modern Family: 27770 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. The Polar Bear Family & Me: 27060 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:40pm) Continue reading »

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Most watched

  1. One News: 715,390 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 511,560 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Royal Prince Alfred: 435,440 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. The Polar Bear Family & Me: 380,150 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  5. Seven Sharp: 369,990 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

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A pair of Doctor Who fans will send a replica of the TARDIS into space to mark the show’s 50th anniversary. The pair have raised $33,000 in an online campaign to fund the project.

Dinklage doesn’t watch Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage has admitted that he doesn’t even watch the series due to the fact he doesn’t have HBO at home. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Criminal Minds: 64080 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Castle: 47970 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 33570 (TV2, 10:10pm – 10:40pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules: 28070 (TV2, 8:00pm – 10:10pm)
  5. Fantastic 4 Rise of the Silver Surfer: 23150 (TV3, 9:05pm – 11:05pm) Continue reading »

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Game of Thrones logoApparently, Game of Thrones fans have a sweaty TV writer on an exercise bike to thank for the show being greenlit in the first place.

HBO president Michael Lombardo has revealed the reason why they decided to go ahead with commissioning Game of Thrones and it involves an impromptu meeting in a gym.

“We had this pilot script and we were budgeting it and scratching our head whether we should go ahead and greenlight this,” Lombardo recalls. “And we were trying to figure out the production challenges. We knew it had to be able to stand next to projects in this genre being done on the big screen yet with a more limited budget.”

One day, Lombardo escaped to a Santa Monica gym where he ran into TV writer Dan Weiss. Continue reading »