Most watched

  1. Dog Squad: 686,170 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. One News: 670,240 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Coastwatch: 665,590 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 640,280 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Wildest India: 567,300 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm) Continue reading »

Paul Henry is out of a job again at the end of the month with Australia’s Channel Ten deciding that 40,000 viewers each morning wasn’t enough to justify keeping Breakfast on the air.  For some, this will be viewed as an epic failure.

For the last 10 months there have been countless stories in the media which have relentlessly mocked the low ratings of Henry’s show.  It was always going to be a hard ask going up against two other already well-established early morning programmes.  It went further than that though: it seemed the media were intent on seeing him fail.  Unlike many other Kiwi TV stars who have been exported, Henry’s coverage has been exceedingly negative.  His ability to polarise people provides more than enough ammunition for those out to bring him down. Continue reading »

“No plans” for Friends reunion

Friends executive producer Kevin S Bright has confirmed that there is “no talk” about a reunion for the cast. “There is absolutely, 100 percent no talk about a reunion,” Bright told TV Guide. “Maybe they’ll find a reason one day, and obviously the reason can’t be about money and things like that. Other than that, I don’t think there is a reason to do it.”

Girls renewed for third season?

Popular HBO comedy series Girls has reportedly been picked up for third season according to executive producer Judd Apatow. HBO are yet to confirm any future plans. Continue reading »

Gordon Tietjens, current New Zealand All Blacks Sevens Coach, 10 x Sevens World Series Title winner, IRB Hall of Fame inductee, CNZM was recently feted by the Bay of Plenty Rugby Union at Mount Maunganui in recognition of his peerless career.

Sky Sport was there to capture the evening, during which tributes were paid to a surprised Tietjens by family, friends, former team mates and former New Zealand Sevens stars including Eric Rush, Christian Cullen, Glen Osborne, Karl Tenana, Hayden Reid, and current All Blacks Sevens Captain DJ Forbes.

Others in attendance on the evening included Joeli Vidiri, Amasio Raoma, Orene Ai’i, Brad Fleming, Peter Woods, Chad Tuoro, Zar Lawrence, Ed Coker, and Adrian Cashmore. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Homeland: 52700 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  2. Private Practice: 31650 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 26660 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Army Wives: 25580 (TV2, 10:35pm – 11:30pm)
  5. Unforgettable: 24780 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:35pm) Continue reading »

New Zealand’s Got Talent has maintained its #1 position as the most watched show in New Zealand now for 9 consecutive weeks.

17 of the top 25 shows aired on TV One, 7 on TV2 and only one, The Graham Norton Show, on TV3.

Shortland Street was the most watched show on TV2.

Seven of the top 25 shows had also previously aired.

Here are the top 25 most watched shows on TV for the week ending November 10, 2012: Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. Border Patrol: 732,810 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Force: 691,690 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 641,860 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. One News: 632,280 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. The Suspects: 511,350 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »

Perry returning to The Good Wife

Matthew Perry will reprise his role as attorney Mike Kresteva on The Good Wife next year. The actor first appeared on the show earlier this year.

Two join The Newsroom

Patton Oswalt and Rosemarie DeWitt have been cast in the second season of HBO drama The Newsroom. The pair will feature as recurring characters throughout the season. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Clash Of The Titans: 27130 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 25410 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 23750 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. The Big Bang Theory: 23370 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Simpsons: 21380 (FOUR, 7:30pm – 8:00pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 777,810 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  2. One News: 673,660 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Sunday: 617,550 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Nothing Trivial: 435,490 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. The Expendables: 329,820 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:40pm) Continue reading »