Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Arrow: 69040 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  2. Police Ten 7: 28110 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 26220 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 25230 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 22150 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:10pm) Continue reading »
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X Factor Judge Daniel Bedingfield has cancelled his Wellington concert.  His promoter, Leyton Lillas said it was due to “a mixture of the earthquakes happening and other factors.

Stuff called it as it more likely is.

Fans of Daniel Bedingfield appear to be thin on the ground in Wellington, with the singer and X Factor judge cancelling Sunday’s performance. Continue reading »

24-2Kiefer Sutherland’s return to TV as Jack Bauer in 24: Live Another Day will hit screens in the US in May 2014.  Here’s hoping TV3 fast-track it here.  In other 24 news, Chloe will be back!

Keith Urban has officially signed on as a judge for the 13th season of American Idol.

Oprah Winfrey is making an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman this week for only the second time ever. Continue reading »

Glee coryAfter the recent death of Cory Monteith, it will come as little surprise that network chiefs are ready to put the hit show out to pasture.

Only a few months ago, Glee was renewed for another two years.  Monteith’s death resulted in delays to the 5th season premiere as writers contemplated how the loss of one of the core cast members would impact on the storylines and how they would incorporate his unfortunate departure.

Now, however, it appears that the sixth season will be the show’s last.   Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 716,330 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 584,860 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: 502,920 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  4. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 475,730 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:10pm)
  5. Code 1: 459,860 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)

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the-man-with-the-132-lb-scrotumJust when you thought they’d run out of those “My [insert body part] isn’t normal” documentaries that enable us normal folk the chance to gawk at their grotesque misfortune while we giggle away in the privacy of our homes, along comes this new documentary from TLC in the US: The Man with the 132 Lb Scrotum

That’s about 60kg for those of you who were wondering.

On Monday, August 19 at 9 PM ET/PT, TLC will document the extraordinary story of Wesley Warren Jr., a 49-year-old Las Vegas resident who is living with a rare medical condition called scrotal lymphedema. The one-hour special, THE MAN WITH THE 132 LB SCROTUM, will follow Wes’s life as he deals with day-to-day challenges that are easy for most people. Due to the large size of his scrotum, Wes has difficulty with simple tasks like walking, preparing meals and even going to the restroom. Continue reading »

We’ve all sent calls through to voicemail for whatever reason.  Some people take it personally.  Some people should probably just get the message.

The_Flash_(TV_series)_logoTV2’s hit fantasy series Arrow will introduce a new character in the new season of the show, The Flash.

CW president Mark Pedowitz confirmed the news today at the networks executive panel during the Television Critics Association press tour in Los Angeles. “We plan to introduce a recurring character and the origin story of Dr. Barry Allen, who you know as the Flash,” he said. “We do want to expand upon the DC Universe. We think that there are rich characters we can use, and we felt like this was a very organic way to get there.”

Not only that, there is talk The Flash will end up with his own series. Continue reading »

anna-torvMaker of Glee and American Horror Story, Ryan Murphy, is currently working on a new pilot for HBO.  Open is described as “a modern, provocative exploration of human sexuality and relationships” and has now cast Anna Torv (Fringe) and Jennifer Jason Leigh (Weed’s, Revenge).

Anna Torv will play Windsor, “a yoga instructor in a long-term relationship with Holly (Jennifer Jason Leigh), but upon meeting Grace feels an instant connection.” Now Murphy just needs to cast Joshua Jackson and John Noble to bring the dreams of Fringe fan fiction to life!

The actresses join actors Scott Speedman and Wes Bentley, who were previously announced. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Big Bang Theory: 66460 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:00pm)
  2. Elementary: 59890 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  3. 2 Broke Girls: 38810 (TV2, 9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Inside New Zealand: 30510 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Devious Maids: 29040 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »