HBO has released a new Game of Thrones featurette that takes a look behind the scenes at the production of the upcoming third season.

In the two-minute clip, cast and crew briefly discuss the characters, locations and costumes that will be seen in the third run next year.

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 45480 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 9:40pm)
  2. The Incredibles: 33870 (TV2, 7:00pm – 9:15pm)
  3. Offspring: 27220 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  4. Wild Life at the Zoo: 8520 (TV3, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. War Horse: 8270 (SKY Movies 1, 8:35pm – 10:55pm) Continue reading »

It would seem that your memory is failing you in your twilight years as a media personality.  It used to be that you clothed yourself in the lycra tights and cape of a vigilante out to ensure free public television for everyone.  Now, instead, I see you’re advocating that it should only be for those who can afford to pay for it.

You suggest that the sky-underclass will just have to wait until 2014 before they can see you on television, which is when your crystal ball is predicting a change of government to one that values public broadcasting.

Considering that you have little faith in Labour’s ability to take public broadcasting seriously, coupled with the fact that you partially blame their previously failed policy for the demise of TVNZ7, I’m intrigued to know how this is all going to mysteriously come together and make things significantly better for the people you used to represent. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. New Zealand’s Got Talent: 938,770 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. One News: 649,310 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. The Zoo: 633,570 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Vera: 413,830 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  5. 3 News: 339,300 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm) Continue reading »

Marlborough teenager Clara Van Wel has been named the winner of TV ONE’s New Zealand’s Got Talent.

In tonight’s Decider episode, New Zealand’s Got Talent host Tamati Coffey revealed the 15-year-old singer/songwriter was the favourite after public votes from last week’s Grand Final were counted and collated.

Wellington’s Jessie Hillel was named runner-up, and Auckland teen Evan Sinton was placed third. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. CSI Miami: 29390 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  2. Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook: 27610 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. CSI:NY: 27580 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Pan Am: 21840 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. Homeland: 15570 (TV3, 10:25pm – 11:35pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 507,960 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook: 425,340 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Doc Martin: 352,050 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Come Dine With Me: 246,770 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Antiques Roadshow: 214,120 (PRIME, 7:30pm – 8:40pm) Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Graham Norton Show: 47220 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. 7 Days: 34370 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:05pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 24150 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 22210 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Jono and Ben at Ten: 22190 (TV3, 10:05pm – 10:35pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 513,580 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 459,860 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Close Up: 420,530 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 415,260 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. 3 News: 320,260 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm) Continue reading »

The arrival of December marks the end of the month-long festivity we know as Movember and what better time to applaud the men of television who celebrate Movember all year round.

As many of us reach for the razors and regain the respect of loved ones, the men on this list will continue to sport their ‘staches and show us all how it’s done.

Here’s our top 10, let us know what you think. Continue reading »