Fridays should always involve something funny. Here are some bloopers from The Big Bang Theory for you!

Most watched

  1. One News: 705,880 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 591,100 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: 583,160 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  4. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 507,710 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:10pm)
  5. Rescue 1: 491,400 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm) Continue reading »

A funeral procession, complete with a hearse, was held in Wellington yesterday to mark the end of TVNZ7.

Around 500 people marched through central Wellington, led by the coffin-carrying hearse, towards parliament where they were met by MPs.

Myles Thomas of the Save TVNZ7 group said the funeral march was an appropriate way to mark the end of the channel.

A similar procession will be held in Auckland this weekend. Continue reading »

Whitfield documentary reaches target

A documentary following the final days of former Spartacus actor Andy Whitfield has reached its target budget after appealing to the public to help fund it. $200,000 was raised after the call went out earlier this month.

CSI: NY adds Morrow

CSI: NY has added Numb3rs actor Rob Morrow to its cast for the show’s ninth season. Morrow will play a convicted arsonist who assists the CSI team. Continue reading »

Kai Time on the Road, Maori Television’s longest running series, leaves no plate unturned in its milestone 10th season, which premieres on Sunday July 15 at 7.00pm.

The popular cooking show’s celebrity chef Peter Peeti checks out the food scene around the country over 26 mouth-watering episodes.

Kai Time on the Road premiered in 2004 when Maori Television started broadcasting, making it the channel’s longest running show. Continue reading »

South Pacific Pictures is pleased to announce that Kelly Martin will be joining the company in September as Associate Chief Executive.

For the past 12 years Kelly has been with Mediaworks TV3 where since 2006 she was TV3’s Director of Programming.

Kelly will work with CEO John Barnett and Managing Director Chris Bailey bringing her knowledge of local and international audience wants and needs to the company.

John and Chris expressed their delight in the appointment and said that this is an exciting step in moving the company forward and Kelly would be an excellent leader for the company through the next decade. Continue reading »

New Zealand’s Shane “Mountain Warrior” Cameron will come face to face with the number 6 ranked Heavyweight in the world, Monte “Two Gunz” Barrett.

Up for grabs are the WBO Asia Pacific and WBO Oriental Heavyweight titles that Barrett won from David Tua in 2011. Those who remember Cameron’s loss to Tua in 2009 know that Shane has a lot to prove in this bout, and he’ll mean business. But has he got what it takes to beat Barrett, a seasoned boxer who has fought four world champions and will come out with guns blazing? Continue reading »

I’m planning on watching Elizabeth II: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration and Grand Designs Revisited

Another day, another bit of royal programming! Tonight on Prime at 7.30pm is Elizabeth II: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration.

Still celebrating the Queen’s 60th anniversary on the throne, this documentary looks at the various challenges she has had to overcome during her reign at key points in her life: her coronation in 1953, her Silver Jubilee in 1977 and her Golden Jubilee in 2002. It features rare and previously unseen footage, including some recently discovered in the BBC’s archives. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Castle: 38330 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 26380 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  3. The GC: 20960 (TV3, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Brothers in Arms: 20500 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Two and a Half Men: 19860 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm) Continue reading »

Here’s a very funny clip of Liam Neeson guest-starring on Life’s Too Short (which I really hope we get to see in New Zealand at some stage).