Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. CSI Miami: 55130 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. CSI:NY: 42960 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Intl Rugby Bledisloe Cup: 38230 (SKY Sport 1, 11:10pm – 12:55am)
  4. Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook: 22140 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Intl Rugby Bledisloe Post Game: 20420 (SKY Sport 1, 12:55am – 1:25am) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 472,560 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook: 446,190 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Hyundai Country Calendar: 339,840 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. The Witches: 302,390 (TV2, 7:30pm – 9:25pm)
  5. ITM Cup Rugby: 272,200 (SKY Sport 1, 7:40pm – 9:15pm) Continue reading »

Must watch:

ITM Cup Final (Sky Sport 1, 7.30pm)
It’s the final of the ITM Cup tonight, and Canterbury are hosting Auckland at AMI Stadium in Christchurch. A good old north vs south battle.

Secrets Of Bin Laden’s Lair (Discovery, 7.30pm)
When Navy SEALS fast-roped into Bin Laden’s compound, they found the mother lode of all intelligence. The computers and documents they found are still yielding secrets, even now.  Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Coronation Street: 38370 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The Big Bang Theory: 38150 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The X Factor USA: 30440 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Jono and Ben at Ten: 25950 (TV3, 10:05pm – 10:35pm)
  5. 7 Days: 23760 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:05pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 514,550 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 393,920 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 382,930 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Close Up: 332,700 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Brendhan & Jason’s Brit Comedy: 307,440 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »

Must watch:

The First World War From Above (Prime, 7.30pm)
This will be fascinating, I’m sure. It’s the story of the First World War, told from a unique perspective. It features two remarkable finds, including archival footage from an airship, and aerial photos taken by pilots during the war.

Recount (Soho, 8.30pm)
Kevin Spacey stars in tonight’s HBO film. It looks at the 2000 US presidential election, following Florida’s voting problems that led to thousands of ballots being made void or inaccurately counted, dramatically affecting the outcome of the presidency.  Continue reading »

24 star to guest-star on Revenge
24 star Joaquim de Almeida is set to guest-star on the new season of Revenge. He will play an investor in Grayson Global.

American Network offers $10 million for proof of Bigfoot
American network Spike TV is creating a new reality show called 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty, and will feature teams on a mission to find proof of Bigfoot’s existence. The teams will include scientists, zoologists, seasoned trackers, and “actual Bigfoot hunters”, according to the network, and will be shot in various parts of the US. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Downton Abbey: 66980 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 37270 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:05pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 33230 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. The X Factor USA: 30760 (TV3, 7:35pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Embarrassing Bodies: 24640 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 563,860 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 520,650 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Motorway Patrol: 507,230 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Police Ten 7: 472,870 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 470,230 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm) Continue reading »

Ian Smith is a cricket/rugby commentator for SKY Sport, including the upcoming Friday Nights Under Lights HRV Cup series.

What are you most looking forward to for the upcoming cricket season? 
Plenty of sixes, fours and spectacular action to encourage people of all ages back to the grounds. User-friendly grounds not threatened by over-zealous throngs of security.

What is your most memorable moment from watching cricket on TV as a kid? 
Embarrassingly, my most memorable moment was watching the first ever cricket coverage in this country back in those wonderful black and white days. Continue reading »