Mixed reviews for Warnie debut
Critics and fans alike have given Shane Warne a mixed reception following his debut as a chat show host in Australia. The former cricketer’s new series Warnie, which will premiere here in NZ on Prime early next month, pulled an average audience for his first up effort which included interviews with Coldplay’s Chris Martin, media mogul James Packer and former Aussie cricketing great Merv Hughes.
NZ-bound Sherlock picks up craft and design awards
TV One-bound BBC series Sherlock has picked up three awards at the recent Royal Television Society’s Craft and Design Awards for its picture enhancement effects, editing and title music. Doctor Who claimed the digital effects award and C4 series Misfits picked up prizes for sound and special effects.
Former Bachelor returns to day job
Former Bachelor contestant Jake Pavelka has returned to his airline job after attempting to break into the acting world following his stint on the reality dating show. Pavelka, who featured on the recent series on TV2 in NZ, has returned to his job as a commercial pilot in Dallas.
Shortland Street Fan Awards get underway
Voting in the fifth annual Shortland Street Fan Awards kicked off yesterday on Throng with more than 25 categories available for viewers to have their say in. Get your votes in before December 10 in order to have a chance at taking home the top prize of a MyFreeview|HD® Magic TV Digital Television Recorder.