skysport_logo_rebuild5_CMYKKiwi motorsport fans may still be without MotoGP coverage on Sky Sport but the broadcaster is offering the Isle of Man TT as another consolation prize.

Highlights of the famous event will be broadcast on Sky Sport from Friday , May 31 through until Monday, June 10. Continue reading »

Code2013Maori Television’s primetime sports series Code celebrates 250 episodes on air tomorrow night.

In this special show, presenters Jenny-May Coffin, Glen Osborne, Awen Guttenbeil, Karl Te Nana and Wairangi Koopu take a trip down memory lane with a look back at some of the highlights, including guests, stories, demonstrations and bands over the past nine years.

Since starting in 2005, CODE has gained a reputation for featuring top sports stars and celebrities. Sir Graham Henry, David Tua, Lisa Carrington, Sarah Walker, Mahe Drysdale, Sonny-Bill Williams, The Harlem Globetrotters and Anthony Mundine are just a few of the famous names to have sat on the CODE couch. Continue reading »

mega-logoHollywood is on the offensive against Kim Dotcom over Mega popping up in search results.

Warner Bros. and NBC Universal have asked Google to remove the Mega homepage from its search results due to their belief that it is hosting copyrighted content on its servers. The Mega homepage does not link to any files at all.

Google is yet to comply with the requests, with Mega remaining in their search results.

Dotcom told TorrentFreak: “The Warner Bros. and NBC Universal requests to Google are censoring our entire homepage. This is in line with the unreasonable content industry behavior we have experienced for years. Continue reading »

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Just when you thought Will Smith could do no wrong… he tries to play football.

Just days after his epic Fresh Prince reunion on the set of The Graham Norton Show the actor and his son Jaden took to the pitch before Saturday’s Champions League Final in London to try their hand at penalty kicks against former Manchester United keeper Edwin Van Der Sar.

It didn’t go so well…

skysport_logo_rebuild5_CMYKThe British and Irish lions may not be touring New Zealand but there’s still a big Kiwi connection to the upcoming series with both the Lions and Wallabies coached by New Zealanders.

Kiwi coach Warren Gatland and 15 Welshmen, 10 Irishmen, nine Englishmen and three Scotsmen will be responsible for keeping the British and Irish Lions’ proud history in Australia intact. The Lions have played 20 tests in Australia since 1899 and remarkably have chalked up 15 wins, five losses and just two series defeats in eight attempts. Continue reading »

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AmericanIdol2013Urban has no idea about Idol future

American Idol judge Keith Urban says he has no idea what is happening with the series next season. “I have no official information of anything,” Urban said. “I’m pretty much in the same boat as everybody else here with the rumours that have been floating around.”

Harmon possibly returning to Community

Community creator Dan Harmon has he may return to the series as showrunner again after exiting last year. Harmon told the audience for his podcast that he had been asked to come back. Continue reading »

  1. Someone in the crowd hassling Stan about knowing how much a vote cost.
  2. Cassie Henderson doing bunny hop leaps of joy when leaving the stage.
  3. Gap5 crying when Taye was eliminated.
  4. Guy Williams joke about why Mel Blatt is doing home renovations… because she needs “More House”.
  5. Stan Walker making a paper dart with a note to a fan saying “I love you” which he launched. Unfortunately it did a complete circle back to himself!

While I’m sure people will be excited to get to meet the judges, and no disrespect to them, but wouldn’t it have been smarter to get fans to come out to see the contestants?  You know, the ones people are spending money voting for?

TV3 is inviting fans of The X Factor to get up close and personal with judges Melanie Blatt, Daniel Bedingfield, Stan Walker and Ruby Frost, plus host Dominic Bowden in Auckland this Thursday, 30 May from 6pm. Continue reading »