Most watched

  1. Hyundai Country Calendar: 592,510 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. One News: 568,380 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. MasterChef MasterClass: 340,190 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. American Idol: 298,040 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Come Dine With Me: 293,590 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm) Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. 7 Days: 40380 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:05pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 35950 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Vampire Diaries: 28170 (TV2, 10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  4. Titanic: 26450 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 23060 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 521,230 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 517,870 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 337,300 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. 3 News: 329,400 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Close Up: 327,300 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

HOMAI TE PAKIPAKI, Maori Television’s original grassroots talent show, returns to air in May, giving the country’s singing hopefuls their shot at the big time.

The 2012 series starts Friday 4 May at 8.30pm with a one-off special that will take viewers behind the scenes of last year’s grand final – won by Chad Chambers, the enigmatic gumboot man from Marton.

The live shows kick off from Friday 11 May, with registrations opening at 3.30pm that day at Maori Television’s Newmarket studios. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Once Upon A Time: 56860 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Police Ten 7: 29400 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 28050 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 27470 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. 20/20: 25430 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »

Corin Dann is to be TVNZ’s new political editor.

Corin is well-known to television audiences as the co-presenter of TVNZ’s Breakfast programme, and prior to that through his work as the network’s business presenter.

TVNZ Head of News and Current Affairs, Ross Dagan, says Corin was picked for the job because of his strong background in politics and economics and his experience in all facets of live television.

“His appointment will secure TVNZ’s strong performance in the political arena. This is an important job in any democratic society and Corin’s track record and professional skills will be an outstanding asset both to the company and to viewers.” Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 635,490 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 520,420 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: 502,290 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Close Up: 489,760 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Coronation Street: 472,580 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

McHale hints at Community return

Community actor Joel McHale has hinted that the comedy series will return for a fourth season despite rumours the show will be dropped.

Sheridan calling for retrial

Former Desperate Housewives actress Nicollette Sheridan is calling for a retrial in her case against the show’s creator Marc Cherry. Sheridan filed the lawsuit against Cherry and the ABC network for wrongful termination and battery. Continue reading »

Veteran US television presenter Dick Clark has died, aged 82.

Clark suffered a heart attack at a hospital in Santa Monica a day after he was admitted for an outpatient procedure.

Known as “the world’s oldest teenager” due to his youthful appearance and enthusiasm, Clark hosted the popular music series American Bandstand and over the years was instrumental in the creation and success of the likes of the American Music Awards, TV’s Bloopers and Practical Jokes and The $25,000 Pyramid. Continue reading »