Most watched

  1. Border Security: 700,890 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. One News: 677,340 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. The Force: 673,400 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 524,070 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Close Up: 498,720 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

The Simpsons intro re-imagined

The opening titles of The Simpsons has been re-imagined by animator Bill Plympton for a recent episode. The minute-and-a-half intro tells the story of the Simpsons’ beloved couch.

“Satisfying” end to Desperate Housewives promised

Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry has promised that they will deliver a “satisfying” end to the drama series’ final ever season. “I don’t know about happy endings versus tragic endings,” he said. “But I want to make sure that we end the show in a very satisfying way for the fans, so the endings for the characters are going to make sense.” Continue reading »

Neighbourhood is the brand new 35 part television series coming to TVNZ this April that explores and celebrates New Zealand’s cultural diversity in a fresh and engaging way.

This new series aims to take the viewer on a personal and eclectic journey of New Zealand’s cultural landscape through the eyes of the diverse ethnic minorities that live here.

Every week the episode is based in a different neighbourhood and explores four strands that look at creativity, food, politics, and treasure from a cultural perspective unique to that neighbourhood.

Breaking out of the traditional presenter role, and to reflect New Zealand’s diversity, Neighbourhood is being curated by a different, well known, New Zealander each week who has a special tie with the area and their own unique cultural story to tell. Continue reading »

The Sitting Exhibition sees portraits by award-winning artist Stephen Martyn Welch, from season two of TVNZ 7’s revealing series, on show at the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre from Tuesday, April 17.

On the TVNZ 7 series The Sitting, well-known New Zealanders share their stories, while seated for an intimate portrait painted by Welch. Celebrating New Zealanders from the world of the arts, theatre, film and television, food, politics, business, music and the media, guests are invited to sit for Welch at the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre.

Welch chats with his guests, while capturing the essence of each subject on canvas. During the conversation, exploring each guest’s past and interests, Welch often discovers information about the person that until now has never been revealed. Continue reading »

New Zealand actress Chelsie Preston Crayford has won a Logie awards for her role in Underbelly: Razor in Australia.

The former Shortland Street and The Cult actress was honoured with the award for most outstanding new talent at Sunday night’s ceremony.

Crayford, who played the role of Tilly Devine in the fourth season of Underbelly, claimed the award over the likes of Winners and Losers’ actress Melissa Bergland. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. House: 51020 (TV3, 9:15pm – 10:40pm)
  2. Packed to the Rafters: 47940 (TV ONE, 8:25pm – 9:10pm)
  3. Touch: 32480 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:15pm)
  4. The Politically G to Grown Ups: 24620 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:25pm)
  5. Offspring: 22690 (TV ONE, 9:10pm – 10:00pm) Continue reading »

On Sunday, 6 May at 7:30pm, FOUR is proud to air the landmark 500th episode of animated family comedy The Simpsons.

In the episode “At Long Last Leave”, guest starring Julian Assange as himself, the Simpsons are evicted from Springfield and join an off-the-grid community outside of town. But when Homer (voice of Dan Castellaneta) and Marge (voice of Julie Kavner) try to sneak back into Springfield, they are met with hostility from their former friends and neighbours, and begin to appreciate their new and more accepting home. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 743,290 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Food Truck: 523,540 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Packed to the Rafters: 471,750 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Sunday: 426,090 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Offspring: 341,370 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Babylon A.D.: 33950 (TV3, 8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Terra Nova: 32300 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. American Idol: 25020 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. The Jonathan Ross Show: 11110 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Miss Marple: 8870 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 586,430 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Hyundai Country Calendar: 586,220 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. American Idol: 363,560 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. MasterChef MasterClass: 310,670 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. 3 News: 292,790 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm) Continue reading »