BBC’s Mock the Week: Unlikely things to read in a children’s book.

Most watched

  1. One News: 610,720 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 514,010 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 498,610 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Close Up: 416,320 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Big Bang Theory: 349,720 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm) Continue reading »

What the Maori water row is really all about. We talk to two of the key players from the Government’s Land and Water Forum which is developing policy on allocating water rights.

- Forum Chair, Alistair Bisley and Trustee and Whanganui River iwi representative, Nancy Tuaine with Rachel
- Colin James joins Rachel to analyse the political implications of this week’s developments.
- Vodafone CEO, Russell Stanners on his company’s takeover of Telstra Clear and what it means for the future of TV.
- Brian Edwards and Bill Ralston are joined on the media panel by Kiwiblog’s David Farrar to look back at the Nethui and also the Vodafone takover.

Saturday July 14 9.30am and Sunday 8.00am an TV3.

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Coronation Street: 42160 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 39120 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:10pm)
  3. Bones: 29440 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Upstairs Downstairs: 27170 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Fringe: 23700 (TV2, 10:35pm – 11:35pm) Continue reading »

I’m planning on watching The Savoy and Glee

A new two-part series starts on Prime tonight at 8.30pm, called The Savoy. The Savoy Hotel in London, once one of the world’s most famous and glitzy hotels, was shut in 2007, after operating for 118 years.

Now, General Manager, Kiaran MacDonald, is in charge of the refurbishment and re-opening of the hotel. However, things don’t go to plan for Kiaran: the 100 million pound budget is soon spent and on the day of the scheduled re-opening the hotel is still a building site. Continue reading »

Steven Tyler quits Idol

Steven Tyler has decided to leave his role as a judge on American Idol, saying, “After some long…hard…thoughts…I’ve decided it’s time for me to let go of my mistress ‘American Idol’ before she boils my rabbit.”

Kristin Chenoweth recovering after on-set injury

Kristen Chenoweth is out of hospital and recovering, after being injured on the set of The Good Wife. She was hit on the head by a piece of set equipment that fell in a gust of wind. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 746,730 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 591,540 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: 563,970 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 529,670 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Close Up: 524,440 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

Jimmy Kimmel: Lie Detective. This is so cute.

Depp to cameo on Family Guy

Johnny Depp will make a cameo appearance in Family Guy, voicing his character Edward Scissorhands.

Arrested Development to film in four weeks

Filming on the upcoming fourth season of Arrested Development will begin in four weeks’ time, it has been confirmed. Continue reading »

Ben Boyce says he and Jono Pryor are trying to retain the best parts of The Jono Project and Wanna-Ben in their new show while creating something “that isn’t some bastard form of the two”.

The pair are teaming up for the new TV3 series Jono and Ben at Ten, which hits screens tonight at 10pm.

They say viewers can expect to see the best parts of their two previous shows mixed into a live studio format that will give the show an edge. Continue reading »