WalterWhiteHe may be called “Chemistry Enthusiast” for trademark reasons but this Lego figurine is Walter White all the way.

The Citizen Brick company, which specialises in customised (and unlicensed) Lego pieces, has created this little guy based on the Breaking Bad character played by Bryan Cranston.

The company says they don’t fear the legal wrath of Lego or Breaking Bad’s network AMC as they think both corporations will appreciate that it is merely a “fans tribute”. Continue reading »

Matt Damon finally got his revenge on Jimmy Kimmel.

The actor has been a continuing joke on Jimmy Kimmel Live for a long time, with Kimmel signing off with “Apologies to Matt Damon, we ran out of time” for years now.

However, this week Damon sought revenge on Kimmel, taking over as host of the show – now entitled Jimmy Kimmel Sucks – with a bound and gagged Kimmel watching on from the stage.

At the end, Damon asked Kimmel: “Is there anything you want to say before we wrap things up? Wait, I’m sorry, we’re out of time.”

HIMYM2Looks like How I Met Your Mother will indeed be returning for another season according to two of its cast members.

While a ninth season is yet to be officially confirmed, Josh Radnor and Neil Patrick Harris spoke of the next season to two media outlets saying it’s going ahead.

“It was great [to get another season],” Radnor told Access Hollywood. “When there was fear that we were suddenly just going to not come back, it felt a little weird to end like, oh, 10 more episodes and you’re done with this massive chapter of your life.” Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Coronation Street: 37630 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 35240 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Bones: 24670 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Embarrassing Bodies: 16600 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. The Block: 14970 (TV3, 7:35pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 524,650 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 484,090 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Border Patrol: 430,840 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 428,840 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Random Breath Testing: 358,830 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm) Continue reading »

DoctorWho50thAnnCoinNZ Mint has kicked off the worldwide celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who this year, launching a commemorative coin.

So for $155 you can snap up your very own $2 coin, complete with “an engraved relief of the iconic TARDIS used by the Doctor to travel through time and space”.

“This bursts forth out of a dynamic high quality colour printed background representing time travel. The coins border features the finely engraved words Doctor Who 50th Anniversary 1963 – 2013.”

10,000 coins will be minted.

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lance-armstrong-oprah-winfrey-interviewArmstrong offered Dancing with the Stars

Lance Armstrong was offered a spot on Dancing with the Stars in the US but turned it down, saying he was “flattered” to be asked. The cyclist was approached by the ABC network prior to his Oprah interview.

Bad Teacher TV pilot going ahead

A television version of the 2011 film Bad Teacher, which featured Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel and Justin Timberlake, has been picked up to pilot. The pilot will follow the same premise as the film, that of an attractive, foul-mouthed teacher looking for her next husband. Continue reading »

Seth MacFarlaneIt’s that time of year again when the American networks start ordering pilots.

Here is a quick round-up of the pilot projects going ahead so far. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Shortland Street: 28430 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. Alcatraz: 25530 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Criminal Minds: 17020 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Kath & Kim: 16500 (TV ONE, 10:50pm – 11:20pm)
  5. Hell’s Kitchen: 12760 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 619,320 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 510,430 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Recruits Paramedics: 491,480 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Unsung Heroes: 456,680 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Border Patrol: 446,580 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »