Most watched

  1. One News: 546,150 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 465,110 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: 404,200 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  4. Motorway Patrol: 383,850 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  5. George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces: 380,130 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)

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show-me-tv-logoTelecom is rebranding itself as Spark and launching a new streaming content service called ShowMeTV which will have over 5000 hours of content available at launch.

The change was announced as part of Telecom’s half-year results, which showed the company gaining 200,000 mobile customers in the past 12 months and announcing a new cutting edge internet-delivered TV and movie service called ShowmeTV. Continue reading »

HOUSE OF CARDSHouse of Cards binge-watching

Data just released shows that 2% of Netflix’ 31.7 million US subscribers binge-watched the entire second season of House of Cards over the weekend.  The streaming subscription service released the second series in its entirety on Friday.  Season one finally begins screening on TV3 this Sunday with the entire first season also being available on TV3’s new streaming service 3Now.

UK’s Sky1 developing Diabolik Continue reading »

Congratulations.  You’ve made it to the end of the week.  That means your favourite TV3 comedies are back tonight!  If there is anything else you’d like to discuss about TV today, this is where you can do it.

After another technical issue this morning, Nielsen have released the overnights to us which now include the FOUR rating data.

You can find it here.

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Divorce, wedding, and mediation. Continue reading »

brooke-howard-smith-fullHost of the new TV3 show Cabdury Dream Factory, Brooke Howard Smith is no stranger doing what he can to make a difference in peoples lives.  When Christchurch suffered through their earthquakes, there was Brooke doing what he could to help those affected by one of New Zealand’s worst disasters with the Rise Up Christchurch telethon which raised over $2.5 million.

Here is our Q&A with him.

1. What does your job entail?
I host the show, I meet our dreamers, find out what makes them tick and why they have these amazing dreams… Mostly though it’s about me pretending I’ve helped organize all the amazing things that have happened, taking credit for them, that kind of stuff.

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hugh-laurieLike all of us, even celebrities have to complete immigration forms.  They, too, also find some of the questions a little ridiculous.

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dream-factory-winter-wonderlandWe’ve all seen them.  Those TV shows that week in, week out include moments of raw emotion where someone’s life is changed in a dramatic way.  Tears flow.  Memories are made and we can’t help but tune in next week for more of the same.

TV3’s new show Cadbury Dream Factory, which premieres tonight at 7:30, has all the hallmarks of drawing in that very audience.  The potential is there for this to rate very well for TV3 so it will be with great interest that we check the overnights tomorrow morning.

Surprising the residents of Northland town Kaikohe with a Winter Wonderland created by set designers who worked on The Chronicles of Narnia films is the first big dream brought to life in Cadbury Dream Factory, premiering tonight (Thursday 20 February) at 7.30pm on TV3.

It’s all thanks to single mum, Alex Baker, whose dream was that her five children experience snow for the first time.  Along with thousands of other Kiwis, she submitted her dream to Cadbury at, and TV3 producers chose it for the television series. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Big Bang Theory: 49620 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  2. 2 Broke Girls: 37510 (TV2, 9:05pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Elementary: 36970 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Once Upon A Time: 33390 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Sons Of Anarchy: 26110 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:45pm) Continue reading »