I’m planning on watching Miranda, Iron Jawed Angels and the Olympics

If you’re a Kath and Kim fan, you’ll be pleased to know that the show returns to TV One tonight at 8.30pm. I’ve always found it a bit too cringe-worthy to watch, but I know how popular it is!

On tonight’s episode, Brett decides his marriage needs spicing up and books a trip to tropical Queensland.

Miranda returns to TV One tonight too, at 9pm. I was so pleased to stumbled upon this show while channel-surfing last year. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 41780 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:10pm)
  2. Coronation Street: 35930 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Inside New Zealand: 22940 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 22480 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. MasterChef Australia: 21490 (TV ONE, 4:45pm – 6:00pm) Continue reading »

Keri Russell to star in new Cold War drama series

American network FX is making a spy series about the Cold War, called The Americans. It will star Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich. It will be about the marriage of KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington DC during Ronals Reagan’s presidency.

America’s Next Top Model former contestant joins New Girl cast

America’s Next Top model cycle 4 finalist Keenyah Hill will guest star on New Girl as Alisha, a professional basketball player who drops by to visit her brother, Winston, when her team passes through town.  Continue reading »

Jono and Ben perform ‘Not Many’ (Row mix). Classic.

Most watched

  1. One News: 615,050 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 578,990 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 467,380 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:15pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 461,130 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Embarrassing Bodies: 457,270 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm) Continue reading »

Perry rules out Friends reunion

Former Friends actor Matthew Perry has said that there are no plans for a Friends cast reunion anytime soon. “I think it’s a bit of a case of ‘the book is better than the movie’”, he said.

New pilot from Breaking Bad exec

Breaking Bad executive Mark Johnson has teamed up with director Michael Mann for a new HBO pilot. Buda Bridge is set in Belgium and focusses on how a woman’s death leads to strange occurrences and crime in the city of Brussels. Continue reading »

London 2012 Olympics – Friday August 10

MORNING:

BMX:
Men’s quarterfinals – Kurt Pickard Heat 1 – 2am, Marc Willers heat 3 – 2.06am

EVENING:

Taekwondo:
men’s 80kg (Vaughn Scott), from 8pm Continue reading »

Sky Sport’s strong commitment to showcasing the feats of Paralympic athletes is set to continue with extensive coverage of the upcoming London 2012 Paralympic Games.

From the end of August through to the Closing Ceremony on September 10, SKY Sport will broadcast both the Day Session and Evening session highlights from the Paralympic Games hot off the satellite from the London. SKY Sport will also feature live coverage of both the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. The highlights from each day will feature in prime-time where at all possible, and on the SKY Sport Highlights Channel, replaying every three hours.

iSKY will feature Paralympic Games highlights for SKY Sport subscribers and Video-to-Mobile will feature the Opening and Closing ceremonies live as well as highlights. Continue reading »

New TV3 series Media3 filmed its first episode in Auckland on Wednesday night.

The new incarnation of Media7, presented by Russell Brown, will continue to focus on anything and everything to do with the media in New Zealand.

The Media3 website describes the series as “a place for lively, intelligent discussion about media matters with the people who produce media in New Zealand — and the people who find themselves the subject of media stories”. Continue reading »

TV3 have announced they will be airing the latest season of The X Factor USA not long after it first screens in the States.

The show has undergone a revamp this season after the departures of Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul, with Britney Spears and Demi Lovato joining Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid on the judging panel.

On their Facebook page, TV3 said: “Great news for X Factor USA fans – we’ll be screening the new season just hours after it’s aired in the US!” Continue reading »