Most watched

  1. One News: 688,700 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Border Security: 601,330 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Fair Go: 577,090 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 489,340 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Seven Sharp: 397,410 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

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auckland-cityDoes New Zealand need Auckland to keep growing, and growing fast – or are Auckland’s gains at the expense of the country and economy as a whole?

Tonight Kiwis voted YES to the moot ‘Auckland is sucking the life out of New Zealand’ during national debate programme The Vote, which screened on TV3. Continue reading »

Campbell Live’s GCSB coverage continued tonight with John Key and John Campbell.

PM just rolled John Campbell with facts on the GCSB Bill. “You’re just frightening people”….”If the GSCB spied on all these people you’re getting signatures from it would cost $6 billion dollars”.
If Sky TV had sold the Key/Campbell stoush as pay per view, they’d have made a lot more money than they do with their poxy boxing matches! Great telly, whatever your viewpoint.

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Body of Proof: 48430 (TV2, 9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  2. The Mentalist: 38620 (TV2, 8:40pm – 9:40pm)
  3. Descent from Disaster: 36210 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Chicago Fire: 26880 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Dynamo Magician Impossible: 26750 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

Dame-Kiri-Te-KanawaDame Kiri Te Kanawa will portray another famed opera singer, Dame Nellie Melba in the fourth series of Downton Abbey.

The opera singer appears in the fourth series of the period drama, which begins in the autumn, and heralds the start of the Roaring Twenties by performing two pieces as the Australian operatic soprano, one of the most famous singers of the late Victorian era, during a house party thrown by the Earl of Grantham.

Producer Gareth Neame revealed that her appearance on set had created such a “buzz” that everyone working on the show had rushed to watch her perform. Continue reading »

the-almighty-johnsons-2013After already screening in Canada and the UK, The Almighty Johnsons will now screen to US audiences in 2014 on SyFy.  This will make it the first wholly New Zealand originated and produced drama series to be broadcast in the United States.

Chris Regina, senior vp of programming at Syfy, has described the series as “a compelling blend of fantasy and comedy, this quirky series should resonate strongly with our viewers,”

nickjonasIt’s just been announced that the Jonas Brother will appear in an episode of Hawaii Five-0, playing a computer hacker.

“Nothing makes this show more fun than incorporating well-known, talented actors as guest stars on our show,” said Executive Producer, Peter Lenkov. “We’re all thrilled to have Nick Jonas join our Ohana.” Continue reading »

jonah-lomu_lg_htmlIs it just me or is it every time Jonah Lomu makes a re-appearance in the media there is some new announcement he’s going to make?

Jonah Lomu – one of the first true global rugby superstars – will be Murray Deaker’s guest on Deaker On Sport for the entire hour of the LIVE show tonight on SKY Sport 2 at 8.30pm.

“It’s a privilege to have someone like Jonah Lomu on the show. Jonah’s an amazing man with an incredible story to tell and I really can’t wait to chat with this New Zealand legend on Deaker On Sport,” said Murray Deaker. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 714,370 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Coastwatch: 552,800 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 529,010 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Cause of Death: Unknown: 425,010 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 409,930 (TV ONE, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)

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Grey-s-Anatomy-sandra-ohOne of the original cast members of TV2’s Grey’s Anatomy is to leave the show at the end of the 10th series.

Creatively, I really feel like I gave it my all, and I feel ready to let her go,” an emotional Oh tells THR. “It’s such an interesting thing to play a character for so long and to actually get the sense that she wants to be let go as well. [Cristina] wants to be let go, and I am ready to let her go. We have to start the process, story-wise, for the Grey’s writers to think of why she’s going to go.”

Oh, who plays Cristina Yang, will be sorely missed as will her character. Continue reading »