Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Following: 39460 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. The Blue Rose: 38480 (TV3, 9:45pm – 10:45pm)
  3. Criminal Minds: 38420 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 33420 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. New Girl: 25160 (FOUR, 8:00pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

There will be a lot smiles at Flower St this morning. While The X Factor didn’t quite manage to slam the breaks on the TV2 juggernaut MKR, they held their own and drew an average audience of 449,740 viewers, less than 5,000 behind MKR’s 454,210. It was a slightly lesser number than the 467,360 they pulled on debut.

However, when you combine the +1 channels, The X Factor picks up an additional 62,190 viewers taking their total to 511,930 giving them an end result that was 57,720 ahead. Continue reading »

back_benchesThis week on Back Benches the panel will be discussing NZ power, Anzac Day and working for free.

NZ POWER: What is the best way to bring power to the people? There is no denying the cost of electricity has steadily risen over the last 15 years but the debate is on now on how to make your power bills cheaper. Labour & the Greens have a plan—NZ Power—calling this plan the Pharmac of the electricity industry. Continue reading »

GoGirlsSharaConnolly1. If you could have any other job in the TV industry, what would it be?
I love to write, so script writing would be my first choice if I wasn’t acting.

2. What is the best part of working in the TV industry?
The inspiring people I get to work alongside each day. Make-up artists, directors, costume designers, writers, other actors to name a few. Each department play such a huge role in the final product and are really passionate about what they do. It’s amazing to be surrounded by it all.

3. What was your first ever job in television?
I was 15 and it was a kids TV show called P.E.T Detectives. I was terrified. It turned out to be a great experience.

4. Where do you see yourself in five years?
Hopefully still acting! To be able to do this everyday is pretty incredible. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 745,430 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Border Security: 544,770 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. The Force: 535,560 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 511,600 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. My Kitchen Rules: 454,210 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:45pm) Continue reading »

Everyone has an opinion and these seem to be what the general comments are about each of the X Factor judges:

Mel Blatt: Finally, someone said it

Daniel Bedingfield: Stop saying bro, or clapping like a seal

Ruby Frost: Pink haired girl… who is she?

Stan Walker: OMG… so hot!

FuturamaFuturama cancelled again

Futurama has been cancelled for a second time. Comedy Central has confirmed that the animated series will not return after its seventh season.

Kardashian not returning to The X Factor USA

Khloe Kardashian will not return as co-host of The X Factor USA. Kardashian was met with criticism last year in her first season in the job. Her co-host Mario Lopez will be back. Continue reading »

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The second episode of X Factor Auditions was so much better than the premiere.  Perhaps TV3 were holding out so that they had the goods to put up against TV2’s MKR and finally have a shot at winning a Monday night.  Tomorrow’s ratings will be fascinating.

I think we saw more talent tonight but the judges still don’t seem to be taking the competition seriously.  Well, almost all of them.

Last night I asked if the judges even knew what The X Factor was.  Tonight we discovered that Mel Blatt has some idea.  Some will call her ruthless.  Others brutal.  I’d prefer honest. Continue reading »