Name: Lloyd Henderson

Job Title: Program Guide Coordinator, ABC3 and ABC News 24, Australia

What are your three favourite TV shows right now?
Game Of Thrones, Mad As Hell, and Spicks and Specs.

Finish this sentence: The new TV show I can’t wait to see is…
Game Of Thrones, season 3.

If you could have any other job in the TV industry, what would it be, and why?
TV Presenter, sports preferably, as I would really like to be on TV. I love sports, it would let me travel and it would be very interesting. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 667,270 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 555,600 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Close Up: 468,770 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 399,900 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. The Voice Australia: 394,840 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:00pm) Continue reading »

Kiwi comedy act The Boy With Tape on His Face (aka Sam Wills) has scored himself a new online comedy show for BBC in the UK.

He will produce a 28 minute show for the broadcaster, which will screen on the BBC iPlayer online alongside shows from six other comics.

On his website, he says that with his show he wanted to create something that combined surreal stand up comedy with sketches and a touch of music.

Let’s hope the actual fight between Jaime Ridge and Rosanna Arkle lives up to the war of words that has already begun.

The GC’s Arkle branded Ridge a “cheat” after it was alleged that Ridge had not lost the required weight for their boxing bout in July.

Arkle initially weighed in at 52kg and Ridge at 60kg, so the organisers asked both girls to respectively gain and lose weight in order to even up the fight. Continue reading »

Rachel Hunter has said that she will probably be the “nice” judge on the new season of New Zealand’s Got Talent.

The supermodel was announced as one third of the judging panel that also includes OpShop frontman Jason Kerrison and UB40 singer Ali Campbell.

Hunter told Close Up that each of the judge swill bring their own style to the show.

“Who knows who’s going to be the bad judge,” said Hunter. Continue reading »

Tim Bennett, NZX CEO and Milford Funds manager Brian Gaynor on what the asset sales mean for the sharemarket.

Colin James on Mr Dotcom

Special two part investigation from Daryll Hutchison on how ground breaking NZ research into nano particles has the potentital to make hundreds of millions of dollars.

One of Mr Dotcom’s swimming mates, Vaughn Davis on the Dotcom phenomenon.

Bailey Mackey (Producer of The GC) joins Brian Edwards and Bill Ralsotnm for the Sunday media panel to talk about Maori television. Continue reading »

Founding member and lead singer of UB40 Ali Campbell, supermodel Rachel Hunter and OpShop front man Jason Kerrison have been named as judges for New Zealand’s Got Talent, coming soon to TV ONE.

As founding member of UB40, British singer Ali Campbell has spent nearly 30 years in the international music scene. UB40 has sold over 70 million records, notched up four number one singles around the world, and over 40 Top 40 UK singles. Continue reading »

I’m planning on watching Sometimes in April, A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun and the Highlanders vs the Chiefs

It’s pretty heavy viewing for a Friday night, but on Soho tonight at 8.30pm is Sometimes in April, an HBO film about two Hutu brothers during the 1994 Rwandan genocide.

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 43350 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:10pm)
  2. Once Upon A Time: 37430 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Upstairs Downstairs: 31740 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 31390 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Bones: 26940 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »