Most watched

  1. One News: 703,420 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Border Security: 678,800 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. The Force: 623,620 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 610,070 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Close Up: 492,150 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »

Spartacus exec developing new series

Spartacus exec Steven S DeKnight is developing a new series for the Starz network in the US. The network president said: “Steven DeKnight has an overall deal with Starz, and he just returned from Hawaii where he shot a proof of concept piece. It’s not a pilot. It’s just a scene or two for a show that he’s developed, that we are very high on.”

Posey to guest in New Girl

Actress Parker Posey will make a guest appearance in the second season of New Girl. Posey has recently appeared in the likes of The Good Wife and The Big C. Continue reading »

Four New Zealand films are set to screen on Maori Television for the first time this month.

The Insatiable Moon, I’m Not Harry Jenson, After The Waterfall and Hook, Line and Sinker will make the leap to the small screen starting August 12.

First up is The Insatiable Moon starring Rawiri Paratene as psychiatric patient Arthur, who claims to be the second son of God.

The 2010 film, which also stars Ian Mune, Sara Wiseman and Greg Johnson, was shot on a shoestring budget and went on to win national and international awards. Continue reading »

One of Sky’s promises for their Olympic coverage is “Never Miss a Moment” but it appears their iSky customers did in fact miss one of the most exciting moments of the London 2012 Olympic Games so far.

Subscribers hoping to watch the men’s 100m final featuring the likes of Usain Bolt, Johan Blake and Tyson Gay were met with a black screen and a message that said the item was unavailable.

Disgruntled viewers took to the iSky Facebook page was vent their frustration at missing Bolt’s defence of his Olympic title. Continue reading »

London 2012 Olympics – Tuesday August 7


Women’s lightweight quarterfinal 4 – Alexis Pritchard vs Sofva Ochigava RUS – 2.15am

Women’s shot put final (Valerie Adams) – 6.15am

Track cycling:
Women’s Omnium day one (Joanne Kiesanowski) – 250m flying lap 3.08am, 20km points race 4.06am, elimination race 5.18am Continue reading »

I’m planning on watching London: The Greatest City, The Proposal and the Olympics

If you’re knee-deep in the olympics at the moment and would like to know a little more about the history of London itself, The History Channel is screening London: The Greatest City tonight at 8.30pm. It’s described as the definitive biography of London, one of the most exciting, complex and ever-changing cities in the world. Could be quite interesting.

Speaking of the olympics, Valerie Adams is competing in the shotput tonight in the athletics, which SKY Sport 4 has coverage of from 8.55pm. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. 2012 Olympics London H/L: 26060 (PRIME, 12:00pm – 12:25pm)
  2. Sunday: 19000 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  3. My Kitchen Rules: 17440 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Sunday Theatre: 16240 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. 60 Minutes: 15420 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:30pm) Continue reading »

Nick Jonas being considered for Idol

Nick Jonas (one of the Jonas brothers) has confirmed on Twitter that he is being considered as a judge on American Idol. He said “it would be a dream come true if it happens.”

Familiar face heads back to The Office

David Denman, who played Pam’s (Jenna Fischer) fiance Roy is headed back to The Office for episode 2 of the 9th season of The Office (the American version). Whether or not he’ll try to win Pam back hasn’t been announced.  Continue reading »

Jimmy Kimmel asks…Olympian or adult film star?

Most watched

  1. One News: 719,490 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Zoo: 598,290 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Sunday: 527,900 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Prime News: 422,440 (PRIME, 5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. My Kitchen Rules: 350,340 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:35pm) Continue reading »