lightboxNeeding some ideas about what to watch on television tonight? Here are our thoughts from tonight’s TV Guide on what we think might be worth checking out this evening. Continue reading »

From the Tip Line:

It is a bit rich for TVNZ and MediaWorks to claim their rights, that they have paid for, have been breached. If it has not been explicitly stated in their complaint, it is most certainly implied implicitly. They give the impression they have exclusive and all encompassing rights. This is not true.

In their letter to BNSL their lawyers state : “our clients hold exclusive rights within New Zealand to make various copyright works available to the public for viewing via distribution platforms and video on demand services (the copyright works)”.

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. NCIS: Los Angeles: 55110 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Unforgettable: 51020 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Person Of Interest: 49010 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Elementary: 36950 (PRIME, 8:40pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Revenge: 36300 (TV2, 10:35pm – 11:30pm) Continue reading »

Bad One News Weather

The Prime Minister was on Newstalk ZB yesterday talking about the ratings, news and Campbell Live.

“We live in a world where it is largely about commercial returns from what is a private radio station … It’s got a bunch of shareholders it needs to make a return to.”

Mr Key said hour-long news bulletins were “struggling” even without tagging on an extra half hour current affairs show. “I’m not convinced it holds the audience. What you see is people zoning out.”

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Most watched

  1. One News: 730,610 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Our First Home: 469,440 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 451,050 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 406,350 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Motorway Patrol: 397,530 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)

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The Schreuder Family
Our First Home‘s Schreuder family have taken out the grand prize after beating off strong competition from the other families, banking a total of $290,400.

Last night, the Wardlaw family sold their three bedroom Te Atatu South home for $898,000 resulting in a profit of $228,550 and a percentage increase of 34.14%. Continue reading »

The increase in ratings for Campbell Live appears to have given The X Factor NZ a boost on Monday night as well with the double elimination climbing to an average audience of 336,700 which was the fourth highest rating episode so far this season.

The X Factor NZ Continue reading »

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