Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Arrow: 36750 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  2. Arrow: 33960 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:25pm)
  3. Mrs. Brown’s Boys: 29870 (TV ONE, 9:05pm – 9:40pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 28480 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Hope and Wire: 25590 (TV3, 8:30pm – 10:30pm) Continue reading »

the-nation-logoOn The Nation this weekend… New Zealand First has just turned 21, but what next for the party? 3News political editor Patrick Gower interviews Winston Peters live from the New Zealand First conference in Auckland.

With the announcement on National’s electorate deals imminent, our reporter Lucy Warhurst goes to three possible “deal seats.” What can locals in Epsom, Ohariu and East Coast Bays tell us about the seats? And where will National place its bets? Continue reading »

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Here’s the list of TV people with birthday’s today. Continue reading »

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Rachel doesn’t need botox, Sarah needs TK’s help, and Garrett needs to not be a cheating d-bag. Continue reading »

Quickflix_throng_200x175Whether you’re a channel surfer looking for something to watch or someone who leaves your TV on one channel for the entire evening, here are our thoughts from tonight’s TV Guide on what we think might be worth checking out this evening.

Must Watch:

The Voice Australia (TV 2, 7:30pm)
Join superstar mentors Kylie Minogue, Will.I.am, Joel Madden and Ricky Martin in the search for Australia’s next big musical talent.

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Most watched

  1. One News: 669,520 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Police Ten 7: 495,630 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 493,820 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Seven Sharp: 481,710 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Resurrection: 473,180 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)

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hope-wire-muslimLast night’s finale of TV3′s Christchurch earthquake drama Hope and Wire began with the depiction of a Muslim man entering his ruined home hunting for an urn. Upon finding it, he expressed deep relief before exiting with it. However,

In Islam, cremation is deemed as an act of dishonor to the dead. Continue reading »