Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Flash: 69430 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Arrow: 68020 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Love Child: 51010 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Downton Abbey: 48300 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 10:00pm)
  5. C.S.I: 37970 (TV3, 8:40pm – 9:40pm) Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 592,960 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 460,510 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 412,940 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Police Ten 7: 370,180 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces: 338,490 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)

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jim-hickeyThe Diary has let the cat out of the bag, spoiling Jim Hickey’s chance at telling his avid fans he is retiring from TVNZ.

Popular weather presenter Jim Hickey is retiring from his longtime post with One News. The 65-year-old quietly told TVNZ staff this week and an official announcement is expected on air one night next week at the end of the news bulletin.

The Diary has learned Hickey will remain on air for a while, but will retire to his home in Taranaki to run the Airspresso cafes he co-owns at New Plymouth and Queenstown airports.

He was reluctant to discuss his departure yesterday. “Leaving TVNZ? No, don’t know what you’re talking about,” Hickey deadpanned. Continue reading »

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

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Jack’s trying to be straight, Julian’s trying to paint, and Grace is trying to leave the country.  Continue reading »