Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Billy Connolly’s Big Send Off: 36830 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  2. Benefits Street: 35100 (TV ONE, 8:40pm – 9:40pm)
  3. Surviving Jack: 30900 (TV2, 10:00pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 27210 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Under the Dome: 26250 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »

I’ll say this now. Viva Laughlin without a script…

It would seem to me that this is a storm in a tea cup. The Parents Television Council appears to have missed the point of the punchline in a prank call scene on the Family Guy and The Simpsons crossover episode which clearly shows, to me at least, the writers were trying to show that jokes about rape just aren’t funny.

Most watched

  1. One News: 644,220 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 469,820 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 445,260 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 352,700 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. The Block NZ: 284,550 (TV3, 7:35pm – 8:40pm)

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Dayna’s in trouble, Evan’s in deep, and Chris is still a Class A idiot.  Continue reading »


Work on Bathroom and laundry week continued; and two more dinner parties took place. Continue reading »