MTVWorldStageWe may not get to enjoy the Big Day Out on our own soil anymore but MTV are trying to keep kiwis in the loop by airing an MTV World Stage special from the Sydney event this year.

MTV will air 60 minutes of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Killers, Band of Horses and Vampire Weekend sets from the Sydney show held on January 18, 2013.

New Zealand audiences will also get to see an exclusive 30 minute screening of The Killers set from Sydney. Continue reading »

THE BOX – Wednesday 23 January, 8.30pm

Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it’s up to a mysterious agent (Wesley Snipes) to stop them.

ARTS CHANNEL – Monday 21 January, 8.30pm

The Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky’s eternal classic, in the choreography by Vasily Vainonen, is a colourful and sensuous dance production: dance in the highest perfection and mastery of modern technology. The film creates spectacular images of this great ballet production for the viewer. Under the direction of Andreas Morell, this unique Nutcracker promises to be a breathtaking experience.

Sunday 20 January 2013, 8.30 pm on Maori Television

Antoine (30) is forced to leave the city to return to his home town. His father is sick so he must assume his old lifestyle, running the family grocery store in threat of being shut down. (REPEAT)

Sunday 20 January 2013, 3.30 pm on Maori Television

Coverage from the 2010 World Indigenous Touch Tournament held at Neil Hunt Park, Rotorua in January. (PREMIERE REPEAT)

Saturday 19 January 2013, 8:30 pm on Maori Television

Jimmy is a 19-year-old ex-street kid, an aspiring young hooligan who loses ten thousand gangster dollars and has to pull his first bank job to avoid the bullet.

ARTS CHANNEL – Wednesday 16 January, 8.30pm

Maria Joao Pires with Beethoven Concerto No. 2, the Overture to Beethoven’s Creatures of Prometheus and Ravel’s Daphnis & Chloe with Ricardo Chailly conducting Orchestre de Pari

ARTS CHANNEL – Monday 14 January, 8.30pm

In 2011 the Grand Opera Gala in support of the AIDS Foundation was held again at the Deutsche Opera Berlin. The chorus and orchestra of the Deutsche Opera Berlin under the internationally acclaimed conductor welcome some of the world’s leading Opera Artists.

ARTS CHANNEL – Sunday 13 January, 8.30pm

Legendary 60s supergroup Cream reunites to perform at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the venue which was the scene of the trio’s last appearance in 1968. After leaving John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers in 1966, Eric Clapton accepted drummer Ginger Baker’s offer to start a new band and Eric suggested bassist Jack Bruce to complete the trio. During its two-year life span, Cream released four albums and the band’s performances were not a series of three-minute hit song recreations but featured ground-breaking long-form improvisation around album cuts. In the decades since the band broke up in late 1968, countless musicians have pointed to the power trio as an important influence on their own playing and style and the hard rock genre. This legendary band reunited in May 2005 for a series of concerts that went down in history.

E! – Monday 14 January, 12.00pm

Join Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic as they welcome the stars on the red carpet at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards.

Countdown to the Red Carpet, 11.00am

E! After Party, 5.00pm