Month: December 2009

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Home and Away stars join Christmas in the Park line up

Join Petra Bagust, Mike McRoberts, and many of your favourite New Zealand and Australian celebrities for the happiest night of the year – Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park. Highlights from the Auckland and Christchurch events screen on Sunday, December 13th at 7pm on 3. Hosted by Petra Bagust and Mike McRoberts, this year’s show brings...

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Host dumped from Good Morning

Steve Gray has been dumped as host of Good Morning on TV One. Newstalk ZB is reporting the decision was made  to help TVNZ save money. Gray, who has hosted the show with Sarah Bradley and Brendan Pongia for two years, says he will comment on his departure after his contract ends at the end...

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Jaquie Brown Diaries final this Friday

She’s finally done it. This week sees Jaquie wake up in celebrity rehab in the second season conclusion of The Jaquie Brown Diaries, screening on Friday, December 11th at 9:30pm on 3. “Celebrity rehab is exactly what it sounds like,” Jaquie Brown explains when faced with the question ‘what exactly is celebrity rehab?’. “It’s a...

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New entertainment show for TV2

This Saturday TV2 launches a brand new entertainment series, where ordinary Kiwis are handed a chance to perform in the spotlight, in One Night Only. The show, hosted by Jordan Vandermade (The Singing Bee) and Clinton Randall (Just The Job), pitches two teams of regular people from all walks of life against each other for...

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Sid Mitchell causes trouble on Shortland Street this week

Devious Sid Mitchell (Thijs Morris) causes some trouble on Shortland Street this week, but who will pay the price? When Sid’s plan to have some fun doesn’t quite pan out, it may not be him that takes the fall. When it’s revealed that Sid was responsible for spiking a drink at the IV, a defeated...

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Drama as caller crashes car while live on radio

Listeners of The Edge were glued to their radios this evening after a car crash unfolded live on air. A listener who was calling up to win concert tickets was involved in an accident with a truck on the motorway while talking with hosts Fletch and Vaughan. Listen below: [Audio clip: view full post to...

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Good Morning hits the road for final week

Good Morning is going on holiday, and have a final week full of special shows planned. On Monday 7 December, the team is packing up and hitting the road for another classic Kiwi summer with a ‘Summer Holiday Special’. Friday 11 December sees a star-studded line-up join the team for the Good Morning Christmas Special,...

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Breakfast dominates: Sunrise down 25%

The latest news numbers show Sunrise lost a quarter of its audience in November while NZI Business and Breakfast continued to edge ahead. AGB NMR data shows Sunrise had just under 30,000 viewers watching on average each morning in October compared to just over 22,000 viewers on average each morning in November – a drop...

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Nightline dominates late night news ratings

November has seen Nightline pull away from its competitor TV ONE’s Tonight in all key demographics. In the all important 18-49 – TV3’s target demographic – Nightline dominates with a 27.3% share compared with Tonight’s 15.6%, showing growth year-on-year of 28.5% –compared with Tonight’s decline of 14.5%. November year-on-year figures also show that, along with...

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Feature length V on TV2 tomorrow night

The Visitors have arrived, as the highly anticipated premiere of TV2’s new thriller V lands on TV2. In the first of two feature-length episodes ahead of a full series next year, the world is on the verge of its first encounter with an alien race. The Visitors (or V’s) are initially viewed with fear, but...