Month: March 2010

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Campbell Live wins another week and the year so far

Campbell Live has had another excellent ratings week, winning both the 18-49 and 25-54 demographics against Close Up. For the week 8-12 March, Campbell Live averaged a 20.9% audience share 18-49 compared with Close Up’s 17.6% In Close Up’s target audience of 25-54 year olds, Campbell Live also won with a 21.1% share compared with...

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TV3’s ‘The Nation’ to start March 20

TV3’s new weekly political current affairs show “The Nation” will premiere on Saturday March 20. The show will be hosted by TV3’s former political editor Stephen Parker and will “focus on the major players and forces which shape New Zealand.” The Nation will air on TV3 at 11AM Saturday’s and repeat 8AM Sundays.

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NZ on a Plate tonight on Food TV

FOOD TELEVISION – Mondays from 15 March, 7.30pm The second series of New Zealand on a Plate returns to Food TV with more award winning, uniquely New Zealand cuisine, superb wine and eleven top New Zealand chefs that are all set to prove that New Zealand food and wine definitely rivals the best in the...

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Pics: Fire destroys building in Hamilton

A 4th alarm fire at Tristram Marine in Te Rapa, Hamilton has kept fire fighters busy this afternoon. Here are some images sent in by a reader in Hamilton: Thanks to Angela Vance for these images.

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Poll: Is 60 minutes of news too long?

The New Zealand Herald is reporting that there is a possibility of TVNZ and TV3’s 6PM news programmes being shortened to 30 minutes. What do you think of this? Results: 65 % of respondents voted to keep the news in its current full hour format.

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Aspen can’t wait to join Good Morning team

Hollywood insider Nelson Aspen is joining TVNZ’s Good Morning. Speaking from Los Angeles, Aspen told Dan News how excited he is to be joining the Good Morning team. “I love dishing up celebrity news with friendly folks and, as a morning person, I’m especially pleased to know my kiwi friends are starting their day with...

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Ellen moves to 5PM

American talk show ‘Ellen’ has a new timeslot. The popular talk show which currently screens in the early afternoon will screen at 5PM from Monday. The move will put the show up against Home and Away which has proven to be a popular lead-in to the news hour on TV3. – Dan News

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TVNZ6 forms partnership with TrustPower Community Awards

TVNZ 6 is delighted to be partnering with the TrustPower Community Awards in 2010 to bring remarkable stories of volunteers all over the country to our screens. TVNZ 6 has started production on Volunteer Power, presented by Julia Wright and Jim Mora. The series will tell the stories of visionary and award-winning projects operating in...

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Video: Massive storm hits Melbourne

Video: Massive storm hits Melbourne

I thought I would post some of the best video’s I’ve found of the storms hitting Melbourne on a page so everyone can check out just how amazing it was.