Month: April 2010

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Cadbury Crunchie Comedy Gala a ratings success

Screening for the first time on TV3, The Cadbury Crunchie Comedy Gala was a ratings success, pulling in a 32.3% share when it was broadcast at 8.30pm last night, viewed by over 240,000 people aged 18-49. Made up of highlights from the LIVE opening night last Friday (April 23) the two-hour show blended highlights from...

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MasterChef New Zealand Winner And Second Series Announced

Brett McGregor is crowned the first MasterChef New Zealand and TV ONE orders a second helping of the hit series After 13 gruelling weeks, 1000 ambitious amateur cooks and a tense two hour showdown between the finalists, Brett McGregor wins the title of first ever MasterChef New Zealand. Today, TVNZ also confirms the commission of...

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Exclusive footage from Icelandic volcanic eruption to be shown on National Geographic Channel special documentary

The devastating eruption of Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull in mid-April brought mass disruption to skies over Europe, shutting down European airspace and stranding hundreds of thousands of air passengers around the world. As news crews frantically monitored the ash cloud’s progress and reported on the repatriation of tourists and business travellers, a National Geographic Channel film...

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iPad prototype leaked

First it was the the new iPhone 4G that was leaked to the media, now it appears that the iPad’s prototype suffered the same fate.

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Video: Bieber fever takes over Sydney CBD

Justin Bieber fans took over downtown Sydney this morning, desperate to see the pop star who is in town promoting his album. His concert was meant to take place at Circular Quay, but Police cancelled the show 30 minutes before it was due to kick off. The star eventually performed at Channel 7’s studios in...

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It’s game time for Game On!

TVNZ’s new sport show debuts this afternoon with a dramatic new set and a bit of an attitude. Skoda Game On will be presented by Bernadine Oliver-Kerby from 1-5pm every Sunday. The afternoon of sport action culminates in an hour of robust and rowdy debate and analysis when Rod Cheeseman (former TV3 Sunrise sport anchor)...

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It’s Game On for Rod Cheeseman on TV One

Former Sunrise sports presenter Rod Cheeseman will make his debut on TV One this weekend. Cheeseman has been named as presenter of ‘Skoda Game On – Extra Time’ alongside Bernadine Oliver-Kerby. The first episode of ‘Skoda Game On’ features the NZ Ocean Swim Series, preview to the FIFA World Cup in South Africa featuring qualifying...