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The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty – only on PRIME

The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty – only on PRIME

Behind the headlines lies a captivating family, whose lives have been unwillingly played out before cameras for decades. After 40 years in the business together, Jackie, Jermaine, Tito and Marlon have sold more than 250 million albums worldwide. Now, the brothers allow unprecedented access into their world as they record new material and rehearse for...

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PRIME to encore Christchurch documentary due to viewer demand.

PRIME to encore Christchurch documentary due to viewer demand.

Due to incredible viewer demand, Prime will screen an encore of the documentary series A Shocking Reminder as a special two-hour feature next Tuesday, February 28th. Made by Christchurch-based Paua Productions, produced by proud Cantabrian Veronica McCarthy and directed by Robin Shingleton, the harrowing documentary shows the courage and fortitude of Cantabrian’s, explores the science...

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PRIME secures ground-breaking documentary Targeting Bin Laden

PRIME secures ground-breaking documentary Targeting Bin Laden

Prime will screen the highly- anticipated documentary film Targeting Bin Laden detailing the USA’s audacious plan to seek and destroy Osama Bin Laden, and featuring President Barack Obama’s first documentary interview on the subject at 8.30pm on Wednesday 7th September, just hours after its international debut. Rigorously researched, Targeting Bin Laden takes viewers inside this...

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Prime TV renews BBC Worldwide programming deal

Prime TV renews BBC Worldwide programming deal

Prime Television is delighted to announce a long-term renewal with BBC Worldwide to ensure New Zealand viewers see original Top Gear episodes first free-to-air. The BAFTA and Emmy award winning quirky British motoring lifestyle show, hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, has long been a favourite with Prime viewers. The agreement also...

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Lady Gaga among guests on ‘Late Show’ next week on Prime

Lady Gaga among guests on ‘Late Show’ next week on Prime

Upcoming guests on the “Late Show with David Letterman” on Prime: 19/05 Actor Martin Short; actress Melissa McCarthy from the CBS comedy series “Mike & Molly”; musical guest Tinie Tempah 20/05 Talk show host Keith Olbermann; actress Julie Bowen; musical guest Ben Harper 23/05 Talk show host Kelly Ripa; actress Jennifer Lawrence; a performance from...

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Downton Abbey a ratings hit for Prime

Downton Abbey a ratings hit for Prime

Prime Television’s hot new Edwardian drama series Downton Abbey proved to be as popular with New Zealand viewers on launch as it did with its British fans, resulting in record ratings for the free-to-air channel. Prime Channel Manager Kathy Wright said it appears the broad-appeal drama boasting romance, loyalty, deception and scandal, has quickly found...

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PRIME’s coverage of Olympics increases audience share

Over 2.3 million kiwis viewed the Winter Olympics on PRIME – the Opening Ceremony alone reached an audience of more than 500,000 (all 5+) with the Closing Ceremony being viewed LIVE by over a quarter of million people. The most popular events were Figure Skating which peaked with 20% of the audience (over 200,000 people),...

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Australian Gladiators tonight on Prime

Returning tonight is one of the competition’s highest scoring female challengers Kim Papp. In her heat, fire officer Kim careered through the Gauntlet; crossed the Hit and Run bridge three times; surprised Destiny by beating her; and sped up the Wall leaving Nitro in her wake. After amassing so many points, she went into the...

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2010 Winter Olympics live from Vancouver on Prime

PRIME is proud to bring viewers unprecedented free-to-air coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics LIVE from Vancouver, Canada. Catch all the winter sport action as it happens from 5:30am each day, Saturday 13th February – Monday 1st March. PRIME will be covering all your favourite winter sports, from ski jumping, luge and ice hockey to...

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