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TV3 accidentally airs final episode of X Factor

TV3 has been left apologising to its viewers today after a technical error resulted in the television channel broadcasting the final episode of popular musical talent show The X Factor New Zealand, months before it was meant to air. The finale – which viewers now know will be guest hosted […]

Kim Dotcom to help copyright activists by launching independent TV channel about Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom to help copyright activists by launching independent TV channel about Kim Dotcom

Citing what he sees as a broadcasting media biased toward the interests of the United States government, internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is planning to establish his own independent television channel here in New Zealand. The channel, Kim TV, will feature 24 hours of nonstop Kim Dotcom-related programming, including interviews with […]

Roache arrest puts new spin on Ken Barlow preschool storyline

Roache arrest puts new spin on Ken Barlow preschool storyline

Plans for an upcoming storyline on decades-old British soap opera Coronation Street have been called into question after the actor who plays the storyline’s central character was arrested on historic sex abuse charges. 81 year old William Roache, who plays Ken Barlow on the popular soap, was taken into custody […]

Movie about the rapture to be filmed in New Zealand subdivisions

Movie about the rapture to be filmed in New Zealand subdivisions

An upcoming independent movie about the rapture is set to be filmed in various subdivisions across New Zealand. The film, Alone in Our Sin, is about the moment of reckoning when all those faithful to Christ are suddenly taken from the planet in one swift summoning, leaving only the unfaithful […]

Celebrity mentions New Zealand

Celebrity mentions New Zealand

In what has been described as a pretty big deal with enormous ramifications, a popular American celebrity has mentioned New Zealand on their internationally broadcast television show. Well known U.S. talk show host David Letterman made the off-hand mention of New Zealand yesterday while discussing gay marriage with his musical […]

Air Crash Investigation to be replaced with nicer, more realistic alternative

Air Crash Investigation to be replaced with nicer, more realistic alternative

National Geographic’s award-winning Air Crash Investigation, also known as Mayday in the United States, is set to be replaced by a less scary version that paints a more balanced and realistic picture of air travel. The television show, which has been airing since 2003, explores the details of investigations into […]