"So," says Chris Tarrant. "First question. Which part of the body can be described as 'bandy' – eyes, arms, ears or legs?"
The bro-mance Entourage rip-off that is Auckland Daze was dismal enough the first time round and should never have been given legs after it received help from the NZ on Air Digital Content Fund
There's only one way to cope with the dismaying cancellation of Nothing Trivial (TV One): Write your own ending.
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher is a thorough-going costume drama mystery, complete with bonnets and mutton chops.
Television shows about hoarders repulse me but when I heard about the clever premise of TV2's new Thursday reality TV show, Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners, I had to tune in.
The reason this reviewer is finding The Life and Times of Temuera Morrison, Wednesdays, TV One, so dismaying has a lot to do with the latest series of Luther, which finished on UKTV on Monday.
Horror on horror's head: a black man at Downton Abbey.
Over the weekend, Dr Who celebrated 50 years on the air - and it was a pleasure to look back.
Tabatha the lesbian hairdresser continues to fascinate, no matter how often I see her.
Red Widow, TV One's new Monday drama, champions an American soccer mom who turns into a ruthless mob boss – but only to protect her family, not because she enjoys it or anything.
In Masterchef Junior USA, the most child-like people on screen are often the adult judges.
To what do we owe the dubious pleasure of following Tem Morrison around as the "Maori storm trooper" attempts a comeback
OPINION: One of the best things to happen to the television industry in recent years is the end of the British-American duopoly.
The new series of Luther, UKTV Sundays, is easily among the most gripping and richly observed cop shows ever made – if only for those of a peculiarly strong constitution.
Being a Queenist is very different from being a royalist - and Prime has gladly indulged these leanings with a host of documentaries.
Media outlets take a risk when they go crusading on an issue, but TV3's Campbell Live got away with it this time.
REVIEW: Apparently there's a television manual that says there can never be more than two villainous types at once.
With the year winding down, the time is right for TV One to farewell the failed experiment that is Seven Sharp.
REVIEW: Television programmes that stay in your head, the images returning to the mind again and again, now that's a rarity.
It seems TV One is again seeking to appeal to the "in" crowd - those who stay in at night and watch television.
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