Jay Z's response to Lemonade? video

Beyonce coming out swinging in Lemonade.

Pfft. Big mistake Huge.The rapper Jay Z is working on a response to piece to his wife Beyonce's album.

A new Han Solo is chosen video

Harrison Ford as Han Solo in a scene from George Lucas' epic space opera Star Wars.

The hunt for the young Han Solo appears to have come to an end. So who will portray the rebel smuggler?

This year's biggest song video

Justin Timberlake is back with Can't Stop The Feeling.

It's a big call but trust us, Justin Timberlake has just released this year's "Happy".

Mike McRoberts: I'm staying video

Mike McRoberts says he's committing to MediaWorks despite a string of high-profile resignations at the company.

News presenter also reveals there's "talk" MediaWorks may try to convince Hilary Barry to do the same.

Five times nudes shocked NZ

Even my pits are nude...

Contains graphic content: When the nation was stunned by nudity.

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Review: Captain America: Civil War

An ethical difference in view gets physical for Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) and Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) in Captain ...

Captain America: Civil War has a heart as big as its roster of superheroes.

This year's biggest song video

Justin Timberlake is back with Can't Stop The Feeling.

It's a big call but trust us, Justin Timberlake has just released this year's "Happy".

Hosking does the running man

The dance lesson seemed a little to much for Hosking.

Was Mike Hosking more Riverdance than running man?

Mike McRoberts: I'm staying video

Mike McRoberts says he's committing to MediaWorks despite a string of high-profile resignations at the company.

News presenter also reveals there has been "talk" that TV3 may try to convince Hilary Barry to do the same.

Stars enjoy steamy interview

Emily Ratajkowski likes to unwind after a long day by going to a spa.

Emily Ratajkowski and Nick Jonas bond over mutual passion for spa treatments in a recent interview.

WOW factor a boost to business

Classic Cars Bizarre Bra Section, Party Line created by Angela Leong, Wellington and Modelled by Lucy Aitchison, left, ...

Businesses in capital set to shimmer during WearableArt Awards with extra performance added.

Cup empties for Sky TV

All Blacks midfielder Sonny Bill Williams is tackled by Wallabies duo Scott Sio and Bernard Foley.

More than $300m wiped off Sky value after it blames Rugby World Cup factor for drop in subscribers.

Is Beyonce's world tour in trouble? video

Tickets to Beyonce's Formation World Tour went on sale months before the release of Lemonade. Could it have backfired?

Unsold stadium sections could be a sign the surprise album strategy has backfired on Bey.

Prince: doctor's action queried

Prince was to meet with an addiction doctor the day after he died.

Was a California doctor acting legally when he sent his son to Prince's home with a drug often used to treat people addicted to opiates?

Why black superheroes matter

Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) in Captain America: Civil War.

OPINION: Black superheroes matter, and the greatest black comic-book character is finally getting the Marvel movie treatment he deserves.

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Stars enjoy steamy interview

Emily Ratajkowski likes to unwind after a long day by going to a spa.

Emily Ratajkowski and Nick Jonas bond over mutual passion for spa treatments in a recent interview.

Prince: doctor's action queried

Was a California doctor acting legally when he sent his son to Prince's home with a drug often used to treat people addicted to opiates?

Tom Hardy on the set of his new show video

Cuba is Havana moment

Video

Jay Z response album to Bey's Lemonade?

Pfft. Big mistake Huge.The rapper is working on a response to piece to his wife Beyonce's album.

film

Why black superheroes matter

Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) in Captain America: Civil War.

OPINION: Black superheroes matter, and the greatest black comic-book character is finally getting the Marvel movie treatment he deserves.

Crowe takes on The Mummy remake

Russell Crowe has been tipped to feature in a reboot of The Mummy.

Russell Crowe is tipped to star in the first of many new monster films from Universal.

A gorgeously assembled tale

Miriama McDowell and Renee Lyons star in The Great Maiden's Blush.

REVIEW: New Kiwi movie has been made by film-makers dripping with intelligence, flair and vision

Magic Mike live show video

A magic moment from the first Magic Mike film starring Channing Tatum. Now the actor and director has announced there ...

Channing Tatum announces Magic Mike is going to be a show and he's promising things we've never seen before.

music

Chili Peppers drop new single

Anthony Kiedis of The Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2014.

Californian rockers will release a new album next month and will tour to support it.

Broods to perform on Corden's show video

Kiwi sibling duo Broods will perform on JAmes Corden's popular The Late Late Show.

The Kiwi brother-sister duo have been booked to perform on The Late Late Show this month.

Here's to Midnight Oil reforming

Midnight Oil announce world tour.

OPINION: I'm no fan of the term "bucket-list" but Midnight Oil would be on that sort of list for me.

NZ Country Music Awards finalists announced

The Warratahs have been nominated for an award at the New Zealand Country Music Awards.

EB and the Sparrow nominated for two awards

tv & radio

Five times nudes shocked NZ

Even my pits are nude...

Contains graphic content: When the nation was stunned by nudity.

Is science failing MaFS couples?

Married At First Sight has been met with criticism around treating the sanctity of marriage as entertainment.

Married at First Sight psychologist isn't losing sleep about who was matched up.

Star-studded Carpool Karaoke

The pair shared laughs as well as a ride, and before picking up George Clooney and Julia Roberts en route.

Gwen Stefani got a little help from George Clooney and Julia Roberts in the latest segment.

Animals abound

Deer Devils looks at a wild era in Kiwi history.

Deer devils and The Bachelor NZ finale dominate the week's viewing highlights

books

Steve Kilgallon: Best Books I Never Wrote

Never Give Up, Steve Kilgallon with Ian Winson

Steve Kilgallon shares his favourite books.

Reviews: Into the World, Experience of a Lifetime

Into the World by Ted Dawe

From teenaged angst to the personal impact of war.

Masala Shakespeare

Jonathan Gil Harris, author of The Firangis

A Kiwi Shakespeare scholar living in India reflects on what it means to be 'home'.

Elementary 2.0 released

Ben Smart, 21, and Olivia Hope, 17.

Ian Wishart has released a follow-up Scott Watson book containing original witness statements.

arts

He married a lesbian and it's very fulfilling video

Comedians Zoe Coombs Marr and Rhys Nicholson got married in an act of protest.

Comedian Rhys Nicholson married a lesbian recently. It's going well.

'Hobby' attracts Star Wars artists

Weta Workshop senior designer Paul Tobin and his business partner Kate Jorgenson have turned their hobby business and ...

Weta designer's book business has led to the country's first science fiction event specifically for artists.

A life lived literally

Author Tony Chapelle's study is a sanctuary.

Author Tony Chapelle writes life into words and Carly Thomas went and found out how.

Skulltopia coming to life

Jakkii Goody, director of Great NZ Events, shows off some of the 60 skulls artists are going to work their magic on for ...

If you discovered a boot full of skulls what would you do?

stage & theatre

Comedians grill each other

Ben Hurley did our job for us.

Ben Hurley leads our 'comedians interview comedians' slot chatting to Ismo Leikola about nudity

$1m for theatre

The ASB Theatre in Blenheim is still under construction.

Blenheim's ASB Theatre receives its first financial support from central Government.

Magic Mike live show video

A magic moment from the first Magic Mike film starring Channing Tatum. Now the actor and director has announced there ...

Channing Tatum announces Magic Mike is going to be a show and he's promising things we've never seen before.

Mamma Mia! almost here

Actress Jody Hughes, centre, under the spotlight in the dress rehearsal of Mamma Mia! on Wednesday night.

Mamma Mia! will open at the ASB Theatre on Friday night.

NZ Comedy Fest 2016

He married a lesbian and it's very fulfilling video

Comedians Zoe Coombs Marr and Rhys Nicholson got married in an act of protest.

Comedian Rhys Nicholson married a lesbian recently. It's going well.

Comedians grill each other

Ben Hurley did our job for us.

Ben Hurley leads our 'comedians interview comedians' slot chatting to Ismo Leikola about nudity

Red Bastard comes to town

Eric Davis as Red Bastard.

Big, red and belligerent - we take the crimson wearing, Kansas-born comic creation on to the streets of Auckland.

Review: Tim Batt & Guy Montgomery

Tim Batt.

Rising stars take a crack at concept comedy during the NZ Comedy Fest.

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