TV & Radio

Dog interrupts news broadcast

This Russian newsreader doesn't seem 100 per cent comfortable with her new desk mate.

Is he after her job? This black labrador has a real passion for the news.

Guy Williams: the role-model debate

Jesse Bromwich and Kevin Proctor: role models.

I'm not taking any tips from Tony Veitch on this one.

Antipodean cultural, social experiments fascinating

A group of celebs explore Aboriginal culture in First Contact.

REVIEW: Move over, prime-time cooking and dating reality shows - it's time for cultural encounters of the Antipodean kind (complete with bigots).

Sacked over 'final solution' tweet

Katie Hopkins has reportedly been given the boot by UK radio station Leading Britain's Conversation.

Outspoken columnist appeared to call for a mass genocide after the Manchester bombing.

Reconstructing MasterChef

Gary Mehigan has been MasterChef Australia's "bank manager" for nine seasons.

Aussie reality show highlights why there's now a generational divide when it comes to cooking.

Twin Peaks' return stirs memories

Actor Kyle MacLachlan, left, and David Lynch attend the premiere of "Twin Peaks" in Los Angeles, United States.

OPINION: Like others in the know, I watched Twin Peaks fanatically, never missing an episode.

A stroll down memory lane

Neil Oliver, host of Coast New Zealand.

TUNNEL VISION: From Patriot's Day to Jean Batten, interesting history was presented on the screen.

One Day hits the right note

Ten years on, 'One Day' has re-entered the charts

Shortland Street's 25th anniversary episode has put OpShop back on the charts.

Shorty: the Making of a Disaster

The anniversary episode took almost twice as long to make as a normal episode.

Behind the scenes of the Mt Ferndale eruption.

Shortland Street volcano panic

Hughes posted a shot of the volcano to his Facebook.

Shortland Street's volcano led some ex-pats to think there was an actual eruption in Auckland.

'I think success helps people see you differently'

Kiwi director Jane Campion has been a popular figure at Cannes this year.

Top of the Lake: China Girl hailed by many as best thing they've seen at Cannes

Watch: Shorty St's Michael Galvin

Michael Galvin has played Dr Chris Warner since Shortland Street began in 1992.

He's been on set since day one as Dr Warner. Michael Galvin joins us to talk about life at NZ's most famous hospital.

Bad side of being The Bachelor

The Bachelor NZ 2017 - Viarni Bright and Zac Franich

OPINION: Zac Franich may be the envy of red-blooded men everywhere, but popularity has some serious pitfalls.

Jono and Ben reporter chucked out of Shorty party

Jono and Ben reporter Angella Dravid crashes the Shortland St party.

Cross-channel rivalry as Jono and Ben reporter disrupts Shortland Street 25th birthday party.

Ellen lands Netflix special

Ellen DeGeneres is returning to stand-up for one-off Netflix show.,

Daytime TV host to return to her roots, stand-up comedy– although with a much heftier pay cheque.

The Get Down cancelled

The Get Down revisits the earliest days of hip-hop.

Records stop spinning and tunes go quiet as hip hip drama.

Starting with a bang video

Suzy Clarkson (nee Aiken) and Michael Galvin together on the set of the first ever Shortland Street episode.

Shortland Street was pushing the boundaries of early evening TV from day one.

Simon Cowell: What rivalry?

Britain's Got Talent judge Simon Cowell.

The Britain's Got Talent judge says, despite appearances, his relationship with David Walliams is 'more fun than not'.

Auckland's volcanic risk

Esther Samuels and TK Samuels help Boyd Rolleston who was caught in the toxic gas.

If the 'Shortland St' volcano went off in Auckland today, what would actually happen? We try to find out.

Aussie Bachelor 'winners' engaged

New Zealand's original Bachelor 'winners' Matilda Rice and Art Green. Could these two be together forever?

OPINION: Perhaps the reality show actually works and it's not fake nonsense after all.

Stars of yesteryear return

Together again on Shortland Street - Karl Burnett and Claire Chitham are reprising their roles as Nick and Waverley ...

Special faces for a special Shortland Street after 25 years - and around 6000 episodes.

Shorty live: 25 years of drama

Kiwi television soap Shortland St celebrates its 25th birthday on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

It's the Kiwi television staple's 25th birthday, and it's due to be Ferndale's most dramatic day yet. We're live at the wrap party.

Review: Shorty marks 25 in style

A volcano strikes Ferndale. Alan Perrott is duly impressed.

Review: Shortland St erupted tonight - a murderous Mayor, a baby in a car, Dr Chris' leukemia and a volcano. Wow.

A Shorty extra's story

I had to be 'ashed' three times during the day

I was 'shrapnel victim #2' in Shortland Street's 25th anniversary episode.

When 'funny' becomes 'cringey' video

The ABC has been mocked after cringe-worthy football coverage.

Football fans in Australia fail to see funny side as three comedians fall hard during pre-game show.

House of Cards goes darker video

Don't stand to close to the tracks, Frank.

Sinister Frank Underwood seems determined to make his presidency a dictatorship.

More money for RNZ

The boost to Radio NZ would ensure it remained "accessible and sustainable".

A controversial funding freeze on Radio NZ has come to an end with an annual $2.8m boost.

Why hasn't Newstalk ZB sacked her?

The people of Manchester have responded nobly.

OPINION: Newstalk ZB should have ditched commentator Katie Hopkins, who called for Muslim "final solution" after Manchester bombing.

Reality's Race picks a new path

Jessica Shields is one of the 22 contestants on the latest season of The Amazing Race.

Why Race contestants will have to hope first impressions last on latest season.

Hilary Barry hits out at anti-vaxxers video

Hilary Barry and co-host Jake Tame tell it like it is on TV1's Breakfast show.

"If you think there is a link between the MMR and autism you are wrong," Breakfast host tells viewers.

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