TV & Radio

Chrystal Chenery zings 'reality' TV

Christchurch yoga teacher Chrystal Chenery said reality TV show 'The Bachelor' was "a little bit misogynistic".

Chrystal Chenery says the Bachelor girls are still friends because no one else understands what they went through.

Born naughty or just pushing it? video

Born Naughty co-host Dr Dawn Harper says an ADHD diagnosis won't fix children's behavioural problems.

Some difficult kids don't have ADHD, they're just pushing boundaries, TV show finds.

Did Conan O'Brien steal his jokes?

Conan O'Brien has allegedly pinched jokes from Twitter.

The late-night talk show host has been accused of pinching jokes.

Westside gets second season

Antonia Prebble and David De Lautour star as Rita and Ted West in Outrageous Fortune prequel Westside.

Outrageous Fortune prequel Westside gets $7.5 million funding for second season.

Home And Away star has no tears left

Bonnie Sveen as Ricky Sharpe on Home And Away.

Bonnie Sveen talks about Steve Peacocke aka Darryl 'Brax' Braxton's departure from the show.

Cooking turned comedy

Peter Hudson and David Halls turned cooking into comedy in their 1980s TV show Hudson and Halls.

Hudson and Halls were as famous for on-screen spats as they were for recipes. There are microwaves, roasted nuts and dollops of innuendo.

Watching this detective is mesmerising to the last case

Being Poirot was as much a tribute to actor Daviid Suchet as to the phenomenon that is Agatha Christie.

REVIEW: The Poirot episodes really are great fun, gorgeous to look at and so numerous

Prisoner star charged

Maggie Kirkpatrick as Joan Ferguson, aka 'The Freak', in the Australian TV show Prisoner.

Maggie Kirkpatrick, star of Australian TV soap opera Prisoner, has been charged with child sex offences.

The Box Set: July 28 to August 3

Penguin Post Office follows the adventures of the feathered inhabitants of Goudier Island in Antarctica.

New documentaries on child criminals, bogans and penguins dominate the week's viewing highlights

Possible job losses follow party invite

TVNZ bosses have warned staff of possible job losses at the state broadcaster.

State broadcaster warns of looming staff cuts, then throws party for staff.

The Lim Report

Former Masterchef NZ champion Nadia Lim will provide weekly post-show comment for Stuff on the latest series.

Former Masterchef NZ champion gives her view of the opening episode of the new season.

Niece saved Susan Wood's life

Susan Wood - lucky to be alive.

Broadcaster Susan Wood has revealed she would have died after falling down the stairs at her home, if her 15-year-old niece had not found her so quickly.

Why I stopped watching free to air TV

Do you find yourself checking Pinterest and YouTube for renovation designs while watching The Block?

OPINION:The same shows are constantly being recycled on free to air TV - renovate, cook, find love.

Masterchef NZ ratings disaster

Masterchef judges Josh Emett. Al Brown and Mark Wallbank.

MasterChef's TV3 premiere had less than half the viewers it had on One last year.

Doctor Who venue announced

Doctor Who actor Peter Capaldi, right, shares a joke with Adam Spencer in Sydney during the 2014 Doctor Who World Tour.

The Doctor has chosen an Aussie companion for his New Zealand trip.

Masterchef: Return to form

Masterchef judges Josh Emett, Al Brown and  Mark Wallbank break send funnyman Mike Challis packing.

Masterchef returns with new judges, little tears, inspiring home-cooking and one scary contestant.

Taking the interesting from the ordinary

Kiwi documentary series This Town showcases interesting people like Lower Moutere's The Twisty Twins.

This Town a delight, while Neighbours at War should be avoided at all costs

TV presenter dies

Anzac Pikia, 35, is being mourned by family and the wider Maori broadcasting community.

Te Karere reporter Anzac Pikia has died suddenly in Rotorua.

Television's funniest interviews

Tom Cruise's sofa-jumping appearance on Oprah will go down in TV history.

All too often the celebrity TV interview is a carefully controlled affair ... but every now and again the script goes out the window.

Josh Emett: MasterChef and Muppets

Judge Josh Emmett is excited for the new season of MasterChef New Zealand to begin.

Josh Emett discusses his doppelgangers as the new season of MasterChef New Zealand approaches.

Bogan's Heroes

Stand and deliver: heavy metal bogan Olen Flolicsen, "Fro" to his mates.

Over ten half-hour episodes, new TV2 series Bogans looks at many stereotypical bogan enthusiasms in considerable depth.

On the Box: July 26 to August 1

Mark Vette and friends are back for anoter series of Purina Pound Pups to Dog Stars.

Modern Family doubles up, while a new documentary series looks at bogans

Picks of the Week: July 26 to August 1

Michael Palin stars in British drama Remember Me.

New Zealand Premiere.

Who is Dom Harvey?

Dom Harvey, Jay-Jay Harvey and Mike Puru.

He's made headlines this week but who is New Zealand's biggest shock jock?

Win a Masterchef experience

Masterchef judges Josh Emett. Al Brown and Mark Wallbank.

We are giving you the opportunity to have a night out at your favourite judge's restaurant in Auckland, just vote below and you will be in to win.

WWE dumps Hogan after racist slurs

Wresting star Hulk Hogan has been dropped by the WWE.

WWE dumps Hulk Hogan amid a report that he used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape.

The moment that changes Roseanne Barr's life video

Actress Roseanne Barr has opened up about her dreadful national anthem performance.

It is 25 years later and still, the night Roseanne Barr sang The Star-Spangled Banner at a Padres game remains the stuff of legend.

'No cultural need' for female Doctor Who

Seventh Doctor Who Sylvester McCoy says the Doctor is a male character, 'just like James Bond'.

Doctor Who star Sylvester McCoy has declared that the iconic TV time-traveller should always be played by a male actor.

Review: Doctor Who: The Highest Science

Doctor Who: The Highest Science is available on CD and for download at

This audio play is a bit of a mixed bag, there are some great moments but it's hard to follow.

Meet New Zealand's biggest bogans

Dr Dave Snell.

A new TV2 reality series aims to shine the light on New Zealand’s bogan sub-culture.

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