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2017 Oscar host is revealed

Host Jimmy Kimmel opened the show during the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards in September.

US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel will host the next Academy Awards.

Life lessons from Mariah's World video

Recording artist Mariah Carey poses for a portrait while promoting her TV "docu-series" called Mariah's World.

The diva's new TV show delivers handy advice. Here's how to live your best life like Mariah Carey.

Christmas sorted: Paul Henry Lego

The Trade Me listing says the set is detailed "down to a tee".

Is playing puppet master with a tiny Paul Henry Lego minifig on your Santa list? You're in luck.

Key resignation: What about Mike?

Mike Hosking: Died a little inside yesterday.

With the Prime Minister stepping down on Monday, has anyone spared a thought for Mike Hosking? You bet they have.

First Dates NZ: What went wrong?

Emily on First Dates NZ: Poor sexual hygiene is a "massive" dealbreaker for this Miss Lingerie finalist.

A poledancer, a Miss Lingerie finalist and an elephant-rescuing nurse - this should have been an interesting episode.

Farewell to a born entertainer

John Key the leader of the national Party waves ot he faithful as he arrives to deliver his finance policy going into ...

From breakfast TV to Talk radio, John Key provided us with some pretty entertaining times.

TV personalities who tried politics video

Corkery first tried her hand at politics during the 1995 Auckland mayoralty race, running as an independent candidate.

From Paul Henry to Tamati Coffey, Hayley Holt isn't the first familiar face to take a stand.

Elijah Wood's weird new show

Since starring in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Elijah Wood has put a lot of time into appearing in offbeat fare like ...

Dirk Gently offers no Tolkein role for Rings' star

Once Were Warriors stars reunite video

"Give us a G," Morrison said, before Owen and Moa joined him in song.

Actors Temuera Morrison and Rena Owen still know the words to Here is My Heart, 22 years after the film's release.

Bachelor couple talks marriage

Bachelor couple Matilda Rice and Art Green ready for a weekend of fun in the Coromandel.

On holiday in the Whitsundays, Matilda Rice has a spur of the moment proposal for Art Green.

Reality TV baby

Married At First Sight Australia's only successful season one couple, Zoe and Alex.

The only successful couple from season one of Married At First Sight are now parents.

Gilmore star queen of 'break-up texts'

Lauren's Graham's book Talking as Fast as I Can is out now.

"It was a dark day when I saw the Downton Abbey cast in street makeup." Why Lauren Graham isn't keen on lifting the lid on the secrets of the Gilmore Girls revival.

A pop-diva's life exposed

Mariah Carey puts her success as a musician down to   collaborating with people that she really feels a musical ...

Why Mariah Carey doesn't want you to call Mariah's World a reality show

Alec Baldwin's promise to Trump video

Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, with Kate McKinnon as Trump's spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway.

Actor says he'll stop impersonating the US President-elect on Saturday Night Live - on one condition.

What goes on in the Burbs

Laura Robinson runs a web-series called Burbs, where every episode is about a different Wellington suburb. Pictured here ...

Burbs, a web series about absurdity in Wellington's suburbs, is gearing up for a second series.

Twin Peaks reboot 'not nostalgic'

Kyle MacLachlan as Dale Cooper and Michael Ontkean as Sheriff Truman in the original Twin Peaks.

The secret history of the 1990s small town murder mystery Twin Peaks lies Mark Frost's high school years.

Queen Victoria 'saucy', not stuffy

Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria and Tom Hughes as Albert in Victoria.

Victoria screenwriter Daisy Goodwin explains why people have the wrong impression of the monarch.

Life lessons from the Gilmore Girls

FFXENT. Supplied image for Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

The return of an old favourite has taught me this - we need more practical education at school, and every TV show shouldn't be re-made

Kourtney and Scott are back on!

After nine years together and three children, and a divorce, TV personalities Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian have ...

Set free the doves and shower us in rose petals: Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick are giving love another go.

The 10 best TV shows of 2016

Emerald Fennell, Helen George and Charlotte Ritchie in Call The Midwife.

From Game Of Thrones to Funny Girls we pick the best TV shows of the year.

'The most boring voice in the world'

Max Irons as Carter and Sam Neill as Lord Carnarvon in Tutankhamun.

Actor Max Irons shares his first impressions of Tutankhamun co-star Sam Neill.

From Baldrick to history man

British actor Tony Robinson playing the character Baldrick from the TV series The Black Adder.

Sir Tony Robinson is making an outrageous - cunning even - plan to get himself back to New Zealand.

Hamish and Andy to quit radio

Hamish and Andy will have a new show on Nine but details are being kept under wraps.

Aussie radio duo 'Hamish and Andy' announce they will quit their hit radio show to concentrate on TV.

The talented Ms Hay

At the launch of 'Who Shot Rock & Roll' at the Auckland Art Gallery, with Katie Mills.

Karyn Hay made her name in television, but these days, she is focused on her radio show and writing novels.

Murder most compelling

Prime's The Murder Detectives puts fictional crime procedurals in the shade.

REVIEW: Like any good thriller, the real-life storyline of The Murder Detectives comes with set-backs and twists.

10 Gilmore Girls questions video

Lorelei and Rory (Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel) are back in the Gilmore Girls revival.

It was supposed to bring closure, but after the Gilmore Girls revival, there are even more questions.

Youth ditch X Factor for nature video

Planet Earth II has been beating the X Factor in the ratings.

Young people are turning away from Reality TV, and towards hit nature show Planet Earth.

Mealamu meets kindy teacher video

All Black Keven Mealamu was a "cuddly" kid, according to his kindy teacher.

These days, Keven Mealamu is a little too big to sit on his kindy teacher's knee.

Actor Andrew Sachs, 86, dies

Andrew Sachs as Manuel in Fawlty Towers.

Farewell, Manuel - the British star of Fawlty Towers has died after a four year battle with dementia.

Documentaries on demand

Nick Cave's 20,000 Days on Earth is one of more than 130 documentary titles available on DocPlay.

DocPlay is like Netflix for documentaries, and it's now available in New Zealand.

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