TV & Radio

Radio studios burn in mystery arson gallery

Radio host Doreen Kelso, right, interviews Margaret David for her programme Person To Person at Broadcasting House in August 1976.

Wellington's world-class Broadcasting House radio studio met a grim end - first bowled, then burned.

Key GoT character not dead (spoiler)

Writer and executive producer George R. R. Martin may have been telling the truth, but he could have been foxing too.

Did you see a body? It only counts if you saw a body.

An Ashley Madison TV show?

The homepage of the Ashley Madison website is displayed on an iPad.

The Ashley Madison hacking scandal would make a great TV show. Don't worry, someone's on it.

Rare look at poverty up close

The Kennedy family were among those not happy with their portrayal on Australian docudrama Struggle Street.

Poverty isn't seen or heard very often on television apart from rearing its pesky ugly head on the occasional nightly news item.

Jon Snow mystery unravelled? (spoiler)

Jon Snow.

Game of Thrones fans are abuzz over latest plot theory ... but could it be true?

Curtis enticed by Fear's fresh approach

Cliff Curtis plays teacher Travis Manawa on Fear the Walking Dead.

Fear the Walking Dead is appetizing all on its own

Gator aids educational Biggest Baddest

Niall McCann is on the trail of "monsters of the swamp" and other large critters in Biggest Baddest.

REVIEW: Niall McCann ventures into the world's toughest terrain on Biggest Baddest

Greens oppose axing Sunday ad ban

New media has prompted a policy re-think.

The Sunday morning and public holiday bans on TV and radio advertising might be scrapped.

The best and worst TV finales

Aaron C. Paul and Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad.

For every Breaking Bad, there's a Dexter, as one viewer's carefully-worked out chart shows.

Peters hits back at Hosking

Newstalk ZB and TVNZ Seven Sharp presenter Mike Hosking

Winston Peters says it doesn't matter if journalists are left- or right-leaning, "as long as they are balanced".

Big Bang earning the big bucks

Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper.

TV actors playing everything from geeky scientists to spunky doctors are making a killing on the small screen.

TVNZ ups profit

Cost-cutting more than offset a drop in advertising revenues at TVNZ.

State broadcaster claims biggest lead in prime time news slot for 10 years.

Win with the TV Guide: September 5 - 11

COMPETITIONS CLOSE SEPTEMBER 16

Meet the new The Block NZ judges

Bernadette Morrison and Jason Bonham will judge the upcoming reality TV show The Block NZ.

His clients call him "The Millimetre Man" - for his exacting eye for detail.

Bachelor to wedding show model video

Bachelor star Art Green gives his best Zoolander at New Zealand Fashion Week.

Art Green gets his Zoolander on at New Zealand Fashion Week wedding show - but where was girlfriend Matilda?

Bean there, done that in tired spy drama

Sean Bean has his moments with multiple indentities in Legends, but it’s a pity one of them isn’t Ned Stark.

REVIEW: Legends feels rather tired and unoriginal and heavily reliant on the star power of Sean Bean.

Duncan Garner: 'Tinder was on to me'

Duncan Garner was "inadvertently caught up" in the Ashley Madison scandal, TV3 reported on Tuesday.

Duncan Garner says his Ashley Madison profile was fake, but he was signed up to Tinder for research.

A series to get your teeth into

Cliff Curtis as Travis in Fear the Walking Dead.

Fear The Walking Dead is a new series that focuses on Los Angeles families who confront a horrifying transformation about to happen to the world.

Who's Amy gets physical

Karen Gillan plays social networking diva Eliza Dooley in the US sitcom Selfie.

Former Doctor Who companion Karen Gillan gets to indulge her love for physical comedy on Selfie.

Fear the Walking Dead sets record

Cliff Curtis as Travis in Fear the Walking Dead.

The series premiere of Cliff Curtis' Fear the Walking Dead has made television history.

Barbie and bribery

John Torode and Gregg Wallace help keep the emphasis on the food in MasterChef UK.

REVIEW: Emphasising the food and its preparation is what sets MasterChef UK apart

Bachelorettes 'starved to fuel drama'

The Bachelor Australia contestants.

Producers for The Bachelor Australia "manufacture catfights among the women through food and sleep deprivation."

Cop drama excels in murky story of satanic cult

Craig Hall as detective Grant Nicholls in Venus and Mars, with nuanced dialogue the tug-of-war inherent in police ethos.

REVIEW: Drama based on the case of a policeman who claimed he'd been kidnapped and tortured was a must-watch.

MasterChef's tradie swaps overalls for apron video

MasterChef NZ 2015
Ep. 8   Heads & Tails.
7th July 2015

Tradie Chris Smith is swapping his overalls for an apron following his stint in the MasterChef kitchen.

Angela D'Audney's topless moment

Angela D'Audney in Loose Enz.

This week we remember legendary broadcaster Angela D'Audney with her most controversial television moment.

Fear the stroppy teens in widely hyped zombie prequel

The family at the heart of Fear of the Walking Dead, from left, Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Alycia Debnam Carey and Frank Dillane.

REVIEW: The top rating Fear of the Walking Dead stars none other than New Zealand's Cliff Curtis.

No dragons, no zombies

Winona Ryder and Oscar Isaac are part of the all-star cast in the new David Simon drama Show Me A Hero.

The Wire's David Simon returns to a new TV landscape

Modern families and relationships

Jono Kenyon and Sia Trokenheim are back for more Step Dave.

Dramas dominate the week's viewing highlights

Bindi Irwin to compete on DWTS

Bindi Irwin is joining the US version of Dancing with the Stars.

Bindi Irwin will soon be trading her signature khakis for shimmering sequins to compete on Dancing With the Stars.

The Box Set: August 25 to 31

Miley Cyrus will host this year's MTV Music Video Awards.

Music dominates the week's viewing highlights

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