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Sarah didn't notice MasterChef fail

01092015 News : Chris Skelton / Fairfax Media
Ousted Masterchef NZ contestant Sarah Glading talks about her experience.

Sarah Glading says she did not even notice when her eviction from MasterChef NZ was revealed early.

Will Obama drink his own pee?

Obama to drink his own pee?

Will President Obama have to drink his own pee when he joins Bear Grylls trekking through the Alaskan wilderness?

Miley's nipple: it's not like Janet

Janet Jackson and Miley Cyrus

While Janet Jackson's nipplegate" sparked national outrage. Miley Cyrus' flash barely caused a shrug.

Wilmer Valderamma on playing a monster

Wilmer Valderrama as Carlos in From Dusk 'Till Dawn

Actor Wilmer Valderrama reveals how he had to physically transform himself for season two of From Dusk Till Dawn.

Plain sailing for Step Dave and Cara?

Jono Kenyon and Sia Trokenheim.

Jono Kenyon and Sia Trokenheim reveal differing views on what's in store for the new season.

MasterChef: The Lim report

Hayley experienced both the highs and lows of Masterchef in a single episode.

Former Masterchef NZ champion Nadia Lim's dishes on who's rocked and who's flopped at last night's episode.

Method to madness of MTV VMAs

Miley Cyrus twerks in front of Robin Thicke at the MTV Video Music Awards in 2013.

There really is a method to the madness that is the MTV Video Music Awards.

Spun sugar spells the end for Jemima video

Jemima Cruickshank hopes to return to the food industry.

An Auckland nurse credits her time on the wards with helping her to cope with the pressures of Masterchef NZ.

Trejo's arrival ups the ante on Dusk Till Dawn

Danny Trejo has joined From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series this season to play The Regulator.

Danny Trejo loves working from 'Dusk Till Dawn' at age 71

Emotional goodbye for Downton Abbey video

Downton Abbey has one season left but is a movie in the works?

The new season of Downton Abbey not only bids farewell to the show but also previews an emotional goodbye for the characters.

TV's most memorable drunks

Megan Mullally, second left, playing Karen Walker who revels in her drunkenness in Will & Grace.

The best characters aren't perfect and, when it comes to personal flaws, alcoholism basically writes itself.

Miley Cyrus goes undercover video

Miley Cyrus pretended to be an Australian reporter called Janet for the sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Miley Cyrus poses as an Australian reporter for a skit on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to find out what Americans really think of her. The answers aren't pretty.

Picks of the Week: August 30 to September 5

Omar Agyei and idris Elba star in the one-off drama King for a Term.

Movies and new British drama dominate the week's viewing highlights

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.

The first rule of Radio Survey: don't talk about Radio Survey

Polly Gillespie and Grant Kereama announced their separation after more than 30 years, but their show goes on.

During the six week radio survey, stations try to attract audiences to their shows with pranks and stunts.

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.

Wedded bliss for Shorty nurses?

Sally Martin as Nicole and Pua Magavisa as Vinnie on Shortland Street.

Can Shorty's newlywed nurses Nicole and Vinnie live happily ever after?

An incredible true story

L to R: Greg Johnson, Dominic Purcell, Peter Feeney and Owen Black.

Dominic Purcell tells of the grueling conditions he experienced while filming for new TV One drama Abandoned.

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


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.

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