TV & Radio

Matt Gibb living the dream

Matt Gibb will present the travel and inspirational homes segments on new TVNZ lifestyle series Kiwi Living.

Matt Gibb is commuting from across the Tasman to make the most of Kiwi Living

Opportunity for a monster career

The Jim Henson Company chairman Brian Henson is one of the judges on Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge.

Jim Henson's Creature Shop a labyrinth of exciting discoveries for new reality show contestants

TV's top 10 awkward moments

When Taylor Swift won the MTV award for Best Female Video in 2009 all she wanted to do was say thank you. Kanye West had other ideas.

The only thing more watchable than a great TV moment is a terrible one. Here are 10 moments those involved wish they could have avoided.

On the Box: July 5 to 11

David de Lautour plays Ted West on Westside.

Westside winds up, while Kiwi Living debuts on free-to-air TV this week

A harsh reality

Everyday Kiwis experiencing how the other half life in the slum district of Tondo, in the Filipino capital Manila for TV3's Reality Trip.

Reality TV tries to find a heart with TV3's Reality Trip: two years on from filming, did the participants learn anything.

The danger of taking culture without knowledge

Temuera Morrison as Anaru Vaipiti on the new series Tatau.

Tem Morrison’s new show is a fantasy drama steeped in Polynesian culture, but he has concerns about cultural sensitivity.

Beating the bullies

Our bullying culture has spread from the schoolyard to the office.

New Zealand has the worst rate of bullying in the OECD: not just in playgrounds, but offices and online.

Skylights: July 5 to 11

Alan Davies and Sarah Alexander are back for a new season of  Jonathan Creek.

Jonathan Creek's return is among the viewing highlights on Sky TV this week

Picks of the Week: July 5 to 11

Emmanuelle Riva was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Amour.

Oscar-nominated movies like Django Unchained and Amour among the week's TV highlights

Bullying behaviour exposed

Dr Paul Wood is one of the experts featured in the new Kiwi documentary series Bullies.

New Kiwi documentary series looks at our culture of bullying

"Sit down, dream and be inspired"

TVNZ presenter Miriama Kamo and her daughter Te Rerehua prepare pasta at their Auckland home

A hard-hitting journalist reveals her passions in a new television role

'I want to be the female George Clooney'

Eva Longoria says she's a behind-the-scenes person first, an actress second.

"I love quotas and budgets, and I like barometers of success," says Eva Longoria.

Sheep urinates on TV reporter video

Conor Macauley had a little lamb, and a very wet boot by the time this segment was over.

Ewe could say it was the kind of live-stream TV report that gives you a warm feeling; a number one shot, even. 

Broadchurch star talks new drama

Olivia Colman as single mother Carol in Run.

This time round, Colman's character is faced with the harsh realities of poverty in London.

Oyelowo a man alone in Nightingale

David Oyelowo stars as Peter Snowden in Nightingale.

Nightingale tested David Oyelowo's commitment as an actor

Lost director joins Game of Thrones

Jack Bender has signed on to work on two Game of Thrones episodes.

A director from cult TV series Lost has signed up for two episodes on the next season of Game of Thrones.

Maisie Williams' weird fan requests

Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams finds some of her fans' requests weird.

Game of Throne actress Maisie Williams can find fans' demands awkward.

Maria retires from Sesame Street

After 42 years on the iconic children's show Maria is leaving Sesame Street.

After 42 years on the iconic children's show Maria is leaving Sesame Street.

'Motherducker': BBCs' epic subtitle fail

Kanye's a motherducker

"Motherducker" is now one of the new words associated with Kanye West's song All Day after it was given a PG overhaul by the BBC.

Top Gear's end 'upsetting': Hammond

Ex-Top Gear co-host Richard Hammond has been left wondering what to do next after the motoring show was canned.

Richard Hammond has been left in the lurch since Top Gear ended.

MasterChef NZ judges announced

Melbourne Cup Day at Euro
Mark Wallbank and Darn Batchelor
Picture Olivia Hemus

The full judging panel for MasterChef New Zealand has been revealed.

The end of Forever

Ioan Gruffudd's Henry Morgan faces an uncertain future in the finale of Forever.

A new documentary series on bullying is among the week's TV highlights.

Simpson Living by design

Erin Simpson's new position on Kiwi Living allows her to showcase her creative side.

Erin Simpson makes the shift to prime-time with Kiwi Living

Fancy a date with the Bachelor?

Matilda Rice and Art Green are offering up the chance to win a double date with them over a game of mini golf.

Still pining for a date with The Bachelor's Arthur Green? You may still have a chance.

TV ain't what it used to be - thankfully

New Zealand cartoon Bro'Town comes into a new light...

In light of Dukes of Hazzard being pulled by a US TV network because, here's a looks at other shows with now inappropriate conceits.

Colbert's bizarre Eminem show

Comedian Stephen Colbert 'interviewed' rapper Eminem on local Michigan community television show, Only In Monroe, as build up to the premiere of his new show.

Seemingly restless waiting to take over The Late Show, Stephen Colbert takes over a local television morning show.

Big ideas and smalltown New Zealand

FFXENT. Supplied image of Richard Ayoade for Gadget Man.

REVIEW: Gadget Man host Richard Ayoade is a cut above the usual presenters of reality television.

New coach helps ramp up Voice's volume

This year's coaching line up on The Voice Australia includes The Madden Brothers, Delta Goodrem, Jessie J and Ricky Martin.

New Voice Australia coach Jessie J reveals her own audition nightmare

Dukes of Hazzard canned

US cable network TV Land won't be showing re-runs of Dukes of Hazzard.

US cable network bans the General Lee and the Dukes over the Confederate flag row.

Amy Schumer would rule as Bachelorette

Comedian Amy Schumer would make an excellent Bachelorette.

Seven reasons why comedian Amy Schumer would be the best Bachelorette ever.

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