Entertainment

Pork Pie live chat with James Rolleston, Ashleigh Cummings and Dean O'Gorman

The stars of Pork Pie talk about the new remake of the Kiwi classic.

Marlborough singer-songwriter gets backs to doing what she loves

Marlborough singer-writer Sarah Brown is back with her unique sound.

Oscars 2017: who got snubbed and who got a nice surprise?

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards are out, and there are a few surprises.

Piers Morgan launches attack on Ewan McGregor

Piers Morgan has savaged Ewan McGregor, after the actor "refused point blank" to appear on his tv show.

Bonnie Tyler is holding out for Taupo

Bonnie Tyler wants to put on a great performance this weekend in Taupo, after all, she is a Taupo ratepayer.

Oscar nominations - the diversity is impressive - now it's time for a long-lasting reset

Unlike recent years when the red carpet was lily white, this year's Oscars will resemble the outside world.

Director Roman Polanski steps down after protest

Director Roman Polanski has turned down the role of president for the prestigious Cesar awards.

Weta Digital adds Oscar to its Jungle Book nominations

Kiwi special effects company Weta Digital scores an Oscar nomination for its latest great ape.

ABC apologises for wrongly posting Hanks, Adams Oscar nominations

Amy Adams and Tom Hanks were not Oscar nominees, but they were briefly listed on an official website.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople misses out on Oscar nomination

Hunt for the Wilderpeople too skuxx for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Academy Awards: Oscars go gaga for 'La La Land' with record-tying 14 nominations

Candy-coloured love letter to musicals lands matches Titanic with a record-tying 14 Academy Awards nominations.

Recap: The 89th Academy Awards nominations announcement

See who gets the nod from the Academy, with a prized Oscar nomination.

Sherlock creator Mark Gattis on the series: 'It's like bottled lightning'

Benedict Cumberbatch is cheered on by a crowd while filming for the series.

Ewan McGregor cancels TV interview in Women's March row with Piers Morgan

Ewan McGregor and Piers Morgan trade barbs after actor cancels TV interview.

Alan Davies: 'There’s nowhere more beautiful than Wellington'

UK comedian Alan Davies heaps lavish praise on Wellington but warns people not to visit in October.

Britney Spears TV biopic to feature singer's highs and low, including that head-shaving incident

​She was the ultimate pop-princess, who defined a generation. Now her highs and lows will feature on the small screen.

Saturday Night Live writer suspended, apologises for Barron Trump 'homeschool shooter' tweet

The jokes flew about Donald Trump's 10-year-old son. One has cost a television writer her job.

Johann Ofner Bliss n Eso Brisbane film clip shooting investigation to take weeks

Tests on weapons used in a music video that ended in the fatal shooting of a stuntman aren't expected back for weeks.

Non-binary aritst Nikolai to perform at Auckland Laneway Festival

Ponsonby artist Nikolai, who does not identify as male of female, will perform at the Auckland Laneway Festival this month.

Shortland Street's Vinnie Kruse and Nicole Miller split in cheating scandal

Shortland Street's one happy family has been ruptured by a cheating scandal - and some viewers aren't happy about it.

Bachelorette Kate reveals she is having baby

One of last season's Bachelorettes has revealed she is expecting.

Ingrid Hipkiss returns to 6pm weather

The former Paul Henry newsheader returns to familiar territory.

Ed Sheeran releases Castle On The Hill video

The video for new song Castle On The Hill comes complete with a doppelganger.

Inside Princess Margaret's former Caribbean party villa

She was the royal rebel who knew how to party. Peek inside Princess Margaret's island villa.

'Allo 'Allo actor Gorden Kaye dies

Gorden Kaye, best known for playing cafe owner Rene Artois on the hit comedy, has died in a care home.

Zoolander 2 leads in Razzie Awards 2017

The Razzie nominations are in. Can you guess which are 2016's worst films?

Stephen Colbert will host the 2017 Emmy Awards

Stephen Colbert used the announcement to take a swipe at President Trump's much maligned press secretary.

My Kitchen Rules hosts Manu Fiedel and Pete Evans have 'nothing in common'

Manu Fiedel and Pete Evans can't even be on the same flight together.

Johann Ofner Bliss N Eso death: Dying for our entertainment is doubly tragic

Stunt performers and crew members are in the frontlines on dangerous film sets.

Stolen child Archie Roach to open Womad New Zealand 2017

"They took us away. Snatched from our mother's breast..."

'Last Jedi' title reveal sends 'Star Wars' fans into frenzy

Disney have revealed the name of the next Star Wars film, and it's got fans in overdrive.

Green Day announce second Auckland concert

Green Day announce second Auckland show in May as 90s punk rockers' appeal shows no sign of fading.

A real Moana experience in Hawaii: Aulani, Disney Resort & Spa and Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach

The Disney movie holds special significance for Hawaii's voyaging heritage.

Roger Hall's Last Legs back at Circa Theatre for return season

Roger Hall's most recent play was so successful, it's back for a return season

Neighbours drama as Madeleine West returns as Dee Bliss

Neighbour's character Dee, played by Madeleine West, will explain what happened in the last 13 years.

Countryfile host's NZ accent: Adam Henson ridiculed for trying to emulate Kiwi chat in Kaikoura quake episode

British TV host ridiculed for adopting a Kiwi accent, and a bad one at that, as he visited Kaikoura's farmers.

Shirtless Putin roasts Trump in Saturday Night Live's first post-inauguration episode

Saturday Night Live roasts the new US President with help from a shirtless Vladimir Putin.

Timaru-born Ann Brebner died January 13, 2017 after a lifetime in film and theatre

A Timaru-born woman who went on to cast actors for one of Hollywood's biggest directors has been remembered.

How America's late night hosts welcomed President Trump

To escape a sad reality, most people escape to comedy. In the USA, those people were met by even worse news.

Shia La Boeuf launches four year live-stream protest against Donald Trump

Anyone can perform at a new live-stream Donald Trump protest set up by Shia LeBeouf - but you might encounter an angry LaBeouf.

Fabulous drag queens coming to Taranaki for a fierce weekend

"Most drag queens are very shy boys, but once they paint their face they all become Beyonce."

Madonna defends 'blowing up White House' statement, saying it was metaphorical

Madonna defends a statement about "blowing up the White House", made during a profanity-laced speech.

The Big Bang Theory is getting a spin-off based on 12-year-old Sheldon Cooper

Television's most-loved theoretical physicist will feature in a new show about his childhood.

Ido Drent and wife experience difficult birth with second child Elliotte

Ex-Shortland Streeter Ido Drent and wife Mandy have revealed their second child's difficult arrival.

Brodie Kane on being single for 30 years

The Breakfast presenter has opened up about her love life after 30 years single.

National youth brass band's annual get together

The National Youth Brass Band practice in New Plymouth for national concert tour.

Cyndi Lauper and Blondie are teaming up for an NZ tour

It's the return of 70s and 80s rock to NZ shores. Cyndi Lauper and Blondie are teaming up for two NZ shows.

Audiences embrace M Night Shyamalan's return to the thriller genre with Split

James McAvoy is a kidnapper with multiple personalities in M Night Shyamalan's new film Split.

Sir Rod Stewart brings rock and roll to the fifth round draw of the Scottish Cup

Live TV awkwardness as rock star pokes football boss during over-the-top lottery draw.

Picton Maritime Festival a hit despite gloomy weather

One of the highlights of the day was a raft race, featuring a Donald Trump raft which did not travel far from shore.