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Imagination Television, which produces New Zealand’s Got Talent, has decided that the show’s title risks being seen as dishonest.

New Zealand’s Got Talent to add question mark to title

TVNZ has announced that the upcoming third instalment of its New Zealand’s Got Talent show will undergo a title change in an attempt to make it seem less presumptuous. The programme, which will air on TV One for the second time later this year, will change its name to New […]

George R. R. Martin has denied leaking future plot details, saying that he hasn’t read the books, and only watches the TV show.

Game of Thrones producers sue George R. R. Martin for plot leaks

Producers of popular HBO drama Game of Thrones are set to take legal action against a prominent author for allegedly leaking thousands of pages of plot details available in bookstores around the globe. The leak, which is said to have occurred somewhere between 1996 and 2011, was uncovered when co-creators […]

MediaWorks is assuring viewers that the outcome of the show is still decided fairly by whoever spends the most money on text votes.

TV3 accidentally airs final episode of X Factor

TV3 has been left apologising to its viewers today after a technical error resulted in the television channel broadcasting the final episode of popular musical talent show The X Factor New Zealand, months before it was meant to air. The finale – which viewers now know will be guest hosted […]

Kim Dotcom to help copyright activists by launching independent TV channel about Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom to help copyright activists by launching independent TV channel about Kim Dotcom

Citing what he sees as a broadcasting media biased toward the interests of the United States government, internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is planning to establish his own independent television channel here in New Zealand. The channel, Kim TV, will feature 24 hours of nonstop Kim Dotcom-related programming, including interviews with […]

Roache arrest puts new spin on Ken Barlow preschool storyline

Roache arrest puts new spin on Ken Barlow preschool storyline

Plans for an upcoming storyline on decades-old British soap opera Coronation Street have been called into question after the actor who plays the storyline’s central character was arrested on historic sex abuse charges. 81 year old William Roache, who plays Ken Barlow on the popular soap, was taken into custody […]

Movie about the rapture to be filmed in New Zealand subdivisions

Movie about the rapture to be filmed in New Zealand subdivisions

An upcoming independent movie about the rapture is set to be filmed in various subdivisions across New Zealand. The film, Alone in Our Sin, is about the moment of reckoning when all those faithful to Christ are suddenly taken from the planet in one swift summoning, leaving only the unfaithful […]