Drinnan: Slicing the state funding pie
Drinnan: Slicing the state funding pie

COMMENT: TVNZ's declaration that it will find a prime-time spot for Terry Teo will quieten cries that it might only be…

Netflix global plans move slower than hoped
Netflix global plans move slower than hoped

The plan by Netflix to conquer the world with its streaming video service is moving slower than expected. Netflix shares…

Netflix in trouble as US growth slows
Netflix in trouble as US growth slows

Netflix is running into trouble as the internet video service wrestles with slowing US subscriber growth and an ambitious…

Cats and dogs and octopuses
Cats and dogs and octopuses

Auckland's weather can be pretty extreme, but it doesn't usually rain cephalopods - except in a global advertisement filmed…

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Secret Diary of Breakfast TV
Secret Diary of Breakfast TV

John Gillespie, head of TVNZ news and current affairs: It's not a complete disaster, but I agree it…

Sky's Igloo frozen out of market

Sky is finishing up its low-cost pay TV service Igloo within a year, as on demand services continue to increase in popularity…

Drug lord's brother seeks cut Narcos profits

Pablo Escobar's brother has written to Netflix to demand it gives him a share of the profits from the television series…

Drinnan: 'Maori' will remain in the name Maori TV

Paora Maxwell said it was never the intention to remove the word Maori from its brand.

Tech moguls gather in Sun Valley
Tech moguls gather in Sun Valley

The titans of media and technology are in Idaho for their annual summit to plot the future of their…

Spark completes $200m programme upgrade

Spark has completed a $200 million programme upgrading the backend for its customer service IT platforms.

John Drinnan: Curious timing for dual roles

COMMENT: As massive upheavals rip through the media, our state broadcaster has shown an extraordinary sense of timing.

Hollywood turning to data to write next blockbuster

Social media posts, blogs are telling streaming companies and producers what to weave together on-screen for the best chance…

Set-top box key in Sky-Vodafone merger - First NZ Capital

The set-top box is emerging as a key driver of boosting engagement in pay-TV following the release of details on the proposed…

Sidewalk Karaoke joins same company as Idol, X-Factor
Sidewalk Karaoke joins same company as Idol, X-Factor

Sidewalk Karaoke has been picked up by FreemantleMedia, the same company which owns the formats for…

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