John Drinnan: TV in catch-up to the internet
John Drinnan: TV in catch-up to the internet

Freeview says the new digital service will provide "vastly improved" navigation. Details will be announced closer to the…

Spark ups investment in Lightbox TV
Spark ups investment in Lightbox TV

Spark New Zealand has announced it is increasing investment in its internet television service Lightbox. In its first half…

Annoying and 'ugly' coverage
Annoying and 'ugly' coverage

Sky TV is powerless to change on-screen graphics which a media commentator says are "ugly, visual garbage" and will get…

Sky TV to launch delayed Neon tomorrow
Sky TV to launch delayed Neon tomorrow

Sky Television will launch its new internet TV service Neon tomorrow after delays caused by technical glitches.

Television Industry

Chopper whopper anchor suspended
Chopper whopper anchor suspended

NBC is suspending Brian Williams as its Nightly News anchor for six months without pay for misleading…

TV newsman's Katrina tale in spotlight

He witnessed a suicide. He saw gangs at the Ritz Carlton. Or did he? NBC newsman Brian Williams' Katrina reporting is broken…

Host steps back from show

Brian Williams is stepping away temporarily from the "NBC Nightly News" amid questions about his memories of war coverage…

US host backtracks on story

NBC News anchor Brian Williams conceded yesterday that a story he had told repeatedly about being under fire while covering…

What will you watch?
What will you watch?

The arrival of global entertainment giant Net­flix in New Zealand next month is sparking an unprecedented…

TV passes for one-off sport events

Sky Television is making top rugby and motorsport events available to nonsubscribers online.

Sky TV grounds cricket drone

Sky TV's drone camera has been grounded until the Cricket World Cup following an incident in Dunedin.

Council backs new film studio

Film and television incentives have lifted the screen production industry out of the doldrums, prompting the Auckland Council…

TVNZ staff wary of new boss

Some staff are unhappy about TVNZ's new editor of newsgathering, with noses reportedly out of joint.

Colin Hogg: My 2014 television hits and misses
Colin Hogg: My 2014 television hits and misses

Thank God it's over, is about all I can say. And I'm talking strictly about the television, of course…

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