Set-top box key in Sky-Vodafone merger - First NZ Capital
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 Got Talent, Idol, X-Factor…

Impossible to pull plug on streaming
Impossible to pull plug on streaming

More than 100,000 people are thought to have viewed the fight via Facebook and other internet back doors.

Sky TV's threat to TVNZ over sport clips
Sky TV's threat to TVNZ over sport clips

Sky TV bosses say Television New Zealand is grabbing too much of its exclusive sports footage to use on news bulletins and…

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Too much NZ telly is made by Pakeha men
Too much NZ telly is made by Pakeha men

A new report shows too much New Zealand television is being made by Pakeha men and we need to diversify…

Game of Thrones inspires puppy love

Paula Bosher, of the Alaskan Malamute Club, said they often get inquiries from people wanting a dog because they'd seen…

Ian Watkin - A man of many talents

Character actor Ian Watkin - whose face is familiar in roles such as the train guard in the classic Crunchie television…

Duncan Greive: Why the best local TV shows are buried in dead zones

R&R and Back Benches are seriously entertaining - but you need commitment to catch them, writes Duncan Greive.

John Drinnan: Merger talk a sign of the times
John Drinnan: Merger talk a sign of the times

COMMENT: Two media giants into one? Changed market makes NZME-Fairfax tie-up a real prospect.

Bachelor split 'could have saved show'

The complete breakdown of the relationship between Jordan Mauger and Fleur Verhoeven, may have been the saving grace of…

Netflix fix for data cap hogging

Streaming video can be one of the biggest data hogs on your cellphone plan, which is a bummer when you're on the road or…

More turmoil at TV3

Changes at the top of the beleaguered MediaWorks are not over, as speculation mounts it could soon have a new chairman.

MediaWorks' revolving doors

Hilary Barry's decision had festered for some time but was deliberate when it was made. She was determined to go.

Sky shares plunge on downbeat forecast
Sky shares plunge on downbeat forecast

Shares in Sky Network TV fell back to Earth yesterday after the company said its subscriber numbers…

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