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November Auction Date for Belated Block Finale

The Block NZ season finale, in which the season-nine homes will go under the hammer, will screen in November. Three had to postpone the event because of the COVID lockdown’s impact on production. Here’s the media release: THE BLOCK NZ 2021 AUCTION GRAND FINAL IS COMING TO THREE IN NOVEMBER! In one of the most […]

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Three to Air Epic ‘Vaxanation’ Effort

Three is rejigging its Saturday afternoon schedule to broadcast a six-hour “vaxanation” special. Here’s the media release: THREE TO BROADCAST ‘SUPER SATURDAY VAXATHON’,  SUPPORTED BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND PANGO PRODUCTIONS IN DRIVE TO GET KIWIS VACCINATED In its shared commitment to driving high Covid-19 vaccination rates in New Zealand, Discovery will broadcast the […]

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More AM Show Hosts to Depart

The AM Show hosts Mark Richardson and Amanda Gillies are leaving Three’s breakfast show as part of a format revamp planned for next year. Ryan Bridge, who replaced Duncan Garner after his abrupt departure, will continue to front the programme. Here’s the media release: NEWSHUB TO LAUNCH A NEW LOOK FOR THE AM SHOW IN […]

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Dancing With the Stars Put On Ice

Dancing With the Stars NZ is the latest COVID-19 casualty, with Three canning it for the second year in a row. The network announced the “very difficult decision” this morning, along with some coming-soon highlights, including the world premiere of Sydney Harbour Force, a 10-hour Discovery series about real-life Water Rats. However, Three isn’t picking up […]

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Ryan Bridge New AM Show Host

Ryan Bridge has been appointed to succeed Duncan Garner as the host of Three’s The AM Show. Here’s the media release: RYAN BRIDGE ANNOUNCED AS NEW HOST OF THE AM SHOW Newshub is delighted to announce Ryan Bridge as the new host of The AM Show, broadcast on Three weekdays from 6-9am. Long-time stand-in presenter […]

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Three Fast Tracks Delta Special

Amid a raft of scheduling changes due to the level-four lockdown, Three has fast-tracked a Newshub investigation into the Delta outbreak. Originally slated for September 7, it now will air 7.30 on Tuesday, ahead of the premiere of Patrick Gower: On Hate. The Mike McRoberts-fronted Newshub Investigates: Delta will examine how Delta got here, what happens […]

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Not Today for 7 Days

Three’s 7 Days won’t screen tonight because of lockdown production disruptions. The Kiwi panel show is being replaced by an 8.30 re-run of Bay Patrol. And tomorrow’s late-night repeat will be replaced by a re-run of Tiny Luxury. TVNZ 1, meanwhile, is replacing its late-night news bulletin with Shortland Street repeats because of the extra […]

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Wimbledon Doubles for Three and Sky

Three will screen nightly live coverage of Wimbledon tennis in a partnership with Sky TV. Here’s the media release: SKY PARTNERS WITH DISCOVERY NZ TO SERVE WIMBLEDON It’s tennis for everyone as Sky partners with Discovery NZ and Three to deliver Wimbledon, one of the world’s most prestigious tournaments Sky and Discovery, the global leader in […]

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Discovery+ to Usurp ThreeNow

Three’s streaming service probably will be supplanted by Discovery+ before year’s end, reports Newsroom. In an interview with Newsroom co-editor and ex-TV3 news boss Mark Jennings, the general manager, Australia and NZ for Discovery, Glen Kyne, revealed Discovery+ would replace ThreeNow soon after its Australian launch: “Globally, Discovery+ was launched as a brand in the […]

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Sky and Three Team for State of Origin

The first State of Origin game will screen live free to air on Three, Sky and Discovery NZ announced today. Here’s the media release: SKY SPORT AND DISCOVERY NZ PARTNER TO BRING STATE OF ORIGIN GAME 1 LIVE TO THREE SKY SPORT RETAINS EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO REMAINDER OF THE SERIES Sky and Discovery, the global […]

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