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House Rules Sidelines The Block

In case you missed yesterday’s announcement, Three’s The Block NZ has become the latest casualty of the unravelling housing market and will be replaced next year by a local version of House Rules. Here’s the media release: WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY ANZ POSTPONES THE BLOCK NZ Local version of House Rules announced for 2023 30 November 2022 […]

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WBD Live Captions Key News Shows

Warner Bros. Discovery has announced live captioning of Three’s flagship news and current affairs shows. Here’s the media release: Warner Bros. Discovery ANZ launches live captions on Three’s Newshub Live at 6pm, The Project and Newshub Nation New Zealanders who are Deaf or hard of hearing now have more choice when it comes to watching […]

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Wild Heroes Flies Flag for 4K

Even though it will screen in HD, viewers of a new Auckland Zoo series should still see the benefits of it being filmed in 4K. Wild Heroes (Three, 7.00 Saturday) will launch in one of the week’s most coveted slots: as the lead-in to live coverage of the Rugby World Cup match between NZ and […]

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RWC: What’s on Spark Sport and Three

Spark has just released this guide to how to watch the Rugby League World Cup: Spark Sport has today announced that Warner Bros. Discovery will be the New Zealand free-to-air partner for Rugby League World Cup 2021 which takes place from 15 October to 19 November 2022 in England. New Zealanders will be able to […]

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Unicorn Dazzles Masked Singer Judges

Hollie Smith has won season two of The Masked Singer NZ. Here’ the media release: BEDAZZLED UNICORN, HOLLIE SMITH, WINS THE MASKED SINGER NZ CROWN 2 October 2022 – After 11 weeks of exciting reveals and surprising celebrities, The Masked Singer NZ has crowned its winner! Award-winning musician Hollie Smith was unveiled as Bedazzled Unicorn in […]

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Newshub Steals Official Broadcaster Honours

Warner Bros Discovery NZ will screen Monday’s Queen Elizabeth II State Memorial Service ad-free from 1.30 on Three, ThreeNow and newshub.co.nz. Surprisingly, Newshub, and not TVNZ’s 1 News, will be the official broadcaster. Here’s the media release: NEWSHUB NAMED OFFICIAL BROADCASTER OF NEW ZEALAND’S STATE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR QUEEN ELIZABETH II 22 September 2022 – […]

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State Funeral to Screen on Three

Three has joined TVNZ 1 in pre-empting its Monday primetime schedule to screen Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral. The Block NZ: Redemption, The Rookie, SVU, Newshub Late, Head High and the overnight infomercials will be usurped by HM Queen Elizabeth II: State Funeral. The previously scheduled episodes of everything except The Block will air the following […]

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Three Pulls Diana Investigations

Amid all the Royal Family specials the networks have added In the wake of Queen Elizabeth’s death, Three has pulled what might have been its highest-rating. It was going to launch the Discovery+ series The Diana Investigations 9.35 Tuesday, on the back of the Mike McRoberts docu, Kia Ora, Good Evening (in today’s NZ Herald, the news anchor […]

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Schedule Alert: Extra QEII Specials on Three

Late this afternoon Three revised its weekend schedule to add three more House of Windsor specials in the wake of the Queen’s death. As well as those already publicised here, the network will pre-empt Saturday’s lifestyle block and movies to air two non-commercial specials: A Tribute to Her Majesty The Queen (7.00) and Accession Of […]

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New to Three for Maori Language Week

A te reo Māori version of The Project and the premiere of a series that’s dubbed “an unauthorised Māori perspective of our place names” are among the highlights of Three’s Maori Language Week programming. Here’s the media release: Three celebrates Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2022 6 September 2022 – Warner Bros. Discovery ANZ will mark […]

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