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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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Big Chance for 2nd Chance Charlie

Three has recruited ex-All Blacks Stephen Donald and Liam Messam to lead a super-sized second season of 2nd Chance Charlie that will air twice-weekly in primetime. It will screen 9.30 Thursdays from May 6 and repeat 5.30 Sundays. Here’s the media release: RUGBY LEGENDS STEPHEN DONALD AND LIAM MESSAM JOIN THREE’S 2ND CHANCE CHARLIE PLUS […]

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Mega-Monday Ratings for Meghan and Harry

Three will repeat its Harry and Meghan special on Saturday night following last night’s historically high ratings for the network. CBS Presents Oprah With Meghan and Harry will air at 9.15, instead of the previously scheduled movie Second Act. Three reports the Monday broadcast delivered the channel the highest ratings in 26 years. Reads the media […]

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Harry and Meghan Make Belated Bow

NZ looks like being one of the last members of the Commonwealth to broadcast CBS Presents Oprah with Meghan and Harry. It will air 7.30 tonight on Three, almost two days after the CBS broadcast drew 17 million viewers and 22 hours after it aired on Australia’s Channel 10. You would have thought the network […]

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TVNZ 2 Orders More of Taskmaster and Comedy Gala

Taskmaster NZ will return for a new 10-week run this year on TVNZ 2, which also will serve up two more Best Foods Comedy Gala specials. And Three is supporting a movie, based on a true story, about two Tongan rugby fans who concoct a scheme to secure front row seats for the 2011 Tonga […]

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Princely Coup for Three

Three will screen Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, on Tuesday, a day after its US broadcast. It will replace Married at First Sight Australia at 7.30 and also stream on ThreeNow. Episode seven of MAFS will screen Wednesday and E8 on Thursday, instead of the re-run […]

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Another Chance for 2nd Chance Charlie

Three has renewed 2nd Chance Charlie and will expand the length of each episode from five minutes to a commercial half-an-hour (about 23 minutes without ad breaks). The Spinoff thought the first season, which you can still view on ThreeNow, was “annoyingly brief” but praised it for exposing “some glaring issues in NZ rugby”. Here’s […]

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Three to Launch Extra Newshub Bulletin

Fears that Three’s new owner Discovery would cut back on local news and current affairs are proving unfounded, with the broadcaster announcing a new Newshub slot. Moreover, Discovery says it will continue to develop Three’s “news product” to help grow the business. Newshub Live at 11.30AM will screen weekdays from February 1 — just half-an-hour […]

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