NZ broadcast TV’s desperate attempt to grab viewers with a reboot of the ’90s hit Popstars is doomed to failure. PAT PILCHER explains why.
We’re none the wiser after last night’s pointless leaders’ debate and television really needs to raise its game, writes PAT PILCHER.
Doctor Who was once a must-see experience despite tinfoil budgets but the latest season is lame, writes PAT PILCHER.
As TV Three warns it might pull out of television locally, PAT PILCHER takes a look at the NZ media-scape, how it got in its current state and what might lie ahead.
So TVNZ and Spark have snaffled the Rugby World Cup broadcast rights from Sky. PAT PILCHER looks at whether the new deal will mean good viewing for Kiwis.
How is it that the news can black-out for 30 minutes and there are no shockwaves and no obvious consequences? PAT PILCHER has his say.
TVNZ’s profits have slumped by a massive 90 percent. PAT PILCHER knows just how to fix the problem, in five easy steps.
TVNZ can take a hike, says PAT PILCHER, for whom the so-called state broadcaster is as redundant as decade-old episodes of The Apprentice.