For weeks, Carpet Mill has been running a very strange full page ad in a national newspaper. Duncan Greive investigates.
A shocking Herald story about the past actions of one of its grooms have forced an unprecedented move from MediaWorks.
For years, New Zealand has bemoaned the gap between much of our television drama and the cutting edge out in the world. That gap might finally be closing.
As a format it predates almost all reality TV, and that’s precisely why it works in 2019, writes Duncan Greive.
The lanky sidekick from Jono and Ben journeys around New Zealand trying to solve small town problems. Does he succeed?
Stranger Things owns all the oxygen for period-piece teen TV, but Ireland’s impossibly charming Derry Girls deserves as much acclaim, writes Duncan Greive.
Commissioners are among the most powerful and coveted roles in television. Suddenly, after years of little movement, there are five vacancies.
The state-owned broadcaster has quietly announced it sees no prospect of returning a profit in the 'foreseeable future'
Kris Faafoi sits down with The Spinoff's managing editor to discuss all that bedevils a rowdy sector with big problems and high expectations.
They’re the two most important shows for TVNZ 2 and Three. And their ratings are changing radically, writes Duncan Greive.
Lovepreet Brar was a migrant who scrapped his way from a one year diploma to New Zealand residency, before becoming an international bhangra hip hop star. In between times, he was part of an epic and dangerous fraud.
Ten years after he released one of the most singular New Zealand hip hop albums, PNC sits down with Duncan Greive to talk about its genesis, and why rappers still don’t get their due in this country.
An international gambling industry source has told The Spinoff that World Cup warm-up matches are prime targets for the vast subcontinental fixing machine. Warm-up games in the Cricket World Cup â€¦