Experiential: Oh the Ponytail and Paul Henry-themed Places You’ll Go With Freeview Plus

Alex Casey spends an afternoon time travelling with Freeview Plus, catching up on all of the extraordinary TV she missed out on from The Real to Who's Doing the Dishes

TV Taught Me: How One Cooking Moron Became an Overnight Masterchef Hero

Alex Casey is very good at watching cooking shows and very bad at cooking in real life. She took up the My Food Bag challenge to become a Masterchef in her own home.

The Client List: The Final Week – Excavating Meaning From the Void and Having a Party of None

It is the final week of James Milne's noble quest to watch Jennifer Love Hewitt's cancelled series The Client List in its entirety. He reflects upon what the show has taught him about life in small town America, and life in general.

TV Taught Me: Dr House – Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Hypochondria

Sophie Smith shares health lessons learned from watching House, and how the show both helped and hindered her struggle with hypochondria.

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The Client List: James Milne’s Date With Jennifer Love-Hewitt – Week Three

In the third of a five-part series – here are parts one and two – James Milne signs up to watch Jennifer Love Hewitt’s cancelled borderline softcore porn series The …

Checking off Jennifer Love-Hewitt’s ‘The Client List’: Week Two

In the second of a five-part series – here's part one – James Milne signs up to watch Jennifer Love Hewitt’s cancelled borderline softcore porn series The Client List in …

Checking off Jennifer Love-Hewitt’s ‘The Client List’: Week One

In the first of a five-part series, James Milne signs up to watch Jennifer Love Hewitt's cancelled borderline softcore porn series The Client List in its entirety. // During her pregnancy, …

Every Morning is a Good Morning: A Week With NZ’s Most Enduring Lifestyle Show

Calum Henderson watched Good Morning every day for a week, and recorded every joyful moment of the bizarre lifestyle show. // If Judy Bailey was the mother of the nation, then …

TV Dinners: Making 30 Rock’s Terrible Cheesy Blasters

In a new segment, Alex Casey tries recreate some iconic small screen meals. In this edition, she tackles 30 Rock's heart-attack-inducing Cheesy Blasters. // If there is one thing that Liz …

Alex Casey Plays TVNZ’s Weird and Intense New Lawyer Game: Week One

TVNZ have created a reality-warping online game to promote TV2's new investigative drama How to Get Away With Murder. Alex Casey learns just how difficult the titular task really is. // It all started …

The Spinoff Oscars Liveblog: Our Televisual Take

Covering everything from the fingernail red carpet to Ryan Seacrest's hair, because we can. Live Blog The Oscars Red Carpet 2015 window.cilAsyncInit = function() {cilEmbedManager.init()};(function() {if (window.cilVwRand === undefined) { window.cilVwRand = …

Fun and Games With the MasterChef Finale

With the competition reaching boiling point this Saturday night, Alex Casey provides some ways you can make a meal out of MasterChef Australia season finale. // I have had an on-and-off relationship …

That’s Messed Up: An Evening With the Law & Order SVU Drinking Game

Alex Casey sat down with her good mate, insanely knowledgable TV freak Sophie, to play the Law & Order SVU drinking game. This is their story (dun dun). // Full disclosure …

Where The Ad Never Ends: The Barbarism of Contemporary Informercials

Like advertising's cockroach, informercials have emerged stronger following the internet's onslaught. José Barbosa suffered through a night of them to bring you this harrowing report. // It can be argued that, …