In praise of Anika Moa Unleashed’s 20 year reunion of TrueBliss

Anika Moa Unleashed finishes up its second season with its most coveted and triumphant get yet: A twenty year reunion of TrueBliss.

Five reasons you should be watching Below Deck right now

Six seasons in, Below Deck remains the wildest drama on the high seas. Now's the perfect time to catch up on this hugely entertaining boat-based reality series, argues Dominic Corry.

New to Lightbox in March: It’s Jojo Siwa’s world and we’re all just living in it

The return of television's most authentic mum, a Dance Moms spinoff and some fantastic mister beasts - all these and more are New to Lightbox this month.

The Enemy Within is a fantastic spy thriller – and an even better character study

The Enemy Within combines the funnest parts of a spy thriller with the complexity of a character study, thanks to a compelling lead performance. Sam Brooks reviews.

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RIP Luke Perry, the TV bad boy we all wanted to save

The actor Luke Perry, whose performance as Dylan McKay in the TV show Beverly Hills 90210 was an early '90s cultural phenomenon, has died aged 52. Emily Writes pays tribute.

Love Island NZ is Three betting its house on epic reality TV

Love Island has smashed streaming records all over the world and Three’s purchase of the global rights, along with pricey a local franchise, will complete a radical transformation of the channel.

The Real Pod: Welcome to the GC, bitch

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the fourth week on Married at First Sight Australia, with special thanks to Nando’s.

It’s true: Heartbreak Island is actually fully hectic

Heartbreak Island is back for another year, bringing more raunch and drama than ever before. Watch as Alex Casey dives in.

What Better Things nails about being a parent

There’s a lot to love about the acclaimed comedy-drama Better Things, which returns to Lightbox for a third season this Friday. Tara Ward takes at look what the show gets right about parenting.  

Remembering Freaky, New Zealand’s most traumatic kid’s show

Goosebumps had nothing on this one. Tom Augustine looks back at the Kiwi kid's horror series that scarred a generation: Freaky.

Where to get your Olivia Colman fix next

You saw her in The Favourite and you obviously loved it, but where can you experience Queen Olivia Colman on the small screen?

Watch: The Terry Huffer guide to Piha

It's one of New Zealand's most picturesque locations, but what are Piha's best bits? Mark Mitchinson, star of the Lightbox TV series High Road, takes us on a tour of West Auckland's famous beach suburb.

What do the Heartbreak Island hotties think about climate change?

Alex Casey went speed dating with some Heartbreak Island contestants and things got real serious, real fast. 

Flack confirms Anna Paquin’s excellence, but little else

A new British dramedy proves to us that Anna Paquin has the goods – but the rest of it doesn't meet her at her level. Sam Brooks reviews TVNZ2's Flack.

The Real Pod: Counting your chicken pox before your goose eggs

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the third week on Married at First Sight Australia, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Why does Heartbreak Island make everybody so mad?

When reality show mutant Heartbreak Island launched last year, people lost their collective minds. But why?