3 August 2021
All’s fair in wear and tear
Alex and Jane dive back into the New Zealand talent pool to see which other famous fish have washed up on Celebrity Treasure Island and who’s left to go on Dancing With the Stars.
27 July 2021
Who’ll wash up on Celebrity Treasure Island next?
Alex, Jane and Duncan pore over the first list of celebrities to get stranded in Northland for the hotly-anticipated Celebrity Treasure Island 2021 before rolling up their sleeves for kitchen week on The Block NZ.
21 July 2021
The Apprentice Aotearoa afterparty with OMGNESS
Team Real Pod reports back from the hectic cast screening of The Apprentice Aotearoa finale and considers the very real possibility this was the greatest season of reality TV New Zealand has ever seen.
20 July 2021
Breathwork, balloons and brain juice
The Apprentice Aotearoa’s iconic trio of Mike, Ness and Stephen took the plunge into the shark tank to present their business plans to three titans of industry on Monday night – but who avoided Pero’s finger of fate to make it to the final?
13 July 2021
Mowing mishaps and mile-high headboards
This week we dive into the weeds of a gardening challenge and unearth a truly iconic mowing mishap on The Apprentice Aotearoa, and master bedroom and en suite week on The Block NZ.
6 July 2021
Family bathrooms and tipsy tour buses
It’s family bathroom week on The Block NZ and the cracks are starting to show, while on The Apprentice Aotearoa, Teams Tahi and Mana are tasked with getting a gaggle of oldies sauced on a terrible bus tour.
30 June 2021
Under the hammer and under the pump
Jane and Alex (no Duncan this week) have a lot of telly to talk about – there’s pre-Covid kids’ bedroom reveals on The Block NZ, a potent auction night on The Apprentice Aotearoa and horny indiscretions on Alex’s new obsession Too Hot To Handle.
25 June 2021
Secrets from The Apprentice Aotearoa with Cassie Roma
Entrepreneur, star of The Apprentice Aotearoa and secret The Real Pod listener Cassie Roma is in the studio!
23 June 2021
Brushing up on The Block NZ’s new teams
Grab a six inch sub and get cosy because this week Alex, Jane and Duncan are setting up camp in Point Chev to recap all the tones, textures and tantrums of The Block NZ.
21 June 2021
Drag Race Down Under the Covers | Episode 8 👑
We did it! After eight long weeks, Drag Race Down Under has a winner – and she’s joining us in the studio for a very special final episode of Drag Race Down Under the Covers!
16 June 2021
Shocking revelations from The Masked Singer NZ finale
The last three Masked Singers have been unmasked in a finale where the biggest shock was probably how good Jason Kerrison’s hair looked.
14 June 2021
Drag Race Down Under the Covers | Episode 7
Chris and Eli are back to recap a talent show that showcased many talents and one balloon, and get very deep and personal with this week’s special guest, the amazing Elektra Shock!
9 June 2021
Jane of Podtown solves a mystery
While Mare of Easttown has been investigating who did a murder, Jane of Podtown has been investigating who donned a Pavlova. But did she find out before all was revealed on this week’s episode of The Masked Singer NZ?
7 June 2021
Drag Race Down Under the Covers | Episode 6
It’s makeover challenge week on RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under! Chris and Eli are joined by special guest Bionica (House of Drag season two) to recap the episode’s best and worst looks, before catching up with the eliminated queen.
2 June 2021
Pav is here
Team Real Pod is joined in the studio this week by special guest Pavlova from The Masked Singer NZ!
1 June 2021
Drag Race Down Under the Covers | Episode 5
Chris and Eli recap the branding challenge with Rhys Nicholson, the self proclaimed “Santino of Down Under”.
26 May 2021
Justice for Mally the Mallard
Hashtag Team Real Pod recap another brilliantly bonkers episode of The Apprentice Aotearoa in which Hamilton gets a cinematic rebrand and Mally the Mallard gets the stink eye from the mayor. Meanwhile, on The Masked Singer NZ, Orange Roughy and Possum lose their heads to reveal a news-breaking superstar and a Shortland Street sensation.Follow The […]
24 May 2021
Drag Race Down Under the Covers | Episode 4
Chris Parker and Eli Matthewson are backing up from a big closing night at the Comedy Festival (where Eli won the Fred award!) to recap this week’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under.
19 May 2021
A summer robe task and celebs unmasked
Jane, Alex and Duncan are left with more questions than answers from this week’s The Apprentice Aotearoa and The Masked Singer NZ episodes.
17 May 2021
Drag Race Down Under the Covers | Episode 3
Chris Parker and Eli Matthewson are joined by House of Drag star (for four episodes) Medulla Oblongata to decide once and for all if the original music created on Drag Race is actually any good?