The weirdest and wildest things that happen to the characters on Modern Family

After seven seasons, the characters of Modern Family have gotten themselves into some wild, wacky and straight-up weird situations. Sam Brooks collects the best of them.

The Real Pod: Mike Hosking crashed his car and Max Key is lying to us

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

NZ Bachelorette claims producers banned her from eating dessert

An ex-Bachelorette has opened up about her experience on The Bachelor NZ, claiming that producers monitored her weight and banned her from eating dessert.

Killing Eve is a weird gem of a show and a triumphant comeback for Sandra Oh

A spy thriller by the woman who wrote Fleabag starring the woman who made you cry as Cristina Yang. Why wouldn't you want to watch that? Sam Brooks reviews.

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Here’s why everyone is mad about the rude bum show

Alex Casey reads through the complaints against Naked Attraction, the very rude show that aired on TVNZ last year.

Ten ways to tell if your neighbours are actually Russian spies

The Americans is not only one of the best shows on TV right now, it's an education tool. Tara Ward studied the show and came away with tips on how to decipher if your real-life neighbours are also real-life spies.

Bring It Back: Bungay On Crime

Calum Henderson examines the case for bringing back a true crime masterclass hosted by the country's most famous lawyer.

The Real Pod: Are Zac and Erin coming for Art and Matilda’s crown?

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

New to Lightbox in April: Handmaids, Russian spies and Helen Mirren

Alex Casey and Sam Brooks round up the new content coming to Lightbox this month, including the highly anticipated return of The Handmaid's Tale, Russian spies in wigs and Helen Mirren's career-defining role!

Was Melody Rules as bad as everybody says it is?

Wikipedia has it on its list of the worst sitcoms of all time. But how bad is it? Sam Brooks watched the first episode of Melody Rules to find out if the notorious Kiwi comedy has been unfairly maligned.

Raised by Wolves celebrates howling, hilarious working class women

Alex Casey introduces Raised by Wolves, a coming-of-age sitcom created by UK feminist firebrand Caitlin Moran.

Sky, Mediaworks and TVNZ unite to try and save television

For the greater good of television, three industry heavyweights put their differences aside for the launch of ThinkTV New Zealand.

The Real Pod: Married at First Sight Australia is over and we are dead

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Key learnings from an explosive final week on MAFS Australia

Alex Casey watches the final week of Married at First Sight Australia, and comes away with some important lessons for the new season of the New Zealand franchise.

An extremely detailed play-by-play of the new Dancing with the Stars promo

Last night, the Dancing with the Stars NZ Facebook page dropped the first bizarre, post-apocalyptic and surprisingly dance-free promo for the new season. Sam Brooks watched it very closely.