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21 January 2015

TVNZ is already home to NZ’s favourite shows including Shortland Street, The Big Bang Theory and ONE News.  The new-look TVNZ OnDemand will continue to have the content viewers are passionate about, as well as exclusive premiere content such as eight Shortland Street webisodes – only available on TVNZ OnDemand, also from February.

2014 and 2015 to date have seen a stunning line-up of new and returning shows premiering on the service. Drama series Red Band Society, The Last Ship and Constantine, comedies Black-ish and Selfie and hit kids' title Geronimo Stilton were premiered exclusively for online viewing.

Returning fan-favourites Criminal Minds, Mike & Molly, Resurrection, The Mentalist (the final season), Person of Interest, Once Upon a Time, Grey’s Anatomy, Revenge, The 100, and The Vampire Diaries also arrived express from the US.  Also, in September, TVNZ OnDemand turned it orange and made seasons one and two of Orange Is The New Black available, chalking up a million streams in a single month.

Foden says TVNZ OnDemand plans to follow that huge success with more online premieres in the future.

“We’re committed to premiering more content across our TV and online channels, as it’s receiving a huge response from our viewers, and lets them join a global conversation,” says Foden.

Upcoming TVNZ OnDemand premieres include the highly-anticipated series iZombie, starring NZ's Rose McIver. New comedy One Big Happy, captivating drama series American Crime and all new seasons of Castle and The Following will also be available closely behind the US.

For TVNZ OnDemand fans who want to be up with the play, pre-registration for the new site is now open. To pre-register, head to

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#TVNZOnDemand * Source: Nielsen TAM, Consolidated Sep 2013-Aug 2014.