The Edge TV FAQs

What is The Edge TV?
The Edge TV is a television channel that is an extension of hugely popular radio station, The Edge. Launched at 4pm on June 27, 2014, The Edge TV will broadcast on the Freeview and SKY platforms, and will be the first local music TV channel streamed LIVE on web and mobile. Like The Edge radio station, The Edge TV will play the hottest local and international music videos, and will also broadcast original video content generated by The Edge’s talented people.

Where do I find The Edge TV?
You’ll be able to watch The Edge TV on both Freeview and SKY, and it will be the first music TV channel to be streamed live online and via mobile and tablet.
• On TV, The Edge TV is on Freeview channel 11, SKY channel 114, and Igloo channel 36.
• You can watch it LIVE online at theedge.co.nz.
• You can watch it on your mobiles and tablet, streamed LIVE via The Edge App.
• And it is also available on MediaWorks VOD catch-up service 3NOW.

How do I find out what’s on?
Check the electronic programme guide (EPG) on your TV for the most up-to-date schedule information, or visit theedge.co.nz.

Who is running The Edge TV?
The Edge TV is the brainchild of MediaWorks Radio, in particular Group Programme Director Andrew Szusterman and The Edge Programme Director Leon Wratt. As part of The Edge brand, it will be overseen by Leon. Current Edge staff will work on the TV channel as well as the radio, digital and social sides of The Edge, and new staff have joined The Edge to work on the TV channel, including Ross Flahive (The Edge TV Content Manager) and Phoebe Spiers (The Edge TV Programme’s Co-ordinator).

Are you filming the radio shows for TV?
We currently stream our radio shows online via webcams in the studios. The Edge TV schedule will be a mix of the hottest local and international music videos, specialist shows, plus specific content featuring your favourite hosts from The Edge.

I can’t find The Edge TV on my television.
Most systems should automatically update, but if that hasn’t happened, you may need to rescan. For information on how to do this, visit www.freeviewforum.co.nz, consult your device manual, or ask the manufacturer for rescan instructions.

Will TV be the same as the radio?
No, whilst sharing a similar playlist, The Edge TV is a music video channel allowing us to feature different songs. The schedule will be a mix of the hottest local and international music videos, some specialist shows, plus specific content featuring your favourite hosts from The Edge.

Will you run shows or just music videos?
The schedule will be a mix of the hottest local and international music videos, specialist shows, plus specific content featuring your favourite hosts from The Edge.

Is it all pop music or will you play other types?
As an extension of The Edge, it will share a similar playlist, but as a music video channel it will allow us to feature different songs that haven’t been seen before.

Where will it be broadcast from?
The Edge and current MediaWorks TV facilities.

I’m in Australia, can I watch it?
No. Unfortunately due to licensing it can only be viewed in NZ.

How do I get a job?
Visit mediaworks.co.nz for all the latest employment opportunities across the MediaWorks Group.

How do I get my band/event/myself featured on TV?
Contact The Edge at music@theedge.co.nz

I can't find The Edge TV on The Edge app or 3Now app.
The Edge TV app - You'll need to update your Edge app via the iTunes and Google Play store to get the new feature.
3Now app - You'll need to kill the 3Now app in order to see the new The Edge TV feature.

I'm having trouble streaming The Edge TV on the website.
Please email admin@theedge.co.nz.