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Hot Off the Press Release: Prime HD Streaming on Freeview

Sky and Freeview today announced Prime could be streamed in HD on the SmartVU X streaming dongle and will be extended to other devices next year. The initiative coincides with Prime going HD on Freeview’s UHF service years after it was upgraded to 1080i on Sky’s satellite platform. Previous Sky CEO John Fellet long argued the […]

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New to Lightbox for Summer

Two of Lightbox’s signature exclusives will return for new seasons early next year. Season five of time-travelling romance Outlander will stream from February 17 and season five of Better Call Saul from February 24. In the former, the Frasers are still fighting for their family and the home they have forged on Fraser’s Ridge. Jamie […]

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The Dead Lands to Enliven TVNZ OnDemand

TVNZ OnDemand will premiere its supernatural co-production The Dead Lands on January 24. Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, announced it would launch the movie spin-off with two episodes on its US, Canadian, UK and Irish platforms on January 23. Subsequent episodes will premiere on both Shudder and TVNZ […]

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New to TVNZ OnDemand in December

TVNZ On Demand will premiere three key exclusives this month while expanding its Kiwi movie and BBC library content. Unique to the streaming platform will be Why Women Kill (December 6) and Reprisal (December 7) Why Women Kill is billed as “a darkly comedic drama, detailing the lives of three women living in three different decades: a […]

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New to Acorn in December

Acorn has exclusive streaming rights to season one of Queens of Mystery from December 1. The series revolves around three crime writing sisters from Wildmarsh and their niece, who just happens to be the newly promoted Detective Sergeant at the local constabulary. Queens of Mystery was created by New Tricks and Doc Martin writer Julian […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Sky-TVNZ 2020 Pact

In a surprise move, Sky has announced TVNZ will be its free-to-air partner for the 2020 Olympic Games rather than its own FTA channel, Prime. The TVNZ service will include live streaming on TVNZ On Demand. Here’s the full release: Sky and TVNZ partner to deliver the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020  Sky has today confirmed TVNZ as its free-to-air […]

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New to Amazon Prime Video in December

Season four of The Expanse will be the first to stream in 4K when it launches December 13 on Amazon Prime Video. The show’s first season as a global Amazon Original begins a new chapter for the series with the crew of the Rocinante on a mission from the U.N. to explore new worlds beyond […]

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New to Netflix in December

Los Briceño (04/12/2019) After an argument with her dad, a young woman from a family of macho truck drivers is kicked out of the home and must make her own success as a trucker. Magic for Humans: Season 2 (04/12/2019) Justin Willman pulls out all the stops and props to amaze real people with playful […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Disney+ Goes Live in NZ

Wahoo! All but the latest season of The Simpsons, which is airing on TVNZ 2, can be streamed from today in NZ on Disney+. The competitively priced service, with 4K/Dolby Atmos streams costing nothing more than HD, launched today with more than 600 movies and 7,000 TV series episodes. Most new episodes of the platform’s […]

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New to Neon in December

A Spanish comedy (with English subtitles) about a group of horror fans who turn their love for the genre into a business leads Neon’s highlights for next month. Season one of Los Espookys will be available to stream from December 8. The HBO production was well reviewed in there US, where The New Yorker said […]

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