HD Heads-Up: June 2

TV One will launch Criminal Minds spin-off Beyond Borders next month, after screening a backdoor pilot for it on the June 13 broadcast of the original. It will screen the same night as the series final of longtime Criminal Minds stablemate, Castle. The first Criminal Minds spin-off, Suspect Behaviour, lasted only one season. But Beyond Borders, which stars Gary Sinise (CSI: New York), Alana De La Garza (Forever, Scorpion) and Tyler James Williams (The Walking Dead) as FBI agents investigating crimes involving Americans abroad, has been renewed for a second …

The Expendables 3 and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes lead the network movie premieres in the week starting June 11. The former will air 8.45 Sunday and the latter, 8.30 Monday. Also making their free-to-air debuts in HD will be Free Birds (TV2, 7.00 Saturday), Begin Again (TV2, 10.30 Saturday), Oculus (TV2, 11.10 Sunday) and I Give It a Year (Prime, 9.30 Friday) …

Other HD coming attractions that week include: Wall-E (TV2, 5.00 Sunday), Meet the Parents (TV3, 7.00 Saturday), Knocked Up (TV3, 9.05 Saturday), Holy Water (TV One, 11.30 Saturday), The Soloist (TV3 10.35 Sunday), Faces in the Crowd (TV2, 1.05am Monday) and Iron Man 3 (TV2, 8.55 Friday) …

Coming and goings: The ITM Fishing Show resurfaces for a new season on June 11 (TV One, 5.00) … Top-rating First Dates Australia signs off on June 13 (TV2, 8.45) and Take Me Out gets taken out on June 17 (TV2, 7.30) …  Si & Gary’s Now That’s Funny! returns to fill in for Jono and Ben on June 17 (TV3, 7.30), on a double-bill with new episodes of Lip Sync Battle

On Monday’s 60 Minutes (Prime, 8.30): New Zealanders David and Nicky Beard fathered the world’s first ‘triplings’ in one of the last gay couple international surrogacy births — only to wind up in the middle of a surrogacy scam; and will China’s film industry overtake Hollywood as the world’s biggest by next year?

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One Response to “HD Heads-Up: June 2”

  1. What a poor time for Begin Again, it deserves a better time slot, such a brilliant movie 🙂

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