HD Heads-Up: June 24

? Prime says it has fixed a problem that led to episodes of The Five, Modern Family and Doctor Thorne screening in SD rather than HD. Last week’s SD transmission of The Five revealed just how big a difference HD can make to a show’s enjoyment: the premiere was cinematic in execution and dazzled with its production values; episode two was dowdy by comparison and didn’t pull you into the action nearly as much. Prime blames “a fault with one of our transcoders” and says it’s double-checking the remaining eight eps will be in HD …

? Prime has rescheduled its EUFA Euro 2016 matches following the latest results: Croatia vs Portugal will screen 7am Sunday (instead of the previously scheduled Wales vs Northern Ireland at 4am); and on Tuesday at 7am it will screen the England vs Iceland match (instead of the June 27 1am clash between France and Ireland) …

? Guesting on Prime’s The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon are: Will Forte, Ashley Benson and Joseph (11.30 tonight); Ellen Barkin, J.J. Watt and The Avett Brothers (10.30 Monday); Chris Evans, Marc Maron and Little Big Shots (11.40 Tuesday); Drake, Megyn Kelly and musical guest Meghan Trainor (11.30 Wednesday);  Jennifer Lawrence, George Lopez and musical guest Tom Odell (10.30 Thursday); and Seth Rogen, Fred Armisen and musical guest Corinne Bailey Rae (10.30 Friday) …

? TVNZ reports Wednesday’s episode of TV One’s Secret Life of Pets had its highest rating for the year with nearly double the audience from last week: 9.1 rating/22 share of 25-54 year-olds. And TV2’s series premiere of First Dates (UK) on Monday rated a 6.7 and a 27 share of 18-54 year-olds, won the slot in the 18-49 and household shoppers demos, and attracted 9% more audiences than the Australian version …

? 3Now is streaming the Oscar Pistorius interview that TV3 will air 8.30 Monday … Netflix will premiere season two of Marco Polo on July 1 and has posted this trailer … USA Network has expanded its season two order of Mr. Robot from 10 episodes to 12, with creator and executive producer Sam Esmail directing all 12 … And Variety’s chief TV critic recommends watching the first season ahead of the second’s July 14 premiere on Lightbox: “Audacious and inspiring in the first go-round, the second time through, it’s a richer and more affecting experience” …

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