Tag Archives: Arrow

The Slings and Arrows of TV Deals

On the eve of announcing a new online Warner Bros package, TVNZ isn’t commenting on why it’s abruptly pulled the latest seasons of WB’s Arrow and Supergirl. Seasons two of Supergirl and five of Arrow had already completed their on-demand and Duke runs but were only a few episodes into their off-peak HD runs on TVNZ […]

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TVNZ Pulls WB Superhero Shows

  TVNZ 2 is pulling Arrow and Supergirl from its overnight Sunday schedule following Sky’s announcement that it has locked up new seasons of these series. It will replace Arrow with a new season of The Vampire Diaries and Supergirl with re-runs of Marvel’s Agent Carter. The changes take effect from this weekend, which is […]

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Super WB Deal for Sky

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a Sky satellite beaming out all the latest seasons of DC Series like The Flash, Arrow, Super-girl and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The under-siege satcaster has done a deal with Warner Bros International Television Distribution to secure exclusive first-run rights to the studio’s DC Comics heavyweights. […]

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New to Blu: September 20 – 26

Wonder Woman bounds on to three flavours of Blu-ray here the same day as the US. “Shot on 35mm film and completed as a 2K digital intermediate, Warner’s 2160p upscale is a sight to behold,” Home Theater Forum raved of the 4K-UHD version: There is a slight increase in fine detail, particularly in the fabrics […]

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This Week in HD: August 26 – September 1

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i      Saturday  River Monsters With Jeremy Wade  (TV1, 4.55) The Block NZ (TV3, 5.00, R) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) Movie: Mulan (TV2, 5.35, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) Wild Alaska – Earth’s Frozen Kingdom (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Mr Popper’s Penguins (TV3, […]

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HD Heads-Up: March 17 UPDATED

KA-POW! The latest superhero series to go belly-up on TV2 is Arrow. Supergirl and The Flash were consigned to Saturday afternoons last month, Gotham (which has just been renewed for a third season) resurfaces next week in SD on Duke, don’t expect to see Agents of SHIELD in primetime again, and as of March 31, Arrow will screen […]

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HD Ratings: Love It or Loathe It?

Love It or Leave It might be a more apt title for TV One’s Thursday property hour, Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It, which is losing to TV2’s The X-Files in all the core commercial demographics. On Thursday it averaged a 4 rating/14.8 share of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, compared to X-Files’ […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 19

Arrow will be the only new primetime addition to TV2’s schedule in the first week of February. It will also be premiering the comedy, One Big Happy, but in a late-night slot (11.45 Wednesday). Where are the Wednesday sitcoms, the Monday night dramas, the Sunday entertainment shows? Don’t expect to see these return to the […]

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HD Ratings: The Flash Does Its Dash

TV2 is pulling The Flash from primetime and replacing next week’s scheduled episode with The Day I Almost Died. It follows Wednesday’s crossover episode with Arrow averaging only 2.4% – 4.7% of the core commercial demographics and largely finishing third at 9.30. Fans can continue to see The Flash express from the US at TVNZ OnDemand, where the next […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 28 – December 4

Fans of new episodes of The Big Bang Theory will have to abstain for two weeks ahead of Sheldon and Amy consummating their relationship. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the odd couple will have sex for the first time in the December 17 episode in the US. It should screen here on December 23, subject to […]

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