Tag Archives: Back Benches

This Week in HD: May 13 – 19

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  Premiere: Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice (TV3, 4.50) Saving Lives at Sea (TV1, 4.55) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Ireland With Simon Reeve (Prime, 6.00, R) The Middle (TV2, […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 24

Hawaii Five-O no longer on Death Row … The Night Of’s grand finale … Catch up with Catch Fire … Mayoral frontrunners on Back Benches … The good news for fans of Hawaii Five-O after years of it being in and out of primetime is it will stay in peak hour long enough to mark its […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 22

The latest seasons of Mr. Robot and Suits will stream on Lightbox from July 14. Indiewire reports the former has experimented with “new methods to amp up its sophomore season”, which will include virtual reality footage. However, Lightbox hasn’t licensed Mr. Robot_dec0d3d.doc, a one-hour special that explores the show’s authenticity and societal impact (it aired Monday in the US). Meanwhile, the […]

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Doug Coutts’ TV Preview: Deer Devils

DEER DEVILS  ☆☆☆☆☆ Prime, 9.30 Wednesday “How do I get a job like that? You gotta be stupid for a start.” No, not an applicant for the next series of The Bachelor … that’s a deer recovery guy talking. You know the ones – they hang out in dangerous locations and take aim at large […]

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