Tag Archives: Billions

Billions Has a Successor

As Billions winds towards the end of its third enthralling season (SoHo, 8.30 Tuesdays), fans will be pleased to learn Sky’s premium drama channel has a new corporate skulduggery drama up its sleeve. Succession, which went to air this weekend on HBO, will premiere here on July 11. It stars Brian Cox as a Rupert […]

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New to Neon in June

Next month Sky’s streaming service Neon will add the latest seasons of Billions, Versailles, Nashville and Younger. All three seasons of Billions will stream from June 28, S3 of Versailles from June 13 (a day after its SoHo premiere), and S5 of Younger and the resumption of S6 of Nashville from June 10. Also new […]

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Critical Condition: Billions (S3)

Billions | SoHo, 8.30 Tuesday ➢ “Billions is about modern power dynamics in a way that no other TV show has really captured—the different ones between boss/employee, husband/wife, father/son, etc. And, within those dynamics, it’s about what we’re willing to give up today to get more of tomorrow … The writers of Billions understand the intersection […]

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New to SoHo in March

The Looming Tower, an ambitious Hulu dramatisation of the FBI-CIA turf war that may have led to 9/11, will screen 8.30 Thursdays from March 15 on SoHo. “Through the first three of its 10 hours, this adaptation of Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer-winning book is the sort of slice of history that one used to find on HBO: […]

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Game on for Thrones, Fargo, Leftovers and Badlands

   Sky will premiere season three of Fargo on SoHo and Neon within hours of the US and has confirmed it will simulcast season seven of Game of Thrones day and date with HBO from July 17. HBO this morning announced the premiere date for GoT’s penultimate season, which Sky will simulcast weekly on SoHo […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 20

Three launches The Project tonight in a gambit that means neither it nor TVNZ 1 now offers a semi-meaningful current affairs slot after their flagship news bulletins. Three hopes to maximise sampling of The Project by following Prime’s lead with The Crowd Goes Wild and repeating each day’s broadcast late-night. Its light entertainment ambitions for the panel […]

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A Legion of First-Class Shows Due on SoHo

  The fast-tracking of Legion, the latest series from Fargo creator Noah Hawley, will spearhead an X-cellent line-up on SoHo in February. Spun off the X-Men franchise, it stars Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens as the son of Professor Charles Xavier, a diagnosed schizophrenic who discovers the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real. Legion also stars […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 12

Billions ends its run tonight (SoHo, 8.30) with a finale that Variety says makes “a number of hairpin turns, before rather niftily laying the foundation for a second season”. It argues the high-stakes drama has “proved most enjoyable for an attribute that a lot of premium-cable dramas can tend to forget: Fun” — which is what working on another SoHo […]

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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 Heads-Up: January 14

Having just added 130 more countries to its reach, Netflix may sound as if it’s about to rule the world of home ent but ratings for some of its most popular shows released by an NBC Universal executive suggest it’s not yet a threat to the networks: from September to December, Jessica Jones averaged only 4.8 million […]

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