Tag Archives: Call the Midwife

TVNZ 1 Post-Games Analysis

Expect TVNZ 1 to use the next 10 days of round-the-clock Common-wealth Games coverage to promote the new and returning series it will launch after the closing ceremony on April 15. One of the biggest changes to the schedule will be Coronation Street losing its 9.30 Saturday slot. Instead, it will become a Wednesday-Friday fixture. […]

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Christmas Week HD Highlights

   Saturday Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers (TV3, 4.55) Movie: Arthur Christmas (TV2, 5.10, R) The X Factor UK (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (TV3, 7.00) Movie: Disney’s A Christmas Carol Movie (TV2, 7.00, R) MasterChef Junior USA (Prime, 7.30) Series Premiere: The Toy Box (TV1, 8.30) Agatha Raisin […]

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Christmas Week HD Highlights on TVNZ 1

Fast-tracked Christmas editions of Victoria and Call the Midwife, and the network movie premiere of The Lady in the Van, distinguish TVNZ 1’s primetime Christmas Week highlights. In order of transmission: Christmas Eve Movie: The Notebook (8.35 Sunday) Christmas Eve Movie: Hope Springs (10.55 Sunday) Christmas Day Movie: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (7.00 Monday) Christmas Day […]

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TVNZ 1 to Deliver Midwife Early for Christmas Week

TVNZ 1 will deliver the Call the Midwife Christmas Special 2016 within 12 hours of the BBC’s broadcast. It will air Christmas Day in the UK whereas TVNZ 1 will premiere it 8.30 on Boxing Day (see the trailer here). According to the blurb, “As Poplar celebrates a white Christmas, Nonnatus House receives an SOS call from Hope […]

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Mum’s the Word on Wednesdays

Wednesday nights on TV One are about to be reborn with a trio of motherhood series. Anchoring the new-look line-up from July 20 will be British comedy Mum, which stars Lesley Manville as a widowed mother trying to rebuild her life. The Telegraph said it was “soothing and enjoyable, but lacks real bite”, The Guardian reckons […]

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This Week in HD: December 26 – January 1

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) MasterChef Australia (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Armageddon (TV2, 7.00, R) Network Movie Premiere: Last Vegas (TV3, 8.55, 5.1) Movie: The Bodyguard (TV2, 10.00, R) Vera (TV1, 10.25, R) Blue Bloods (TV3, 11.05, 5.1) Hannibal (TV3, 12.05, 5.1) Call the Midwife (TV1, 12.10, R) Movie: The Big […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 26 – January 1

TV3 is dropping Shark Tank after two weeks back on air and replacing it and stablemate Caught on Camera with movies, starting with SD re-runs of Ghost Town on Monday and Along Came Polly the following week. It will screen one network movie premiere in the week starting December 26 — Last Vegas (8.55 Saturday) — […]

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This Week in HD: October 31 – November 6

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Network Movie Premiere: ParaNorman (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Network Movie Premiere: What We Do in the Shadows (TV2, 8.30) Network Movie Premiere: Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters (TV3, 9.00) Last Tango in Halifax (TV1, […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 31 – November 5

TV2 is using a hell of a Halloween weekend to try to scare the bejesus out of TV3 the same week it pre-empts its Wednesday comedy block. After failing to defeat or even match TV3’s runaway hit, The Block NZ: Villa Wars, from Sunday-Thursday, TVNZ is banking on The Muppets, Supergirl and movies to restore […]

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This Week in HD: December 20-26

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show – Classic Episodes (TV One, 4.55, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Movie: Herbie: Fully Loaded (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) The Block Unlocked (TV3, 7.00) Movie: Man on Fire (TV3, 8.30, 5.1, R) Movie: Semi […]

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