Tag Archives: Chernobyl

Leaving Neon in August

Season three of the revolutionary spies drama Turn is one of two series leaving Neon this month (the other is S1 of I’m Sorry). Turn is one of those neglected series for which Sky acquired only digital rights, not linear. The Netflix US site has all four seasons in HD but Neon’s stream is SD. […]

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SoHo Nukes Tonight’s Chernobyl

SoHo’s premiere of Sky-HBO drama Chernobyl has been postponed until 5.00 Friday. It was meant to have screened tonight at 9.30 but hasn’t been delivered in time. “It was a delivery issue – outside our control and literally just happened,” a Sky spokeswoman said this evening. The premiere also won’t stream on Neon until Friday. […]

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Critical Condition: Chernobyl

Chernobyl | SoHo, 9.30 Tuesday 5.00 Friday ☆☆☆☆ “HBO’s five-part miniseries Chernobyl dramatises the accident, its aftereffects, the Soviet Union’s blurring of the facts and blackballing of those trying to release them, and the heroic efforts of those who stood up to threats ranging from radiation to bureaucratic inertia — the latter potentially as deadly as […]

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New to Neon in May

Neon will stream the NZ premiere of new CW series In the Dark from May 11. It went to air in the US on April 4 and stars Perry Mattfield (Shameless ) as a hard-drinking hard-living blind woman who investigates the apparent murder of her friend. US reviews were mixed. They ranged from “a good […]

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New to SoHo in May

SoHo will launch the intense docudrama Chernobyl within 24 hours of its HBO premiere (9.30 Tuesdays from May 7). The five-part “real-life horror story” was directed by Johan Renck (Breaking Bad, Bloodline) and dramatises the sacrifices made to save Europe from the 1986 nuclear catastrophe. According to GQ, “The series will tell the largely untold parts […]

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