Tag Archives: Chicago PD

Prime Picks Up Three Properties

Prime has picked up Ice Road Truckers from Three and will premiere the latest spin-off in the network’s “Chicago” franchise, Chicago Justice. It will screen season 10 of Ice Road Truckers 7.30 Mondays from July 24 and Chicago Justice 8.30 Wednesdays from July 26. It’s not the first time Prime’s acquired a series from a Three franchise […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 15

   ➢ Crime procedural fans can look forward to a genre overkill on Three with the return of NCIS: Los Angeles on June 25. Season eight will air 8.30 Wednesdays as the lead-in to Hawaii Five-O, which means on consecutive nights Three will air two two-hour blocks devoted to procedurals. And as well as NCIS and SVU […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 1

UK critics tut-tut Prime premiere … Attenborough dino-mite … Quipped The Guardian of Prime’s new mini-series, Tutankhamun (8.30 Tuesdays from December 13): “They could have called it Down-tomb Abbey.” The four-part dramatisation of Egyptologist Howard Carter’s epic quest to discover the lost tomb in Tutankhamun stars Sam Neill and Max Irons. “If you haven’t had your head in […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 17

Primetime goes crossover crazy in the last week of November. Although it will be in SD, Duke is running a DC Heroes Week that will offer “the ultimate crossover event” encompassing DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Arrow and Supergirl (which will air the same day as the US). Originally Supergirl was only going to stream online […]

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This Week in HD: January 30 – February 5

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) MasterChef Australia (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blue (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Movie: The Inbetweeners Movie (TV2, 8.40, R) Movie: The Lovely Bones (TV3, 8.55, R) The Great Fire (TV1, 9.50, R) Blue Bloods (TV3, 11.25, 5.1) Call […]

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The Blacklist Back on TV3’s Hit List

TV3 will resume The Blacklist on February 3 on a double-bill with the season two premiere of Chicago PD. The network had scheduled the movie Sione’s 2: Unfinished Business in the slot but will now shift the sequel forward to January 27, pre-empting a repeat of Australia. The return of The Blacklist is overdue given […]

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HD Ratings: Our First Home Rates Through the Roof

Not even the network premieres of movies as good as The Life of Pi and Aladdin could dent the appeal of TV1’s new DIY challenge, Our First Home. Sunday’s premiere won all four of the demographics, averaging  7.0% – 11.4% and delivering the network commanding channel shares of 25% – 30%. Viewership over the hour […]

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This Week in HD: February 7-13

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) IRB Sevens World Series (TV1, 6.45) Series Premiere: Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Season Premiere: Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30) Mid-Season Premiere: CSI (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Series Premiere: Chicago PD (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) Movie: US Marshals (TV1, 9.45, 5.1, […]

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HD Heads-Up: TV3 at Last Wages War on Rivals

The last of the HD networks to go wall-to-wall with new season shows, TV3, will make up for lost time with a week-six slate of premieres, including the first NZ HD broadcast of Top Gear and the Australian drama Gallipoli. It’s also making Saturday night’s a crime time showcase with three first-run series airing back-to-back, […]

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MediaWorks Secures Heroic New Shows

MediaWorks TV today announced a new agreement with US studio NBCUniversal, securing programming for both TV3 and Four that first was reported here.  This deal gives MediaWorks TV exclusive New Zealand broadcast rights to: Heroes Reborn, the highly anticipated reboot of the hit sci-fi series; State of Affairs, starring Katherine Heigl (Grey’s Anatomy) as a […]

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