Tag Archives: Coronation Street

HD Heads-Up: April 12

➢ Lest we forget, indeed. The only network paying more than lip service to Anzac Day on April 25 will be Maori TV, which will devote most of its schedule to the commemoration, starting with The Auckland Dawn Service at 5.20am and continuing with the premieres of Kiwi Women of WWII (9am), In Foreign Fields […]

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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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HD Ratings: Norton More Secure

Three’s Graham Norton Show made a ratings comeback on Friday after losing the previous week to a Harry Potter movie. It didn’t win the 8.30 hour in its 24-54 demographic but did see-saw with TVNZ 2’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I to virtually split the audience with a 4.8 average. That was […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 23

➢ TVNZ is increasingly using its on-demand service to platform top-notch documentaries that once would have aired in primetime. Now available for streaming, alongside Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War, are a clutch of docos that probe America’s political pulse, including: President Trump, which reveals the key moments that shaped Donald Trump and why he sought the […]

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Can TVNZ 1 Foster Interest in Doctor Dud?

TVNZ 1 hopes to take Doctor Foster off life support by resurrecting the season-two premiere on Saturday night. After being all but DOA on Monday at 8.30, the network is banking on picking up more viewers by repeating the premiere after its time slot-winning Saturday edition of The X Factor UK — and thereby boosting viewership […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 17

➢ TVNZ 2 will air Australian Survivor 7.30 Tuesday-Thursday from August 29 for its premiere week. It began July 30 on Ten in Australia where, unlike last season, it will culminate in a live finale and reunion show. “We looked at what we did last year, and it was pretty good, but we were looking at ways […]

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This Week in HD: April 8 – 14

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  The Hunt (TV3, 4.55, R) Ultimate Fishing With Matt Watson (TV1, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Outback Pilots (TV1, 7.00, F) Movie: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears […]

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Easter Comes Early for Coro Fans

No, its not an April Fool’s Joke: Coronation Street fans can look forward to four extra half-hour episodes of the soap over Easter. Because of holiday weekend programming, TVNZ 1 will pre-empt Code Black for a Mrs Brown’s Boys special on April 13 and follow it with a 90-minute Coro broadcast from 9.10. And on […]

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This Week in HD: March 11 – 17

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  The Wonder of Animals (TV3, 4.55)  Ultimate Fishing With Matt Watson (TV1, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Outback Pilots (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Clueless (TV2, 7.00, R) Network Movie Premiere: The Book of Life (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) […]

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Critical Condition: Broadchurch

Broadchurch (TVNZ 1, 8.30 Sundays) “So, back to Broadchurch, for the third – and final – time. A traumatised woman turns up in the night at the police station in town. A single tear rolls from a faraway blue eye down her cheek. Her name is Trish and she has been raped. DS Ellie Miller and DI […]

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