Tag Archives: Devil’s Playground

HD Ratings: This Is Why Doug Previews Rather Than Programmes

Cats Make You Laugh Out Loud clawed its way to the top of the ratings over the weekend. Friday’s Internet clips special averaged an extraordinary 9.4% – 12.5% of the commercial demographics and even out-rated lead-in Shortland Street among 25-54 year-olds. So much for ScreenScribe.tv contributor Doug Coutts’ two-paws-down preview, in which he said it was dog tucker fit […]

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Critical Condition: Devil’s Playground

“If you’ve struggled to understand how it was that chaplains or parish priests who abused boys for decades were not stopped or why the church covered it up or why the victims took two decades to disclose the offences, a searing new television drama Devil’s Playground will bring you closer to an understanding. Arguably Foxtel’s most […]

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This Week in HD: June 27-July 3

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Enchanted (TV2, 7.00, R) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Our World: Inside the Animal Mind (TV1, 7.30) Highway Thru Hell (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Motive (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Movie: Year One (TV2, 9.05, R) SVU (TV3, 9.25, […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 27-July 3

An award-winning series about child abuse within the Catholic Church that was commissioned for pay-TV in Australia will screen free-to-air here. Devil’s Playground, a six-part drama spun off the 1976 movie of the same name, will air 9.35 Sundays from June 28 on TV1 (after the network’s superb but struggling Indian Summers). The Guardian called it […]

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