Tag Archives: Episodes

New Tales — and Episodes — for SoHo

Silicon Valley creator Mike Judge’s latest, Tales From the Tour Bus, will premiere next month on SoHo, a couple of weeks after its Cinemax launch in the US. Cinemax (Outcast, Strike Back, Banshee) is an HBO sister channel and Tales From the Tour Bus is its first animated series. Judge narrates the eight half-hours, which […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 12

Billions ends its run tonight (SoHo, 8.30) with a finale that Variety says makes “a number of hairpin turns, before rather niftily laying the foundation for a second season”. It argues the high-stakes drama has “proved most enjoyable for an attribute that a lot of premium-cable dramas can tend to forget: Fun” — which is what working on another SoHo […]

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More Episodes for SoHo Sitcom

On the eve of SoHo belatedly premiering season four of Episodes, Showtime has renewed the Matt LeBlanc comedy for a fifth run of nine episodes. The show’s renewal coincides with another Showtime staple, Nurse Jackie, about to wrap after seven seasons. If only NZ networks treated Episodes with as much respect as Showtime. TV1 quickly […]

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Top Under the Radar US Cable Drama Series Renewed

Today it was announced there would be further seasons of three of the best HD dramas series many people have never seen: The Americans, House of Lies and Bloodline. “Remarkably, this season of The Americans has achieved even greater acclaim than that of its first two seasons,” FX original programming president Nick Grad said of the current run on SoHo. […]

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Happyish Days for Steve Coogan, Penny Dreadful and Deadwood Diehards

SoHo will resurrect horror sensation Penny Dreadful within two days of its US premiere on Showtime and 12 hours ahead of Sky Atlantic in the UK. Season two of the origins mash-up of some of literature’s most famous frighteners will screen here 8.30 Tuesdays from May 5. According to the publicity, “Vanessa Ives and Ethan Chandler […]

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SoHo Fast-forwards the End of Mad Men

The final season of Mad Men will screen here closer to its US air date than any of its predecessors. SoHo has scheduled it to screen 7.30 Tuesdays from April 7, which will be less than two days after it unspools on AMC. That’s not as swift as SoHo’s simulcast of Game of Thrones but […]

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Thank God It’s Friday on SoHo

Tonight, Matt LeBlanc’s Joey moves out on Friends (TV2, 6.00) ahead of Matt LeBlanc’s Matt LeBlanc moving back in, in the latest season of Episodes (SoHo, 9.00). Sky’s premium drama channel is teaming the comedy-within-a-comedy, Episodes, with the 8.30 premiere of Silicon Valley in a new Friday night comedy hour. Hitherto, SoHo’s flagship comedies aired 8.30-9.30 […]

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True Blood’s Last Rites to Air First on SoHo

SoHo will screen the seventh and final season of True Blood in HD ahead of its free-to-air SD premiere on Prime. Sky announced this long-overdue redress this morning after allowing the previous two seasons of the vampire drama to air first on Prime — even though SoHo HD subscribers pay an extra $20 a month […]

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I Spy in March on SoHo …

Sky’s SoHo channel will premiere season two of top spy thriller The Americans within three weeks of its February 26 US debut. SoHo will air the Cold War drama 8.30 Tuesdays, from March 18. That’s frustrating for fans who enjoyed seeing the first season on TV3 only 24 hours after its US telecast — and […]

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SoHo Says Hello to Ladies

Sky’s SoHo channel has exclusively secured a new comedy series from Ricky Gervais collaborator Stephen Merchant and the next season of the Matt LeBlanc sensation, Episodes. It’s picked up Merchant’s Hello Ladies through its alliance with HBO. He plays a gawky Brit in LA who’s obsessed with finding the woman of his dreams amid the […]

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