Tag Archives: Fear the Walking Dead

HD Heads-Up: August 22

Fear the Walking Dead limps back on to SoHo tonight with the mid-season premiere of season two. The episode chronicles Nick Clark’s nightmare trip to Tijuana and excludes the rest of the cast, save for one character who briefly appears in flashbacks. “Expect this structure to continue as FTWD pushes through the second half of its second season,” […]

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James Purefoy as Hap Collins and Michael Kenneth Williams as Leonard Pine- Hap and Leonard _ Season 1, Gallery - Photo Credit: James Minchin/SundanceTV

SoHo No Longer Hap-less

The biggest mystery about SoHo picking up the “swamp noir” Hap and Leonard is why it’s taken so long. The darkly comic series, based on the novels by Joe Lansdale, went to air in the US in March. In an age when Game of Thrones can screen the same time as it does on HBO, it’s […]

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Thrones Makes Neon Shine Bright

Game of Thrones is helping to drive subscriptions for Sky’s streaming service, Neon, which is soon to go HD. The pay-TV operator, which is reeling from a sinking share price, today announced May has been its most successful acquisitions month since the service’s launch last year. Notching up more than double the number of new sign-ups coincided with […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 11

The season two premiere of Fear the Walking Dead (SoHo, 9.30 tonight) walks “a fine line between ‘calming’ and ‘soporific’ but … mostly manages to stay on the right side of it, judging by the first three episodes,” Newsday reckons. The Hollywood Reporter isn’t so sure: “The visual presentation of season two paints an intriguing contrast […]

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New to Blu: March 2 – 8

“Mr. Robot: The Complete First Season shines on Blu-ray. The 1080p transfer presents with excellent full-frame clarity, allowing the viewer to soak in all kinds of varied backgrounds … “Black levels and flesh tones aren’t problematic. Mild background banding and noise are present but never much of a serious issue. This is a quality all-around transfer […]

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HD Heads-Up: March 2

❏ Fear the Walking Dead, the first season of which goes on sale today on Blu-ray, will return for its second season on SoHo next month. It will air 9.30 Mondays from April 11 and will be available to stream on Neon the same night. Sky’s also confirmed Bates Motel, which resumes this week in the […]

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Critical Condition: The Walking Dead

“Picking up where season 5 left off, while embarking on new plots, The Walking Dead looks very much at the top of its game, with strong character material mixed with a massive set piece in the extended premiere made possible, no doubt, by its enormous popularity. Blessed and cursed with a vagabond mentality, the first […]

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Fear the Walking Dead Gets Game of Thrones Urgency

Sky has announced it will premiere Fear the Walking Dead at the same time as AMC in the US: 3.30pm on Monday. The Walking Dead prequel, which stars Kiwi Cliff Curtis, also will be available on Sky’s SD streaming service, Neon, each Monday night. Fear the Walking Dead is only the second series Sky has aired at […]

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The Zone Zeroes in on Zoo

The Zone may have been gazumped by sister channel SoHo for Fear the Walking Dead but it’s snapped up another newcomer with bite, Zoo. It will premiere next month on the sci-fi/fantasy channel, along with Killjoys, The Messengers and Ascension. Zoo was the Under the Dome of 2015 for CBS, becoming “summer’s most-watched new scripted series”. […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: SoHo to Screen Fear the Walking Dead

Sky TV has just announced it will premiere Fear The Walking Dead on SoHo on August 24 and screen it later on Prime. Here’s the press release: Kiwis eagerly awaiting AMC’s brand new drama, Fear the Walking Dead, will be able to watch it the same day as US fans when this companion series to the horror […]

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