Tag Archives: FIFA World Cup

HD Heads-Up: June 7-13

You don’t have to subscribe to Sky to enjoy HD coverage of the FIFA World Cup, which screens from June 13 on TV One and has kicked off a promotional big-screen stoush between two TV giants. The broadcaster will air 22 live games in HD, including: Opening ceremony at Arena de São Paulo, along with the […]

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New to Blu: February 16-22

The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Film 3D kicks off one of the slimmest Blu-ray slates yet. Only three titles are being released this week in HD, and none is a new movie. The FIFA Blu-ray lands here nine months after the tournament was held – and four months after its Northern Hemisphere release. EngadgetHD […]

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HDTV Ratings: Underbelly vs V, FIFA World Cup

TV3’s HD crime hit, Underbelly: The Golden Mile, last night went out with a bang. The final episode drew 15.5% of the network’s key demo, 18-49 year-olds, 14.3% of 18-39 and 16.4% of 25-54, crushing TV2’s V, which could only rate 5.4%-5.6% in these demos. The result helped TV3 to win one of its few […]

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FIFA Semi-Finals in HD

TV One and Sky Sports’ HD coverage of the FIFA World Cup is all but over, with the first semi-final, between The Netherlands and Uruguay, kicking off around 6am on Wednesday, and Germany vs Spain 24 hours later. While it’s been a treat for Kiwis to view the action both free-to-air and on pay-TV in HD, other […]

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Sky Ponders 3D Rugby – But Not for Kiwis

The NZ Herald reports Sky TV is considering 3D coverage of the 2011 Rugby World Cup — but only for other countries. Media columnist John Drinnan says the International Rugby Board is “looking at extending Sky’s host broadcaster contract” so it can provide an international 3D feed. Drinnan questions whether 3DTV has a future or […]

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State of 3DTV Sales

Samsung has yet to disclose how many 3DTVs it has sold here but across the Tasman it expects sales to double, to 6,000 units, with the State of Origin NRL competition kicking off. The rugby league games are being broadcast in 3D by the Nine Network and next month Australians will be able to see […]

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