Tag Archives: Get Fresh With Al Brown

Tonight in HD: November 5

SoHo Highlight: The Hour (Sky 10, 8.30) When the BBC launched this six-part series, allusions were made to it being a Blighty Mad Men. But The Hour owes more to Broadcast News, from its romantic-triangle of airhead anchor/gung-ho journo/fledgling female producer to its behind-the-scenes media politics — in this case, a “period porn” dramatisation of how (UK) TV news started […]

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Tonight in HD: September 24

Under the Grill (TV3, 4.00, R, F) ✫✫ Find out whether celebrity chef Sean Connolly and his brand new staff can overcome all the problems to deliver Auckland’s newest top dining destination. Coasters (TV One, 4.55, R) ✫✫✫ Al Brown sets off from Tongaporutu along Taranaki’s coast, gathers mussels at Whitecliffs, flounders at Mimi River, checks out […]

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Tonight in HD: September 17

Under the Grill (TV3, 4.00, R) ✫✫ With the deadline fast approaching, construction goes into overdrive, but with issues at every turn, Sean’s losing his cool. Coasters (TV One, 4.55, R) ✫✫✫ Al Brown travels the southern coast of Banks Peninsula, where he finds ancient food at Birdlings Flat and a colourful coaster in Akaroa, walks stunning […]

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HDTV Ratings: September 9-11

It wasn’t just the opening of the Rugby World Cup in HD that obliterated the competition over the weekend. So did the HD premieres of Get Fresh With Al Brown and the movie, The Hangover, albeit not by the same massive margin. The Hangover made a monkey of TV One’s HD re-run of Casino Royale […]

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Tonight in HD: September 10

Under the Grill (TV3, 4.00, R) ✫✫ Dust flies when Sean’s desire for nothing but the best sparks a major conflict over the budget. Coasters (TV One, 4.55, R) ✫✫✫ Al Brown is in the Coromandel where he digs for hot water, kayaks to Cathedral Cove. fossicks for cockles, and discovers why Captain Cook visited beautiful Mercury […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: September 10-16

 New Zealand’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i Saturday Under the Grill (TV3, 4.00, R) Coasters (TV One, 4.55, R) Best of Carters’ Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00, R) Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook (TV One, 5.25, R) Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.30) Get Fresh With Al Brown (TV One, 7.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) The Voice (TV2, […]

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