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This Week in HD: October 6-12

New Zealand’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i: Saturday NZ’s Got Talent (TV One, 5.00, R) TradeZone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00, R) Special: Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins From Outer Space (TV2, 6.00, R) Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook: Simple Pleasures (TV One, 7.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) CSI: New York (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) CSI: […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: September 29-October 5

Forget about Four’s “same week as the States” programming – what about same day? That’s essentially what TV3 will do when it does an X Factor with Homeland and launches season two within a few hours of its US premiere. It starts on Showtime on September 30 and on TV3 on October 1 (at 8.35, […]

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Tonight in HD: February 22

Movie: When a City Falls (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Gerard Smyth’s Christchurch earthquake documentary offers a new and grass roots understanding of what happened to 500,000 New Zealanders the year their lives changed forever. When a City Falls was the fifth highest-grossing NZ release of 2011, earning more than $280,000 at the box office (it’s still screening in some centres […]

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Tonight in HD: February 1

SoHo Highlight: Boss (Sky 10, 9.30, 5.1) Kelsey Grammer won a Golden Globe for playing Chicago Mayor Tom Kane, recently diagnosed with a degenerative brain disorder that’s ripping everything away from him. He can’t trust his memory, his closest allies, or even himself. The Hollywood Reporter dubbed Boss “a wholly impressive new drama that comes out of the gate with gravitas, swagger, […]

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Tonight in HD: January 25

SoHo Highlight: Weeds (Sky 10, 9.30, 5.1) Nancy and Silas argue about who’s in charge of their drug business; Doug takes his best shot at distracting an SEC agent from his hedge fund scam; Nancy’s sister returns; and Shane becomes a cop. The shocking cliffhanger sets up new plot twists for the eighth and final season while Shane’s thin blue […]

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Tonight in HD: December 14

SoHo Highlight: Weeds (Sky 10, 9.30, 5.1) Nancy faces difficult choices when the Botwins head for the airport, where Andy attempts to calm the nerves of Shane and Warren, while Silas considers staying behind with Lar. Season six segues into season seven, which jumps ahead three years with Nancy on parole in a New York halfway house, and Silas, Shane, […]

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HDTV Ratings: November 1-2

Underbelly: Razor improved in the ratings last night – by a whisker. The Aussie crime drama that last week languished below 4% of key demographics averaged 5.1% of 25-54 year-olds and 4.7% of 18-39 year-olds, which in each case was up one-and-a-half points. It also was up slightly with 18-49 year-olds (from 4% to 4.6%) […]

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Tonight in HD: November 2

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) Joey and Phoebe conspire to reunite Ross and Rachel, and set them up on the worst blind dates ever. ✫✫✫ Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) Lana is unconvinced by a change of heart; Jonathon gets his hopes up; Jill’s best laid plans end in disaster. ✫✫✫ Bigger Better Faster Stronger (TV3, 8.00, R) Can […]

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HDTV Ratings: October 26

HD dramas Underbelly: Razor and The Borgias continue to languish for viewers, with last night’s episodes drawing fewer than 4% of TV3’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. The former was down from last week’s low of 4%, to 3.6%, while the latter barely improved from 3.5% to 3.7%. It’s amazing TV3 is tolerating these ratings. Continuing […]

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Tonight in HD: October 26

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) Joey becomes convinced that Monica’s having an affair; Rachel gives her phone number to a guy at a bar; Ross and Mike find they have nothing to talk about. ✫✫✫ Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) Maxwell puts temptation at arm’s length; Sarah reaches out; Gabrielle’s operation fails to have the desired effect. ✫✫✫ Underbelly: […]

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