Tag Archives: Home and Away

Critical Condition: Deep Water

Deep Water | TVNZ OnDemand, from Wednesday ➢➢ “Deep Water, a four-part detective drama that is essentially Home and Away meets The Killing. Set in present day Bondi Beach, the events that unfold are inspired by the spate of real-life hate murders that are a stain on Sydney. During the 1970s and 1980s scores of […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 4

Home and Away fans left high and dry … Homer gets his own hour … 7 Days turns seven … Brokenwood “fixed” for re-runs … Westside goes west … Home and Away and The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon are going “on hiatus” during the Olympic Games. Because the domestic networks on which these shows air in Australia and […]

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HD Ratings Tables: July 22

Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 25-54 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 18-49 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 5+

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HD Ratings Tables: July 18

Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 25-54 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 18-49 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 5+

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This Week in HD: December 12 – 18

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) MasterChef Australia (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Mr Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Home Alone (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Doc Martin (TV1, 8.15) Network Movie Premiere: The Wolf of Wall Street (TV2, 9.00) Movie: Up in the Air (TV3, 9.05, 5.1, R) […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 12 -18

T’is the season for season finales. More than a dozen HD series end their runs in the week starting December 12, with Shortland Street and Home and Away making the most spectacular exits. The former will conclude with a 90-minute cliffhanger on December 14 while the latter will count down with three extra-long eps: an hour on December 15 […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 5 – 11

While MediaWorks awaits NZ On Air’s funding decision on the future of its proposed serial, Trinity Point, fans of TV2’s soaps face a slippery scheduling slope. In the week starting December 5, TV2 will screen double-episodes of Home and Away, but only on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, from 5.30-6.30, while Neighbours and Shortland Street will […]

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HD Heads-Up: March 28-April 3

On the eve of the Blu-ray release of the 50th anniversary of The Sound of Music, TV1 will screen a “live” performance of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical in HD on Good Friday. The Sound of Music Live! will air commercial-free from 7.00-9.15, pre-empting Seven Sharp and Location Location. It screened four months ago on NBC and […]

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HD Heads-Up: TV2 Dusts Off Disney Classic For New Season Launch

TV2’s network movie premiere of Aladdin in HD will spearhead the channel’s new-season assault on its rivals. It will screen the Walt Disney classic 7pm on February 8, to help launch a week-long slew of new and returning series. As amazing as it seems, given Aladdin came out 23 years ago, this will be the […]

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HD Ratings: Big Boys Beat Little Boys

Tuesday’s network movie premiere of Two Little Boys was thrashed by a re-run of Grown Ups. TV3’s Kiwi black comedy averaged only 1.9% – 2.2% of the major demographics compared to 6.2% – 8.7% for TV2’s Adam Sandler comedy. The latter started half-an-hour earlier on the back of Home and Away averaging 6.2% – 10.3% […]

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