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Tonight in HD: January 20

SoHo Highlight: Into the Storm (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) 2009 sequel to 2002’s The Gathering Storm, but with Brendan Gleeson (The Guard) taking over from Albert Finney as Winston Churchill. The Washington Post said it covers not only Churchill’s heroic leadership during World War II but also “what has long been a puzzling footnote to the story — […]

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Tonight in HD: October 21

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) ✫✫✫ Ross and Rachel hire a caring and sensitive male nanny, who is brilliant at looking after Emma – until he starts to creep Ross out. Freddie Prinze Jr guest stars. Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five (TV2. 7.00, R) ✫✫✫ Our Dragon Warrior must now face Shifu’s biggest challenge with […]

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Tonight in HD: October 7

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) ✫✫✫ Rachel panics when she realises that she is not ready to take care of her baby; Joey has an audition to be the host of a quiz show that makes absolutely no sense. Shortland Street (TV2. 7.00) ✫✫✫ Mona stays ahead of the game; Gabrielle gets a helping hand; Bella is confronted […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: October 1-7

New Zealand’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i   Saturday 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, 7.30) Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year (TV3, 7.30) […]

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HDTV Ratings: Sons of Anarchy

TV3’s primetime gamble on its new high-octane HD drama, Sons of Anarchy, paid off last night when the premiere blitzed the competition. This “Easy Rider meets The Sopranos“ drew 9% of the network’s core audience, 18-49 year-olds, although it did slip from a peak of 10.5% to a low of 7.6% during the hour. TV2’s […]

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Why Not HD: Human Target?

If you were hanging out to see TV2’s long-delayed debut of the graphic novel action sensation, Human Target, in HD, you might as well hang out a little longer for the Blu-ray. The network will double-bill the newcomer with season three of Chuck from August 25, in the 8.30pm-10.30pm zone. Frustratingly, neither will air in […]

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HDTV Heads-Up I: The Mentalist, Human Target

In an astonishing programming move that seems even more bizarre in the wake of the record-high ratings for last night’s Outrageous Fortune, TV2 is to screen HD re-runs of The Mentalist opposite the Westie juggernaut. TV3 confirmed in a press release this afternoon that the season-six premiere of Outrageous Fortune notched up the highest overall […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: Fringe, Human Target

In a surprise but savvy HD counter-programming move, TV2 is bringing forward the new season of Fringe to screen 9.30pm Tuesdays, opposite TV3’s Nurse Jackie. The premiere will air after the season finale of Grey’s Anatomy, on July 20, in an oddly-matched double-bill. It will be fascinating to see which series becomes Fringe’s lead-in the […]

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