Tag Archives: Ice Road Truckers

Tonight in HD: June 2

SoHo Highlight: Mad Men (Sky 20, 8.30, 5.1) A depressed Betty tries to make things uncomfortable for Don and Megan; Roger tries to take out some secret weapons for a meeting with a prospective Jewish client; Don makes a snap judgment that angers the creative department. The Hollywood Reporter thought this one of creator Matthew Weiner’s […]

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HDTV Ratings: May 24-27

Sunday’s network HD premiere of Crazy Heart would have broken TV3’s heart. The movie that won Jeff Bridges his first Oscar drew only 2.8% of TV3’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, and 3.0%-4.0% of the other key demographics. TV2’s SD premiere of Mr Deeds won the slot, with 2-3 times as many viewers — although the […]

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Tonight in HD: May 19

SoHo Highlight: Mad Men (Sky 10, 8.40, 5.1) Don gets a visit from the in-laws and his children just as he’s about to receive a prestigious award and tries to save the Heinz account; Peggy and her boyfriend take the next step in their relationship. “There were a series of gears seamlessly interlocking in At the Codfish […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: May 19-25

New Zealand’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i: Saturday TradeZone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.30) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) Series return: Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Series return: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Sunday Pretty Little Liars (TV2, 5.30, 5.1) The War at Home (TV2, 6.30, R) The Food Truck (TV One, […]

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Tonight in HD: December 3

Soho Highlight: The Hour (Sky 10, 8.30) The war in Suez has the country divided and McCain steps up his pressure on The Hour to tow a pro-government line. But with a huge anti-war protest gathering in London, Freddie has other ideas. “This week, The Hour really did cometh,” The Guardian enthused, “with much of the episode centred on the frustrating […]

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Tonight in HD: November 19

Series premiere: Keeping Up With the Joneses (TV One, 7.00) Meet the Joneses: an ordinary family living extraordinary lives on a vast cattle property called Coolibah in the heart of the Top End, in Northern Australia. Said The Age: “Like Apocalypse Now but with cows, this new factual series opens with sensational footage of massed helicopters herding cattle over the […]

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HDTV Ratings: November 9-13

Would you believe TV2’s HD premiere of the movie, Get Smart, was the most watched programme on Sunday night? It drew 11.3%-11.8% of the 18-39, 18-49 and 25-54 demographics, whereas its HD rival, TV3’s Funny People, averaged 4.4%-5.2%. Earlier in the evening, TV2’s HD sitcoms, Mike & Molly and The Middle, slipped slightly from previous […]

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Tonight in HD: November 12

SoHo Highlight: The Hour (Sky 10, 8.30) Ratings are down, reviews are terrible and Hector and Freddie are bickering. As events escalate in Suez, Bel seeks an interview with an Egyptian diplomat but is Hector up to it? Meanwhile, Freddie searches for clues to Ruth’s death. “If the spy stuff and the journalism stuff got a […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: November 12-18

New Zealand’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i    Saturday The Secret Lives of Dancers (TV3, 4.00, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.30) Get Fresh With Al Brown (TV One, 7.00) Special: 50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (TV2, 7.00) Series premiere: Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30) Movie: Max Payne (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Sunday Hellcats (TV2, 5.30) Raising Hope (TV3, […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: November 12-18

TV3 will screen Ice Road Truckers in HD for the first time when season three debuts on November 12. It will take over Hamish & Andy’s Gap Year’s 7.30pm slot the same night TV2 screens a Harry Potter HD special, 50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (which precedes the Blu-ray 3D release of Harry Potter and the […]

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