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HD Heads-Up: June 2

TV One will launch Criminal Minds spin-off Beyond Borders next month, after screening a backdoor pilot for it on the June 13 broadcast of the original. It will screen the same night as the series final of longtime Criminal Minds stablemate, Castle. The first Criminal Minds spin-off, Suspect Behaviour, lasted only one season. But Beyond […]

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HD Highlights: August 11

Sky Movies Premiere: Salvation Boulevard (Sky 20, 8.30, 5.1) A heavenly cast — Greg Kinnear, Pierce Brosnan, Marisa Tomei, Jennifer Connelly and Ed Harris — elevates an otherwise obscure comedy/drama about a fundamentalist preacher who tries to frame a born-again member of his congregation for the accidental killing of an atheist author. “It’s not that Salvation Boulevard is bad: It’s […]

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HD Highlights: August 4

Series Return: CSI: New York (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) The CSI spin-off resumes from episode 15 of season six, in which a legendary racer dies after his car explodes on a New York street just two days before a big race. Guest stars include soap opera vet-cum-car race driver Antonio Sabato Jr (The Bold and the Beautiful) and […]

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HD Highlights: July 21

Sky Movies: Unstoppable (Sky 20, 8.30, 5.1) The Taking of Pelham 123’s Tony Scott and Denzel Washington reunite on another train thriller, about a veteran engineer and a novice conductor (Chris Pine) who try to stop a runaway freight train carrying toxic chemicals from going off the rails. Unstoppable shows why Scott is the world’s top action director – it […]

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Tonight in HD: July 7

Sky Movies Premiere: Source Code (Sky 20, 8.30, 5.1) An American soldier wakes up on a Chicago commuter train with no idea of who he is and only eight minutes in which to defuse a bomb. It’s a scenario that plays out with Groundhog Day repetitiveness in this riveting thriller that doesn’t hold up under scrutiny but […]

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Tonight in HD: May 26

SoHo Highlight: Mad Men (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) Megan convinces Don that she should give up her job at the firm so that she can pursue a career on Broadway, while Peter has a fling with an acquaintance’s wife. “There might be better Mad Men episodes to come, but at this point I’d say Lady Lazarus is the episode Matt Weiner should […]

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Tonight in HD: May 5

 SoHo Highlight: Mad Men (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) While Lane needs help closing with a potential new client, Pete begins to crack under the pressure of both his home life and work life. The Daily Telegraph said this episode, which cast member John Slatterly (Roger Sterling) directed, was “built around the slowly unravelling life of Pete Campbell and […]

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Tonight in HD: October 15

The Secret Lives of Dancers (TV3, 4.00, R) ✫✫✫✫ Follows the Royal New Zealand Ballet Company as they rehearse, cast and then tour their notoriously tough Triple Bill season. New dancers Lucy and Yang meet the real stars of the company, and find out just how tough it is at the top. Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) […]

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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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Tonight in HD: September 3

Under the Grill (TV3, 4.00, R) ✫✫ Sean test potential head chefs and on-going construction delays bringing the project to breaking point. Coasters (TV One, 4.55, R) ✫✫✫✫ Al Brown’s in Doubtful Sound, where he catches crayfish, searches for bottlenose dolphins and sees Fiordland crested penguins on his journey from the Tasman Sea to Deep Cove. Best […]

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