Tag Archives: Masters of Sex

Leaving Lightbox in December

Spark’s streaming service Lightbox farewells a slew of series in December, including seasons 1-4 of Mozart in the Jungle. Here’s the full line-up of pending departures:

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Netflix Threatens Extinction

Netflix has just released a trailer and poster art for its original movie, Extinction, which will premiere globally on July 27 (presumably in 4K HDR). It stars Michael Pena (12 Strong) as working-class father of the future who faces recurring dreams of destruction by an unknown force. When his unwanted nightmares begin to affect his relationship […]

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Sky Box Sets for December

   The latest SoHo staples to make their debut on Sky Box Sets include Masters of Sex, The Newsroom and Boardwalk Empire. Screening 7.30 nightly from next month, in order of their appearance: Teen Wolf S4 Mad Dogs  Z Nation S1 The Newsroom S1 12 Monkeys S1 Mad Dogs  The Newsroom S2 Teen Wolf S5 (eps 1-10) […]

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Critical Condition: Masters of Sex

Masters of Sex (SoHo, 8.30 Sunday/encore  7.30 Tuesday) “When the show began, it was an engaging, well-acted, reasonably believable dramatisation of the lives of sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson, played by Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan.  But MoS has always had a degree of obviousness and coy humour — nowhere is this more clear than […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 22

Fear the Walking Dead limps back on to SoHo tonight with the mid-season premiere of season two. The episode chronicles Nick Clark’s nightmare trip to Tijuana and excludes the rest of the cast, save for one character who briefly appears in flashbacks. “Expect this structure to continue as FTWD pushes through the second half of its second season,” […]

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SoHo to Showcase Second Channel in July

Sky will launch a SoHo pop-up channel in July with marathon re-runs of some of its top series. It will run from July 2-August 2 on Channel 210 and screen nightly triple episodes of Ray Donovan (seasons one and two), Masters of Sex (S1-2) and Hell on Wheels (S1-4). Ray Donovan will air from July […]

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HD Highlight: Masters of Sex (Season Two Premiere)

Masters of Sex: SoHo, 8.30 Sunday. Season two of this seductive Mad Men successor opened to rapturous reviews this time last week in the US. TV Guide said the careers-in-limbo crisis facing fledgling sex researchers William Masters (Michael Sheen) and Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan) is “upstaged by the heartbreaking turns in the marriage of Bill’s tormented mentor […]

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SoHo Fast Tracks Second Seasons of Showtime Hits

SoHo will screen the latest seasons of Ray Donovan and Masters of Sex within a week of their US broadcasts. Last year three months elapsed between the former’s US and NZ premieres while a month separated the latter’s. Season two of Ray Donovan will screen here from July 16, three days after it goes to air […]

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New to Blu: March 26 – April 1

Three top TV series bow on Blu-ray this week, with one being an HD first for this market. Amazingly, Rectify – Season One, which originally aired here in sub-standard definition on Sky’s Rialto Channel, is being released on Blu-ray in Australasia ahead of other markets. The series went on sale in the US, via a […]

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Masters of Sex Bound for SoHo

The most risqué new drama of the year, Masters of Sex, will screen on Sky’s SoHo channel from October. The series dramatises Thomas Maier’s book, Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, The Couple Who Taught America How To Love. It stars Michael Sheen, in his first TV series role, […]

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