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Tonight in HD: December 19

SoHo Highlight: Game of Thrones (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) Ned makes a fateful decision; Robb takes a prized prisoner; Dany finds her reign imperilled. “This episode was made of sadness and shock,” the Wall Street Journal warned while Entertainment Weekly declared it “delivers one of the most shocking twists in TV history”. “If Game of Thrones wasn’t based on a successful novel, Baelor […]

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HDTV Ratings: November 28

It was a big surprise to see TV One’s terrific new LA law drama, Southland, was in HD last night given the broadcaster didn’t promote this fact in the billings it sends media. Less surprising were the show’s ratings. It averaged only half of HD lead-in Criminal Minds’ viewership and about a third of SD rival Rookie Blue’s on […]

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HDTV Ratings: November 21-22

TV3’s Inside NZ special on child poverty helped the network to win last night’s ratings and boosted viewership of its HD crime hit, NCIS. Bryan Bruce’s investigation was extraordinarily popular across the board, winning its slot in all of the key demographics except 18-49, where it narrowly lost to TV2’s The Amazing Race. Moreover, NCIS […]

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Tonight in HD: November 7

SoHo Highlight: Game of Thrones (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) Jon impresses Tyrion at Castle Black; Ned confronts his past and future at Kingís Landing; Daenerys finds herself at odds with Viserys. Or, as The Daily Telegraph observed, “Yes, we’ve reached episode three and if you’ll forgive the cliche, the plot is not so much thickening as entangling like […]

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Tonight in HD: September 19

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) ✫✫✫ Monica throws a Halloween party; Phoebe discovers her twin sister Ursula has been telling huge lies to her new fiancé (guest star Sean Penn). Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) ✫✫✫ Luke is tempted away from the dark-side; old age inflicts itself on Jill; Vinnie is betrayed. Movie: GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra (TV3, 8.30, […]

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HDTV Ratings: September 12-13

TV3’s NCIS went off the boil last night when TV2’s grand final of My Kitchen Rules did just that in the ratings. It slashed the HD crime drama’s 25-54 rating from last week’s 9.5% to 5.9%, which crippled prospects for the return of its sister show, NCIS: Los Angeles, at 9.30pm. LA also had to […]

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Tonight in HD: September 12

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) ✫✫✫ In the aftermath of her wedding, Monica emphatically denies the rumour of her pregnancy, which has reached Ross. Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) ✫✫✫ TK struggles to keep everyone happy; Jill goes in search of the truth; Bella chooses to live life on her own terms. The Mentalist (TV2, 8.30) ✫✫ When Patrick Jane […]

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HDTV Ratings: September 5

After winning last Monday’s ratings with the free-to-air HD premiere of Transporter 3, TV3 last night took a step backwards with its first HD airing of Jumper. It was most popular with the channel’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. But it still was left in the dust by TV2’s HD combo of The Mentalist and Body […]

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Tonight in HD: August 29

Tonight in HD: August 29

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) ✫✫✫ Dr Drake Ramoray is coming out of his coma on Days Of Our Lives; Phoebe and Rachel fight over a guy who left his cell phone in Central Perk. Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) ✫✫✫ Roimata struggles with jealousy; Bella forges a connection; Chris is dealt a harsh home truth. Road Cops (TV3, 7.30, […]

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Tonight in HD: August 22

Tonight in HD: August 22

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) ✫✫✫ Ross’s plans to teach Ben about Hanukkah are continually thwarted when the young boy can’t get his mind off of Santa. Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) ✫✫✫ Road Cops (TV3, 7.30, R) ✫✫ Senior Constable Dale Kahaki has a runner on his hands; a motorist claims he has the right to remain silent when […]

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