Tag Archives: Modern Family

This Week in HD: July 1 – 7

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i   Saturday  Extreme Road Rescue (TV1, 4.55) The Block NZ (TV3, 5.00, R) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) Movie: Toy Story (TV2, 5.30, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Kung Fu Panda (TV2, 7.00, R) […]

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Critical Condition: Life in Pieces, The Mick

Life in Pieces (TVNZ 2, 8.00 Monday) “There were signs early on that this CBS show might defy all the usual glum expectations, almost invariably justified, about yet another broadcast family sitcom. By the end of episode one of Life In Pieces, it was clear that this comedy—advertised as being about one big happy family […]

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This Week in HD: December 17 – 23

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i   Saturday  Africa (TV3, 4.55, R) Cupcake Wars (TV2, 5.05) Black-ish (TV2, 6.00, 5.1) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  University Challenge (Prime, 6.00) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) MasterChef USA (Prime, 6.30, F) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00, F) Movie: Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) […]

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Prime Doctors Christmas Week Highlights

Prime will screen the newest Doctor Who Christmas special virtually the same day as the BBC. The Return of Doctor Mysterio will air 7.30 on Boxing Day in HD, barely within 12 hours of the UK broadcast. “What we know so far is that The Return of Doctor Mysterio will see the Doctor team up with […]

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This Week in HD: May 7 – 13

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Season Premiere: Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) The Goldbergs (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R)  Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00)  Movie: Oz The Great and Powerful (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Robots(TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.30) Father Brown (Prime, 7.30)  […]

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This Week in HD: April 23- 29

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Goldbergs (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R)  Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Police Academy (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Ice Age 2: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Season Premiere: Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.30) Father Brown (Prime, 7.30)  Grantchester (Prime, 8.35) […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 14

The weekend of April 23-24 will see the network premieres of three top movies in HD. TV3 will screen All is Lost on Saturday at 8.55 while its 9.35 Sunday debut of The Grand Budapest Hotel will begin midway through TV2’s premiere of Edge of Tomorrow. Other coming attractions in HD that week include: Police Academy (TV2, 7.00 Saturday), Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs (TV3, […]

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What Will Prime in HD Offer?

Assuming Prime at last does go HD in the first three months of next year, as has been officially signalled, what will the channel be showcasing in 1080i? Here’s some of the highlights unveilled at yesterday’s new season launch: Limitless: Series spun off the movie of the same name, about the brain-boosting power of a mysterious drug  that makes the […]

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Jack’s Back — But Not Here

Racing-the-clock thriller 24 returned to US, UK and Aussie screens this week in the mini-series sequel Live Another Day but there’s no sign of hero Jack Bauer living another day here. And even if he did, fans wouldn’t see him in HD. MediaWorks, which used to own the rights, consigned the ex-TV3 property to SD channel Four […]

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Sky Primes Channel for HD Upgrade

Here’s an early Christmas present for HD TV fans: Doctor Who, Downton Abbey and Top Gear could soon be screening here in 1080i. Following its exclusive content deals with CBS Studios International and 20th Century Fox Television, Sky at last is preparing to upgrade its free-to-air channel, Prime, to HD. “It’s been mooted for some […]

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