Tag Archives: Mum

Fourth Estate Not Forthcoming

Sky’s picked up the Rupert Murdoch-inspired media empire drama series Succession but isn’t interested in The Fourth Estate, a new Showtime documentary series about the New York Times. Like Circus, a Showtime documentary series about US politics, The Fourth Estate falls through the cracks of the content Sky seeks for its channels. It could play on […]

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New to Lightbox in June

Fans of the sweet, low-key BBC comedy Mum will have to subscribe to Lightbox to see the second series. Spark’s streaming service has picked it up after TVNZ 1 dropped the show because of disappointing ratings for the first series. The six half-hour episodes will stream from June 11; if you haven’t seen the first […]

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HD Ratings Tables: July 20

Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 25-54 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 18-49 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 5+

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This Week in HD: July 16 – 22

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00) Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth (TV3, 5.00, F) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00)  Wonderful World of Disney: Alice in Wonderland (TV2, 5.30, R)  Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: The Smurfs (TV2, 7.00, R)  Movie: Rio (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.30, F)  Movie: The Break-Up (TV3, 8.55, […]

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Mum’s the Word on Wednesdays

Wednesday nights on TV One are about to be reborn with a trio of motherhood series. Anchoring the new-look line-up from July 20 will be British comedy Mum, which stars Lesley Manville as a widowed mother trying to rebuild her life. The Telegraph said it was “soothing and enjoyable, but lacks real bite”, The Guardian reckons […]

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