Tag Archives: Neighbours

Shortland Street Springboard for New Summer Shows

  TVNZ 2 will use the hour-long season premiere of Shortland Street on January 16 to launch two new comedy series, one of which went to air in the US over the weekend. This year will mark Shortland Street’s 25th on air and its return will follow the resumption of Neighbours, which will kick off […]

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This Week in HD: January 9 – 15

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) One News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) MasterChef Australia (TV1, 7.00) Movie: It Takes Two (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Gulliver’s Travels (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Doc Martin (TV1, 8.10) Network Movie Premiere: Mr Pip (TV3, 8.45, 5.1) Movie: One for the Money (TV2, 8.55, R) Sherlock (TV1, 10.10, […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 9 – 15

From hero to zero … TV3’s Heroes Reborn returns January 11 in a new time slot: 11.15 Mondays. The sci-fi reboot has been demoted to late-night after the first 10 episodes tanked in primetime. But at least TV3 is keeping the faith with fans by airing the last three episodes of season one within five days of the US (where Heroes […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 5 – 11

While MediaWorks awaits NZ On Air’s funding decision on the future of its proposed serial, Trinity Point, fans of TV2’s soaps face a slippery scheduling slope. In the week starting December 5, TV2 will screen double-episodes of Home and Away, but only on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, from 5.30-6.30, while Neighbours and Shortland Street will […]

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This Week in HD: March 21-27

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Amazing Race (TV2, 5.30) Special: Neighbours 30th: The Stars Reunite (TV2, 6.30) Along for the Ride (TV1, 7.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Movie: Wild Hogs (TV2, 8.05, 5.1, R) CSI (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Chicago PD (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) […]

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Primetime Loses its Voice, Soap Slips Into New Slot

TV2 is dumping The Voice from primetime and is soon to trial Home and Away in Shortland Street’s 7pm slot. TV2 announced today that the Aussie serial would succeed Shortland Street from December 12, when the latter takes its summer break. Home and Away also will be off over the Christmas/New Year period but TV2 […]

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Aussie Soap to Get HD Gloss

TV2 will soon screen three of Australasia’s most popular soaps virtually back-to-back in HD. This week it’s added stripped 5.30 weeknight episodes of Home and Away to its schedule, the soap it poached from TV3 reportedly for a license fee that was 30% higher. It not only beefs up TV2’s early evening schedule, which hitherto […]

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TV2 Gives Aussie Soap Home Away From Home

TVNZ tonight announced Aussie HD soap Home and Away will continue to screen 5.30 weeknights when TV2 takes it over from TV3 on August 19. “We’re delighted to give Home and Away fans what they want with this fantastic weeknight time,” Jeff Latch, TVNZ’s Head of TV One and TV2, says. With TVNZ Ondemand, the […]

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