Tag Archives: Neon

Critical Condition: Mary Kills People

Mary Kills People (Neon, from Tuesday) ➢ “Mary Kills People is a smart, entertaining series that understands, on a core level, that nobody really wants to watch a TV show about medically assisted suicide. Use of that phrase so early in this review may send some running for the exits, but that would be a mistake. […]

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Neon Shines Bright on PS4

PlayStation 4 users can immerse themselves in the virtual reality of Westeros’ seven kingdoms with today’s release of Sky’s streaming service Neon on the 4K games console. The Neon app can be downloaded from the PlayStation store for both the PS4 and the PS4 Pro. It allows users to not only stream Sky’s TV series and […]

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Guest Post: How Streaming Stats Stack Up

I agree on quality delivered by Netflix but beg to differ on the aspects like original content and the comprehensiveness of the Netflix library (which hasn’t grown since it launched in NZ). All providers have “original content” by way of their relationships and exclusive content obtained (TVNZ with ABC-Disney, TimeWarner etc, Lightbox with Amazon, Neon […]

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Game of Thrones Kicks Off Early (Kind of)* UPDATED

Since this post, Sky has issued the following statement about the simulcast fiasco: TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES DELAY GLOBAL SIMULCAST OF GAME OF THRONES SoHo’s planned simulcast of the first episode of season five of HBO’s Game of Thrones was delayed today due to playout issues experienced by the international company supplying the live feed. SKY has […]

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Netflix Rivals Rush to Crush New Vid-Kid on the Block

Lightbox, Sky and Freeview have unveiled a raft of initiatives on the eve of Netflix’s NZ launch. Lightbox has cut its monthly fee and announced one of its biggest coups yet, the BBC’s Wolf Hall, Sky is offering a selection of Rialto movies through its Neon service and Freeview has revealed a “smarter way” to […]

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Lightbox Calls on Saul

Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul will screen exclusively in HD on Lightbox. Spark’s streaming service announced this morning it had secured the prequel to the series that’s one of the signature drawcards on Sky’s SoHo channel. It will stream here when US cable channel AMC (The Walking Dead, Mad Men, Hell on Wheels) premieres […]

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