Tag Archives: Our Girl

One of Us One of TVNZ 1’s

TVNZ 1 will premiere the latest series from the writers of The Missing on February 19. One of Us will air 8.30 Sundays ahead of the next season of The Missing’s premiere next month in what at this stage is meant to be a 9.30 Monday slot (as the lead-out from Our Girl successor APB). It […]

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Critical Condition: Our Girl

Our Girl (TVNZ 1, 8.35 Mondays) “What was actor EastEnders soap star Lacey Turner thinking of, choosing to stay with the soap rather than continue with her role as Molly Dawes in the first season of Our Girl? Season two returns on Monday night to TVNZ 1 at 8.35pm, with Michelle Keegan the focus as the new British woman-at-war. Fortunately, […]

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This Week in HD: January 21 – 27

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday  Expedition Tiger (TV3, 4.55) Dogs Make You Laugh Out Loud 2 (TV2, 5.00, R)  The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  University Challenge (Prime, 6.00, F)  The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Posh Pawn (TV1, 7.00, R)  Movie: Back to the Future III (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R)  Antiques Roadshow (Prime, 7.30) Rachel Hunter’s […]

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Banner Week of TVNZ 1 Premieres

   TVNZ 1 will bed in its new season with nearly a week of nightly premieres from January 21. It will use its premium 8.30 Sunday drama slot to launch season two of Kiwi-inspired Aussie hit 800 Words with a double episode, ahead of the season two premiere of Indian Summers. TVNZ 1 has not […]

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HD Ratings: Viewers Wild About Westies

TV3’s Westside won the 8.30 hour on Sunday in all the commercial demographics. The Outrageous Fortune spin-off averaged 6.8% – 8.0% of the key demos, and was most popular with 18-39 year-olds and households shoppers with kids. TV1’s period drama rival Indian Summers continued to struggle, with only 2.7% – 4.5%, and was out-rated by […]

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HD Ratings: Bleak Outlook for Summers

TV1’s new premium drama series Indian Summers could soon be relegated to a later slot. The premiere’s ratings were lukewarm and Sunday’s second episode was a disaster, averaging only 1.2% – 3.1% of the commercial demographics. If this continues, don’t be surprised if most of the 10-part series inherits the 9.30 slot that Our Girl will […]

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This Week in HD: May 9-15

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i  Saturday The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Shanghai Noon (TV2, 7.00, R) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Our World: Frozen Planet (TV1, 7.30, R) Highway Thru Hell (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) CSI (TV3, 8.30, 5.1, R) Movie: Deja Vu (TV2, 9.15, R) Chicago PD (TV3, […]

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Doug Coutts: Our Girl

TV Preview: Our Girl | TV1, 9.30 Sunday I’ve always thought that British TV producers excelled at the grim-reality sort of drama (which is not the same as the grim reality TV churned out by our friends at MediaWorks) and Our Girl shows that they’ve still got it. I’ve still got the boxed sets of Fox and Boys from the […]

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This Week in HD: May 2-8

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i  Saturday Season Premiere: The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Amazing Race (TV2, 5.30, F) Joey (TV2, 6.30, R) Movie: The Iron Giant (TV2, 7.00, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Our World: Frozen Planet (TV1, 7.30, R) Series Premiere: Highway […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 2-8

As predicted by a reader of this site, TV3 will strip the latest season of Survivor weeknights, ahead of 3News. Survivor: Worlds Apart opens with a movie-length premiere on May 4 after previous seasons languished in SD on TV4. The show’s 30th season will occupy the 5.00 slot for three weeks, an unusually short duration […]

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