Tag Archives: Ray Donovan

Prime Crime on SoHo

A TV adaptation of Get Shorty starring Ray Romano and a drama series about America’s crack epidemic will debut next month on SoHo, along with season five of Ray Donovan. Get Shorty, in which a crime boss’ minder (Chris Down) joins forces with a washed up Hollywood producer (Romano) to make movies, will screen 9.30 […]

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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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Sky Nabs Exclusive Rights to New CBS Shows

Sky has expanded its deal with CBS Studios International to include exclusive rights to programming from CBS, The CW and Showtime. It’s unclear if the new “long-term volume deal” will affect shows that stream on Netflix NZ and Lightbox, or if Sky will launch another channel to accommodate the extra content. At the very least it will make […]

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Critical Condition: Ray Donovan

Ray Donovan (SoHo, 8.30 Tuesday) “Ray (Liev Schreiber) heads into Season 4 of Ray Donovan trying to change by going to therapy and confession, abstaining from alcohol as well as getting rehabilitative help from Hector (Cruz Cordova), a big-time boxer recruited by Father Romero (Leland Orser) to help Ray become anew. However, it’s not long before Hector […]

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New to Blu: June 15 – 21

“War & Peace wasn’t photographed, processed in post-production, or in any way put together to capture a razor-sharp façade or display bold, popping colours. The series plays with something of a dreamy quality about it, a soft-focus soap-opera-like presentation that favors delicate colours and gentle details.” “For a new release Blu-ray of a major television production […]

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A June to Swoon Over On SoHo

Heading SoHo’s highlights in June is a new series from Robert Kirkman, the creator of The Walking Dead. Outcast, which will replace Fear the Walking Dead 9.30 Mondays from June 6, is billed as “an epic new horror series delving deep into the world of demonic possession”. Cinemax (Strike Back) in the US already has ordered […]

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New to Blu: June 24-30

Sci-fans fans may not have been over the moon about Jupiter Ascending but the Blu-ray is stellar. “Filled with dazzling sci-fi imagery, the film comes to Blu-ray with a spectacular video presentation. “The digital source is clean and crisp throughout, and with the exception of some light noise during dark scenes and a negligible hint […]

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SoHo to Showcase Second Channel in July

Sky will launch a SoHo pop-up channel in July with marathon re-runs of some of its top series. It will run from July 2-August 2 on Channel 210 and screen nightly triple episodes of Ray Donovan (seasons one and two), Masters of Sex (S1-2) and Hell on Wheels (S1-4). Ray Donovan will air from July […]

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HD Highlight: Ray Donovan (Season Two Premiere)

Ray Donovan starts its second season tonight (SoHo, 8.30) as an Emmy contender for best supporting actor in a drama series (Jon Voight). Its Sunday premiere in the US was down on the first season’s but didn’t have the benefit of being launched on the back of a top-rating attraction like the series finale of Dexter. Reviews […]

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New to Blu: TV > June 25-July 1

The year’s most sensational new crime dramas — True Detective and Ray Donovan — can now be investigated on Blu-ray. “With the exception of some fleeting artifacts, True Detective comes to Blu-ray with an impeccable transfer that preserves the show’s powerful visual style.” “Equally impressive is HBO’s DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track, which masterfully […]

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