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Network Movies in HD: April 14 – 20

   Saturday  101 Dalmatians | TVNZ 2, 5.00 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day | TVNZ 2, 7.00 Despicable Me | Three, 7.00 The Expendables 2 | TVNZ 2, 8.35 The Lovely Bones | Three, 8.45 Scary Movie 3 | TVNZ 2, 10.30 Hidden Camera | Three, 11.05   Sunday The Good Dinosaur | TVNZ 2, […]

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HD Ratings: TV3 Abruptly Cleans House

After two weeks of disastrous ratings for Safe House, TV3 is burning off the rest of the top British drama series in a double-episode on Sunday. The hasty rescheduling also will see the previously scheduled late-night movie, Martha Marcy May Malene, pre-empted by the episode of Rush that was programmed for 9.30. The good news […]

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HD Ratings: Lukewarm Start for Summers

Indian Summers, the new British period drama that TV1 promoted as a television event, didn’t rate above 5% of the commercial demographics when it debuted on Sunday. It averaged 1.9% – 4.9% of the key demos, and was most popular with 25-54 year-olds. The Channel 4 slow burner, about the last days of the British Empire […]

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HD Ratings: Kaimanawas Keeps Ahead of Cops

Jokes about TV3 being “all cops all the time” may not be around for much longer if its Tuesday law-and-order combo continues its ratings slide. Tuesday’s Road Cops averaged 3.9% – 5.4% of the commercial demographics and stablemate Gold Coast Cops only 1.4% – 3.4%, with each finishing third in their time slots. Neither can […]

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Doug Coutts’ TV Preview: Rush

TV Preview: Rush | TV3, 9.30 Sunday Cast your mind back 50 years or so, to the glory days of Dr Findlay’s Casebook. What if, one day, the Good Doctor gets fed up with Tannochbrae and Janet’s home cooking – bagies and neeps aren’t to everyone’s taste – and decides to try his luck in the […]

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This Week in HD: May 30-June 5

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) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Movie: Around the World in 80 Days (TV2, 7.00, R) Our World: Frozen Planet (TV1, 7.30, R) Highway Thru Hell (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Returning Series: Motive (TV3, 8.30, […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 30-June 5

TV3’s using Dancing With the Stars to boldly launch Outrageous Fortune prequel Westside in an 8.30 Sunday slot. It’s an incredibly audacious move for a network that’s traditionally has given new local drama a relatively safe 9.30 berth, where competition isn’t as fierce and there isn’t as much pressure to rate. While Westside has the advantage of […]

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MySky+ … Movies in September

The latest sequels to The Hunger Games, Thor and Anchorman headline September’s HD movie premieres on Sky but more deserving of attention are movies like Rush, Blue Jasmine, Fruitvale Station, and the History Channel miniseries Houdini. Houdini, which stars Adrien Brody as the escape artist, will screen on Movies Extras two weeks after its US premiere. […]

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New to Blu: February 5-11

There’s nothing chequered about the HD quality of this week’s flagship release, racing car drama Rush. “Rush looks every bit as good as a recent theatrical release should courtesy of yet another terrific 1080p/AVC-encoded video transfer from Universal. “Colours are desaturated but beautifully so, with lovely, sunstruck skin tones, rich black levels and excellent contrast. […]

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