Tag Archives: Shameless

Super WB Deal for Sky

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a Sky satellite beaming out all the latest seasons of DC Series like The Flash, Arrow, Super-girl and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. The under-siege satcaster has done a deal with Warner Bros International Television Distribution to secure exclusive first-run rights to the studio’s DC Comics heavyweights. […]

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This Week in HD: September 17 – 23

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Chasing Monsters (TV1, 4.55) Animal Super Senses (TV3, 4.55) Movie: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (TV2, 5.10, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  Simply Nigella (Prime, 6.00, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Wonderful World of Disney: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Johnny […]

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New to Blu: January 27 – February 2

“Sicario explodes onto Blu-ray with an excellent, reference quality high definition video presentation that is encoded in AVC MPEG-4 and framed in the film’s original 2.40:1 aspect ratio. “Lensed by the incredibly talented Roger Deakins, Sicario is a visual treat from start to finish … “Much like the characters’ journeys, the film descends into darkness for […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 13

Welcome to a new spin on one of this site’s most popular features. As of today, HD Heads-Up becomes a daily digest of what’s happening in HD here and internationally. It will be updated during the day with programming alerts, occasional commentary and headlines with source links.  TV3 is pre-empting Saturday’s 7.00 HD movie Legally […]

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This Week in HD: September 19 – 25

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Capsian (TV2, 7.00, R) The Simpsons (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) American Ninja Warrior (TV3, 7.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) SVU (TV3, 9.25, 5.1, F) Mr Selfridge (TV1, 9.30) Movie: Unknown (TV2, […]

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Top Under the Radar US Cable Drama Series Renewed

Today it was announced there would be further seasons of three of the best HD dramas series many people have never seen: The Americans, House of Lies and Bloodline. “Remarkably, this season of The Americans has achieved even greater acclaim than that of its first two seasons,” FX original programming president Nick Grad said of the current run on SoHo. […]

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New to Blu: January 7-13

Into the Storm is the most eye-popping new release in a week light on quality. “The 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 encode is just as pretty as you’d hope and completely void of compression flaws. “The video quality is so good, in fact, that it reveals how imperfect some of the CG work is – which I somehow […]

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This Week in HD: August 2-8

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday ITM Fishing Show (TV One, 5.00) Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Amazing Race (TV2, 6.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Movie: Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) The Secret Lives of Dancers (TV3, 7.00) Undercover […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 2-8

New comedy Surviving Jack didn’t survive its first season in the US but comes highly recommended — and not only if you’re a fan of its star, ex-SVU cop Christopher Meloni. It debuts as part of TV2’s Wednesday comedy block, at 10.00 on August 6, an hour after the season finale of The Big Bang […]

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This Week in HD: February 1-7

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks: Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30, R) NZ Story (TV One, 7.00, F) Movie: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) The Doctor Blake Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) CSI: NY (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Hannibal (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) Sherlock (TV2, 9.40, 5.1, R) […]

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