Tag Archives: Show Me a Hero

New to Sky Box Sets in June

Next month’s Sky Box Sets will screen a slew of series new to the channel and a True Blood marathon. None of the newcomers are NZ premieres but include an early HBO series not seen in years, the outstanding Carnivàle (the bad news is it will be in SD). Other debuts will include Patrick Melrose, Britannia, […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 21

Ahead of its Newshub Live launch on February 1, TV3 is overhauling its late-afternoon line-up to try to boost viewership of its flagship news bulletin. The X Factor Australia will take over the weeknight 5.00 hour from the first Monday in February, pushing back American Ninja to 4.00 and Entertainment Tonight to 3.30. The change coincides with TV2 about to refresh its evening line-up, with re-runs of Friends poised […]

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SoHo to Show 7 Days Instead of Show Me a Hero

SoHo is replacing the August 17 premiere of Show Me a Hero, which debuts next week in the US, with the Andy Samberg sports mockumentary, 7 Days in Hell. Show Me a Hero, a six-part drama from David Simon, the creator of The Wire and Treme, will air next month as part of a refreshed Thursday line-up on […]

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My Sky + … SoHo in August

David Simon, the creator of The Wire and Treme, predicts no one will watch his new HBO series, Show Me a Hero, which premieres next month on SoHo. “I don’t believe anyone’s going to watch this,” he told an interviewer for Grantland. “You are not going to get zombie-like numbers for a story about 200 units […]

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