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Critical Condition: My Mad Fat Diary

My Mad Fat Diary | TVNZ Ondemand, from Tuesday ☆☆☆☆ “Set between 1996 and ]98, My Mad Fat Diary tells the story of Rae (Sharon Rooney) and her attempts to assimilate back into normal life after spending a summer in psychiatric care following a suicide attempt … What could have been just another cookie-cutter teen […]

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Critical Condition: Kiss Me First

Kiss Me First | Netflix, from Friday ➢ “Bryan Elsley, co-creator of Skins, returns with a promising and uncomfortably prescient sci-fi series in which only donning a virtual reality headset can take away the pain of real life … [The online world of] Azana is all breathtaking landscapes for sexy avatars to soar over, vertical metropolises, […]

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Don’t Overlook … Clique

Clique | TVNZ 2, 11.45 Wednesday ➢ “This glossy six-parter, another smart commission from the bold types at BBC3 (Thirteen is nominated for all the awards this season), features a beauteous cast of demographically appealing youngsters, going about their financially uninhibited university social lives, taking drugs, smoking and drinking till they’re sick … It’s part teen […]

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HDTV Ratings: CSI Gains From Generation Kill

Viewers deserting TV One’s Generation Kill in droves on Monday night gave TV3’s HD crime show, CSI, a shot in the arm. The powerful but corrosive Iraq War drama drew 8.4% of TV One’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, to earn a 17.7% channel share but, as expected, the viewership nearly halved between the first quarter […]

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