Tag Archives: Southland

Critical Condition: SEAL Team

SEAL Team | Prime, 8.30 Friday ➢ “Given that a broadcast show is rarely if ever going to approach the complexity of a show like Homeland, SEAL Team makes a strong effort to bring the human element of the fight against amorphous terrorists to the broadcast audience. And to the show’s credit, the emphasis of the show […]

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Critical Condition: Good Behaviour

Good Behaviour (SoHo, 8.30 Wednesdays) “In the smartly played, agonisingly suspenseful Good Behaviour, Michelle Dockery plays Letty Raines, a con woman and thief newly on parole, but already back conning and thieving, and backsliding as well, in her attempts to stay clear of drugs and alcohol and reconnect with her young son. Terry Kinney plays her parole […]

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Animal Kingdom Let Loose at Last

The US TV version of Australian crime drama Animal Kingdom at last will screen on NZ TV. Sky has picked up the 10-part adaptation for its SoHo channel, where it will air 8.30 Tuesdays from October 4. The series, about a 17-year-old’s adventures with his criminal kin in a Southern California beach town, earned mixed reviews […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 27-October 3

Overlooked in TVNZ’s trumpeting of its fast-tracking of new US superhero dramas this week was the belated debut of an older sci-fi series starring Kiwi Karl Urban. TV2 has scheduled Almost Human, which was axed after only one season, as the third leg of a Sunday night fantasy triple feature that opens with Gotham at 8.30 […]

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This Week in HD: August 30-September 5

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) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Movie: Bride and Prejudice (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) Movie: Conviction (TV3, 10.25, R) Network […]

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This Week in HD: August 16-22

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, F) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Movie: Superman Returns (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) The Secret Lives of Dancers (TV3, 7.00, F) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, […]

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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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This Week in HD: July 26-August 1

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV One, 5.25) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Amazing Race (TV2, 6.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Movie: Sister Act (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) The Secret Lives of Dancers (TV3, 7.00) Undercover Boss USA (TV One, 8.30) Movie: Management (TV2, […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 26-August 1

Talk about blockbusters unbound — the network HD premieres of The Avengers and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol will go head-to-head on July 27. The former will air as TV2’s 8.30 Sunday Premiere Movie in the slot that for most of the year was occupied by series spin-off Agents of SHIELD. It will go up against TV3’s top […]

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HD Heads-Up: March 8-14

Here’s ripping good news ahead of Sherlock’s belated third-season premiere on Saturday: the BBC is reviving the axed Victorian crime drama Ripper Street. Both series, coincidentally, will be released on Blu-ray over the next few weeks: Ripper Street on March 12 and Sherlock on March 26. Ripper Street’s revival is a joint initiative between the […]

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