Tag Archives: State of Affairs

State of Affairs Ends on Eve of New Spy Odyssey’s Mission

TV3 is pulling its under-siege spy drama State of Affairs mid-season but it’s not clear if the show’s lousy ratings will dent the network’s enthusiasm for the like-minded American Odyssey. State of Affairs’ last original episode screens 9.30 tonight. Even though there’s six more to go, TV3 couldn’t justify keeping it on when viewership was […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 11-17

Thunderbirds are go on Sunday nights, where the no-strings-attached sci-fi reboot will air 7.00 on TV2 from April 12. Early UK reviews are promising. “‘5-4-3-2-1… Thunderbirds are go!’ If there was any doubt that the iconic launch sequence still had the power to quicken the pulse after 50 years, it was dispelled within one minute […]

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New Season: TV3 Backs Off Backstrom

As expected, TV3 has dumped new cop show Backstrom from its primetime beat after only two weeks. The move came after Thursday’s ratings showed no improvement on the premiere. TV3 is replacing and stablemate Motive with action movie as of next week, starting with an SD re-run of The Jackal and continuing on March 26 […]

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New Season: A Sorry State of Affairs

TV3’s series premiere of terrorist-thwarting thriller State of Affairs bombed on Monday. It averaged only 1.8% – 2.4% of the commercial demographics compared to 4.7% – 6.1% for lead-in The Blacklist. But such is TV3’s faith in Katherine Heigl’s first series since Grey’s Anatomy that it’s going to re-run at least the first two episodes […]

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This Week in HD: February 21-27

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Amazing Race (TV2, 5.45) Movie: Mulan (TV2, 6.45, 5.1, R) Along for the Ride (TV1, 7.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30) Movie: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (TV2, 8.30, 5.1, R) CSI (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Chicago PD (TV3, 9.25, […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 21-27

TV3 will launch its newest HD drama, State of Affairs, off the back of The Blacklist. The 9.30 Monday premiere is on February 23 — 24 hours after TV3’s network HD premieres of A Good Day to Die Hard and Hitchcock. State of Affairs is Katherine Heigl’s first series since her breakout role in Grey’s […]

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