Tag Archives: Supergirl

Sky Rebrands The Box for Superhero Future

Sky is reassembling The Box as Sky 5 but it won’t be getting an HD facelift as part of its new look — at least not yet. The “new” channel will go live from February 2, with a four-day marathon of its new flagship DC shows Supergirl, Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Arrow. “The channel […]

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The Slings and Arrows of TV Deals

On the eve of announcing a new online Warner Bros package, TVNZ isn’t commenting on why it’s abruptly pulled the latest seasons of WB’s Arrow and Supergirl. Seasons two of Supergirl and five of Arrow had already completed their on-demand and Duke runs but were only a few episodes into their off-peak HD runs on TVNZ […]

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TVNZ Pulls WB Superhero Shows

  TVNZ 2 is pulling Arrow and Supergirl from its overnight Sunday schedule following Sky’s announcement that it has locked up new seasons of these series. It will replace Arrow with a new season of The Vampire Diaries and Supergirl with re-runs of Marvel’s Agent Carter. The changes take effect from this weekend, which is […]

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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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HD Heads-Up: July 27

➢ TVNZ 1 will resurrect Maigret in the Sunday Theatre slot on August 7, when Rowan Atkinson’s French sleuth investigates the murder of a diamond merchant. The Guardian compared Atkinson to “Walter Matthau restraining his comedy chops to play Gordon Brown” but thought Night at the Crossroads “cleverly plotted” while Metro reported the social media praise as […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 28

Doug spells it out … First Dates NZ gets TV2 date … Cold turkey farm …  The masterminds of programming at TV One have scheduled Spellbound for 7.30 Sundays from October 9. Host Toni Street’s disappearance from Seven Sharp to record the show generated headlines but closer to home readers might like to know one of […]

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New to Blu: July 27 – August 2

“The Divergent Series: Allegiant is presented on Blu-ray courtesy with an AVC encoded 1080p transfer in 2.40:1. “As with the previous films in this franchise (and according to the IMDb), this third outing was digitally captured with a variety of Arri cameras at resolutions varying from 3.4K to 6.5K, and then finished at a 4K DI. […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 10

❏ Superhero fans will find their favourite fix on Saturday afternoons from February 20, when TV2 will resume season two of The Flash at 2pm and continue Supergirl at 3pm. They’re part of a new-look line-up that include the season three premiere of The Fosters at midday and the return of Pretty Little Liars’ sixth season at 1pm. […]

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This Week in HD: January 16 – 22

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) MasterChef Australia (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Journey to the Centre of the Earth (TV2, 7.00, R) Doc Martin (TV1, 8.05) Movie: Dark Shadows (TV2, 8.55, R) Movie: Bandits (TV3, 9.00, 5.1) Sherlock (TV1, 10.05, R) Network Movie Premiere: The Mortal Instruments – City of Bones (TV2, 11.00) Blue […]

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HD Ratings: Ratings Flop 3D Topped

TV3 today confirmed the cancellation of 3D within 24 hours of the struggling current affairs show’s scoring season-high ratings. Monday’s broadcast averaged 3.0% – 5.9% of the core commercial demographics off the back of the documentary, Til Death Do Us Part (4.8% – 6.9%). The latter had as its lead-in The Block NZ: Villa Wars (8.4% – […]

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