Tag Archives: Survivor NZ

Will Bake Off Remain on Prime’s Menu?

TVNZ has announced it will make its own version of cooking show hit The Great British Bake Off. But it’s not yet clear if Prime will continue to screen the original series and spin-off The Great Australian Bake Off. A question mark remains over whether TVNZ will acquire the rights to both series, as part […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 22

➢ TVNZ 2 is turning Emerald City into a mini-series event. The Wizard of Oz re-imaging that ran for only 10 episodes in the US will screen as double-episodes after the Saturday Family Movie from July 1. “Fans of the alternate reality/fantasy genre should enjoy Emerald City, and I think they’ll get a kick out […]

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Can Boy Band Point TVNZ 2 in Right Direction?

TVNZ 2 is pulling Car Crash Global from its Friday schedule and replacing it with Boy Band two days ahead of Three relaunching The Block NZ (above). Boy Band will screen 9.00 Fridays from June 23, within 24 hours of its US premiere on ABC. The 10-episode series will track young male vocalists vying to prove they have what it takes to join America’s next […]

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TVNZ to Roll Out New Post-Survivor Comedies

  TVNZ 2 will use the May 7 launch of Survivor NZ to promote two new comedy series and resurrect a third. Survivor NZ will air 7.00 Sundays and 7.30 Mondays, with the former displacing new episodes of The Simpsons. Premiering 7.30 Tuesday on May 9 will be American Housewife while the 7.30 Wednesday lead-in to the return of Dr […]

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TVNZ New Season: Hot Off the Press Release

Next year TVNZ will live-stream its linear channels, which are being rebranded this weekend in the face of Twittersphere outrage, and will premiere more shows first online. Here’s TVNZ’s new-season announcement in full: Coming to a screen near you: TVNZ is applying fresh thinking to its 2017 line-up. Viewers can expect more shows available OnDemand first, […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 16

TV3’s The Block NZ returns on May 29, when it will square off against TV2’s My Kitchen Rules Australia not only on Sundays but also on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7.30. TV3 says the twist with season five, Girls vs Boys, will be replacing couples with teams of best mates — two of women and two of men […]

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