Tag Archives: Terra Nova

Tonight in HD: March 10

SoHo Highlight: The Shadow Line (Sky 10, 9.35, 5.1) Bede starts an affair with Petra, Peter Glickman’s girlfriend, whilst Glickman himself, now posing as Paul Donnelly, a watch-maker in Dublin, lures Gatehouse to a showdown. “Over the course of its first four episodes, The Shadow Line has matured from an overwrought, rather confused melodrama plagued with florid verbosity into […]

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Terra Nova No More

 Fox TV in the US has axed Steven Spielberg’s dinosaur fantasy, Terra Nova. “Terra Nova did not become a runaway hit, but its decent ratings, coupled with strong international sales for sibling 20th Century Fox TV, which produces the series, were keeping renewal hopes alive,” Deadline reports. 20th Century Fox TV hopes to sell the show to another US network but […]

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Tonight in HD: March 3

SoHo Highlight: The Shadow Line (Sky 10, 9.30, 5.1) Gabriel is refusing his pregnant ex-mistress’s request and learns why Harvey Wratten got a pardon. “BBC2′s increasingly fascinating police drama reaches and passes its halfway stage in this episode, yet neither DI Jonah Gabriel (Chiwetel Ejiofor) nor Joseph Bede (Christopher Eccleston) appear much closer to accomplishing their […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: March 3-9

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday The Secret Lives of Dancers (TV3, 4.30, R) Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00, R) Keeping Up With the Joneses (TV One, 7.00) Terra Nova (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Movie: Big Momma’s House 2 (TV3, 8.30, 5.1, R) Winners & Losers (TV One, 10.30, R) Sunday Hellcats (TV2, 4.00) Pretty […]

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HDTV Ratings: February 23-25

Terra Nova is on terra firma ratings-wise. Saturday’s two-hour premiere of the HD sci-fi series largely won its slot in most of the key demographics. It averaged 8.8% of 25-54, 7.6% of 18-49 and 6.0% of 18-39. Only with household shoppers did it lose by less than a point to TV2’s American Idol and Hot […]

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Tonight in HD: February 25

Series premiere: Terra Nova (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Follow an ordinary family on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth. Family is the key word with this Steven Spielberg-produced series. Said the Los Angeles Times: “Part post-apocalyptic epic, part family drama, part monster-thriller, the two-hour premiere of Terra Nova manages to introduce a panoply of narrative threads […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: February 25-March 2

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday The Secret Lives of Dancers (TV3, 4.30, R) TradeZone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00, R) Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.30) Keeping Up With the Joneses (TV One, 7.00) Season premiere: Terra Nova (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) The Almighty Johnsons (TV3, 9.25, R) Homeland (TV3, 10.25, R) Winners & […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: February 25-March 2

As of the last week in February, Coronation Street will be the only free-to-air primetime serial still screening in SD. TV2’s Shortland Street has been in HD for more than a year while TV3’s Home & Away will make the switch on February 27, in time for Bianca and Liam’s wedding. The news is not […]

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Will New Shows Put the ‘Boo!’ Into Boosting TV3’s 2012 Ratings?

TV3 is banking on dinosaurs, monsters, terrorists and haunted houses to scare up more viewers in 2012. The network has unveiled its new-season highlights to media and ad agencies, many of which, if not all, will screen in HD. Top picks from the US include Homeland, Terra Nova, American Horror Story, Awake, The Finder, The […]

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