Tag Archives: The Big Bang Theory

Wellington Paranormal Comes Out of the Shadows

Wednesday’s The Big Bang Theory is about to be bumped by things that go bump in the Wellington night. From July 11, TVNZ 2 will drop its 8.30 season 10 re-runs of TBBT for Wellington Paranormal, a six-part series spun off the movie, What We Do in the Shadows. Reads the blurb: Things that go bump in […]

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HD Ratings: Big Bang Bigger Than Star Wars

  One of Hollywood’s biggest sci-fi franchises can’t top one of TV’s longest-running and most popular sitcoms. As TVNZ 2’s The Big Bang Theory builds towards Sheldon and Amy’s Star Wars-themed wedding on May 30, it continues to out-rate Three’s Star Wars season. Three relaunched the Luke Skywalker saga after American Idol fell flat, no doubt […]

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TVNZ 2 Pulls Young Sheldon for The Resident

TVNZ 2 is dropping Young Sheldon from its Monday night line-up. The Big Bang Theory spin-off is being pulled mid-season, with next week’s episode being the last to air at 8.30, ahead of the season finale of Will & Grace. The  network will replace it with the documentary, Sex Bots Are Coming, on April 16 […]

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TVNZ 2 Launches New Season With Little Bang

  TVNZ 2 at last will premiere The Big Bang Theory spin-off Young Sheldon on February 12. The prequel will follow the season premiere of My Kitchen Rules Australia (above) and be the new lead-in to the return of Will & Grace. TVNZ 2 will round off the night with a repeat of the two most […]

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Will & Grace to Bow Next Month

TVNZ 2 will premiere the Will & Grace revival on October 2. It will air 8.30 Mondays after My Kitchen Rules NZ, which starts on September 25. As a curtain-raiser to season nine of Will & Grace, the first in 12 years, TVNZ 2 will re-run the first episode of the original series after the […]

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Big Bang Theory Back With a Bang

TVNZ 2 will re-run season 10 of The Big Bang Theory back-to-back in a marathon broadcast ahead of season 11’s premiere the same week it screens in the US. The Big Bang Theory Birthday will run from 10.30am-8.50pm on September 23 while new episodes will resume 8.40 Wednesdays from September 27. CBS has renewed its […]

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Home Sweet Home for Modern Family

Fans of one of the best-looking HD comedies on TV, Modern Family, will be able to see the show within weeks if not days of the US from next month. MediaWorks today announced it had closed a deal with 20 Century Fox TV Distribution that included free-to-air rights to not only season nine but also all […]

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This Time Next Year on Three

Three will try to thwart TVNZ 2’s Wednesday night dominance with a new six-part reality series from March 15 that could be just the kick-start you need to enact those New Year resolutions. Radio Times described This Time Next Year, in which ordinary people transform their lives in extraordinary ways over 12 months, as “the time-bending reality TV show […]

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HD Heads-Up: March 2

TVNZ 2 will take on Three’s top-rating 7 Days with the return of First Dates UK on March 17, from episode three of series two (above). Despite being five series behind Channel 4 in the UK, the show performed strongly on Monday nights and should improve on its predecessor, Balls of Steel, in the 9.00 Friday […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 22

Upstart Windsors … Big Bang fades … Room UK’s back … Last rites for The Exorcist … TVNZ 1 will launch a two-hour British comedy block on December 8. It will open at 8.35 with The Windsors, continue at 9.10 with Upstart Crow and conclude at 9.45 with Mountain Goats. The Windsors reimagines the lives of that […]

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