Tag Archives: The Blacklist

Can APB Rescue Blindspot?

  TVNZ 1 is banking on its new Monday night crime drama APB to boost Blindspot’s viewership. The former hit tonight relocates from 8.30 Thursday, where it’s bombed, to follow APB at 9.30. The move won’t resurrect the show’s original popularity but it can scarcely rate worse in the later slot than it did on Thursdays. The most […]

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This Week in HD: March 4 – 10

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  The Wonder of Animals (TV3, 4.55)  Ultimate Fishing With Matt Watson (TV1, 5.00) Prime Horse Racing: New Zealand Derby (Prime, 5.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  The Simpsons (TV2, 6.05, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Outback Pilots (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Monsters vs Aliens (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Garfield: A Tail […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 23

TVNZ 1 will replace the 8.30 Friday broadcast of Coronation Street with season four of A Place to Call Home from March 10, pushing back the soap to 9.30 (where it will screen Thursday-Saturday). It will cap a week of HD premieres on the network that includes the observational documentary series Heathrow (8.35 Saturday), Abandoned Engineering, which […]

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Humans Fans to See Double

If you missed Monday’s season premiere of Humans, and can’t bear to catch up with it on MediaWorks’ SD streaming service, 3Now, TV3 will repeat it on Sunday night. The re-run will pre-empt Best of Graham Norton at 9.30, after Grand Designs NZ, and spearheads a same-week repeat strategy that TV3 hopes will boost audience […]

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This Week in HD: October 29 – November 4

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  Grand Designs NZ (TV3, 4.55, R) Chasing Monsters (TV1, 5.00) Series Premiere: Cupcake Wars (TV2, 5.00) Black-ish (TV2, 6.00, 5.1, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  University Challenge (Prime, 6.00)  MasterChef USA (Prime, 6.30) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Wonderful World of Disney: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (TV2, […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 20

Humans joins Blacklist … Rocky reviews … New night shift for Nurse Jackie … TV3 will screen season two of Humans the same week as the UK. It will premiere on October 31 at 8.35, on a double-bill with season four of The Blacklist. The TV3 broadcast will will air within 24 hours of Channel 4’s, […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 10

   Black-ish Emmy-ish? … Sex&Drugs rolled … Prime scores netball tests … Next Monday’s Emmy Awards ceremony, which will air live in SD on Sky’s Vibe channel, traditionally kick-starts the fall season on US TV. Variety’s critics reckons Black-ish has the edge but point out Veep’s prospects couldn’t be timelier to win best comedy. They’re torn between […]

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New to Blu: August 17 – 23

The week’s biggest new release, The Jungle Book, swings on to shelves here up to two weeks ahead of its US and UK distribution so reviews of its technical merits have yet to be published. Extras include: King Louie’s Temple: Layer by Layer: Rare and unique access to the development of the “I Wan’na Be Like You” […]

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HD Ratings Tables: July 20

Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 25-54 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 18-49 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 5+

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TV One Goes Back to the Future

Wednesday nights on TV One are going back to the future with the return of quality British drama in primetime. After using the mid-week 8.30-10.30 zone for forgettable US fodder like Code Black and Unforgettable for most of the year, it’s restoring programming integrity with a run of mainstream UK drama — a genre that […]

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