Tag Archives: The Blacklist

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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This Week in HD: June 11 – 17

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Season Premiere: The ITM Fishing Show (TV One, 5.00) Wonderful World of Disney: Wall-E (TV2, 5.00, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00)  The Goldbergs (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Network Movie Premiere: Free Birds (TV2, 7.00)  Movie: Meet the Parents (TV3, […]

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Westside Leads TV3 Drama Rally

TV3’s season two premiere of Outrageous Fortune prequel Westside will set up a new-look, drama-heavy schedule on the network. It will air 8.30 Sundays from June 11, on a double-bill with new British drama, Thirteen, and ahead of the premiere of hospital drama Chicago Med. The latest in Dick Wolf’s Chicago franchise will air 8.30 Wednesdays, where […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 26

Queen’s Birthday Weekend is shaping up to be a primetime blockbuster with not only Prime’s HD launch of the new-model Top Gear but also three network movie premieres on TV3: Mr. Peabody & Sherman (7.00 Saturday), X-Men: Days of Future Past (8.30 Sunday) and Ride Along (8.30 Monday). And mid-week TV3 will roll out for the first time the RoboCop reboot […]

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HD Ratings: Love It or Loathe It?

Love It or Leave It might be a more apt title for TV One’s Thursday property hour, Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It, which is losing to TV2’s The X-Files in all the core commercial demographics. On Thursday it averaged a 4 rating/14.8 share of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, compared to X-Files’ […]

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This Week in HD: January 30 – February 5

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: Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blue (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Movie: The Inbetweeners Movie (TV2, 8.40, R) Movie: The Lovely Bones (TV3, 8.55, R) The Great Fire (TV1, 9.50, R) Blue Bloods (TV3, 11.25, 5.1) Call […]

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The Blacklist Back on TV3’s Hit List

TV3 will resume The Blacklist on February 3 on a double-bill with the season two premiere of Chicago PD. The network had scheduled the movie Sione’s 2: Unfinished Business in the slot but will now shift the sequel forward to January 27, pre-empting a repeat of Australia. The return of The Blacklist is overdue given […]

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TV3 to Continue Simpsons in 2016

TV3’s new-season schedule is still under wraps but the network has confirmed that re-runs of The Simpsons will continue. It’s about to repeat season 25 again in HD in the 5.30 Saturday slot while SD re-runs will remain a mainstay on TV4, where the ‘toon is stripped 7.00 weeknights (s25 ends this week and s23 […]

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