Tag Archives: The Good Wife

Prime Eyes Good Wife Sisterhood

If the acclaimed Good Wife spin-off, The Good Fight, doesn’t land a broadcaster here, expect keen interest from streaming services like Lightbox and Netflix. The series debuted softly on CBS at the weekend but was never intended for broadcast TV, anyway, having been commissioned as the flagship for CBS’ streaming service, AllAccess. Reviewers were quick to embrace the show, […]

Read more
b5b56b2ae93d3dc958cf0c21c9383b18_XL

Critical Condition: BrainDead

BrainDead (The Zone, 8.30 Tuesday) “In BrainDead, it’s not one-per-centers but space aliens who are rigging the system: a mysterious meteorite has crashed to Earth, releasing ants from another planet, which tiptoe into politicians’ ears and literally eat their brains. Sometimes, those ants also fart inside the brain—and then the brain explodes. Perhaps this premise sounds […]

Read more

The Zone Snatches Braindead

Sky’s The Zone will premiere BrainDead, the new body snatching romp from the creators of The Good Wife, on July 26. The series, which has been dubbed The West Wing meets The Strain, will air 8.30 Tuesdays, six weeks after launching in the US (June 13 on CBS). It stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (The Returned) as a new Capitol Hill […]

Read more

Prime Universe to Expand With New Star Trek

Prime will acquire the Star Trek revival due to launch next year through its output pact with CBS Studios International. The reboot, which was touted today to advertisers in the US, will be made by CBS Television Studios but screen exclusively on CBS’s digital streaming platform, CBS All Access, following the premiere’s free-to-air showcasing on […]

Read more

This Week in HD: May 14 – 20

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday 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)  Movie: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (TV2, 7.00, R) Network Movie Premiere: The Last Airbender (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.30) Father Brown (Prime, 7.30, F)  […]

Read more

This Week in HD: May 7 – 13

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Season Premiere: 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)  Movie: Oz The Great and Powerful (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Robots(TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.30) Father Brown (Prime, 7.30)  […]

Read more

HD Heads-Up: March 7

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is finalising a NZ Blu-ray release date for House of Cards’ third season. It’s been delayed by nearly a year because of a Netflix stuff-up over posting the series on its NZ site. Despite it being known for months that a NZ broadcaster didn’t own the rights to the White House drama, […]

Read more

This Week in HD: March 12 – 18

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Series Premiere: Robson Green’s Ultimate Catch (TV1, 5.00) Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Season Premiere: Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Kung Fu Panda (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Posh Pawn (TV1, 7.30) Father Brown (Prime, 7.30) Partners in Crime (Prime, 8.35) Movie: Mission: Impossible (TV3, 8.55, 5.1, R) Prime Rugby: Highlanders […]

Read more

This Week in HD: February 20 – 26

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: The Golden Compass (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Posh Pawn (TV1, 8.05) Network Movie Premiere: American Hustle (TV2, 9.15) Movie: US Marshals (TV3, 9.25, R) Crimson Field (TV1, 10.10, R) Prime Cricket: […]

Read more

HD Heads-Up: January 24

TV1 will resurrect Our First Home to screen 7.30 Sunday-Tuesday from February 14. The twist with this season, according to the tagline, is the kids are in charge of the three families who try to profit from renovating a dunga. OFH will face off against TV3’s House Rules initially before the latter rolls out The Bachelor NZ. TV1’s […]

Read more