Tag Archives: The Lie Detective

Red Alert for Code Black?

TVNZ 1 will pre-empt Code Black for a Mrs Brown’s Boys Easter special on April 13 but if the hospital drama’s ratings don’t improve, it may go the way of Blindspot. Blindspot was dumped from 8.30 Thursdays to 9.30 Mondays after failing to sustain enough viewers. And although Code Black has improved on its performance, and […]

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Sensing Murder Murders the Competition

The critics abhor it but TVNZ 2’s Sensing Murder is one of the network’s most popular shows. Duncan Grieve in the NZ Herald dubbed it a “grotesque sham” that’s “made an unwelcome return from the grave”. And Steve Kilgallon in a 2016 Stuff article declared TVNZ “should be ashamed” of renewing the psychic sleuthing hour for a […]

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This Week in HD: February 25 – March 3

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) 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: Inkheart (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Garfield (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Antiques Roadshow (Prime, 7.30) Te Radar’s Chequered Past (TV1, 8.05)  […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 15

SoHo debuts Girls’ sixth and final season 8.30 tonight on a new night. Traditionally it’s aired Thursdays but SoHo’s switched it to Wednesday so it could air new drama Legion (8.30 Thursdays) within 24 hours of the US. From next week it will be teamed with the Pete Holmes comedy, Crashing, and from March 8 re-runs […]

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