Tag Archives: The Sopranos

New to Sky Box Sets in April

Sky Box Sets will screen a week-long marathon of the first seven seasons of Game of Thrones ahead of S8’s premiere on SoHo. It will also offer another chance to see the sci-fi noir Hard Sun and all three seasons of The Leftovers. Screening in order of their nightly 7.30 rotation will be: Game of Thrones S1 […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in March

Sky Box Sets will premiere the final season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend over two nights next month. Younger’s fifth season also will make its SBS premiere and three of Dexter’s eight seasons will screen on the channel for the first time. And ahead of Billions’ fourth-season premiere on SoHo, SBS will screen the first three on consecutive […]

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Critical Condition: My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend | TVNZ OnDemand, from Monday ☆☆☆☆ “Admirers of Elena Ferrante’s novel My Brilliant Friend — the first in her smash series of four books about a pair of Neapolitan women moving through life — likely have two questions about the Italian-language TV adaptation. The first is how faithful it is to the source […]

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Critical Condition: Ozark (S2)

Ozark | Netflix, from Friday ➢➢ “Season 2 of the show—still tense and twisty, returning to Netflix on August 31—ramps up the inexcusably dumb behavior, raising stakes while still shielding the core family from any real consequences. Which is probably what keeps Mark Williams and Bill Dubuque’s series from truly becoming the highest-quality prestige television it […]

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Sky Box Sets in February

When so-called “psychic” Charlie Haverford receives a blow to the head, he finds himself experiencing visions and premonitions just like the ones he’s been faking all his life. But he soon finds out that his newfound gift could be more of curse, as he’s taken deeper into the mob-ruled psychic empire that runs this shady world. That’s the […]

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TVNZ Spotlights Scandi-Noir

Scandi-noir fans no longer have to subscribe to Sky TV channels like Rialto or streaming services like Netflix and Lightbox to enjoy subtitled suspense: TVNZ is about to roll out two examples of the genre, one in primetime on TVNZ 1, the other on-demand. Swedish detective thriller Modus, which streams from January 22, follows psychologist and ex-FBI profiler […]

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Sopranos Overkill? Fuggedaboutit!

To mark the sad passing of Sopranos star James Gandolfini, Sky’s SoHo will run a 10-episode tribute on Sunday. The commemorative ‘box set’ will be preceded by the excellent HBO movie, Cinema Verite, in which Gandolfini plays the producer of the groundbreaking ’70s reality TV sensation, An American Family. It will screen 10am Sunday, and […]

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SoHo Delays Ray Donovan’s Debut

After an exceptional run of series screening within only hours or days of their US broadcast, SoHo is unexpectedly delaying the debut of hot new crime drama Ray Donovan. The Showtime series goes to air in the US on June 30, the same night as the final season of stablemate Dexter premieres. SoHo will launch […]

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Boardwalk Empire Back on Terra Firma

Has Boardwalk Empire regained its footing for the third season, which begins tonight on SoHo (Sky 10, 8.30)? The Herald on Sunday reckons it’s become “badder and much better”, with critic Nick Grant arguing the premiere “demonstrates that Nucky’s (Steve Buscemi) resolution to be the best bad guy he can be hasn’t wavered” after season […]

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HD Lure for Fisher Fans

Six Feet Under fans at last can look forward to seeing the Fisher family in HD when season three starts on Sky’s SoHo channel on May 4. HBO made the first two seasons of the Alan (True Blood) Ball drama available only in SD for the first two seasons. Unlike The Sopranos, which was in […]

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