Tag Archives: The Vampire Diaries

Critical Condition: Legacies

Legacies | TVNZ OnDemand, from Friday ☆☆☆☆ “Julie Plec borrowed from Twilight to make The Vampire Diaries on CW. That show was such a hit, it spawned the spinoff The Originals. Now she cribs from the Harry Potter and X-Men franchises in her latest spinoff, Legacies, about a school for the cursed. The new series features several characters […]

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Critical Condition: Charmed

Charmed | Neon, from Monday ➢➢ “In many ways, the new version of the witchy show is a bastardisation, a new series slapped with a familiar title to draw in fans before rudely disappointing them. There are just enough hints of the old one blended in that it’s hard to think of it as an entirely […]

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TVNZ Pulls WB Superhero Shows

  TVNZ 2 is pulling Arrow and Supergirl from its overnight Sunday schedule following Sky’s announcement that it has locked up new seasons of these series. It will replace Arrow with a new season of The Vampire Diaries and Supergirl with re-runs of Marvel’s Agent Carter. The changes take effect from this weekend, which is […]

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Diary New Time for Once Upon a …

TV2 is radically rescheduling the latest seasons of Once Upon a Time and The Vampire Diaries. The former will air Saturday afternoons from July 2 and the latter will be stripped post-11pm Monday-Thursday from July 4. It’s not surprising to see the fairy tale fantasy follow other low-rating series to TV2’s dead zone for primetime […]

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Pilots Take Leaf Out of Vampire Diaries

Tonight’s season premiere of The Vampire Diaries (TV2, 10.30) coincides with news of star Claire Holt (Rebekah) landing her own spin-off series, The Originals. The backdoor pilot for the sister show will be Diaries’ April 25 episode in the US; Joseph Morgan (Klaus) and Phoebe Tonkin (Hayley) will co-star. According to the publicity, “The Originals centres on the […]

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Tonight in HD: September 16

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) ✫✫✫ When Phoebe dates Monica’s assistant chef, they argue over who gets to dump him or fire him first; Rachel experiences the perils of dating while pregnant. Shortland Street (TV2. 7.00) ✫✫✫ Maxwell chooses business over pleasure; Jasmine finds unexpected support; Bella stumbles on a new rug. The Vampire Diaries (TV2, 9.30, F) ✫✫ […]

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Tonight in HD: July 8

Tonight in HD: July 8

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) Joey develops a hernia just as his health insurance expires due to lack of acting work; Ross affects a British accent during lectures. Shortland Street (TV2. 7.00) Rachel is faced with a tough choice; Gabrielle struggles with a new friendship; Winston’s conscience haunts him. New Zealand’s Next Top Model (TV3, 7.30) […]

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