Tag Archives: Walking Dead

HD Heads-Up: March 30-April 5

Easter Weekend will deliver ad-free, free-to-air, HD movie mania. TV3 will drop its Simpsons/Family Guy double-bill on Easter Sunday to screen the network HD premiere of Hop at 7pm. It will air opposite TV2’s HD re-run of the Adam Sandler comedy, Bedtime Stories. TV2’s Easter Sunday schedule will overflow with HD movies, starting in the morning with […]

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HD Ratings: Bones Buries Time With Time After Time Guest Star

TV3’s Bones showed its true colours on Thursday, when the 150th episode rated higher than usual to average 6.7% – 12.0% of the key demographics. It was out-rated by TV One’s SD comedies Miranda and Mrs Brown’s Boys but The Ghost in the Machine, which guest starred singer Cyndi Lauper, pipped TV2’s Once Upon a […]

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The Following to Follow Criminal Minds

Two of TV’s grisliest hours will screen back-to-back in HD from February 11, when TV One pairs The Following with Criminal Minds. From the creator of the Scream horror franchise, Kevin Williamson, The Following stars Kevin Bacon as an ex-FBI agent who’s recruited to catch a serial killer nemesis (James Purefoy) with an Edgar Allan […]

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HDTV Ratings: April 24-25

TV2’s search for a stronger 9pm Wednesday comedy than Happy Endings will have to continue. Last night it tested the waters with an episode of Mike & Molly, which averaged 8.7%-12.6% — on a par with Happy Endings — and easily won its slot opposite the second halves of Castle and The Almighty Johnsons. But […]

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Tonight in HD: March 28

Series Highlight: The Walking Dead (TV2, 9.30) After the destruction of his family, Herschel demands that Rick and his group leave immediately; Shane and Rick’s differences begin to openly erupt. Said IndieWire of this episode, which relaunched season two in the US: “Nebraska, written by Evan Reilly and directed (masterfully) by Clark Johnson, is a major departure from […]

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Tonight in HD: March 21

Series Highlight: The Walking Dead (TV2, 9.30) Revelations begin to come out among the members of the group; Shane teaches Andrea how to fire a weapon, but the desire to put the past behind him and focus on survival eats at him. “The Walking Dead closed out its mid-season last night, and things were not looking good for […]

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Tonight in HD: February 15

Season premiere: Sons of Anarchy (TV3, 9.15, 5.1) Clay, Jax and the other jailed SAMCRO members are released after a 14-month stretch and return to Charming — and a rude welcome from the new sheriff. But at least the critics were welcoming: “There’s all the slamming violence you might want in your gas-fumed escapism, mingled with real-world difficulties” […]

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HDTV Ratings: February 8

TV2’s new-look HD comedy block got off to a big bang on Wednesday but TV3’s HD re-run of Die Hard 4.0 proved lively competition for the season-two premiere of The Walking Dead. The Bruce Willis franchise opened modestly, facing the last quarter-hour of The Big Bang Theory, but climbed from 6.1% of 25-54 year-olds to […]

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Tonight in HD: February 8

Sky Movies Premiere: Let Me In (Sky 20, 8.30, 5.1) What sort of vampire film would schlock-horror merchant Hammer make 35 years after its last? Merely one of the finest since Nosferatu first bared his fangs. Let Me In is that rare Hollywood beast, a re-make that improves on the original: 2008 Swedish art house sensation Let the Right One In. […]

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Tonight in HD: January 11

SoHo Highlight: The Killing (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) The cops regroup while Richmond goes up in the polls; Stan faces consequences for his ill-thought out actions, leaving Mitch alone to keep the family afloat. “This week’s episode, which after the absurd twists and turns of Stonewalled and Undertow, felt like a modest step in the right direction,” The AV Club […]

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