Tag Archives: Wanted

This Week in HD: November 18 – 24

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i   Saturday  5 Star Family Reunion (TV1, 4.55) My Kitchen Rules New Zealand (TV2, 5.00, R) Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers (TV3, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Barefoot Bandits (TV2, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 9

   ➢ Season two of TVNZ 2’s Seven Year Switch Australia will premiere on November 21 and air 7.30 Tuesday-Thursday. Asked TV Tonight about the contestants who signed up for the couple-swapping series: “What does it say about the participants happy to be a swinger on TV under the premise of ‘relationship therapy’?” Or about TVNZ 2’s scheduling sensibilities? Here it will […]

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This Week in HD: March 19 – 25

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Robson Green’s Ultimate Catch (TV1, 5.00) Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R, F) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: The Game Plan (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Kung Fu Panda 2 (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 II (TV3, […]

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TV3 will screen the new Rebecca Gibney hit Wanted within weeks of its Australian premiere. The darkly funny, action-crammed drama will air 8.30 Mondays from March 21, by when Wanted will have just completed its six-week run on the Seven Network. Gibney, who also co-created and co-executive produced the series, plays one of two strangers who go on the run together after intervening in a car jacking. If it sounds oddly familiar, Gibney's dubbed her latest vehicle "Thelma & Louise meets Breaking Bad" and while the critical reception was mixed, viewers were happy to go along for the ride. The Sydney Morning Herald praised the stars' "terrific, easy chemistry" and said whiled their antics "oblige you to enforce a pretty strict suspension of disbelief ...  it's always great to see a local prime time show with two such interesting female characters front and centre. Good stuff" ...

HD Heads-Up: March 10

TV3 will screen the new Rebecca Gibney hit Wanted within weeks of its Australian premiere. The darkly funny, action-crammed drama will air 8.30 Mondays from March 21, by when Wanted will have just completed its six-week run on the Seven Network. Gibney, who also co-created and co-executive produced the series, plays one of two strangers who […]

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HD Highlights: August 18

Sky Movies Greats Premiere: Wanted (Sky 22, 8.30, 5.1) Wanted wants for virtually everything except action. Its non-stop assault on physics and logic makes for a funny and inventive first half but thereafter not even James McAvoy’s bravura turn as a uptight claustrophobe who’s recruited to be an assassin for a secret fraternity can stop this initially exhilarating […]

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