Tag Archives: Will & Grace

TVNZ 2 Launches New Season With Little Bang

  TVNZ 2 at last will premiere The Big Bang Theory spin-off Young Sheldon on February 12. The prequel will follow the season premiere of My Kitchen Rules Australia (above) and be the new lead-in to the return of Will & Grace. TVNZ 2 will round off the night with a repeat of the two most […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 7

➢ Fans of Modern Family and Michael McIntyre will think all their Christmases have come at once. Three and Prime will go head-to-head with 7.00 weeknight reruns of the sitcom over summer while TVNZ 1 will screen two dated Michael McIntyre specials ahead of Three airing the latest. TVNZ 1 will repeat McIntyre’s 2014 and […]

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This Week on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

The latest target of sexual abuse allegations in Hollywood, Jeremy Piven, has been pulled as a guest on tonight’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert (Prime, 10.35). Ironically, he’s been replaced by Ronan Farrow, the journalist who broke the story about Harvey Weinstein that spurred a spate of allegations about Hollywood heavyweights. Farrow will appear […]

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The Walking Dead Ravages Rivals

The return of The Walking Dead on Monday helped TVNZ 2 to wipe out the competition for the night. The season-eight premiere posted the zombie sensation’s lowest opening US ratings in five years but here held up well and easily won the 9.30 hour in the key commercial demographics. It averaged 4.0% of 25-54 and 18-49 […]

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Doctor Foster Ails From Outset

TVNZ 1 viewers don’t want another dose of Doctor Foster. The season-two premiere flopped on Monday when it drew fewer 25-54 year-olds — the core commercial demographic for TVNZ 1 — than TVNZ 2’s comedies and barely more than Three’s struggling British drama, Tin Star. It averaged 2.7% of the network’s core commercial demographic compared […]

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Critical Condition: Will & Grace

Will & Grace | TVNZ 2, 8.30 Monday ➢ “Beneath the pile of strenuously topical pop-culture references — Shonda Rhimes, Kellyanne Conway, Ryans Gosling and Reynolds — that fly like wigs in a Drag Race turf war, the DNA of the show remains essentially unchanged. Its loopy charm still rests on deft physical comedy, shrewdly […]

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This Week in HD: September 30 – October 6

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  River Monsters With Jeremy Wade (TV1, 5.00) Season Premiere: Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers (TV3, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) Premiere: Galapagos – Islands Of Change (TV1, […]

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Will & Grace to Bow Next Month

TVNZ 2 will premiere the Will & Grace revival on October 2. It will air 8.30 Mondays after My Kitchen Rules NZ, which starts on September 25. As a curtain-raiser to season nine of Will & Grace, the first in 12 years, TVNZ 2 will re-run the first episode of the original series after the […]

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Will and Grace Spearheads TVNZ’s New NBC Deal

TVNZ has just announced a new deal with NBCUniversal that’s landed it five titles, including the Will & Grace revival that will air this year on TVNZ 2 within days of the US. The other titles are a Law & Order dramatisation of the Menendez brothers case, the Seth Meyers comedy,  A.P. Bio, virtual reality […]

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