Sky Subscribers Won’t Pay Extra for Justice League Redux

Sky today confirmed Zack Snyder’s four-hour cut of Justice League will premiere on March 18 on Neon, Sky Movies Premiere and Sky Go. That means Neon and Movies subscribers will get to see the the movie as part of their subscriptions and not have to fork out extra to rent it on Sky Box Office […]

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New to Disney+ in March

Disney+ will launch two major series in March, both movie spin-offs: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (March 19) and The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers (March 26). The former stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson, aka The Falcon, and Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes aka The Winter Soldier. The pair, who came together in the […]

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New to Amazon Prime Video in March

An animated adult superhero show from The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman will stream on Amazon Prime Video from March 26. Invincible revolves around 17-year-old Mark Grayson (Steven Yeun), who’s just like every other guy his age — except that his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet, Omni-Man (J.K. Simmons). But as […]

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New to View: February 28 – March 5

A weekly guide to what’s new of note on air and online Monday ➢ 2021 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards Vibe/Sky Go, 2.00 Variety predicts two streaming series — Netflix’s The Crown and Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso — will win the best TV drama and comedy series awards. But a Rotten Tomatoes poll is picking Disney+’s The […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Lawless Hit Targets NZ

TVNZ 1 is recruiting a local version of My Life is Murder for its homegrown crime drama beat after acquiring the next season of The Brokenwood Mysteries and renewing One Lane Bridge. Here’s the media release: Lucy Lawless bringing My Life Is Murder Aotearoa to TVNZ Lucy Lawless is reprising her role as Alexa Crowe, a fiercely […]

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TVNZ to Forge Ahead With Digital Future

Record weekly viewership for TVNZ OnDemand and improving revenue mean the broadcaster is on track to “accelerate” its digital transformation and “reimagine the future of TV”, chief executive Kevin Kendrick says. TVNZ today reported a profit of nearly $40 million for the six months ending December 2020, a year-on-year hike of 115% — partly due […]

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New to Netflix in March

Bombay Begums (08/03/2021) From boardrooms to society’s margins, five ambitious women from various walks of life navigate dreams, desires and disappointments in modern Mumbai. The Houseboat (09/03/2021) Musicians and friends Fynn Kliemann and Olli Schulz spend two difficult years trying to restore the home of singer Gunter Gabriel to its former glory. Marriage or Mortgage (10/03/2021) […]

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Network Movies in HD: February 27 – March 5

Saturday Doctor Dolittle 2 (TVNZ 2, 5.20) Alpha (Three, 7.00) Bernie the Dolphin (Maori TV, 7.00) Tracers (TVNZ 2, 8.30) In Time (Duke, 8.30) Chappie (Three, 8.55) Mad Max: Fury Road (TVNZ 2, 10.20) Fifty Shades Freed (Three, 11.15)   Sunday Deception (TVNZ 2, 12.50am) Barely Lethal (TVNZ 2, 2.40am) Home Fries (TVNZ 2, 12.05) The Gilded Cage (Maori TV, 8.30) Crazy Rich Asians (TVNZ 2, […]

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New to Sky Movies in March

Sky Movies Premiere The Photograph Les Miserables Black and Blue The Grudge The Hunt The Nomads Untogether The Crime Boss Bloodshot Resistance The Changin’ Times of Ike White Bel Canto A White, White Day Disturbing the Peace A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood The Kindness of Strangers The Whistlers Inherit the Viper Rialto Channel Bethany […]

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Disney+ Provides Sneak Peek of 2021 Slate

Disney+ today unveiled some of this year’s coming attractions at the TV Critics Association winter press tour. They included new Marvel and Star Wars properties and spin-off from movies like Monsters, Inc, Turner & Hooch and The Mighty Ducks. Here’s the media release: DISNEY+ PRESENTS Q&A WITH MARVEL STUDIOS’ KEVIN FEIGE AND PANELS ‘BIG SHOT’ AND ‘THE […]

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HD Heads-Up: March 6 – 12

➢➢ Typifying yet another lacklustre week of premieres on free-to-air TV is what sounds like just one more police reality show — but critics suggests Inside the Irish Police: The Guards (TVNZ 2, 9.35 Tuesdays from March 9) is anything but. The series was filmed over two years in Dublin’s Wild West, the K-District, where […]

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Disney+ Adds More Star Titles

Disney+ launched its Star channel today with more titles than it originally announced for NZ. Here are the additional movies and TV series, many of which can be streamed in 4K: Movies AFTERMATH ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN AUSTRALIA THE BEACH BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA BREAKTHROUGH BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER […]

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D+ Day’s Here for Star

The channel that some are picking will help Disney+ surpass Netflix in subscriptions five years from now goes live tonight. Star will offer a Hulu-like smorgasbord of entertainment that’s more general and generally more adult than most of the family-oriented fare already on Disney+ under its Disney, Pixar, National Geographic, Marvel and Star Wars channels. […]

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Spark Sport Slugs It to Boxing Pirates

Spark Sport is warning boxing fans not to risk relying on pirated streams of Saturday’s Joseph Parker-vs-Junior Fa bout. In a press release it “reminds” boxing fans to not leave watching the fight to chance on a pirated broadcast on social media as illegal streams will be shut down swiftly and well before people watching […]

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New to Acorn TV in March

Total Control, an Australian thriller about a heroic aboriginal woman who resists becoming the Prime Minister’s political pawn, will stream on Acorn TV from March 22. The NZ exclusive stars Deborah Mailman (Offspring) as the survivor of an encounter with an active shooter who’s recruited by the embattled PM (Rachel Griffiths) to be a senator […]

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