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New to SoHo in October

SoHo will celebrate Halloween with the October 29 premiere of Let the Right One In. The Showtime series, which will screen 9.30 Saturdays (and on Neon from October 10), was inspired by the 2008 Swedish vampire movie of the same name, which Hollywood remade as Let Me In two years later. It stars Madison Taylor […]

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New to Neflix in October

Next month’s highlights on Netflix include a new David Tennant series from the makers of Sherlock and Dracula, the third and final season of The Derry Girls, the Mila Kunis-Connie Britton thriller Luckiest Girl Alive, and The Stranger, an Australian movie about an undercover cop who befriends a murder suspect. Forever Queens (02/10/2022) Follows the lives of Mexican show biz queens Sylvia Pasquel, Laura Zapata, […]

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Network Movies in HD: September 24-30

Saturday Star Wars: The Last Jedi (TVNZ 2, 7.00) A Dog’s Purpose (Whakaata Māori, 7.00) Just Go With It (Three, 8.25) The Grey (Eden, 8.30) Fiddler on the Roof (Whakaata Māori, 8.40) X-Men: Days of Future Past (TVNZ 2, 9.45) Pitch Black (Duke, 10.10) Zombieland (Three, 10.35)   Sunday The Light Between Oceans (TVNZ 2, 12.05am) […]

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New to TVNZ+ in October

Based on the true story of the Brobergs, a classic suburban family dedicated to their faith, friends and neighbours, A Friend of the Family (October 6) dramatises how a member of their tight-knit community betrayed their trust by repeatedly kidnapping their daughter under their very noses. Anna Paquin, Colin Hanks (The Offer), Jake Lacy (The White Lotus), Lio Tipton (Why […]

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New to Prime Video in October

A new sci-fi series from the creators of Westworld, a medieval romp from Lena Dunham and the latest Liam Neeson thriller lead October’s highlights on Prime Video. Dubbed a “dazzling, hallucinatory glimpse into the fate of mankind”, The Peripheral stars Chloë Grace Moretz as a VR gamer who discovers a secret connection to an alternate reality as […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in October

Among next month’s Sky Box Sets highlights, fresh off its 10 Emmy wins and completion of its second season, will be S1 of The White Lotus, along with the complete runs of HBO classics Rome and Treme. Here’s the line-up of box sets in order of their nightly 7.30 rotation: Rome S1 Room 104 S1 […]

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New to Shudder in October

Horror streamer service Shudder has added five library exclusives to its Halloween-heavy slate for October and revealed the title of its latest Boulet Brothers series. The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Titans is a 10-episode spin-off series starring some of the most popular drag icons from the show’s previous seasons competing in a grand championship of drag artistry and […]

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Streaming Catch-Up: Welcome to Chippendales and More

Disney+ will stream the limited true-crime saga Welcome to Chippendales on Star from November 22. It stars Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick) as  Somen “Steve” Banerjee, an Indian immigrant who became the unlikely founder of the world’s greatest male-stripping empire –and let nothing stand in his way. Murray Bartlett (The White Lotus), Juliette Lewis (Yellowjackets) […]

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New to Acorn TV in October

The latest ITV procedural, Karen Pirie, which premieres this weekend in the UK, will stream exclusively here on Acorn TV from October 10. The three two-hour murder mysteries star Outlander’s Lauren Lyle as a young Scottish detective in St Andrews. The series is based on the Val McDermid novels, starting with the first, “The Distant […]

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Newshub Steals Official Broadcaster Honours

Warner Bros Discovery NZ will screen Monday’s Queen Elizabeth II State Memorial Service ad-free from 1.30 on Three, ThreeNow and newshub.co.nz. Surprisingly, Newshub, and not TVNZ’s 1 News, will be the official broadcaster. Here’s the media release: NEWSHUB NAMED OFFICIAL BROADCASTER OF NEW ZEALAND’S STATE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR QUEEN ELIZABETH II 22 September 2022 – […]

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