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Network HD Movie Highlights: January 25 – 31

Saturday Zootopia (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Monsters vs. Aliens (Three, 7.00) Life (TVNZ 2, 8.40) Split (Three, 8.55) Mindhunters (Duke, 9.30) Until We Are Safe (Three, 11.10) Viral (Duke, 11.25)   Sunday Con Air (TVNZ 2, 12.50am) Police Academy 3: Back in Training (TVNZ 2, 2.50am) Coco (TVNZ 2, 7.00) The Fate of the Furious (Three, 8.30) Marlina the […]

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New to Netflix in February

Van Helsing: Season 4 (8/2/2020) Vanessa embraces a new philosophy while the secrets of Blak-Tek are revealed and Sam pursues his evil agenda: resurrecting the Dark One. My Holo Love (7/2/2020) A lonely woman leading a lacklustre life because of prosopagnosia inadvertently comes to possess a state-of-the-art AI hologram device that changes her life.  Locke & […]

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TVNZ Pulls Doctor Who and World on Fire

Doctor Who turns out to be a time traveller who doesn’t travel well to this part of the universe. TVNZ 2’s Friday night re-run of the episode that first screens 9am Monday has been pulled and replaced with Best of Travel Guides, starting from 7.30 tonight. The Monday broadcast and midday Saturday re-run will continue. […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 1 – 7

➢➢ TVNZ 1 will re-run the first season of Bancroft ahead of next month’s season two premiere. Double-episodes of S1 will air January 27 and January 28 after Tonight, a week before S2 begins its 9.00 Monday run. The series stars Sarah Parish as the chief of a merged police force who confronts a new […]

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Network HD Movie Highlights: January 18 – 24

Saturday Home (Three, 7.00) The Switch (TVNZ 2, 8.35) Happy Gilmore (Three, 8.50) Single White Female (Duke, 9.25) A Teacher’s Obsession (Three, 10.50)   Sunday Hardcore Henry (TVNZ 2, 12.35am) Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (TVNZ 2, 2.10am) Finding Dory (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Furious 7 (Three, 8.30) Logan  (TVNZ 2, 8.45) A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream […]

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Prime Scheduling Changes

Prime has revamped its schedule for the next week. New programmes and/or time slots are highlighted in yellow.

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HD Heads-Up: January 25 – 31

➢➢ The fruits of TVNZ’s BBC deal for its wildlife output continues with the premiere of First Year On Earth (TVNZ 1, 8.00 Tuesdays from January 28). In following the dramatic lives of six baby animals as they experience their first year in the wild, it purportedly “casts a new light on their world – […]

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TVNZ 1 Bags Harry and Meghan Doco

TVNZ 1 will dump next Wednesday’s Extreme Cake Makers and Location Location Location to premiere Harry & Meghan: A Royal Crisis?. Reads the blurb: “Following the announcement of the royal couple withdrawing from senior duties, we look at the extent of the repercussions this decision will have on the House of Windsor in the coming months.” […]

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TVNZ 2 Drops 100k Pound and Deposes Spartan

TVNZ 2 has ditched The 100k Pound Drop and Spartan: New Zealand vs Australia from its Saturday night schedule and is reinstating an evening movie slot. After only three weeks, the transTasman reality competition is being relegated to 5.30 Saturdays, displacing the 6.05 broadcast of the UK game show. I haven’t seen the ratings for […]

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Westworld Rides Again

Expect season three of HBO’s Westworld to premiere here on March 16. The US cable giant announced today the futuristic hit will return on March 15 and traditionally Sky’s SoHo airs the series the same time as HBO. It will take over the 3pm and 8.30 Monday slots that HBO’s latest drama series, The Outsider, […]

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