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New to Disney+ in July

‘Toon fans can look forward to the latest season of Futurama blasting off on Disney+ NZ the same time it does in the US (July 29) while the service adds more seasons of Family Guy (22nd) and American Dad (19th). The blurb for S2 of the 2023 Futurama revival (or S12 of the series) reads: […]

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New to Prime Video in July

The only original new series of note to premiere next month on Prime Video is the gladiatorial epic, Those About to Die (July 19). It’s set in 79AD Rome, when a bored and restless population was kept in line by free food and spectacular entertainment: chariot racing and gladiator fighting. Reads the blurb: Those About […]

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Beverly Hills Cop Axel Foley's back on the beat in a new movie, along with Beverly Hills Cop II and III in 4K but not the original.

New to Netflix in July

Barbecue Showdown S3 4/7/2024 The mouthwatering cooking competition returns as nine contestants face off in a fiery battle to be the next barbecue champion. Rhythm + Flow France S3 4/7/2024 New jury. New rules. Superstar judges SCH, SDM and Aya Nakamura shake it up in their quest to crown the new biggest name in French-language rap. […]

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New to TVNZ+: June 29-July 5

The latest Vicky McClure thriller, Insomnia, streams in weekly double-episodes from July 5. The Line of Duty/Trigger Point star plays a successful career woman (Emma Averill) who fears she may be losing her mind when her life turns into a nightmare. Reads the blurb: With just weeks to go until her 40th birthday, Emma stops […]

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New to Neon in July

A terrific raft of documentaries distinguishes next month’s newcomers on Neon. Lockerbie (July 2), which is about to conclude its Sunday night run on Sky Open, is a riveting investigation into the bombing of a PanAm jet over a Scottish village in 1988. Brandy Hellville & the Cult of Fast Fashion (July 2) exposes exploitation in […]

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Network Movies in HD: June 22-28

Saturday Red Dog: True Blue (Sky Open, 3.35) Grown Ups (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Little Vampire (Whakaata Māori, 7.00) Eagle vs Shark (Three, 8.10) Young Ones (Eden, 8.30) Infamous (Whakaata Māori, 8.30) Grown Ups 2 (TVNZ 2, 8.50) St. Vincent (TVNZ 2, 10.45)   Sunday Mary, Queen Of Scots (TVNZ 2, 12.35am) Terminator 3 (Duke, 12.40am) Shrek 2 (TVNZ 2, […]

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New to AMC+ Etc in July

AMC+ is bereft of premieres in July but sister service Acorn TV has three returning crime drama exclusives. Season two of Signora Volpine (July 29) has former British spy Sylvia Fox (Emilia Fox) putting her restoration plans in the Umbrian countryside on hold to investigate the murder of a pillar of the community and to […]

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Unprecedented America’s Cup Coverage Promised

On the eve of Stuff providing Warner Bros. Discovery NZ with a new nightly news hour on Three, the two are setting sail with Emirates Team NZ to deliver unprecedented multi-platform coverage of the next America’s Cup contest. Every race will be live, replayed in full at breakfast time, and available in full on-demand. Here’s […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 29-July 5

➢➢ Ahead of the UK general election comes the four-part docuseries The Rise and Fall of Boris Johnson (TVNZ 1, 8.30 Monday). “This horrifying series makes it way through years of splutter-bumbles and shouting at yucca plants and wrecking everything, until even his champions declare him friendless,” said The Guardian. “Still, it’s way too soon for this […]

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The Traitors NZ to Return July 1

Season two of The Traitors NZ will stream on ThreeNow and screen on Three twice-weekly from July 1. Here’s the media release: MORE LIES, TRICKERY, AND DEVILISH DECEIT! THE TRAITORS NZ RETURNS, CAST REVEALED Sunday 16 June 2024 – Warner Bros. Discovery ANZ has unveiled the 22 contestants who daringly signed up for the second season of The […]

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