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No Bull – Spark Sport Adds Mountain Biking

Spark Sport will add mountain biking coverage this month after being named NZ’s best specialty streaming service by a UK-based tech website. It headed off Shudder and Sky Sport Now for the Techradar accolade but the NZ edition of the website didn’t overlook the lack of 4K and multiple HD streams. “It must be said […]

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RuPaul’s Drag Race UK En Route

Following today’s calling of auditions for a second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under, TVNZ OnDemand has announced it will stream S3 of the UK version from September 24. Episodes will be fast-tracked weekly within hours of their BBC Three and iPlayer release. Reads the blurb: Twelve queens will enter the werk room ready for the […]

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Money Heist Steals World’s Most In-demand Crown

The same day it was revealed  season two of See had set a new ratings benchmark for Apple TV+, Parrot Analytics reported Netflix’s La Casa De Papel (Money Heist) was the most in-demand TV show in the world across all platforms over the weekend. “This could serve as a crucial turning point for Netflix, as the streamer […]

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Christmas Eve Debut for Don’t Look Up

Billed as “the be-all, end-all movie event of the year”, Netflix’s Don’t Look Up will release in select cinemas that same day it streams globally: December 24. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep in the tale of two low-level astronomers who must go on a giant media tour to warn mankind of an […]

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Birds of Paradise to Land This Month

Amazon Prime Video will premiere Birds of Paradise, a movie about two students at an elite Parisian ballet academy competing to join the Opéra National de Paris, on September 24. Based on the book “Bright Burning Stars” by A.K. Small, it stars Diana Silvers, Kristine Froseth and Jacqueline Bisset. Reads the blurb: Kate Sanders is an ambitious and […]

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Shudder’s Halloween Countdown

Over the next two months horror streaming service Shudder will celebrate the coming of Halloween with an unprecedented slate of premieres and exclusives. “Every Halloween, we try to out-do ourselves,” Shudder general manager Craig Engler says. “Last year we supersized the season, expanding our celebration to 61 days, and this year, we’re going even bigger […]

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November ETA for Wheel of Time

World-building fantasy series The Wheel of Time will premiere in November on Amazon Prime Video. The first three episodes will drop on November 19, with subsequent episodes to stream weekly every Friday until December 24. Based onRobert Jordan’s  best-selling book series that’s sold more than 90 million copies, the Sony Pictures Televsioin series stars Rosamund Pike […]

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Netflix Issues Red Notice Alert

Netflix will premiere a global caper romp starring Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot on November 12. The title, Red Notice, refers to Interpol’s highest level warrant to hunt and capture the world’s most wanted. Johnson plays a top FBI profiler whose pursuit of the world’s most wanted art thief (Gadot) teams him with […]

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December Debut for Diary of a Wimpy Kid

The animated adaptation of the first book in Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series will stream on Disney+ from December 3. From Futurama director Swinton Scott, it features the voices of Brady Noon (The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers), Ethan William Childress (mixed-ish) and Chris Diamantopoulos (Mickey Mouse). Here’s the burb: Greg Heffley is […]

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Great News for HD and 4K Streaming

Ultra-fast broadband fibre is about to become uber-fast, with Chorus announcing an unprecedented upgrade that won’t cost customers a cent. The country’s largest telecommunications infrastructure company cites the upsurge in 4K streaming as one of the reasons for tripling download speeds to 300Mbps. “In 2011, at the start of UFB, 30Mbps was considered a great broadband […]

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