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“Very Bright Picture” for WBD?

The same day Warner Bros. Discovery NZ revealed its broadcast and streaming plans for next year, Parrot Analytics published this analysis of the parent company’s prospects. It was circulated ahead of WBD posting its Q3 financial results. “While definitely getting closer to 100 million, the Q3 subscriber growth wasn’t substantial, increasing only 2.8 million across WBD services […]

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New to AMC+ in November

Two new international crime thrillers, an acclaimed dark drama about a social media influencer and the weekly roll-out of all 11 seasons of The Walking Dead lead November’s highlights on AMC+. Each season of the zombie drama, which is on its last legs on TVNZ 2, will go live weekly, starting with S1 on November […]

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New to DocPlay in November

Here are the key highlights for next month’s DocPlay slate: Volcano Man (November 7) Filmmaker James Crawley’s life has been captured on camera by his father Richard, but when he discovers some of his dad’s hidden tapes, James decides to make a film of his own. Delving into a lifetime of home videos and new […]

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New to Disney+ in November

In the wake of Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings and HBO’s House of the Dragon comes the next fantasy saga reboot, Willow. The Disney+ sequel to Ron Howard’s 1988 movie that was shot in NZ will stream from November 30, with Warwick Davis again in the titular role. Reads the blurb: The Nelwyn sorcerer […]

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New TARDIS for Doctor Who

A new logo, a new platform and a new Time Lord: 2023 will be the Year of Doctor Who like never before, with Disney+ becoming the “global home” of the BBC sci-fi classic — which hopefully means the new episodes will stream in 4K-UHD. No word on where NZ fans will be able to stream […]

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Disney+ Confirms Elton John Live Stream for NZ

ELTON JOHN TO TAKE FINAL NORTH AMERICAN BOW WITH ORIGINAL CONCERT EVENT, LIVESTREAMED GLOBALLY AND EXCLUSIVELY ON DISNEY+ ON NOV. 21 Disney+ Australia and New Zealand Launch Livestream Feature on Platform with “Elton John Live: Farewell From Dodger Stadium” Concert Immediately Preceded by LIVE ‘Countdown to Elton Live,’ Also Only on Disney+ Nearly 50 Years After Elton John’s Legendary […]

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New to TVNZ+ in November

Thanks to the vagaries of Paramount Global’s distribution strategies, three series from Taylor Sheridan soon will be spread across different streaming platforms: Yellowstone on Neon, 1883 on Prime Video and from November 13, Tulsa King on TVNZ+. It stars Sylvester Stallone stars as New York mafia capo Dwight ‘The General’ Manfredi who, after 25 years in […]

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New to Prime Video in November

Prime Video’s November highlights include a James Corden vehicle, in which the star who’s taken a battering for his alleged bad behaviour in a New York City restaurant, plays a Michelin star chef. Streaming in order of their premieres will be: My Policeman (November 4) This story of forbidden love and changing social conventions follows three young people […]

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New to Neon in November

Season five of Yellowstone will stream from November 14 on Neon. It heads an underwhelming month of TV premieres on the Sky platform but at least the new movies slate is stronger than usual. Yellowstone will stream here the same time as it hits US screens, although in an extraordinary move, the season premiere will […]

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House of the Dragon on Neon YouTube

Sky has “gifted” the season premiere of House of the Dragon on its Neon YouTube channel. The first episode of Game of Thrones prequel can be streamed in 1080p for free until November 7. Sky says the HBO series has “quickly established” itself as Neon’s most watched title to date. “From today, all New Zealanders […]

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