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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 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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Sky Officially Confirms Sky Pod

Sky at last has officially revealed the Sky Pod, an IP-only replacement option for the soon-to-close VodafoneTV service, and more details about the new hybrid Sky Box. Here’s the media release: Sky Pod for VodafoneTV Customers The Sky Pod is a small portable device developed to provide an IP-only replacement option for VodafoneTV customers whose service will close on […]

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Sky Reveals Price of New Box

Sky will limit the roll out of its new recording-streaming hybrid box to existing customers for a one-off cost of $200. Some would argue Sky should be giving away the box to build subscribers given the inroads streamers have made on its viewership in the last few years. But it seems good value for a […]

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Sky Box and Sky Pod Update

Sky has since removed the “coming soon” page it had about its new Sky box and Sky Pod but here are the comparison chart and FAQ section that it featured. What is Sky Pod? Sky Pod is a small, streaming media device that plugs into an HDMI input on your television – delivering Sky TV […]

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Sky to Launch Sky Pod

As well as a new Sky box, Sky soon will offer customers of VodafoneTV a new streaming stick called Sky Pod. The Chrome TV-like device is described as a “portable, plug in solution” for streaming Sky TV that will include the facility to restart TV and reverse EPG. In other words, you’ll be able to […]

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Schedule Alert: Sky’s QEII Tribute

As well as continuing BBC World News and Sky News Australia coverage of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Sky has rescheduled programming across its channels to pay tribute to her 70-year reign, including two NZ premieres: Queen Elizabeth II and Charles: The Monarch and the Man. Sadly, because of Sky’s limited HD capability, the History Channel content will be SD-only. OUR QUEEN […]

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Rings Runs 4K Rings Round Dragon

Despite being the biggest launch on Neon, NZ fans of House of the Dragon who want to view it in 4K will have to stream or download it from international sources. Sky’s inability to offer 4K streaming of the world’s most-watched programme coincides with Prime Video streaming The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power here […]

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New to Sky Movies in September

Sky Movies Premiere Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City Dune Bisping: The Michael Bisping Story Marry Me Together Spider-Man: No Way Home Naked Singularity Matrix Resurrections Sky Movies Classics The Candidate Interview with the Vampire The Colour Purple Tootsie Ishtar Sky Movies Comedy The Devil Wears Prada The Breaker Upperers Knocked Up The Cable Guy […]

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Manhunt Jumps from TVNZ to Sky

One of the best police procedurals in years has switched from free-to-air to pay-TV. Season two of ITV’s outstanding Manhunt has been acquired by Sky’s Rialto Channel after TVNZ opted not to pick it up following disappointing ratings for S1. The series stars Martin Clunes as a real-life Detective Chief Inspector, Colin Sutton, in pursuit of […]

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