HD Heads-Up: February 10-16

➢➢ TVNZ 2 flexes its Monday night muscle with the premieres of Australian Survivor: Titans vs Rebels (7.30 Monday-Wednesday), the Aussie reboot of Shark Tank (9.20) and the TVNZ+ sensation Hacks (10.30). Survivor returns to Samoa while Shark Tank is an Apprentice-style series about inventive entrepreneurs. Hacks lands a free-to-air run nearly two years afters its belated TVNZ+ launch and a couple of months ahead of its S3 return. It stars Jean Smart (Mare of Easttown) as a legendary Las Vegas comedian who, in a desperate bid to remain relevant, is forced to mentor an ambitious, entitled young writer (Hannah Einbinder) …

➢➢ Live NFL: SuperBowl coverage (TVNZ 1, midday Monday) spearheads a big week for live free-to-air sport. Sky Open’s broadcast of the 2024 Halberg Awards (8.30 Wednesday) precedes the Friday night lights double-bill of NRL Indigenous All Stars v NZ Maori Women (7.30) and All Stars v NZ Maori Men (9.45) while rounding off the night is NBL Championship New Zealand Breakers V Brisbane Bullets (12.15am Saturday). Duke continues its live coverage of the Black Caps-South Africa tour (10.30am from Tuesday). And pro-wrestling fans will be pleased to learn Sky has extended its license for Raw 

➢➢ Duke refreshes its sci-fi/fantasy line-up with the season two premiere of Halo (8.30 Saturday), the first free-to-air run of Preacher (12.25am Sunday), and the Monday night combo of the acclaimed Future Man (10.10), which previously streamed here on Lightbox, and the engaging Eureka (11.15), which is set in a small town with the world’s highest IQ (the latter also screens nightly). Another newcomer to Duke is celebrity reality series Bobby Brown – Every Little Step (10.25 Tuesday)…

➢➢ New to Whakaata Māori is the documentary, Va’a Voyagers Conquering the Hawaiki Nui (7.30 Tuesday), which follows the Pineula Senior Master Men’s waka ama team as they take on the infamous Hawaiki Nui Va’a, an international long distance waka ama race in Tahiti …

➢➢ Two other documentaries to watch for are Claremont (TVNZ 1, 11.30 Monday), the factual counterpoint to The Claremont Murders, the gripping miniseries about Australia’s longest running, biggest and most expensive manhunt, and Reel Life: Self Harm and Me (TVNZ 2, 8.30 Thursday), an “intimate and personal” account of a woman’s 20-year struggle with self-harm …

➢➢ Three resumes Gold Coast Cops (7.00 Thursday and Friday) and The Graham Norton Show (7.30 Thursday) with guests Bradley Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Bryce Dallas Howard, Daniel Kaluuya and Kevin Bridges …

➢➢ Also returning are Q+A (9am Sunday), following The Principles – Q+A Waitangi Day Special (TVNZ 1, 9am February 6), and  The Savoy (TVNZ 1, 8.45 Tuesday) while ending their runs are SEAL TeamWorld’s Most Dangerous Roads and A New Life in the Sun 

➢➢ HD coming attractions include:

  • The Next Karate Kid (TVNZ 2, 7.00 Saturday)
  • Little Eggs: An African Rescue (Whakaata Māori, 7.00 Saturday)
  • The Dark Knight (Three, 8.30 Saturday)
  • Denial (Eden, 8.30 Saturday)
  • Last Flag Flying (Whakaata Māori, 8.30 Saturday)
  • Backdraft (TVNZ 2, 9.00 Saturday)
  • Mama’s Boy (Sky Open, 11.00 Friday)
  • Wolf Creek (Duke, 10.40 Saturday)
  • Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (TVNZ 2, 11.40 Saturday)
  • Wild Rose (TVNZ 2, 1.35am Sunday)
  • Smallfoot (TVNZ 2, 3.45 Sunday)
  • Despicable Me 2 (TVNZ 2, 6.30 Sunday)
  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage (TVNZ 2, 8.20 Sunday)
  • The 33 (Eden, 8.30 Sunday)
  • The World in Your Window (Whakaata Māori, 8.30 Wednesday)
  • Dual (TVNZ 2, 11.15 Sunday)
  • Ocean’s 13 (Sky Open, 8.30 Monday)
  • Dragon Girls (Whakaata Māori, 8.30 Monday)
  • 2 Guns (Duke, 8.30 Tuesday)
  • Conversations With Other Women (Whakaata Māori, 8.30 Wednesday)
  • Jupiter Ascending (Three, 8.25 Friday)
  • Man of the House (Duke, 9.25 Sunday).
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    February 1, 2024 at 4:38 pm

    Good news for motor racing fans with ThreeNow screening Nascar LIVE 😁

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