HD Heads-Up: March 26 – April 1

➢➢ Question Team (TVNZ 2, 8.30 Wednesday) is a new UK panel show in which the players write the questions. Richard Ayoade (The IT Crowd, Travel Man, The Crystal Maze) fronts the 2021 Dave series, which guest stars comedians notable and obscure, including Bob Mortimer, Thanyia Moore and Kerry Godliman. “And that’s it, really,” said Chortle. “Just comedians larking about with the loosest of formats. But that they seem to be having so much genuine fun is pretty infectious.” “Quite by accident, Question Team has hit upon a doozy of a format” the Daily Mail said while Beyond the Joke concurred:” It’s all pretty playful, with a strong Big Fat Quiz of the Year vibe” ……

➢➢ Call the Bailiffs (Prime, 9.45 Wednesday) is Channel 5’s follow-up to its popular but controversial Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away, which was axed in 2018. Ironically, two of the stars of the latter last month took their ex-TV bosses to court in a £200,000 suit …

➢➢ 94th Annual Academy Awards (TVNZ 2, 1.00 Monday): Jane Campion’s Power of the Dog is the front-runner to sweep this year’s awards but will the combined comic wattage of hosts Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes outshine Rebel Wilson’s BAFTA brilliance? Live coverage will be preceded by the Red Carpet roll-out of risible Tinseltown observations from 11.30am …

➢➢ Ending their runs will be The TouristHousebrokenFiresLocation, Location, Location and Raised by Refugees …

➢➢ Screening for the first time free-to-air will be The Croods 2 – A New Age (TVNZ 2, 7.00 Saturday), Bad Boys for Life (Three, 8.30 Sunday) and On the Basis of Sex (Eden, 8.30 Sunday). Other HD coming attractions will include:

  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (Three, 7.00 Saturday)
  • Agent Cody Banks (Maori TV, 7.00 Saturday)
  • The Great Gatsby (Eden, 8.30)
  • The Dark Tower (TVNZ 2, 8.45 Saturday)
  • Goldstone (Maori TV, 8.50 Saturday)
  • Bachelorette (Three, 9.10 Saturday)
  • Se7en (Duke, 9.30 Saturday)
  • Batman Begins (TVNZ 2, 10.35 Saturday)
  • The Nanny Betrayal (Three, 11.00 Saturday)
  • Dolphin Tale 2 (TVNZ 2, 4.00 Sunday)
  • The Legend of Tarzan (TVNZ 2, 8.00 Sunday)
  • The Straight Story (Maori TV, 8.40 Sunday)
  • We Own the Night (Prime, 9.30 Monday)
  • Demolition Man (Duke, 8.30 Tuesday)
  • Rambo – First Blood Part II (Duke, 10.35 Tuesday)
  • Rambo III (Duke, 12.20am Wednesday)
  • The Confirmation (Maori TV, 8.30 Wednesday)
  • White House Down (Three, 7.30 Friday)
  • Date Movi(Duke, 10.40 Friday)
  • Keanu (TVNZ 2, 2.25am Saturday).
Twitter Digg Delicious Stumbleupon Technorati Facebook Email

No comments yet... Be the first to leave a reply!

Leave a Reply