Network Movies in HD: January 15 – 21

Saturday The Lost World: Jurassic Park (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Sherlock Gnomes (Three, 7.00) The Water Horse (Maori TV, 7.00) He’s Just Not That Into You (Three, 8.30) Moon (Maori TV, 9.00) Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (TVNZ 2, 9.30) Pitch Black (Duke, 9.30) Maternal Secrets (Three, 10.30) The Hollow Man (Duke, 11.35)   Sunday Sphere (TVNZ 2, 12.25am) […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 22 – 28

➢➢ Three will pair double-episodes of The Block Australia from January 23 with Inside the Real Narcos (9.45 Sunday-Tuesday), a docuseries that follows the drug trade in Mexico, Colombia and Peru. Said Decider of this 2018 Channel 4 series: “Fictionalised stories involving Mexican cartels (like Breaking Bad) or Colombian kingpins (like Narcos) tend to be riveting watches, […]

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Sky Aces Discovery Golf Deal

Ahead of this year’s PGA Tour teeing off, Sky has announced a new multi-year golf deal with Discovery Sports. Here’s the media release: Sky New Zealand secures a multi-year deal with Discovery Sports and the PGA TOUR There are some sports that stand out for their sheer excitement, unpredictability and the stories of triumph and […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in February

Screening for the first time next month on Sky Box Sets will be The White Lotus, Intergalactic and The Good Lord Bird. It was announced this week that The Sopranos’ Michael Imperiolo is joining the cast of S2 of The White Lotus, along with S1’s Jennifer Coolidge, Variety reports. Airing in order of their nightly […]

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Network Movie Highlights in HD: January 8 – 14

Saturday Jurassic Park (TVNZ 2, 7.00) My Spy (Three, 7.00) The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (Maori TV, 7.00) Gandhi (Maori TV. 8.40) Ghosts of Girlfriend’s Past (Three, 9.00) The Nice Guys (TVNZ 2, 9.15) Evil Intent (Three, 10.55) Columbiana (TVNZ 2, 11.30)   Sunday Fight Club (TVNZ 2, 1.25am) LEGO DC Batman: Family Matters (TVNZ […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 15 – 21

➢➢ TVNZ 1 will use a new bloopers edition of The Chase on January 19 to launch Under the Vines. The former will premiere at 7.00 and the latter at 8.00. Set in Central Otago, Under the Vines stars Rebecca Gibney and Charles Edwards (The Crown) as strangers who inherit a failing vineyard. She’s a gregarious […]

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Panasonic Expands OLED Range for 2022

Panasonic will launch its first super-sized OLED TV this year, the 77-inch LZ2000. That’s great news for picture-purists who have long coveted Panasonic’s OLED tech but wanted a display bigger than 65 inches, complete with improvements in brightness, audio and gaming. Here’s the UK media release announcing the LZ2000 range: Panasonic introduces LZ2000, its flagship OLED […]

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Sony Maximises Mini LED and OLED TVs

Sony’s 2022 range of OLED TVs will boast the widest colour palette yet for its flagship series and the same premium backlighting system that drives its Mini LED TVs for unprecedented brightness. It also will launch its pre-loaded movie streaming service in more than 75 countries, although it’s not known if NZ will be among […]

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Samsung Wins CES Award for New OLED Hybrid

Samsung has announced its 2022 range of LED TVs but not the availability of its first OLED model, despite it wining a CES Innovation Award. According to the judges: Samsung’s 65” QD-Display TV is the world’s first true RGB self-emitting Quantum Dot OLED display—revolutionising TV by combining the contrast levels of RGB OLED with the […]

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LG Unveils “Next Level” OLED TVs

If you’ve been sitting on the fence about whether your next TV should be an OLED or turbo-charged LED model, LG today revealed its 2022 range that touts “the next level in OLED evolution”. The new G2 series will be brighter, bigger and smaller, with the company set to market its first 42-inch OLED TV. […]

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