Network HD Movie Highlights: January 4 – 10

Saturday Big (Three, 7.00) Crazy, Stupid, Love (TVNZ 2, 8.30) Catch Me If You Can (Three, 9.00) Vermilion (TVNZ 1, 9.25) Outbreak (Duke, 9.25) Dumb and Dumber (TVNZ 2, 10.45)   Sunday Someone Marry Barry (TVNZ 2, 12.50am) Beauty and the Beast (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Fast & Furious (Three, 8.30) Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (Prime, 8.30) […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 11 – 17

➢➢ TVNZ 1 continues to lead the new season charge over summer with the addition of two new UK dramas to its schedule: Trust Me (9.30 Saturdays from January 11) and Deep Water (8.30 Mondays from January 13). Both series can be streamed OnDemand. TVNZ 1 also will use live coverage of the T20 Black Clash on January 17 […]

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Shades of Blue Due But No Yellowstone

The Jennifer Lopez policewoman drama Shades of Blue debuts next week on Sky 5 fours years after it launched in the US. The show ran for three seasons and will screen 9.30 Wednesdays from January 8. It’s not clear why Shades of Blue has taken so long to land here but, like The Gifted and […]

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New to SoHo in January

MOTHERLAND (S2, 7.30 Thursdays from January 2) A collective sigh of relief can be heard across the Motherland as a new school term dawns. It’s also dawned on Julia that she still hasn’t sorted her childcare. Her wonderful husband has decided to step up to the mark and train for Iron Man. The alpha mums […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in January

Sky Box Sets will screen the NZ broadcast premiere of PEN15 on January 5. It stars comics Maya Erskine (Wine Country) and Anna Konkle (Rosewood) as versions of themselves as teenage outcasts in the year 2000. Adults Maya and Anna – as their younger selves – are surrounded by actual teenagers as they re-experience some of the […]

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New to Neon in January

Next month Sky’s streaming service Neon will launch four series express from the US. They will include three premieres and the fifth season of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (weekly from January 15). The Outsider (weekly from January 13) is a Stephen King dramatisation about a murder investigation with a supernatural twist starring Ben Mendelsohn, Jason Bateman and […]

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New to Acorn in January

A top British series that was a Rialto Channel exclusive will stream next month on Acorn TV. Blood is a superbly constructed thriller about a dysfunctional Irish family unravelling the circumstances behind the mother’s tragic death. It stars Line of Duty’s Adrian Dunbar and Unforgotten’s Carolina Main. Reads the blurb: Dubbed a “dark, addictive and unmissable […]

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Another Comments Update

Just to let everyone know that the first phase of ScreenScribe.tv’s overhaul is complete but the comments section is still cursed. My webmaster has transferred the site to a new host to pave the way for a fresh new look in the new year. The transition has meant fewer postings and a backlog of catch-ups […]

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Network HD Movie Highlights: December 28 – January 3

Saturday Labyrinth  (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Power Rangers (Three, 7.00) The Bodyguard (TVNZ 2, 8.55) Edward Scissorhands (Three, 9.25) Hollow Man (Duke, 9.35) Heartthrob (Three, 11.25)   Sunday Air Force One (TVNZ 2, 2.05am) Peter Rabbit (TVNZ 2, 7.00) The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (Three, 8.30) Charlie’s Angles (Prime TV, 8.30) Theeb (Maori TV, […]

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New to TVNZ OnDemand in January

Next month TVNZ OnDemand will stream the latest seasons of Manifest, The Bachelor, Criminal Minds and Station 19. Seasons two of Manifest and 24 of The Bachelor will stream weekly from January 7, S3 of Station 19 from January 23, and the 15th and final season of Criminal Minds from January 9. TV Guide says […]

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