New to TVNZ OnDemand in June

TVNZ OnDemand is bustin’ out all over for June, with a slew of premieres, the return of Flack and The Twilight Zone, and express from the US, The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons – Ever! Here’s the trailer for the new Bachelor highlights show (weekly from June 9): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iRD22Gf5g4 In each episode, host Chris Harrison will recap the […]

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Network Movies in HD: May 30 – June 5

Saturday The Young Victoria (TVNZ 1, 11.55am) The Giver (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Johnny English Strikes Again (Three, 7.00) Due Date (TVNZ 2, 8.40) Eraser (Three, 8.45) Red Planet (Duke, 9.25) The Enforcer (Prime, 9.30) The Disaster Artist (TVNZ 2, 10.30)   Sunday Jumanji – Welcome to the Jungle (TVNZ 2, 7.00) The Martian (Three, 8.30) The Inland Road (Maori TV, 8.30) Aloha (TVNZ […]

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New to Neon in June

Neon trawls the video vault next month to showcase series as old as HBO’s Mr Show (1995-1998), From the Earth to the Moon (1998) and the BBC’s Five Days (2007-2010). But there’s also a raft of shiny new premieres and the addition of movies like Judy and Ad Astra. Here’s the full line-up:  

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New to SoHo and SoHo2 in June

Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered | SoHo (9.30 Wednesdays from June 3), Neon (June 28) A five-part documentary series about the abduction and murder of at least 30 African-American children and young adults in Atlanta from 1979-1981. Following the official reopening of the case by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, the series sheds new light on the […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 6 – 12

➢➢ Two new local lifestyle series will air on Saturday nights from June 6: A New Zealand Food Story (Three, 5.30) and Dream Home Dilemma (Prime, 8.00). In the former, chef Ben Bayly travels the country to seek inspiration for the menu at his new New Zealand cuisine restaurant while wrestling setbacks, like a global pandemic, to […]

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New to Lightbox in June

In a sign of the looming merger between Lightbox and Sky, both platforms will premiere on the same day the dramatisation of the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? scandal, Quiz. It will stream weekly on Lightbox from 8.30 on June 25 — the same time it goes to air on SoHo. The three-part series […]

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NZ TV Shows Resume Filming

NZ On Air reports the likes of Wellington Paranormal and Westside have resumed production after being shut down by the COVID-19 lockdowns. Here’s the media release: Lights! Camera! Action! NZ On Air productions return to set under new health and safety measures  The local screen production sector is kicking back into action this week, with […]

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New to Acorn TV in June

Dead Still, a period drama about a post-mortem photographer in Dublin whose work appears linked to a series of murders, will premiere next month on streaming service Acorn TV. The first two episodes will be available from June 29, with the rest of the six-part series to follow in July. Streaming site Decider’s verdict: “Dead […]

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Sky Sport Update: May 25 – 31

With live PGA coverage not resuming until June 12, golf fans can feel truly teed off about today’s Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson contest screening on CNN International. Given Sky has a dedicated HD golf channel that’s been airing archival tournaments since mid-March, save for last week’s Rory McIlroy COVID relief effort, you’d have thought Sky Sport […]

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New to Sky Movies in June

Sky Movies Premiere The Farewell (June 6) Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (June 7) Judy (June 14) The Art of Racing in the Rain (June 20) Ad Astra (June 21) Lying and Stealing (June 27) Gemini Man (June 28)   Sky Movies Extra Toxic Beauty (June 4) Motherhood (June 11) The Souvenir (June 22) […]

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