Network HD Movie Highlights: January 11 – 17

Saturday Happy Feet Two (Three, 7.00) Hall Pass (TVNZ 2, 8.30) The Lincoln Lawyer (Prime, 8.30) Deep Blue Sea (Three, 9.05) Fear Dot Com (Duke, 9.25) Seduced (Three, 11.00)   Sunday Sex and the City 2 (TVNZ 2, 12.35am) Sex Tape (TVNZ 2, 3.05am) Cinderella (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Fast Five (Three, 8.30) Step Brothers (Prime, 8.30) A […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 18 – 24

➢➢ Three will start to roll out its 2020 season in the week starting January 18, with the return of NCIS for its 17th season (8.30 Tuesdays) and new-look Thursday and Friday nights. The network’s switching long-standing Friday night staple The Graham Norton Show to 8.35 Thursdays, ahead of the 9.35 premiere of a dating […]

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New to Blu: January 8 – 14

  Joker ➢ “The 1080p transfer of Joker is a good one and this Ultra HD rendering takes it up a notch with a discernible increase in detail and visual depth. This is a period style film that was shot with a specific visual aesthetic in mind and that comes through in this presentation … […]

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CES 2020: Sony NZ Announces TV Range

Sony NZ is the first of the major brands to announce which TV models it unveiled today at CES in Las Vegas will go on sale here. As usual, not all of the models that Sony will range in other territories will be available because we’re such a small market. Among the omissions will be […]

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Neon Nabs Love Island UK

Sky’s Neon will start streaming Love Island UK from January 14. The series bombed last year on Three, when the broadcaster tried to shoehorn the racy show into a 5pm slot as the lead-in to Newshub Live. But it performed well on ThreeNow and there will be six new episodes a week on Neon “Express” […]

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Leaving Neon in January

This month is your last chance to stream on Neon seasons one of MacGyver and Save Me, and six of Elementary. Among the movies leaving the platform will be Avengers: Infinity War, Hunt for the Wilderpeople and Ready Player One. Here’s the full list of departures:

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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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