Tag Archives: Chuck
HDTV Ratings: June 29-30

HDTV Ratings: June 29-30

Chuck versus Bones: who won? Among 18-39 year-olds, TV2’s target audience, and household shoppers with kids it was a dead heat, with 8.2% of the former and 9.5% of the latter. But last night’s premiere of Chuck’s fourth season – and the first to air here in HD — finished second to Bones among 25-54s […]

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Tonight in HD: June 30

Tonight in HD: June 30

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) Joey and Chandler take a road trip to Las Vegas, where Joey has landed the lead role in a movie, but the two argue and Joey goes on alone. Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) Callum tries to forget his folly; Scotty hides the truth; Brooke risks everything for the truth. Rescue 1 […]

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TVNZ to Surround Us With Sound at Last

TVNZ to Surround Us With Sound at Last

HD buffs frustrated by TVNZ’s stereo transmissions will be pleased to learn the broadcaster will soon replace them with Dolby Digital. On the eve of TV2 premiering in HD the latest talent quest hit, The Voice, TVNZ has confirmed an announcement about the switchover to 5.1 audio is imminent. TV3 began broadcasting in 5.1 as […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: June 25-July 1

The Week Ahead in HD: June 25-July 1

ScreenScribe.tv’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i: Saturday Coasters (TV One, 4.55, R): Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) One Sport: Wimbledon (TV One, 12.00) Sunday Let’s Get Inventin’ (TV2, 5.00) Pretty Little Liars (TV2, 5.30) Joey (TV2, 6.30, R) The Food Truck (TV One, 7.00) Modern […]

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HDTV  Heads-Up: Wimbledon, NCIS, Supernatural, Chuck, The Deep End, The Pacific

HDTV Heads-Up: Wimbledon, NCIS, Supernatural, Chuck, The Deep End, The Pacific

It may not be in 3D, like the BBC’s, but at least TV One’s live overnight coverage of Wimbledon will be in HD. The broadcaster will complement its exclusive, midnight-to-dawn telecasts, starting Monday, with an hour of highlights weekdays at 3pm. This year marks the 125th anniversary of Wimbledon and the 3D coverage of the […]

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HDTV Ratings: Lie to Me, Outrageous Fortune

HDTV Ratings: Lie to Me, Outrageous Fortune

TV3’s HD sensation, Outrageous Fortune, continues to out-rate TV2’s Tuesday night movies by almost four to one while the network’s body language sleuth series, Lie to Me, which is nearing the end of its second HD season on Wednesdays, is again keeping the competition honest. It had been struggling against TV2’s SD alternative, Chuck, but last night […]

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Why Not HD: Human Target?

Why Not HD: Human Target?

If you were hanging out to see TV2’s long-delayed debut of the graphic novel action sensation, Human Target, in HD, you might as well hang out a little longer for the Blu-ray. The network will double-bill the newcomer with season three of Chuck from August 25, in the 8.30pm-10.30pm zone. Frustratingly, neither will air in […]

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FlashForward on Fringe of Being Scrubbed?

FlashForward on Fringe of Being Scrubbed?

TV2’s new HD sci-fi drama, FlashForward (8.30pm Wednesdays), is among those “on the bubble” in the US. The Hollywood Reporter has compiled a list of “endangered shows” that may not be renewed, including several that air here in HD — FlashForward, Fringe, V — and many that should (24, Trauma, Heroes, Supernatural, Smallville, Chuck, Scrubs). At […]

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