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Network Movies in HD: February 4-10

Saturday Scooby-Doo 2 (Three, 7.00) Ballerina (Whakaata Māori, 7.00) The Lost World – Jurassic Park (TVNZ 2, 8.30) The Town (Eden, 8.30) Boys on the Side ((Whakaata Māori, 8.30) Eagle vs. Shark (Three, 9.00) Split (Duke, 9.20) Zoolander 2 (TVNZ 2, 10.50)   Sunday Cafe Society (TVNZ 2, 12.45am) Live by Night (TVNZ 2, 2.25am) The Ant Bully (TVNZ 2, 4.20) […]

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New to Netflix in February

Freeridge (02/02/2023) Four teen friends work to reverse a curse after a peculiar old box seems to bring misfortune — and more — into their lives. Class (03/02/2023) Three students from a poor neighborhood join an exclusive high school for Delhi elite where dark secrets and rumors ultimately lead to murder. The Exchange (08/02/2023) Inspired by […]

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TVNZ to Supersize Te Matatini Viewership

TVNZ 2 and TVNZ+ will broadcast or stream live the 50th anniversary of Te Matatini Herenga Waka Herenga Tangata. Here’s the media release: TVNZ Brings Te Matatini Festival to Biggest Ever Audience on TVNZ 2 and TVNZ+ 50th anniversary of NZ’s biggest kapa haka and cultural festival takes place 22-25 February Scotty Morrison and Mātai […]

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New to Disney+ in February

Season 33 of The Simpsons at last has been added to Disney+ — months later than S34, which is running a couple of episodes behind Fox TV’s broadcasts in the US. The delay would appear due to a legacy deal with TVNZ for rights to the season. Last month, Fox TV announced a two-season renewal of […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 11-17

➢➢ Prime is fast becoming the go-to free-to-air channel for premium fare hitherto on pay-TV. It’s following the launch of House of the Dragon with the first FTA runs of two Sky UK comedies and HBO’s hilariously nuanced hitman award-winner, Barry. Of course, a brutally black romp about a disillusioned assassin who aspires to be […]

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New to TVNZ+ in February

The Flatshare (February 27, full season) is a Paramount+ comedy starring Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey) and Anthony Welsh (The Great) as Londoners who share occupation of a flat at different times: she gets it weeknights and weekends, he sleeps there weekdays and stays with his girlfriend at weekends. They never meets but are drawn […]

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Network Movies in HD: January 28-February 3

Saturday Scooby-Doo (Three, 7.00) Legend ((Whakaata Māori, 7.00) Jurassic Park (TVNZ 2, 8.05) Rambo: Last Blood (Eden, 8.30) The Promotion (Three, 8.35) Terminator (Whakaata Māori, 8.40) Shutter (Duke, 9.25) Zoolander (TVNZ 2, 10.35)   Sunday The Campaign (TVNZ 2, 12.15am) The Conjuring (TVNZ 2, 1.55am) The War with Grandpa (TVNZ 2, 4.05) Transformers: Age of Extinction (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Joyful Noise (Eden, […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 4-10

➢➢The networks continue to roll out new-season newcomers, with TVNZ 1, TVNZ 2, Three and Prime all adding new or returning series to their schedules in early February. TVNZ 1 has The Chase Bloopers (8.10 Sunday), S8 of The Great British Sewing Bee (7.30 Thursday) and Hard Quiz (8.45 Thursday) while TVNZ 2 will screen live coverage of […]

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New to Prime Video in February

What was one of Prime Video’s flagship shows has been consigned to second-tier status in the latest monthly highlights distributed to media. Season two of Clarkson’s Farm will stream from February 10 but curiously Prime Video isn’t promoting it as one of next month’s top drawcards — presumably because of the opprobrium Clarkson has earned for his controversial […]

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New to Neon in February

A Nick Hornby adaptation about ’60s TV will launch February 9 on Sky’s Neon streaming service. Funny Woman (February 9) stars Gemma Arterton as a Blackpool beauty queen who becomes TV’s comedy queen in a chauvinistic industry. It premiered last week on Sky Max in the UK, where London’s Evening Standard praised Arterton’s warmth but called the […]

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