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New to View: December 6 – 12

A weekly guide to what’s new of note on air and online Sunday ➢ Deadwater Fell TVNZ 1, 8.30 “Deadwater Fell unravels the story behind a terrible tragedy in a sleepy Scottish village called Kirkdarroch, unfolding from the perspectives of two couples … The first episode is unnerving, desperately sad and rarely offers respite from its […]

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Network Movies in HD: December 5 – 11

  Saturday Race to Witch Mountain (TVNZ 2, 7.00) A Million Ways to Die in the West (Three, 8.25) The Final Destination (Duke, 8.30) Notes on a Scandal (Maori TV, 8.40) Killer Night Shift (Three, 10.45) The Departed (TVNZ 2, midnight)   Sunday Constantine: City of Demons (TVNZ 2, 2.45am) 101 Dalmatians (TVNZ 2, 7.30am) Freaky Friday (TVNZ […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Apple TV App Comes to Sony

Sony TV owners who want to enjoy Apple TV won’t have to fork out for a separate streaming box with this month’s launch of an app on “select” series. It will roll out from today on the X9000H series via a software update, with these models to follow: Z8H, A8H, X95H, X80H, Z9G, A9G, X95G, X85G, […]

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Three Unveils New Masked Singer Strategy UPDATED

Three has opted to air The Masked Singer’s swansong over two nights rather than concluding the season with a double-episode. Originally, Three scheduled a double-bill of a retrospective special and the actual final from 7.30-9.30 on December 18. But this morning the network announced they would screen as consecutive one-hour episodes on the Thursday and Friday nights. […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 12 – 18

➢➢ It’s not just going to seem a lot like Christmas but a lot like the old days of free-to-air sport on December 18, which has the makings of a great Friday for sport fans. TVNZ 1 will launch its America’s Cup coverage with Big Race Day (2.00), in which Toni Street and Scotty Stevenson preview […]

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New to Blu: December 2 – 8

It’s a fantastic week for 4K-UHD releases, with The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies landing on the format, along with The New Mutants and the original Home Alone. There’s also plenty on offer for Blu-ray buyers, ranging from thrillers Unhinged and Force of Nature to a re-issue of Sid & Nancy, the first two seasons of Yellowstone and a […]

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ESPN Comes to TVNZ OnDemand

A selection of ESPN sport documentaries will stream on TVNZ OnDemand from December 12. Culled largely from ESPN’s 30 for 30 library, they cover everything from boxing and martial arts to soccer, surfing and cricket: 42 to 1: Chronicles one of the most famous upsets in sports history: Buster Douglas’ shocking knockout of the then-undefeated Mike […]

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Yellowstone Gets HD Greenlight

Two-and-a-half years after it launched in the US, ranching drama hit Yellowstone at last has been picked up for broadcast here. It will premiere next month on SoHo, nearly three months after seasons one and two were released on DVD. There’s more good news for those who want to view this Kevin Costner series in […]

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TVNZ OnDemand to Split From Freeview

The same day MediaWorks finalised the sale of its TV assets to Discovery, TVNZ announced it would be pulling TVNZ OnDemand from the Freeview On Demand platform. From June next year you’ll no longer be able to watch TVNZ OnDemand shows through Freeview On Demand. Instead, you’ll need to access the content from Smart TV and […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: MediaWorks TV Sale Completed

The ink has dried on the deal to sell MediaWorks’ TV arm to Discovery. Here are the media releases from MediaWorks and Discovery: MEDIAWORKS COMPLETES SALE OF ITS FREE-TO-AIR TV BUSINESS TO DISCOVERY INC. New Zealand’s leading radio and out of home media company, MediaWorks, has today completed the sale of its free-to-air TV business […]

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