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HD Heads-up: January 29 – February 4

➢➢ While TVNZ 2 and Three continue with their summer schedules, TVNZ 1 is starting to resume normal transmission with the return of Breakfast (complete with new look and studio) and Seven Sharp on January 31 and a slew of premieres the same week. They include two TVNZ OnDemand series, period drama Belgravia (10.00 Saturday) and domestic abuse mystery Angela […]

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Amazon Reveals Lord of the Rings Title

The world’s first (US) billion-dollar TV series at last has a title. Here’s the media release: Amazon Prime Video’s Most Anticipated New Series of 2022 Reveals Its Title Amazon Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power officially has a name and it hints at what’s to come. The television series’ complete title was […]

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Two New Apple TV+ Thrillers

Apple TV+ will launch two thriller series next month: Severance (February 18) and Suspicion (February 4). Severance is a workplace thriller from  director and executive producer Ben Stiller and creator Dan Erickson. It stars Adam Scott as March Scout, a team leader at Lumon Industries, whose employees have undergone a severance procedure that  surgically divides their […]

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Inventing Anna to Debut Next Month

Inventing Anna, the latest series from mega-producer Shondaland (Bridgerton), will stream on Netflix from February 11. The nine-part drama stars Veep’s Anna Chlumsky as an ambitious journalist who investigates the case of Anna Delvey (Julia Garner), the Instagram-legendary German heiress who stole the hearts – and wallets – of New York’s social scene. But is […]

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No Exit Disney+ Bound

Disney+ will exclusively stream the filmed-in-NZ thriller No Exit as an Original from February 25. It stars Mayday’s Havana Rose Liu in her feature film leading role debut a young woman en route to a family emergency who is stranded by a blizzard and forced to find shelter at a highway rest area with a group […]

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Network Movies in HD: January 15 – 21

Saturday The Lost World: Jurassic Park (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Sherlock Gnomes (Three, 7.00) The Water Horse (Maori TV, 7.00) He’s Just Not That Into You (Three, 8.30) Moon (Maori TV, 9.00) Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (TVNZ 2, 9.30) Pitch Black (Duke, 9.30) Maternal Secrets (Three, 10.30) The Hollow Man (Duke, 11.35)   Sunday Sphere (TVNZ 2, 12.25am) […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 22 – 28

➢➢ Three will pair double-episodes of The Block Australia from January 23 with Inside the Real Narcos (9.45 Sunday-Tuesday), a docuseries that follows the drug trade in Mexico, Colombia and Peru. Said Decider of this 2018 Channel 4 series: “Fictionalised stories involving Mexican cartels (like Breaking Bad) or Colombian kingpins (like Narcos) tend to be riveting watches, […]

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Sky Aces Discovery Golf Deal

Ahead of this year’s PGA Tour teeing off, Sky has announced a new multi-year golf deal with Discovery Sports. Here’s the media release: Sky New Zealand secures a multi-year deal with Discovery Sports and the PGA TOUR There are some sports that stand out for their sheer excitement, unpredictability and the stories of triumph and […]

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New to Sky Box Sets in February

Screening for the first time next month on Sky Box Sets will be The White Lotus, Intergalactic and The Good Lord Bird. It was announced this week that The Sopranos’ Michael Imperiolo is joining the cast of S2 of The White Lotus, along with S1’s Jennifer Coolidge, Variety reports. Airing in order of their nightly […]

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Network Movie Highlights in HD: January 8 – 14

Saturday Jurassic Park (TVNZ 2, 7.00) My Spy (Three, 7.00) The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (Maori TV, 7.00) Gandhi (Maori TV. 8.40) Ghosts of Girlfriend’s Past (Three, 9.00) The Nice Guys (TVNZ 2, 9.15) Evil Intent (Three, 10.55) Columbiana (TVNZ 2, 11.30)   Sunday Fight Club (TVNZ 2, 1.25am) LEGO DC Batman: Family Matters (TVNZ […]

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