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HD Heads-Up: April 27-May 3

Get ready for a Kiwi HD comedy gala. The same week a new-look Go Girls (above) premieres on TV2, TV3 will screen in HD the stand-up special 2013 Comedy Gala and 7 Days spin-off Ben and Steve: World Famous In … From April 30 season five of Go Girls replaces Revenge (which replaces the low-rating Rookie Blue three episodes shy […]

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New-Look Go Girls Gets Green Light

New-Look Go Girls Gets Green Light

TVNZ has announced the latest series of its HD hit, Go Girls, will start filming next week with a largely new cast.  According to the press release, “Now that Amy, Britta, Brad, Cody, Olivia and Kevin have successfully navigated their way through the minefield of their 20s, season five will introduce new friends who decide […]

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Golden Era for NZ HD Commissions

Golden Era for NZ HD Commissions

Sunday’s premiere of Golden (TV3, 7.00), which has been dubbed a “flabby” Kath & Kim wannabe, spearheads an upsurge in free-to-air HD commissions. It screened ahead of the HD true-crime dramatisation, Siege (TV One, 8.30), followed Saturday’s premiere of Judy Bailey’s Australia and precedes Tuesday night’s HD newcomer Highway Cops (but not, inexplicably, stablemate Radar Across the Pacific). This […]

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HDTV Ratings: May 7-8

TV3’s Funny Roots made a solid if unspectacular debut on Tuesday, largely improving on lead-in Target but unable to threaten TV One’s MasterChef NZ or TV2’s Suburgatory. It averaged 7.2% of TV3’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, compared with the second half of MasterChef’s 15.9% and Suburgatory’s 9.8%. The 18-49 rating was 6.6% versus MasterChef’s 13.5% […]

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Tonight in HD: May 8

SoHo Highlight: Five Days (Sky 10, 8.30) In the penultimate episode, it’s day 37: A young woman is arrested — could she be baby Michael’s mother? Laurie and Mal try to identify the body on the tracks; and train driver Pat is visited by a witness to the incident. Screenwriter Gwyneth Hughes’ latest drama for the BBC is […]

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HDTV Ratings: April 30-May 1

HDTV Ratings: April 30-May 1

TV One’s faith in re-running BBC natural history in HD was again rewarded with Yellowstone’s primetime premiere on Tuesday. It dominated the 8.30 hour with the demographics that matter most to the network, winning the slot with a 25-54 rating of 11.8% and 18-49 rating of 9.7%. And among household shoppers, it scored 11.0% compared […]

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Tonight in HD: May 1

Tonight in HD: May 1

 Series HD Premiere: Yellowstone (TV One, 8.30) America’s best idea – creating the world’s first national park, Yellowstone – turns out to be one of the best the BBC’s had for a natural history series. Yellowstone’s mix of breathtaking high-definition photography and intelligent, thought-provoking storytelling, revolving around the impact of winter, summer and autumn on the volcanic […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: April 28-May 4

The Week Ahead in HD: April 28-May 4

New Zealand’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i: Saturday TradeZone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.30) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Terra Nova (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Movie: 28 Weeks Later (TV3, 8.30, 5.1, R) Movie: Wrong Turn 2: Dead End  (TV3, 10.35, 5.1, R) Sunday Pretty Little Liars (TV2, 5.30, 5.1) The War at Home (TV2, 6.30, R) The Food […]

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Tonight in HD: April 24

Tonight in HD: April 24

SoHo Highlight: Five Days 2 (Sky 10, 8.30) The police are struggling to find out more about how the victim died but Laurie is determined that the abandoned baby and the body on the tracks are connected. Even if you found last week’s premiere plodding, The Daily Telegraph reckons the complications and contrivances of this lengthy police […]

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HDTV Ratings: April 16-17

HDTV Ratings: April 16-17

Two of TV2’s biggest HD drawcards, Desperate Housewives and Go Girls, increasingly are being beaten in the ratings. Monday’s Desperate Housewives lost to TV One’s Criminal Minds in both the 18-49 and 25-54 demographics, and although it was up with 18-39 year-olds, TV2’s target audience, it dipped with household shoppers. But the steepest fall was […]

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