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A PERSONAL VIEW By Doug Coutts

TV Preview: On Thin Ice: Nigel Latta in Antarctica

On Thin Ice: Nigel Latta in Antarctica: TV1, 8.30 Wednesday There are certain things we already know about Antarctica. Not only is it the driest place on the planet but also if all that ice melted the new sea level would be 60 metres above the old one. There are no polar bears, or indeed […]

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HDTV Ratings: May 28-30

HDTV Ratings: May 28-30

Wednesday’s premiere of TV3’s Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms made a road-worthy ratings debut. Averaging 5.6%-8.6%, it improved on the season finale of The Almighty Johnsons and was most popular with 18-49 year-olds. Indeed, with males 18-49 it rated 10.8%, beating not only TV One’s Undercover Boss but also TV2’s Happy Endings and even rivaling […]

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Tonight in HD: May 29

Season Highlight: NCIS (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) When a high-level security Navy reservist is found dead, Gibbs goes face-to-face with Dr Ryan of the PsyOps Division to uncover the truth behind the suicide. Jamie Lee Curtis guest stars and is why the episode works so well, argues TV Fanatic, dubbing Ryan “a uniquely formidable ‘brain gamer’ and an adversary […]

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HDTV Ratings: May 22

HDTV Ratings: May 22

Not even the sight of Sports Illustrated cover queen Rachel Hunter out of her comfort zone in Sumatra could win Tuesday’s return of Intrepid Journeys as many viewers as the season finale of Yellowstone. The premiere of the first season to screen in HD averaged 7.5%-10.7% of the key demographics compared to Yellowstone’s 11.7%-15.3% the previous […]

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Tonight in HD: May 22

Tonight in HD: May 22

Season Premiere: Intrepid Journeys (TV One, 8.30) Rachel Hunter visits Sumatra in the first HD episode of this long-running, off-the-beaten track adventure series for plucky celebrities. But whatever she faces will have nothing on what her character has to endure in the latest Roger Corman creature feature, Piranhaconda, which debuts next month on US TV. Co-starring Michael […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: May 19-25

HDTV Heads-Up: May 19-25

TV3 hopes it will have a breakout hit in Sons of Anarchy successor Breakout Kings, which will premiere 9.30pm on May 23. The HD drama from the producers of Prison Break updates the it-takes-a-thief-to-catch-a-thief scenario by teaming recidivist prison escapees with US Marshals to capture other convicts on the lam. While critics were divided over […]

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