Tag Archives: Lost & Found

This Week in HD: September 16 – 22

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  River Monsters With Jeremy Wade (TV1, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) Movie: Frankenweenie (TV2, 5.30, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) Premiere: Shark: Beyond the Bite (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Where the Wild Things Are (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Stuart […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 7

➢ The networks have a slew of Kiwi premieres and returning favourites in the week starting September 16. TVNZ 1’s Face The Classroom (8.00 Tuesday and Wednesday) throws political candidates into the lion’s den — not with Hosking or Gower but kids who ask the darndest things about health, education and transport … ➢ Three will launch Slice of Paradise […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 4-10

Westside spearheads a slew of season and series finales in the first full week of July. It will end its six-week, high-rating run on July 4, three days ahead of the series’ release on DVD. The same night TV2 will take on Westside lead-in Dancing With the Stars with a second weekly episode of The Voice […]

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HD Ratings: The Flash Loses to Found

HD Ratings: The Flash Loses to Found

TV2’s dramatic season finale of The Flash was out-paced by TV3’s Lost & Found. The episode, which The Hollywood Reporter said “provided plenty of hints about season two and the spinoff Legends of Tomorrow,” averaged 2.8% – 5.2% of the key demographics. It beat Lost & Found (3.6% – 5.4%) among household shoppers with kids but lost […]

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New Season: Transformers More Amazing Than Spider-Man

New Season: Transformers More Amazing Than Spider-Man

TV3 had its revenge on TV2 on Sunday when Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen crushed The Amazing Spider-Man. The previous week TV2’s premiere of White House Down had rated through the roof against the original Transformers. But the sequel scored much higher, averaging 5.5% – 7.8% of the commercial demographics compared to Spider-Man’s 2.7% – […]

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A PERSON VIEW
By Doug Coutts

Doug Coutts: Lost & Found

TV Preview: Lost & Found | TV3, 8.30 Thursday It sounds like a great idea – people who’ve been separated from their kids or their parents for years finally get a chance to meet them, thanks to the munificence of a television company who ask nothing more than a chance to be there when it […]

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This Week in HD: May 2-8

This Week in HD: May 2-8

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i  Saturday Season Premiere: The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Amazing Race (TV2, 5.30, F) Joey (TV2, 6.30, R) Movie: The Iron Giant (TV2, 7.00, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Our World: Frozen Planet (TV1, 7.30, R) Series Premiere: Highway […]

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Making their network movie debuts in HD are 42 (TV1, 10.30 Saturday), White House Down (TV2, 8.30 Sunday) and Apollo 18 (TV2, 12.05am Monday). Other coming attractions in HD include The Iron Giant (TV2, 7.00 Saturday), Inception (TV2, 8.40 Saturday), Season of the Witch (TV2, 1.35am Sunday), Transformers (TV3, 8.30 Sunday) and John Carter (TV2, 8.30 Friday).

HD Heads-Up: May 2-8

As predicted by a reader of this site, TV3 will strip the latest season of Survivor weeknights, ahead of 3News. Survivor: Worlds Apart opens with a movie-length premiere on May 4 after previous seasons languished in SD on TV4. The show’s 30th season will occupy the 5.00 slot for three weeks, an unusually short duration […]

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