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HD Ratings: National Treasure? Not So Much

TVNZ 1 was punished for its commitment to premium free-to-air drama on Tuesday when the premiere of the Bafta-winning National Treasure tanked in the overnight ratings. Is it any wonder programmers waited more than a year to schedule the four-drama, then opted to burn it off in two two-hour episodes under the guise of its “summer […]

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Slow Coltrane to TVNZ 1

Six feet under Kiwi-style and a belated Robbie Coltrane drama about a celebrity accused of rape will premiere on TVNZ 1 in the week starting January 13. Casketeers, which will screen 7.00 Saturdays, follows the “passionate” proprietors of an Auckland funeral home, focusing as much on Francis and Kaiora Tipene’s relationship as what goes on behind […]

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