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HDTV Ratings: May 31-June 3

HDTV Ratings: May 31-June 3

TV One’s HD premiere of Shackleton’s Captain foundered in the ratings on Sunday, with the two-hour broadcast averaging only 4.3% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. It opened with 6.1% at 9.30pm but closed with only 3.0%. The docudrama rated fractionally higher with household shoppers, but followed the same trend, and averaged only 3.3%-3.4% […]

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Tonight in HD: June 3

Tonight in HD: June 3

Sky Movies Premiere: Thor (Sky 20, 8.30, 5.1) This superhero franchise thunders on to our screens opens like a cross between Flash Gordon and Paul: a disgraced god stripped of his powers falls to Earth and is run over by a geeky scientist-cum-star-crossed lover. Thor is goofy fun but will disappoint those who prefer Norse […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: June 2-8

The Week Ahead in HD: June 2-8

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) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Movie: Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (TV One, 10.10) Movie: Away We Go (TV3, 10.30, 5.1, R) Sunday […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: June 2-8

HDTV Heads-Up: June 2-8

A two-hour HD docudrama about Ernest Shackleton’s disastrous trip to the South Pole in 1914 will screen at Queen’s Birthday Weekend. Shackleton’s Captain was co-written and directed by Leanne Pooley (The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls) and will air on June 3 (TV One, 9.30). It’s billed as revealing the truth behind Captain Frank Worsley’s “spectacular […]

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