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HD Heads-Up: January 13

Welcome to a new spin on one of this site’s most popular features. As of today, HD Heads-Up becomes a daily digest of what’s happening in HD here and internationally. It will be updated during the day with programming alerts, occasional commentary and headlines with source links.  TV3 is pre-empting Saturday’s 7.00 HD movie Legally […]

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This Week in HD: September 19 - 25

This Week in HD: September 19 – 25

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Capsian (TV2, 7.00, R) The Simpsons (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) American Ninja Warrior (TV3, 7.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) SVU (TV3, 9.25, 5.1, F) Mr Selfridge (TV1, 9.30) Movie: Unknown (TV2, […]

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Top Under the Radar US Cable Drama Series Renewed

Top Under the Radar US Cable Drama Series Renewed

Today it was announced there would be further seasons of three of the best HD dramas series many people have never seen: The Americans, House of Lies and Bloodline. “Remarkably, this season of The Americans has achieved even greater acclaim than that of its first two seasons,” FX original programming president Nick Grad said of the current run on SoHo. […]

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New to Blu: January 7-13

New to Blu: January 7-13

Into the Storm is the most eye-popping new release in a week light on quality. “The 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 encode is just as pretty as you’d hope and completely void of compression flaws. “The video quality is so good, in fact, that it reveals how imperfect some of the CG work is – which I somehow […]

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This Week in HD: August 2-8

This Week in HD: August 2-8

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday ITM Fishing Show (TV One, 5.00) Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Amazing Race (TV2, 6.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Movie: Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) The Secret Lives of Dancers (TV3, 7.00) Undercover […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 2-8

New comedy Surviving Jack didn’t survive its first season in the US but comes highly recommended — and not only if you’re a fan of its star, ex-SVU cop Christopher Meloni. It debuts as part of TV2’s Wednesday comedy block, at 10.00 on August 6, an hour after the season finale of The Big Bang […]

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This Week in HD: February 1-7

This Week in HD: February 1-7

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks: Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30, R) NZ Story (TV One, 7.00, F) Movie: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) The Doctor Blake Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) CSI: NY (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Hannibal (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) Sherlock (TV2, 9.40, 5.1, R) […]

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HD Ratings: Big Win Away From Home For TV2

Home and Away rated higher in its new home on TV2 than it did in the same slot on TV3. Monday’s “premiere” averaged 15.7% of household shoppers compared to 11.9% for the previous week’s episode on TV3. That made it five times more popular in this demographic than the sitcom it replaced, Hope & Faith. […]

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This Week in HD: August 17-22

This Week in HD: August 17-22

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Mitre 10 Dream Home: Offcuts (TV2, 7.00) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) Movie: Hereafter (TV2, 11.45, 5.1, R) The Celebrity Apprentice (TV2, 3.50) Sunday Hart of […]

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HD Ratings: Hoarders Lord It Over Kings and Maids

HD Ratings: Hoarders Lord It Over Kings and Maids

HD dramas Devious Maids and Breakout Kings were buried by SD reality hour Hoarding: Buried Alive. The TV One series beat its HD rivals in all the key demos, averaging 5.7% – 9.7%. TV2’s Maids continued to shed viewers, with only 4.5% – 7.6% of key demos on the back of the network’s top-rating HD sitcom […]

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