Tag Archives: Southland
This Week in HD: August 25-31

This Week in HD: August 25-31

New Zealand’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i: Saturday What Would You Do? (TV One, 4.25, R) Judy Bailey’s Australia (TV One, 4.55, R) TradeZone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) CSI: New York (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) CSI: Miami (TV3 9.30, 5.1) Sunday Series premiere: Operation Hero (TV2, 4.00) […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: August 25-31

HDTV Heads-Up: August 25-31

The best police drama series since The Shield will screen in HD from August 28. TV One’s late-night Tuesday sensation Southland will switch to 1080i transmissions with the start of season three. The changeover marks when the under-rated series was picked up by TNT, the home of The Closer and Dallas, following its axing by […]

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HDTV Ratings: December 7-12

HDTV Ratings: December 7-12

The ratings mileage TV One continues to exact from HD re-runs of Criminal Minds verges on criminal when superior first-run dramas, like stablemate Southland, draw half as many viewers. Last night’s repeat of the lurid procedural was watched by 8.2% of TV One’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, compared to 3.3% for SD lead-out Southland. It […]

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HDTV Ratings: December 5

HDTV Ratings: December 5

TV One’s new American police drama, Southland, last night sharply improved on its premiere and even out-rated HD lead-in Criminal Minds in one key demographic. It drew 7.1% of household shoppers with kids, which was nearly three times as many as last week’s episode and only a point lower than TV2’s rival cop show, Rookie […]

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Jumping the Gun on Southland

Jumping the Gun on Southland

Last week I posted TV One’s new police drama, Southland (9.30pm Mondays), was in HD – even though the broadcaster wasn’t promoting it as such. I jumped to that conclusion because I’d viewed the premiere online in HD and while channel surfing last week, noticed One’s broadcast carried its HD watermark. It turns out that […]

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HDTV Ratings: November 28

HDTV Ratings: November 28

It was a big surprise to see TV One’s terrific new LA law drama, Southland, was in HD last night given the broadcaster didn’t promote this fact in the billings it sends media. Less surprising were the show’s ratings. It averaged only half of HD lead-in Criminal Minds’ viewership and about a third of SD rival Rookie Blue’s on […]

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