Tag Archives: The Cul De Sac

NZOA Spends $31M on Kiwi Drama

New Zealand On Air’s drama commissioning bill has topped nearly $31 million for the year with the greenlighting of two more series. A five-part series based on the life and career of the late criminal lawyer Mike Bungay, Dear Murderer, will be made for TV One, with NZOA contributing $3.945 million to the Screentime NZ production. […]

Read more

This Week in HD: April 2 – 8

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Robson Green’s Ultimate Catch (TV1, 5.00) Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Goldbergs (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00, R) Movie: Spider-Man 2 (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: We Bought a Zoo (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Posh Pawn (TV1, 7.30) Father Brown (Prime, 7.30) Partners […]

Read more

HD Heads-Up: March 24

Next month Prime will premiere two NZ documentaries in HD: Decades in Colour and Peak Antibiotics. The former (8.30 Sundays from April 3), which Judy Bailey will present, revisits NZ in the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. The publicity dubs it a “living snapshot” rather than a history lesson, so expect more home-movie nostalgia than socio-political analysis. Peak Antibiotics (April 4, 8.30) investigates the rise of antibiotic resistance […]

Read more