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HD Ratings: Incredible Burt Beats Monster

The final of the NZ Sunday Theatre season, The Monster of Mangatiti, lost to the network movie premiere of The Incredible Burt Wonderstone in three of the four core commercial demographics. TV1’s true-crime dramatisation, which critics other than our Doug dubbed “affecting, important television” and “perhaps the most extraordinary of a strong field of true story […]

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Doug Coutts’ TV Preview: The Monster of Mangatiti

TV Preview: The Monster of Mangatiti | TV1, 8.30 Sunday The Monster of Mangatiti is, or was, Bill Cornelius, rapists, thug, manipulator and all-round arsehole. He made a habit of enticing young women to his backblocks farm and keeping them there, against their will, and brutalising them in all manner of ways. Brought to justice […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 5 - 11

HD Heads-Up: September 5 – 11

TV1 will conclude its NZ Sunday Theatre season on September 6 with the true-crime dramatisation, The Monster of Mangatiti. True crimes have dominated the season, which opened with How to Murder Your Wife and continued with Venus and Mars. All three were produced by Screentime NZ, which also made Underbelly NZ and produces Police Ten 7. […]

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