Tag Archives: The Ridges
HDTV Heads-Up: October 13-19

HDTV Heads-Up: October 13-19

TV2 wants its Revolution to rule. The network is using the two-hour season finale of top-rating My Kitchen Rules to launch one of US TV’s hottest new hits on October 16 (both programmes will pre-empt The Mentalist and Body of Proof). Twenty-four hours later, it will screen a second episode in the 9.30 Wednesday slot where Revolution is […]

Read more
HD Feed: September 27

HD Feed: September 27

Amid all the buzz of free-to-air shows like The X Factor USA and Homeland being rushed to air within hours of their US transmission, it’s surprising to see Sky’s SoHo holding back on one of its own. This is the channel that more than any other has brought subscribers up to speed with US screenings of […]

Read more
HD Feed: September 20

HD Feed: September 20

The Hollywood Reporter has just posted online  its inside Modern Family cover story of its September 28 print issue. It’s a terrific insight into the genesis and execution of the HD hit that’s about to kick off its fourth season in the US with a slew of challenges for the characters and writers, including: Gloria going […]

Read more
HDTV Ratings: September 10-12

HDTV Ratings: September 10-12

The critics were scathing but viewers were happy to rub shoulders with The Ridges on Wednesday. The series premiere averaged an impressive 9.0% – 13.2% of the major demographics, with viewership holding up over the half-hour and the show largely winning its slot. Reviewers weren’t as enamoured, however. The NZ Herald said “they’re no match […]

Read more
1347292352_60

HD Highlights: September 12

Series Premiere: Underbelly: Badness (TV3, 8.30) When a prisoner is abducted and murdered, police embark on a 10-year man-hunt for the killers that leads them to an under-the-radar underworld boss. The Slap’s Jonathan LaPaglia stars. “With a new format that’s not-so-much cops and robbers as cops and psychopathic crime lords, Underbelly gets a rewarding murderous makeover,”said the […]

Read more