Tag Archives: The Zone

Expansive Line-Up for The Zone in January

Sky’s The Zone may be the unofficial home of Syfy fare in this territory but it has yet to lock in the channel’s newest series, The Expanse. It’s just debuted online and goes to air next week in the US, where it’s earned mixed reviews. But The Zone will be up to date with two series […]

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Evil Dead to Liven Up The Zone

Evil Dead to Liven Up The Zone

The series premiere of an Evil Dead spin-off and new episodes of zombie drama Z Nation make October a hallowed month on The Zone. Sky’s sci-fi/fantasy/horror channel will launch Ash vs Evil Dead on October 31 — the same day as in the US. The 10-part series is set 30 years after the original movie […]

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Which touchstone is M Night Shyamalan

Critical Condition: Wayward Pines

“The short description of the miniseries is that Secret Service agent Ethan Burke (Matt Dillon) is on his way from Seattle to Idaho when he’s in a car accident and wakes up in Wayward Pines, a plastic nightmare of a fake town from which he can’t escape. But that’s not even close to what it’s about. You […]

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My Sky + ... The Zone in June

My Sky + … The Zone in June

Sky’s sci-fi/fantasy channel The Zone will air season three of Under the Dome in HD within days of its US broadcast. Previously a Prime property, the Stephen King dramatisation will now screen first on The Zone, only three days behind CBS. Season three will open with a movie-length premiere on June 29 and will air […]

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Wayward Signs for The Zone

Wayward Signs for The Zone

Sky’s The Zone will screen its next new exclusive, Wayward Pines, within a week of the US. The M Night Shyamalan-produced drama about the search for two FBI agents missing in creepy small-town Idaho will air 8.30 Thursdays from May 21, six days after it goes to air on Fox. Matt Dillion heads a top […]

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Lucy Lawless, Warrior Witch?

Lucy Lawless, Warrior Witch?

The Zone will launch season two of Salem the same month as in the US. The period witch hunt drama starts April 5 on WGN and will surface here on April 29. Season two guest stars Lucy Lawless as an ancient witch — the first guest starred another Kiwi, Antonia Prebble — and its first […]

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The Zone a Haven for HD

The Zone a Haven for HD

The latest SD broadcast series to find an HD haven on Sky’s The Zone is Haven. The channel will box set the first two seasons, which TV2 originally aired, on the last weekends in March, presumably ahead of premiering S3 in April (it’s up to S5 in the US). It also will screen S2 of […]

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The Zone Fleshes Out February Slate

The Zone Fleshes Out February Slate

Sky’s sci-fi/fantasy channel The Zone will premiere in HD the long-awaited, BAFTA-winning In the Flesh on February 17. About an 18-year-old who struggles to be accepted by his family and friends after he turns into a zombie, it’s spawned two seasons and was widely acclaimed. The Guardian called it a “superb … timely allegory of […]

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 The Zone Scores With HD Classics

The Zone Scores With HD Classics

Sky’s new cult channel The Zone will screen not only series premieres like Helix, The Strain and Defiance in HD but also library classics like Star Trek, Space 1999, Quantum Leap and Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. The only series that won’t be in HD when the channel launches 4pm on November 3 are Buffy […]

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The Zone Locks in Hemlock

The Zone Locks in Hemlock

Hemlock Grove is the latest series to be relaunched in HD on Sky’s newest channel, The Zone. The first season of the Netflix commission screened in SD on The Box but, like another SD stablemate, Falling Skies, will switch to The Zone for the second when the sci-fi-/fantasy showcase joins Sky’s line-up in November (it […]

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