Tag Archives: Treme
Tonight in HD: March 22

Tonight in HD: March 22

Season Premiere: The Finder (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) In episode one of this Bones spin-off about a Florida Keys eccentric with an uncanny gift for finding people and things, a teen asks his help to find the father who went missing after his plane vanished. The Chicago Sun-Times thought it “a lighthearted blend of action, drama and comedy” while the New […]

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Tonight in HD: March 8

Tonight in HD: March 8

SoHo Highlight: Treme (Sky 10, 9.30, 5.1) Delmond pitches his fusion project to Dr John; Toni enlists a private eye for the Abreu case; Davis debuts his band while Annie resists debuting her song. Sixties pop fans can see Susan Cowsill, of The Cowsills, in a bittersweet cameo when she fronts the modern lineup of the band […]

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Tonight in HD: March 1

Tonight in HD: March 1

SoHo Highlight: Treme (Sky 10, 9.30, 5.1) As Carnival arrives in New Orleans, Albert unveils his new plumage, and Delmond discovers a new sound; in New York, Chef Ripert gives Janette time off to attend to personal business and Fat Tuesday. Said the Seattle Post Intelligencer of episode seven: “Home cookin’ is right. David Simon and Eric Overmyer […]

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Due on Blu: SoHo Heroes

Due on Blu: SoHo Heroes

Sky’s showcasing of HBO product on its new SoHo channel isn’t delaying the release of key series on Blu-ray. Often Blu-ray buyers in this territory are disadvantaged by boadcaster holdbacks on series that can’t be released on disc until clearance from licence holders TVNZ or MediaWorks. That can lead to delays if a show is […]

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Tonight in HD: February 16

Tonight in HD: February 16

SoHo Highlight: Treme (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) Lt Colson questions the quality of police investigations; Aunt Mimi gets a track from rapper Mannie Fresh; Sofia lands an internship in Councilman Oliver Thomas’ office. “Nothing monumentally dramatic happens in Slip Away, the fifth episode of Treme’s second season, but I think it’s the best episode this season has produced,” […]

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Tonight in HD: February 2

Tonight in HD: February 2

SoHo Highlight: Treme (Sky 10, 9.30, 5.1) LaDonna confronts the return of the crime problem; Sofia channels her father’s YouTube rants; Toni takes the Abreu case; Janette and Albert apply for Road Home money; Sonny barely escapes arrest. “The return of crime to New Orleans is one of the key subjects of Treme season two,” notes critic […]

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Tonight in HD: January 26

Tonight in HD: January 26

SoHo Highlight: Treme (Sky 10, 9.30, 5.1) Antoine decides to form a band; Vincent Abreu drops a suspicious death case on Toni; Hidalgo makes lucrative connections; Sonny realises playing music on the street is a dead end. “We’re now 15 months after the storm, and the consequences keep rolling in,” the AV Club said of the post-Katrina New Orleans […]

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Tonight in HD: January 19

Tonight in HD: January 19

SoHo Highlight: Treme (Sky 10, 9.30, 5.1) Second-season premiere: Antoine contemplates a move while LaDonna resists one; Colson contends with the return of crime to New Orleans; Annie returns from a national tour; in New York, Delmond debuts his new album. As Newsday pleaded: “Please watch this show. Really. It’s excellent on far too many levels to enumerate here, but […]

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Tonight in HD: January 12

Tonight in HD: January 12

SoHo Highlight: Treme (Sky 10, 9.30, 5.1) Season finale: Toni’s concerns about Creighton turn to anger; a funeral procession offers its mourners a chance to reflect on the events of the last year in New Orleans. Said Time: “Treme finished its first season with a finale that very much mirrored its pilot: sprawling, wide-ranging, deliberately paced, and — at about […]

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Tonight in HD: January 5

Tonight in HD: January 5

SoHo Highlight: Treme (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) Davis concocts a remedy for the post-Mardi Gras blues; Annie makes a decision that Sonny takes personally; Colson warns Albert to avoid trouble on St Joseph’s night. The AV Club dubbed Wish Someone Would Care, in which a key character dies, “a hell of an episode“. It was written by George […]

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