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HD Feed: September 26

TV2’s pending sci-fi newcomer, Revolution, appears to have escaped the fate of V and FlashForward. Each of those shows opened big but quickly went belly-up whereas Revolution’s second episode sustained 80% of the viewership that made last week’s premiere such a huge hit in the US — and did so by winning against much tougher […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: September 22-28

TV3 is shifting new Aussie drama Tricky Business back an hour because of dismal ratings while TV One is devoting primetime Wednesdays to re-runs of Criminal Minds and Castle. Tuesday’s episode of Tricky Business averaged only 2.5% – 3.6% but TV3 saw the ratings on the wall even before the second episode aired. It alerted […]

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HD Highlights: September 11

HD Highlights: September 11

SoHo Highlight: Strike Back (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) In the season-two premiere, Agent Scott is ordered to the Kenyan desert to secure the transfer of Keemal, a Libyan functionary seeking asylum, to British Embassy officials. As the Wall Street Journal said of this high-octane action hour: “Fun even when it’s ludicrous, forgivable when the cliches fly.” But […]

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HDTV Ratings: August 31-September 4

HDTV Ratings: August 31-September 4

Launching a new drama series, even one with an Outrageous Fortune identity and Packed to the Rafters appeal, can be a tricky business.  As TV3 learned when its HD premiere of Tricky Business on Tuesday rated as poorly as repeats of NCIS in the previous weeks. The new vehicle for Kiwi actor Antony Starr averaged […]

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