Tag Archives: Tutankhamun

Critical Condition: Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun (Prime, 8.30 Tuesdays) “The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb may well be one of the 20th century’s great stories — but naturally that doesn’t mean a television drama won’t want to jazz it up a bit. Or, in the case of ITV’s lavishly produced but distinctly corny Tutankhamun, quite a lot. The programme gives us a […]

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This Week in HD: December 10 – 16

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i   Saturday  Africa (TV3, 4.55, R) Cupcake Wars (TV2, 5.05) Black-ish (TV2, 6.00, 5.1) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  University Challenge (Prime, 6.00)  MasterChef USA (Prime, 6.30) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (TV2, 7.00, R) Posh Pawn (TV1, 7.30)  Coast New Zealand (TV1, 8.30, R)  Silent Witness (Prime, […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 1

UK critics tut-tut Prime premiere … Attenborough dino-mite … Quipped The Guardian of Prime’s new mini-series, Tutankhamun (8.30 Tuesdays from December 13): “They could have called it Down-tomb Abbey.” The four-part dramatisation of Egyptologist Howard Carter’s epic quest to discover the lost tomb in Tutankhamun stars Sam Neill and Max Irons. “If you haven’t had your head in […]

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