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Good News for Good Fight Fans

  Amazon Prime Video has added season three of The Good Fight to its NZ service and may be close to premiering British period drama Jamestown. The Good Wife spin-off can be streamed in its entirety within two weeks of the most recent season ending its run on CBS All Access. The courtroom drama has […]

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HD Ratings: Sunday Dramas Hit for a Six

It’s not surprising TVNZ 1’s elected to repeat the premiere of its Sunday night drama Liar on Saturday at 8.55. This was always the plan, partly because programmers would have factored in the impact of Sky Sports’ international 20/20 cricket coverage, which proved to be formidable competition for the free-to-air channels from 8.00-9.00. Combined with […]

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Summer of Drama Gets Hotter

  TVNZ 1’s “summer of drama” heats up with three premieres in the last week of January. Two will be double-billed on Sundays from January 28 — Liar and Ride Upon The Storm — and the third, Innocent, will air 8.30 Tuesdays. Liar is a psychological thriller from the writers of The Missing about a night out that […]

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Kangaroo Dundee Dog Tucker

Kangaroo Dundee Dog Tucker

TV One is pulling Kangaroo Dundee from 8.30 Tuesdays after the premiere’s disastrous ratings and will replace it on February 5 with something more buzz-worthy: the HD BBC special, Ultimate Swarms. Presented by entomoloist George McGavin, it investigates why swarms are “the ultimate defence” for everything from bats and bees to ants and fish. The Guardian […]

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HDTV Ratings: May 14-15

GCB’s Tuesday premiere narrowly won the 8.30 hour with TV2’s target audience, 18-39 year-olds, but was soundly beaten by the season finale of Yellowstone in every other key demographic. The soap opera satire averaged an 18-39 rating of 10.0% compared to Yellowstone’s 9.6% and NCIS’ 5.6%. But in the 18-49, 25-54 and household shopper demos, Yellowstone […]

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HDTV Ratings: April 30-May 1

HDTV Ratings: April 30-May 1

TV One’s faith in re-running BBC natural history in HD was again rewarded with Yellowstone’s primetime premiere on Tuesday. It dominated the 8.30 hour with the demographics that matter most to the network, winning the slot with a 25-54 rating of 11.8% and 18-49 rating of 9.7%. And among household shoppers, it scored 11.0% compared […]

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Tonight in HD: May 1

Tonight in HD: May 1

 Series HD Premiere: Yellowstone (TV One, 8.30) America’s best idea – creating the world’s first national park, Yellowstone – turns out to be one of the best the BBC’s had for a natural history series. Yellowstone’s mix of breathtaking high-definition photography and intelligent, thought-provoking storytelling, revolving around the impact of winter, summer and autumn on the volcanic […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: April 28-May 4

The Week Ahead in HD: April 28-May 4

New Zealand’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i: Saturday TradeZone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.30) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Terra Nova (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Movie: 28 Weeks Later (TV3, 8.30, 5.1, R) Movie: Wrong Turn 2: Dead End  (TV3, 10.35, 5.1, R) Sunday Pretty Little Liars (TV2, 5.30, 5.1) The War at Home (TV2, 6.30, R) The Food […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: April 28-May 4

HDTV Heads-Up: April 28-May 4

The horror movies, 28 Weeks Later and Wrong Turn 2, will be double-billed in HD on April 28 (TV3, 8.30) The network HD premiere of the star-studded comedy, Valentine’s Day, will air on April 29 (TV2, 8.30) Homeland will end its Monday night run on April 30 with an episode that “will have the fans of the show howling”, […]

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TV One to Go Wild Over More HD

The popularity of Frozen Planet and Nature’s Great Events, which continues tonight at 8.30, has encouraged TV One to screen more natural history content in HD. The next BBC wildlife series to go out in 1080i will be Yellowstone. It originally aired off-peak in SD but in the wake of high ratings for Planet and […]

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