Tag Archives: Hyundai Country Calendar

HD Ratings: Unhappy Hour for Variety Show Kick-Off

TV One’s new variety show was anything but a happy hour for the network when it launched opposite Prime’s delayed international rugby coverage. Saturday’s premiere of Happy Hour averaged only 0.7% – 2.7% of the major demographics compared to 6.0% – 6.5% for the rugby. But it was competitive with TV3’s Blue Bloods (1.1% – […]

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HD Highlights: August 4

Series Return: CSI: New York (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) The CSI spin-off resumes from episode 15 of season six, in which a legendary racer dies after his car explodes on a New York street just two days before a big race. Guest stars include soap opera vet-cum-car race driver Antonio Sabato Jr (The Bold and the Beautiful) and […]

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Tonight in HD: April 14

SoHo Highlight: Mad Men (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) Talk about Mad Man-ia — SoHo is preceding the movie-length premiere of season five with the season-four finale at 7.30. And if the US reviews are accurate, virtually the only aspect of this season that disappoints is there are three fewer episodes than previous seasons because of the deal […]

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Hyundai Country Calendar Passes HD Muster

A visually spectacular cattle muster in abominable weather opens Hyundai Country Calendar’s second season in HD on Saturday (TV One, 7.00). “It was mainly shot in snow in the Catlins region, south of Dunedin,” producer Julian O’Brien says of the premiere. “Conditions were so appalling that most farmers would have stayed indoors – but the […]

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Tonight in HD: August 27

Under the Grill (TV3, 4.00, R) ✫✫ With $4 million and 100 days, Sean Connolly’s quest to turn a demolition site into Auckland’s top dining destination continues. Coasters (TV One, 4.55, R) ✫✫✫✫ Al Brown is in the Bay of Islands, where he travels Cape Brett’s tribal walkways, drops in on a classic campground, then hauls sail […]

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Tonight in HD: August 20

Under the Grill (TV3, 4.00, R) ✫✫ Repeat of Tuesday’s season premiere: Australian celebrity chef Sean Connolly is given $4 million and 100 days to open an award-winning and profitable restaurant in Auckland in time to for the Rugby World Cup. Best of Carters’ Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00, R) ✫✫✫ The team target the winter migrations of […]

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Tonight in HD: May 21

America’s Next Great Restaurant (TV3, 4.00) The six remaining contestants create their own food truck and take to the streets of Los Angeles. Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) A couple learn new skills as they take over running a high country farm. ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) In part two of Matt’s Fishing Apprentice, […]

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Tonight in HD: May 7

Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) A fisherman catches sought-after blue cod off the North Otago coast. ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) Out on a commercial tuna boat off the west coast of the South Island, Matt rigs up some baits to try and hook into the toughest of all fish: the broadbill swordfish.

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Tonight in HD: April 30

Making Tracks (TV3, 4.00, R) Season finale: Nick Dwyer heads to Paris to hear what Fat Freddy’s Drop song Hope sounds like in the hands of French/Malian superstars Amadou and Mariam. Rules of Engagement (TV3, 4.30) When Audrey’s ‘Girls’ Night’ is cancelled, Jeff tries in vain to find solitude. Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) […]

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