Tag Archives: Old Dogs

Soft Touch to Get Extra Screening

TV3 will repeat Sunday’s premiere of Touch at 11.10pm on Saturday. The new series from Heroes creator Tim Kring made a modest debut with slightly softer ratings than the previous week’s House in the same time slot. It averaged 7.0% of TV3′s target audience, 25-54 year-olds (compared to House’s 7.8% the previous Sunday), 6.2% of […]

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Tonight in HD: March 25

Series premiere: Touch (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Martin Bohm (Kiefer Sutherland) discovers that his emotionally challenged 11-year-old son can predict events before they happen in this series from Heroes creator Tim Kring. For once, NZ free-to-air TV is part of a global launch for a show that previewed to top US ratings in January before beginning its run proper […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: March 24-30

Two new Sunday night HD dramas are slated to debut in the last week of March while returning for the first time in HD is one of TV’s better cop shows. One of the newcomers is Enlightened, an HBO series that 18 months ago TVNZ was touting as one of its big new-season attractions for […]

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New to Blu: May 19-25

Kiwis are getting a stripped-down version of  TV’s sexy supernatural sensation, True Blood: The Complete Second Season, on Blu-ray. The five-disc set, which goes on sale on Wednesday, retains all the content of the US release but not the lavish, expanded gatefold packaging (it was used here for the first season). Warner Bros NZ did the […]

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Blu-ray Alert: May 5-11

Houston – we have a winner! This week’s Blu-ray blast from the past is Apollo 13, a 1995 release that’s been given an outstanding 1080p spruce-up for its 15th anniversary. It’s one of a slew of back-catalogue HD must-haves from Universal and Paramount that’s due on Wednesday. The others are Elizabeth and its Golden Age […]

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