When you think fast-tracking, do you think that means “faster than the usual 6 months” or do you think within hours of its US broadcast? Fast tracking these days tends to mean that if a show airs in the US at 8ET (12PM here) then seeing it screen here at 8:30pm (Eight and a half hours later) isn’t unthinkable and certainly not impossible.
32 Hours later, while much faster than what is typically the case, is still far too slow for those hard core fans who I can only assume this fast-tracking is supposed to be for. I am convinced that those fans will still be downloading and watching at least 24 hours before TV2 screens it.
5/10 for effort but I don’t think it’s far enough.
Zombie fans rejoice! TVNZ is thrilled to announce season four of The Walking Dead will launch October 15 on TV2 – just 32 hours after its highly anticipated US premiere.
TV2 Programmer, John Kelly, says: “Given the overwhelming popularity of the show and its hit status, we’re delighted to be fast-tracking this season of The Walking Dead so closely behind the US.” Continue reading »