Episodes

Episodes2After TVNZ made us wait 18 months before screening the first season of Episodes, thankfully the third season will be airing fast tracked on SoHo.

SoHo will be rerunning with the first two seasons of Episodes ahead of the exclusive New Zealand premiere of Season 3 in 2014.

Episodes will screen Thursdays at 9pm from October 3rd with encores on Tuesdays at 8pm from October 8th on SoHo

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10:10pm Thursday, July 26 on TV One

Don’t miss Episodes. the hit new comedy from the highly acclaimed writing partnership of David Crane (Friends) and Jeffrey Klarik (Mad About You).

A successful British husband and wife comedy team are lured to the USA where things soon begin to unravel. Before long it’s clear that it’s not just their TV show that’s at stake, but perhaps even their marriage.

Tonight, convinced that Sean is having an affair with Morning, Beverly pack her bags and leaves, intending to head back to London. On the way, she has a head on collision with Matt, wrecking both cars.

Back at Matt’s house, Beverly reveals that Pucks! is a mediocre pilot and that every lousy change they made was Matt’s fault.

The two drown their sorrows in whiskey and before the tumultuous day is done, Matt and Beverly unexpectedly, angrily and stupidly find themselves in each other’s arms.

10:05pm Thursday, June 28 on TV One

When a successful British husband and wife comedy team, Beverly (Tamsin Greig, Black Books) and Sean (Stephen Mangan, Green Wing) are lured to Hollywood to produce a new version of their hit TV series for a US network, they’re initially thrilled at the prospect.

Things begin to unravel as soon as Sean and Beverly arrive in LA. It soon becomes clear that the network president has never even seen their show and insists that they replace their brilliant lead actor with – Matt LeBlanc (Friends)!

Tonight, Sean and Beverly are still reeling from the network’s decision. But when they meet Matt at a swanky dinner party at Merc’s house, he couldn’t be more charming or flattering about their show.

Unfortunately, the natural animosity between Matt and Beverly rises to the surface, and Beverly learns just how much you don’t want the former Friend as an enemy.

10:10pm Thursday, June 21 on TV One

Rounding out the night of laughs is the hit new comedy from the highly acclaimed writing partnership of David Crane (Friends) and Jeffrey Klarik (Mad About You).

When a successful British husband and wife comedy team, Beverly (Tamsin Greig, Black Books) and Sean (Stephen Mangan, Green Wing) are lured to Hollywood to produce a new version of their hit TV series for a US network, they’re initially thrilled at the prospect.

But things begin to unravel as soon as Sean and Beverly arrive in LA. It becomes clear that the network president has never even seen their show. To make matters worse, he insists that they replace their brilliant lead actor, an erudite Royal Shakespeare veteran, with Matt LeBlanc (Friends).

Before long it’s clear that it’s not just their TV show that’s at stake, but perhaps even their marriage.

Does anyone have any information about this show?

It appeared as one of the shows that TVNZ had bought for screening this year (2011)…..have I missed it?

 

What can we expect from TV One in 2011?  Well, it appears as though the experiment of 2010 has been done away with and the edginess has gone and it’s returned to solid 25-54 programming.

Check out the trailers below.  Unfortunately, the kiwi shows don’t have trailers on YouTube, yet (nudge, nudge, wink, wink @TV2Boy!).

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Enlightened

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Episodes

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Offspring

Winners and Losers

Tangle

Suspect Behaviour

Spicks and Specks 

New Local Shows
North – The sequel to Marcus Lush’s highly acclaimed South
Masterchef Masterclasses
Nothing Trivial – from the creators of Go Girls
Do or Die – confronting Kiwi’s with bad health habits
Politicians at Work
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Teenagers
Family Feud

Returning Shows
Packed to the Rafters
Undercover Boss
Criminal Minds
Castle
Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

Returning Local Shows 
One News
Close Up
Sunday
Intrepid Journeys
The Investigator
Beyond the Darklands
Fair Go
Animal Rescue
Coastwatch
Piha Rescue
Real Life
Real Crime