The Americans

Whether you’re a channel surfer looking for something to watch or someone who leaves your TV on one channel for the entire evening, here are our thoughts on what we think might be worth checking out this evening.

Must Watch:

American Idol (Prime, 7:30pm)
To be honest, I haven’t been paying too much deliberate attention to American Idol this season but I’ve heard from number of people that this season has been one of the better ones in a while.  With the show down to the top 5, now is probably as good a time to check it out. Continue reading »

americansThe show with the intro music that makes me jump every time it starts, The Americans, has been picked up for a third season.

FXhas ordered a 13-episode third season halfway through Season 2.

The Americans continues to be one of the best shows on television,” said FX Networks President of Original Programming Eric Schrier. Continue reading »

This is somewhat good news but does this mean that TVNZ have missed out entirely?

SKY Television has secured a content package deal with 20th Century Fox Television which will see a range of content screen across the network’s channels, both pay and free-to-air.

SKY’s Director of Programming, Travis Dunbar, says the deal will put an end to Kiwi viewers’ speculation on how they can catch up with their favourite FOX series.

“We are excited to give critically acclaimed series Homeland, The Americans and American Horror Story a home on SoHo, SKY’s premium drama channel.  These dramas are made for US pay networks to screen un-cut and uninterrupted and in a prime time slot – making them perfect to include in our SoHo schedule.”  Continue reading »