Vegas

Prime’s new season launch also included the same sentiment used by TVNZ during their launch, that they had a stronger and more exciting range of programmes than ever before.  In Prime’s case, it is actually true.  Picking up the CBS deal has meant that a number of new shows will air on Prime from one of America’s biggest studios.  New shows like Vegas, Beauty and the Beast (starring NZ’s own Jay Ryan) and Elementary will provide excellent new US dramas while 60 Minutes will give Prime their first foray into current affairs.  There is also the new look American Idol which will air reasonably close to the US air dates as well.  There are a number of great looking NZ shows including a spectacular look at New Zealand From Above  and documentary series, Making New Zealand, about the big infrastructure projects that have made us.

Here is the complete list of what to look out for. Continue reading »

Prime TV is delighted to announce a studio volume deal with CBS Studios International.

The multiyear deal gives Prime exclusive free-to-air broadcasting rights in New Zealand to a broad range of new series that the Hollywood studio produces from the start of the new US television season in the fall of 2012.

Karen Bieleski, Head of Prime TV, said the volume licensing deal is Prime’s first and represents a very exciting opportunity for the channel. Continue reading »