October 6, 2006

TV3 in 2007

clipped from the Herald:

Nuclear holocaust survivors, superheroes and quick-witted legal types will culminate together on TV3 next year, as part of next year's 2007 line up.

Local favourites bro'Town and Outrageous Fortune are set to return next year, alongside top American series' House, Boston Legal, CSI (all three versions), Prison Break and 24.

At an event launch in Auckland's Britomart precinct last night, TV3 programme director Kelly Martin announced Heroes, Jericho and Shark as her picks for 2007's top shows. "If it worked in 2006, it will be back in the time slot, on the same day, in 2007. If it ain't broke, we won't be fixing it".

Movies making their free-to-air television debuts on TV3 next year, include King Kong, Kingdom of Heaven, Ray and the 40-Year-Old Virgin. Australian funny man Rove McManus can still call TV3 home, as can perennial favourites The Simpsons – entering their 18th season. Next year will also see exclusive sport including the IRB Rugby World Cup and the A1 Grand Prix.

List of High Raters:
CSI, House, Prison Break, Boston Legal, Bones, CSI: Miami, 24, NCIS, CSI: New York, Special Victims Unit, Criminal Intent, Numb3rs, Medium, Rove Live, My Name is Earl, Everybody Hates Chris, The Simpsons, Survivor, America's Next Top Model, Home and Away.

Local Series:
Outrageous Fortune, Honey We're Killing the Kids, Downsize Me, Inside New Zealand, Bro'Town, Target, Sticky TV, Money Man, Wasted!

New Series:
Vanished, Shark, The Black Donnellys, 3 LBS, Raines, Heroes, Jericho, Rules of Engagement, Saved, Stand-Off, The Office (US), Turn Back Your Body Clock

Movies include:
King Kong, Sione's Wedding, Out of the Blue, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Kingdom of Heaven, Collateral, The Constant Gardener, Dodgeball: A true underdog story, Ray, Garfield, I-Robot, The Interpreter, The Manchurian Candidate, Mean Girls, Pride and Prejudice, Sideways, Robots, SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

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