Win­ners, losers and zom­bies

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Karen Gil­lan

zom­bies gave vam­pires a run for their money.

– Great guests, witty ban­ter – never fails to raise a laugh.

– The scan­dals, the cos­tumes, Dame Mag­gie Smith – a true tele­vi­sion de­light.

– Be­head­ings, dwarfs, pros­ti­tutes, su­per­nat­u­ral killers, gi­ant wolves . . . and that’s just the first episode of this bril­liant me­dieval epic.

– Even bet­ter in 2011. The team is on fire.

– TV One’s su­perb col­lec­tion of New Zealand tele­movies –

and – reaf­firmed we not only want to watch Kiwi sto­ries, but we’re pretty good at mak­ing them.

– Set a new stan­dard in zom­bie apoc­a­lypses, with cin­e­maqual­ity spe­cial ef­fects and pow­er­ful hu­man drama.

– The best char­ac­ter on TV, ter­rific sea­son-long guest stars and en­gross­ing drama.

– This gritty Amer­i­can bikie drama, star­ring the ex­cel­lent Katey Sa­gal, con­tin­ues to blow us away. – This decade’s

– Se­ri­ously un­der­ated Amer­i­can drama.

– Matt Smith proves there is life af­ter David Ten­nant. Throw in the fe­male one-two of Alex Kingston and Karen Gil­lan and you have se­ri­ously stylish sci-fi.

– Things got pretty deep this year – can­cer, cheat­ing, a shock preg­nancy – but we can’t wait to see what hap­pens next.

– left a big hole for TV3, but this lo­cally made fan­tasy-drama cross­over held its own.

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