Tag Archives: 2 Broke Girls

This Week in HD: June 3 – 9

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i   Saturday  Gorilla Family and Me (TV3, 4.50) Extreme Road Rescue (TV1, 5.00) Movie: Gnomeo & Juliet (TVNZ 2, 5.20, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Britain’s […]

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Primetime Top 10: August 10

TV One’s Wednesday night newcomer Brief Encounters lived up to its name, with few viewers opting for the ’80s comedy. It averaged only 2.7% of the network’s target 25-54 audience and 1.7% of 18-49s. It was trounced by TV2’s The Big Bang Theory and 2 Broke Girls while TV3’s Chicago Med averaged 4.5% of 25-54s and 3.7% of 18-49s. Hawaii […]

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This Week in HD: May 28 – June 3

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) The Goldbergs (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Ella Enchanted (TV2, 7.00, R) Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.30) Coronation Street (TV1, 8.45) Movie: The Tourist (TV2, 8.50, R) Prime Rugby: Blues vs Crusaders (Prime, […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 19

The week starting May 29 will see an unusual number of free-to-air HD movie premieres: In Darkness (TV One, 11.40 Saturday), Noah (TV3, 8.30 Sunday), Need for Speed (TV2, 8.45 Sunday), Deliver Us From Evil (TV2, 11.10 Sunday), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (TV3, 8.30 Monday) and Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (Prime, 9.30 Friday). Other coming attractions in HD that […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 19

Arrow will be the only new primetime addition to TV2’s schedule in the first week of February. It will also be premiering the comedy, One Big Happy, but in a late-night slot (11.45 Wednesday). Where are the Wednesday sitcoms, the Monday night dramas, the Sunday entertainment shows? Don’t expect to see these return to the […]

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Big Bang Theory Back Bang on Time With New Gang

TV2’s unprecedented same week-as-the-US season premiere of The Big Bang Theory anchors what will be a new-look Wednesday night on the network. The two-hour comedy block is being retained but will revert to a 7.30 start with new lead-ins to TBBT: The Middle and black-ish. They resume from October 7, the same night TV2 will dump […]

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New Season: A Bigger Bang for TV2’s Buck

TV2 at last had something to smile about on Wednesday, when double-episodes of Two and a Half Men and the return of two sitcom flagships helped to spruce up its midweek ratings. Two and a Half Men seesawed with TV3’s The Bachelor but The Big Bang Theory and 2 Broke Girls dominated the 8.30 hour. TBBT […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 4-10

TV2 will try to rebuild its Wednesday comedy block with the return of The Big Bang Theory and 2 Broke Girls. They will resume their traditional 8.30 and 9.00 slots from April 8. TV2 has been deploying them as an 8.30 Sunday double-bill to try to bolster lead-out Gotham but that hasn’t worked, with both […]

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New Season: Bachelor Rebuffed, Marry Me Dumped

Despite lower ratings for TV3’s The Bachelor NZ on its second night, TV2, as suspected, has opted to dump Marry Me for double-episodes of Two and a Half Men. TV2 trialled the strategy last night, when an hour of Two and a Half Men averaged 5.1% – 7.7% of the commercial demographics. Viewership wasn’t high enough […]

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New Season: X Factor Shocker Just What the Show Needs?

The shock sacking of two of the judges on The X Factor NZ could be just what the talent show needs to get back on top. The appalling comments of Natalia Kills and Willy Moon on Sunday’s live broadcast aren’t all that will have MediaWorks executives worried. The previous Sunday’s edition won all four commercial demographics (6.1% […]

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