Tag Archives: 7 Days

Hot Off the Press Release: New NZOA Greenlights

NZ On Air this morning announced funding for a slew of new drama initiatives, including a six-part thriller and a true-life telefeature for TVNZ 1, and milestone renewals of Westside and 7 Days. Here’s the press release in full: Homegrown drama and comedy on a winning streak New Zealand drama and comedy writers and creators […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 13 – 19

➢➢ Three will double down on a strategy that’s served it well — Kiwi comedy — when it teams newcomers Mean Mums and Golden Boy on an 8.35 Tuesday double-bill from July 16. Both tested well during last year’s Comedy Pilot Week. South Pacific Pictures’ Mean Mums follows the misadventures of an unlikely gang of misfit […]

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HD Ratings: Three’s Friday Night Massacre

A combined assault by TVNZ 1 and TVNZ 2 unseated Three’s top-rating talent of The Graham Norton Show and 7 Days on Friday. TVNZ 1’s Britain’s Got Talent dominated in the 25-54 and 18-49 demographics from 7.30-9.30 while TVNZ 2’s 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown topped 7 Days in all the core commercial demos. […]

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TVNZ 2 Commissions 7 Days Soundalike

TVNZ 2 will screen later this year a new Kiwi panel show that sounds like a variation on Three’s perennially popular 7 Days. The network dubs Have You Been Paying Attention? a “fast paced quiz series” that turns “headlines into punchlines, with nothing being off-limits and a hilarious new way to digest the week’s news”. The […]

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HD Ratings: Les Mis’ Grand Prix

The final of Les Miserables on Sunday brightened up TVNZ 1’s ratings. It averaged 4.5% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, to win the first hour of its 90-minute slot. It was equally strong with household shoppers with kids (4.4%) and competitive in the 18-49 (3.2%) and 18-39 (2.3%) demographics. Les Mis was helped […]

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HD Ratings: The Big Bang Theory Goes Out With …

The series final of The Big Bang Theory on Friday posted some of the show’s highest ratings in years and helped TVNZ 2 to win the night in all the core commercial demographics. It averaged 7.3% of 25-54 year-olds, 4.5% of 18-49s, 3.2% of 18-39s and 9.2% of household shoppers with kids. The double-episode marked an […]

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HD Ratings: 8 Out of 10 Cats Gets a Bounce

TVNZ 2’s new Friday night panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown improved in its second showing, with its 25-54 and 18-49 viewership more than doubling. This was partly due to the network rescheduling the series to start half-an-hour ahead of its chief rival, Three’s 7 Days. An earlier start for lead-in Best […]

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HD Ratings: 7 Days Tops Cats

TVNZ 2’s bid to emulate Three’s Friday night success flopped with its weekend debuts of Best Foods Comedy Gala and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. The programming flipped what was on Three’s schedule by pitting Kiwi comedy against British (The Graham Norton Show) and a hit UK panel show against NZ’s (7 Days). […]

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Networks Clear Schedules for Shootings Coverage

  Three will pre-empt tonight’s The Graham Norton Show, 7 Days, All Aussie Adventures, Newshub Late, American Dad and Satisfaction for Newshub Breaking News coverage of this afternoon’s attacks on two Christchurch mosques. TVNZ 1 is doing the same with its line-up, pre-empting Seven Sharp, Love Your Garden and Call the Midwife for its own […]

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HD Ratings: Fantastic Beasts Beat Furry Beasts

TVNZ 1’s Dynasties was dethroned on Sunday when it was out-rated by TVNZ 2’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Three’s Married at First Sight Australia. Fantastic Beasts dominated in the 18-39 demographic and MAFS with 25-54s and household shoppers with kids; both see-sawed in the 18-49 and 18-54 demos. Overall, Fantastic Beasts […]

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