Tag Archives: 7 Days

HD Ratings: A Weekend Of It

Sunday TVNZ 1’s Sunday Theatre dramatisation Ablaze proved to be a damp squib, averaging only 1.5% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. This was despite rave reviews. Stuff judged it to be “the best film of this year’s Sunday Theatre crop” and The Spinoff, “a memorable drama, one that will share an important piece […]

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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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