Tag Archives: 800 Words

HD Ratings: Die Hard Bulletproof

Thirty years after its release, Die Hard still tops the ratings. Three’s Bruce Willis perennial won its time slot on Wednesday in all the core commercial demographics, with averages of 3.0% – 4.9%. It averaged 4.1% of 25-54s compared to 2.7% for 800 Words, 0.9% for Coronation Street and 3.9% for Australian Survivor. Until then, […]

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HD Ratings: This Is Us Not So Us?

This Is Us may not be in its new 9.30 Wednesday home for long if its ratings don’t improve after last week’s mid-season premiere. Off the back of new episodes of  TVNZ 2’s high-rating sitcoms The Big Bang Theory and Mom, it averaged only 1.7% of the network’s target audience, 18-49 year-olds, and 2.0% of 25-54 […]

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This Week in HD: January 21 – 27

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday  Expedition Tiger (TV3, 4.55) Dogs Make You Laugh Out Loud 2 (TV2, 5.00, R)  The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  University Challenge (Prime, 6.00, F)  The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Posh Pawn (TV1, 7.00, R)  Movie: Back to the Future III (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R)  Antiques Roadshow (Prime, 7.30) Rachel Hunter’s […]

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Banner Week of TVNZ 1 Premieres

   TVNZ 1 will bed in its new season with nearly a week of nightly premieres from January 21. It will use its premium 8.30 Sunday drama slot to launch season two of Kiwi-inspired Aussie hit 800 Words with a double episode, ahead of the season two premiere of Indian Summers. TVNZ 1 has not […]

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HD Ratings: The Flash Does Its Dash

TV2 is pulling The Flash from primetime and replacing next week’s scheduled episode with The Day I Almost Died. It follows Wednesday’s crossover episode with Arrow averaging only 2.4% – 4.7% of the core commercial demographics and largely finishing third at 9.30. Fans can continue to see The Flash express from the US at TVNZ OnDemand, where the next […]

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This Week in HD: November 21 – 27

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00, F) Movie: Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Shrek 2 (TV3, 7.00, R) Movie: Premonition (TV2, 8.40, R) Movie: Out of Time (TV3, 9.00, R) Last Tango in Halifax (TV1, 9.35, F) Movie: Extract (TV2, […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 21 – 27

TV2 will compensate for the pre-emption of Arrow and The Flash in the last week of November by screening the network movie premiere of Thor: The Dark World. Neither superhero series will air in the week starting November 21 because each will be off-air that week in the US. TV2 is replacing them with The Day I […]

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This Week in HD: November 7 – 13

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00, R) Movie: Mean Girls (TV2, 7.00, R) Network Movie Premiere: The Zookeeper (TV3, 7.00) Movie: Raising Helen (TV2, 8.55, R) Movie: American Reunion (TV3, 9.15, 5.1, R) Last Tango in Halifax (TV1, 9.30) Endeavour (TV1, 10.40, […]

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This Week in HD: October 31 – November 6

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Network Movie Premiere: ParaNorman (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Network Movie Premiere: What We Do in the Shadows (TV2, 8.30) Network Movie Premiere: Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters (TV3, 9.00) Last Tango in Halifax (TV1, […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 31 – November 5

TV2 is using a hell of a Halloween weekend to try to scare the bejesus out of TV3 the same week it pre-empts its Wednesday comedy block. After failing to defeat or even match TV3’s runaway hit, The Block NZ: Villa Wars, from Sunday-Thursday, TVNZ is banking on The Muppets, Supergirl and movies to restore […]

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