Tag Archives: A Place to Call Home

Next Week in HD: May 27 – June 2

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  Premiere: Gorilla Family and Me (TV3, 4.50) Series Premiere: Extreme Road Rescue (TV1, 4.55) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Series Premiere: Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 18

► Off the back of Survivor NZ’s popularity, TVNZ 2 will trial another primetime run for The Amazing Race. Season 29 will screen 9.30 Wednesdays from May 31 whereas its predecessor aired 4.20 on Saturday afternoons. The twist with this season, which launched two months ago in the US, is all the competitors in the nine-country, […]

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This Week in HD: March 4 – 10

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  The Wonder of Animals (TV3, 4.55)  Ultimate Fishing With Matt Watson (TV1, 5.00) Prime Horse Racing: New Zealand Derby (Prime, 5.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  The Simpsons (TV2, 6.05, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Outback Pilots (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Monsters vs Aliens (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Garfield: A Tail […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 23

TVNZ 1 will replace the 8.30 Friday broadcast of Coronation Street with season four of A Place to Call Home from March 10, pushing back the soap to 9.30 (where it will screen Thursday-Saturday). It will cap a week of HD premieres on the network that includes the observational documentary series Heathrow (8.35 Saturday), Abandoned Engineering, which […]

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This Week in HD: March 5 – 11

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Special: Hyundai Country Calendar – 50 Golden Years (TV1, 7.00) Movie: What a Girl Wants (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Season Premiere: Father Brown (Prime, 7.30) Posh Pawn (TV1, 8.00) […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 24

❏ TV One will repeat the season two finale of A Place to Call Home late-night Saturday on March 5 ahead of the season three premiere on March 10 at 9.10. After Australia’s Channel Seven axed the period drama, Foxtel stepped in and ordered two more seasons for its pay-TV service. Apparently two endings were […]

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HD Ratings: Pitch Perfect Pulverises Gotham

Sunday’s network movie premiere of Pitch Perfect proved to be just that in the ratings against a Gotham on the skids. The musical comedy averaged 7.1% – 8.5% to top all the major demographics and helped TV3 to win the night with 18-39 year-olds. But the rest of the night belonged to TV One, with […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 25-31

Among the raft of TV One series ending their runs in the week starting October 25 is A Place to Call Home. But what was meant to be have been the series final now looks like being just the end of another season. Channel Seven axed the 1950s family drama because viewership was skewing too […]

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HD Ratings: Lightning Doesn’t Strike Thrice for Gotham

Only three weeks in and TV2’s Gotham already is losing ratings steam. Sunday’s episode was beaten by TV3’s re-run of Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief in the key demographics and finished behind TV One’s Call the Midwife in all but one. It averaged 4.6% – 7.2% off the back of Meet the Robinson’s […]

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HD Ratings: Dark Knight Not Such a Good Night for TV2

TV2’s network movie premiere of The Dark Knight Rises on Sunday won its slot in all the major demographics but the channel still lost the night to its HD rivals. The three-hour movie’s overall ratings were dragged down by its length to average 4.7% – 5.3% but bedded in the 8.30-10.30 zone for the double-billing of […]

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