Tag Archives: Australian Ninja Warrior

HD Ratings: Bake Off Takes the Cake

TVNZ 2’s The Great Kiwi Bake Off out-rated Three’s Australian Ninja Warrior for the first time in the 25-54 demographic on Tuesday. The cooking show averaged 5.6% vs 4.9% for the first hour of ANW, although the latter averaged 5.3% for its 100-minute broadcast. Bake Off also won the 18-39 demo and was competitive with […]

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HD Ratings: Ninja Warrior Rebounds

Australian Ninja Warrior rebounded from its Sunday night lows on Monday to win its slot in three of the four core commercial demographics. The unfolding of the semi-finals, with 30 Ninjas competing for just eight places in the grand final, averaged 5.8% of Three’s 25-54 target audiences vs 5.4% for TVNZ 2’s Project Runway NZ. And […]

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HD Ratings: Kiwi Ninja Warrior a Hit

Three easily won Monday night in all the core commercial demographics, with Australian Ninja Warrior and 9-1-1 proving to be an enduring dynamic duo. In the 25-54 demo, ANJ (6.4%) lost to TVNZ 1’s Fair Go (7.0%) and Border Security (6.3%) but peaked at 7.0% in its second hour and won outright in the other […]

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HD Ratings: Weekend Round-Up

Three’s network movie premiere of The Magnificent Seven roped in twice as many 25-54 viewers as TVNZ 1’s launch of baby-snatching drama series The Cry. The western reboot averaged 6.0% of both networks’ core demographic vs 3.3% for The Cry. But in the hour that the two locked horns, the gap was much wider: 7.1% […]

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HD Ratings: Can Australian Survivor Survive?

TVNZ 2 programmers must be pondering Australian Survivor’s primetime future after another week of low ratings. This weekend it will face its toughest Sunday night competition yet: Three’s premiere of The Magnificent Seven in the wake of Australian Ninja Warrior’s first Sunday broadcast. Ninja has had an outstanding first week on air, dominating its Monday and […]

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HD Ratings: Ninja Kneecaps Survivor

Australian Ninja Warrior came out fighting on Monday, losing against the dynamic duo of Fair Go and Border Patrol but pummelling Project Runway NZ and Australian Survivor in three of the four core commercial demographics. Three’s replacement for Married at First Sight NZ averaged 5.5% of the network’s 25-54 viewership, 4.5% of 18-49s and 4.0% […]

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This Week in HD: November 11 – 17

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  5 Star Family Reunion (TV1, 4.55) My Kitchen Rules New Zealand (TV2, 5.00, R) Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers (TV3, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Barefoot Bandits (TV2, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 2

➢ Two British drama series will premiere in the week starting November 11: Trust Me (TVNZ 1, 8.45 Sunday) and Safe House (Three, 9.20 Tuesday). The former stars new Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker as an overworked nurse who pretends to be a doctor in what The Guardian called “not the subtlest or most nuanced of hospital dramas; […]

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