Tag Archives: Australian Survivor

HD Ratings: Aussie Ninja Crushes Aussie Survivor

Three’s Australian Ninja Warrior pummelled the first two episodes of TVNZ 2’s Australian Survivor. The latter averaged 2.4% of TVNZ 2’s target audience, 18-49 year-olds, on Tuesday, and the latter, 4.2%. In Three’s key 25-54 demographic, Survivor averaged 3.1% and Ninja, 4.7%. On Monday, Survivor averaged 1.7% of 18-49s and 2.8% of 25-54s, and Ninja, […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 2 – 8

➢➢ Wahoo! TVNZ 2 will refresh its primetime slate in the first week of November with the season 31 premiere of The Simpsons (6.30 Sunday) — as the lead-in to S2 of The Great Kiwi Bake Off — and another run of hour-long episodes of Shortland Street (TVNZ 2, 7.00 Mondays), ahead of the return of Australian Survivor (8.00). Australian Survivor also […]

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HD Ratings: 9-1-1 on Fire

Three’s mid-season finale of emergency services drama 9-1-1 won its slot in all the core commercial demographics on Monday night. It averaged 4.1% of the network’s 25-54 audience compared to 3.0% for TVNZ 1’s Take Two and TVNZ 2’s Australian Survivor. 9-1-1 averaged 3.2% of 18-49s (vs 2.6% for T2 and 2.8% for AS) and […]

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HD Ratings: Wick Lights Up TVNZ 2

Replacing Australian Survivor with the movie John Wick on Sunday helped to re-ignite TVNZ 2’s weekend ratings. The network originally scheduled the Keanu Reeves hit-man hit for post-10pm before bringing it forward to 8.30 in the Survivor slot, where the Australian series had been struggling against Three’s action movies. In 2’s target demographic, John Wick […]

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TVNZ 2 Ditches Will & Grace

TVNZ 2 is dropping Will & Grace from its vulnerable Wednesday night comedy block and bringing forward an improving Australian Survivor. The changeover will occur November 28, when Survivor will air at 8.30, a re-run of Hotel Hell at 9.30, and reinstated re-runs of Two and a Half Men and 2 Broke Girls from 10.30. […]

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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: Ninja Warrior Tumbles

Australian Ninja Warrior’s winning streak on Three ended Sunday, when it was squeezed by local heroes on TVNZ 1 and TVNZ 2. For the first time this season, ANW failed to win its time slot in any of the core commercial demographics. Sunday’s Kaikoura earthquake special and lead-in Hyundai Country Calendar won the 25-54 and […]

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TVNZ 2’s New Survival Strategy

TVNZ 2 will take its cue from the Survivor playbook and try to kill two birds with one stone. It is shifting Australian Survivor from its low-rating 8.30 Sunday slot to 9.00 Wednesdays, where it will replace the similarly sub-par Kevin Can Wait and Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation. Australian Survivor will air Sunday for the […]

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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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