Tag Archives: Big Bang Theory

Hot Off the Press Release: TVNZ OnDemand Streams Ahead

TVNZ OnDemand has clocked up more than 100 million streams in the past year, with soap operas being the shows most in-demand. Shortland Street had nearly two-and-a-half times as many streams as its closest rival, Home and Away, while Coronation Street was the year’s third most-streamed programme. Also in the top 10 were different series […]

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HD Ratings: TV2 Gives Sunday Line-Up the Chop

TV2 is ditching its Sunday night sitcoms and Neighbours at War for movies. It announced the rescheduling soon after Sunday’s ratings revealed Neighbours, The Big Bang Theory and Mike & Molly hit season lows and finished third after TV One’s Sunday and The Food Truck and TV3’s Ice Age 2. From Sunday, TV2 will double-bill movies, […]

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HD Ratings: Go Girls’ Woes Worsen

TV2 drama flagship Go Girls scored record low ratings in key demographics on Tuesday, when it was largely beaten by TV3’s NCIS. The Kiwi drama averaged only 6.3% – 6.7% of adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers. It comfortably won the 18-39 demo that TV2 targets but lost in the others to NCIS (5.5% […]

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HD Ratings: Arrow Shafts Harry

Episode two of TV3’s widely acclaimed HD commission Harry was skewered by episode two of TV2’s new HD hit, Arrow. The latter delivered spectacular ratings for the 9.30 hour, averaging 9.2% – 12.2% of the major demographics. That was 2-3 times the viewership of Harry, which averaged only 4.0% – 4.9% compared to 4.1% – […]

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HD Ratings: 3rd Degree Gets Anzac Day Vote

TV3 has scheduled an extra repeat of its low-rating 3rd Degree spin-off, The Vote, for Anzac Day. It will screen less than 24 hours after its 8.30 Wednesday broadcast, at 10.55am on April 25, as well as in 3rd Degree’s Saturday morning repeat slot of 11am on April 27. TV3 won’t release details of the […]

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HD Highlights: August 3

SoHo Cinema: Bernard and Doris (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) HBO’s 2008 dramatisation of  tobacco billionairess Doris Duke’s relationship with her gay butler, to whom she left her fortune, was given white gloves treatment by critics. “Susan Sarandon is at her scrappy, sexy best as tobacco heiress Doris Duke — think Paris Hilton with brains and genuine hotness,” […]

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Tonight in HD: July 15

Network Premiere: Get Him to the Greek  (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Russell Brand’s rock star from Forgetting Sarah Marshall has an encore in this less memorable romp from that movie’s star and screenwriter, Jason Segel. Jonah Hill, who was the waiter in Marshall, plays a record industry flunky baby-sitting Brand’s fading celebrity en route from London to Los Angeles for a comeback […]

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HDTV Ratings: June 14

After a slow start, Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms has kick-started its ratings. Wednesday’s episode three was the highest rating yet, averaging 8.8%-10.4% of the major demographics compared to 6.5%-7.8% the previous week. While it was still miles behind TV2’s HD comedy duo of The Big Bang Theory and Happy Endings, it overtook TV One’s […]

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HDTV Ratings: May 16

The season finale of Sons of Anarchy won its time slot on Wednesday, averaging 7.3%-10.5% of the key demographics. It not only outrated the TVNZ competition — HD rival Castle struggled on 2.9%-5.1% — but also its lead-in, the penultimate episode of The Almighty Johnsons (6.9%-7.8%). But TV3’s most popular show of the night was […]

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HDTV Ratings: April 13-15

Sunday’s season premiere of The Food Truck won its time slot with TV One’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, and was competitive in other demographics. It averaged 10.8% of the 25-54 demo compared to HD rival The Big Bang Theory’s 9.9% and Would I Lie to You’s? 5.6%. Moreover, in the other demos it lagged barely […]

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