Tag Archives: Body of Proof

HD Ratings: Race’s Competitors More Amazing

Tuesday’s Kiwi excursion on The Amazing Race couldn’t stop it from finishing third in the 7.30 stakes. It averaged 7.1% – 9.7% of the key demographics compared to Dynamo: Magician Impossible’s 9.0% – 11.9% and The Block NZ’s 10.3% – 15.5%. The previous week’s Race rated 7.1% – 11.1% but against weaker competition on TV One, […]

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HD Ratings: Bodies Proof of Appetite for Junk Food TV

Pushing Body of Proof back to 10.30 Tuesday barely dented its ratings while successor Embarrassing Fat Bodies gave TV2’s 9.30 ratings a huge lift. The HD crime drama averaged 4.3% – 6.9% of the key demographics, partly thanks to a super-sized lead-in from EFB: 8.4% – 12.1%. That was more bad news for TV One’s […]

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HD Ratings: Another Block-buster for TV3

Episode two of The Block NZ out-rated the penultimate episode of Mitre 10 Dream Home on Tuesday in the key demographics. TV3’s DIY challenge averaged 10.4% – 14.5% compared to 9.3% – 14.0% for TV2’s. Even with viewers 5+, The Block was more popular, although the traditional stronghold of this demo, TV One, won the […]

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HD Ratings: No Time for Showtime

TV One has brought the curtain down on HD newcomer Showtime in record time. The well-reviewed reality show about amateur dramatics flopped so badly that it’s not getting a second chance in primetime. The network is dumping Showtime for a new season of Border Security after it averaged only 2.0% – 3.7% of the key […]

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This Week in HD: July 20-26

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff  (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Mitre 10 Dream Home: Offcuts (TV2, 7.00) Coasters (TV One, 7.30) The Voice Australia (TV2, 7.30) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Dishing Up Australia With Al Brown (TV One, 8.00) Miss Fisher’s […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 20-26

It’s showtime, with the networks launching a slew of HD series the same week The X Factor NZ ends its run. The talent quest finale will screen on July 22, in a two-hour special that will screen from 7.30 instead of 8.00. The earlier time is due to Shortland Street reverting to Monday half-hours that […]

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HD Highlights: July 24

Series Premiere: First Crossings (TV One, 8.30) In this next-generation Matthew and Marc meets Intrepid Journeys, Kiwi adventurers Kevin Bigger and Jamie Fitzgerald recreate the journeys of early pioneer explorers. As the NZ Herald observed in recommending this as one of the week’s top-five picks: “Over the past 10 years, Kevin and Jamie have taken on some tough […]

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This Week in HD: July 21-27

New Zealand’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i: Saturday The Bionic Vet (TV One, 5.20) TradeZone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.30) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) Judy Bailey’s Australia (TV3, 8.30, F) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) CSI: Miami (TV3 9.30, 5.1) Movie: I Think I Love My Wife (TV3, 10.25, […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: July 20-27

TV One is axing HD whodunit Vera after only two weeks. The Brenda Blethyn vehicle will air 8.30pm Friday for the last time this week after appalling ratings for its premiere. Replacing it on July 20 will be an SD repeat of the movie, The Man Who Sued God, and the following week an Absolutely […]

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HDTV Ratings: September 12-13

TV3’s NCIS went off the boil last night when TV2’s grand final of My Kitchen Rules did just that in the ratings. It slashed the HD crime drama’s 25-54 rating from last week’s 9.5% to 5.9%, which crippled prospects for the return of its sister show, NCIS: Los Angeles, at 9.30pm. LA also had to […]

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