Tag Archives: Bones

HD Ratings: Bones Buries Time Once More

A week ahead of TV3 running two episodes back to back, Bones out-rated HD rival Once Upon a Time in all of the major demographics. The two series have been seesawing in the ratings for the past month. Last night Bones averaged 6.0% – 9.2% versus 4.8% – 9.1% for Time. But it couldn’t match SD […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 20-26

TV3 will use the first NZ version of The X Factor to give Sunday nights a tune-up. The 90-minute premiere will screen, as ScreenScribe.tv contributor Leo Styles predicted, on April 21, from 7.00-8.30, ahead of the network HD premiere of Sione’s 2: Unfinished Business. X Factor will screen twice weekly, with the second episode airing […]

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HD Ratings: Ant and Dec’s Takeaway Not Hot Stuff But Challenges Chefs

TV2 viewers weren’t carried away by Saturday’s HD premiere of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. It rated as poorly as the series it replaced, Two and a Half Men (re-runs) and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The variety hour averaged only 3.3% of TV2’s target audience, adults 18-39, and was most popular with household shoppers: […]

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HD Ratings: Bones Buries Time With Time After Time Guest Star

TV3’s Bones showed its true colours on Thursday, when the 150th episode rated higher than usual to average 6.7% – 12.0% of the key demographics. It was out-rated by TV One’s SD comedies Miranda and Mrs Brown’s Boys but The Ghost in the Machine, which guest starred singer Cyndi Lauper, pipped TV2’s Once Upon a […]

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HD Ratings: Sons Steps on the Gas

TV3’s Sons of Anarchy is accelerating in the ratings, with Wednesday’s episode largely winning the 9.30 hour. It averaged 5.6% – 10.0% of the key demographics, overtaking TV2’s Hell’s Kitchen, which out-rated it the previous week, and only losing ground to TV One’s Undercover Boss in the 18-39 demo. The bikie gang drama’s escalating popularity […]

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HD Ratings: Fairy Tale Start for Once Upon a Time

Thursday’s season-two premiere of Once Upon a Time easily won the 8.30 hour against two other HD dramas, Agent Anna and Bones. It averaged 9.0% – 12.6% of the major demographics, compared to 11.0% – 15.7% for last season’s premiere, and was well ahead of the competition among household shoppers and TV2’s target audience, 18-39 […]

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HD Ratings: Agent Anna’s Rockin’ Robyn Ratings

Thursday’s HD premiere of Robyn Malcolm’s first NZ drama series since Outrageous Fortune didn’t rate through the roof for TV One but still proved a sound investment. Agent Anna, a comedy about a fledgling, middle-aged real estate agent, averaged 4.4% – 11.0% of the key demographics, including 8.6% of TV One’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. […]

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HD Ratings: Winners a Loser But Bones Unbeatable

Wednesday’s season premiere of Winners and Losers was another surprise loser for TV One this week, airing just 24 hours after Africa‘s ratings dry spell. The Australian drama averaged only 2.6% – 4.6% of the key demos, compared to 5.9% – 8.5% in the same slot this time last year and 5.4% – 7.5% for last year’s season […]

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HD Ratings: Bones and Big Bang Bounce Back

The season eight-premiere of Bones started strongly for TV3 on Thursday, averaging 8.3% of its target audience, 25-54 year-olds, and 7.9% of household shoppers. While it was soundly beaten by TV2’s Embarrassing Bodies, which averaged 9.1% – 12.9% of the key demographics, it was up on the previous week’s Hamish and Andy’s Caravan of Courage, […]

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This Week in HD: January 26-February 1

NZ’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00, R) The Food Truck (TV One, 7.00, R) First Crossings (TV One, 7.30, R) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) CSI: New York (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) CSI: Miami (TV3, 9.30, 5.1, F) Pan Am (TV One, 9.35, 5.1) Sunday Pretty Little Liars (TV2, 5.30, […]

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