Tag Archives: Britain’s Got Talent

Saturday Night at the Palladium

Tonight at the London Palladium will return on July 29 (TVNZ 1, 8.05) for an eight-week run, presumably to bridge the gap between Britain’s Got Talent, which ends Saturday, and the premiere of The X Factor UK. It will follow MasterChef Australia at the earlier hour of 7.00 and guest star James Blunt, Jennifer Hudson, Rick […]

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Will X Mark Britain’s Got Talent’s Spot?

TVNZ 1 has picked up the NZ rights to The X Factor UK and may air it in the same slot where Britain’s Got Talent has been a hit. The network hasn’t confirmed where it will schedule X Factor but chances are it will be 7.00 Saturdays given Talent’s success at this hour. At least it […]

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This Week in HD: April 29 – May 5

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday  Series Premiere: Saving Lives at Sea (TV1, 4.55) The Hunt (TV3, 4.55, R) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Season Premiere: Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.00) Network Movie […]

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MediaWorks Factors Out X Factor NZ

MediaWorks won’t be commissioning another series of X Factor NZ or even screening the UK version. Following comments by readers of this site, I asked the broadcaster if another series of the talent quest format was on the radar. And if not a local version, would it be picking up new episodes of the UK […]

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TVNZ 1’s Got Talent to Burn

TVNZ 1 will try to boost its weekend ratings with the return of Britain’s Got Talent and the premiere of The Naked Choir. BGT will form a two-and-a-half hour Saturday night variety block with another ITV talent show, The Next Great Magician, from April 29. The latter premieres this weekend at 7.00 with a double episode but thereafter will screen around […]

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HD Ratings Tables: July 16

Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 25-54 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 18-49 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 5+

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HD Ratings: July 9 Top 20 Tables

Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 25-54 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 18-49 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 5+

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Big Show a Surprisingly Late Show

The same weekend Britain’s Got Talent ends its run on TV One, TV3 will have another crack at light entertainment on Sunday nights with the premiere of Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (July 17, 9.30). The slot seems surprisingly late for a variety series that The Sun said definitely had the feel-good factor and was “family entertainment with genuine appeal. Whisper […]

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This Week in HD: April 23- 29

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Goldbergs (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R)  Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Police Academy (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Ice Age 2: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Season Premiere: Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.30) Father Brown (Prime, 7.30)  Grantchester (Prime, 8.35) […]

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HD Ratings: Designs’ Ratings Grand

Grand Designs Revisited rated through the roof on Thursday. TV3’s sturdy staple didn’t win its slot outright but was more competitive than it has been against TV1’s Britain’s Got Talent and TV2’s reality shows. The season finale averaged 3.4% – 6.1% of the commercial demographics, and built over the 7.30 hour to out-rate BGT in three of the […]

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