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New Season: Campbell Live Streets Ahead

Campbell Live’s new lease on life saw the under-siege show notch up a rare if not unprecedented feat on Monday: it out-rated Shortland Street. The programme’s solid coverage of the Nepal earthquake and ongoing Gloriavale developments (left) averaged 10.0% of people aged 5+ to beat TV2’s soap (8.3%). It still narrowly lost to TV1’s Seven Sharp (11.0%) […]

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New Season: MKR Rules But Campbell Turns Up the Heat

My Kitchen Rules made a top-rating comeback this week but Monday’s premiere was off the boil compared to last year’s. It averaged 8.1% – 13.0% of the commercial demographics compared to 11.4% – 16.2% for the 2014 premiere. The latter benefitted from starting a few weeks later, when viewing levels are higher, on the back of an hour-long episode […]

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New Season: Our First Home TV1’s Last?

It’s unlikely TV1 will commission another series of Our First Home after Tuesday’s season finale, in which the Schreuder family’s win failed to win its time slot. The renovation challenge’s ratings have been patchy but it had been building towards this week’s concluding episodes. Indeed, TVNZ’s advertising arm goes so far as to argue Our First […]

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New Season: Top Gear Doesn’t Go Out on Top

Despite weeks of headlines about the controversy behind its demise, TV3’s prematurely shortened season of Top Gear didn’t top the ratings when it ended on Thursday. The last episode to feature Jeremy Clarkson averaged 5.0% – 8.8% of the commercial demographics. That was streets ahead of TV1’s Katherine Mills: Mind Games but well behind TV2’s Police Ten 7 […]

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HD Ratings: Revenge Not So Sweet (and Seven Not So Sharp)

TV3’s historic 7pm win against TV One on Tuesday, when Campbell Live out-rated Seven Sharp even in the 5+ demographic, wasn’t the only setback for TVNZ. TV2 programmers would have been disappointed Revenge averaged 7.5% – 10.2% of the key demos given summer re-runs and a primetime recap special preceded the double-episode season premiere. This […]

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