Tag Archives: Coronation Street

TVNZ Streams Ahead Year-on-Year

TVNZ’s OnDemand streams are rocketing ahead, with average weekly streams up 78% year-on-year. Shortland Street, Friends, The  Big Bang Theory (which is now on Netflix NZ, including the first three seasons in HD — TVOD’s are SD), Home and Away and Coronation Street are the most “binge watched” shows — and also the most streamed. It […]

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‘Safe Space’ Programming Catches Up With Coro

TVNZ 1 is pulling tomorrow afternoon’s catch-up broadcast of Coronation Street in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings. The double-episode will screen Monday at 1pm but not tomorrow because the storyline clashes sharply with the two-minute silence the broadcaster will observe with the rest of the country at 1.32 (Extreme Cake Makers will screen […]

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TVNZ’s Most In-demand OnDemand Shows

Shortland Street dominated TVNZ OnDemand streams in 2018, ranking first for the most streamed and highest reaching shows. Soaps accounted for three of the five most-streamed shows, Love Island was the fifth and, amazingly, a 25-year-old sitcom was the third most in-demand. Here’s the infographic TVNZ Sales released today illustrating the highlights:

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HD Ratings: Bond Still Gilt Edged

Three scored with another venerable movie franchise on Thursday when Pierce Brosnan’s first outing as James Bond topped the ratings in all the core commercial demographics. GoldenEye, which Kiwi Martin Campbell directed in 1995, averaged 3.7% of 25-54s, 3.2% of 18-49s, 2.3% of 18-39s and 4.6% of household shoppers with kids. The first hour lost […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Closed Captions for TVNZ OnDemand

Shortland Street tonight will become the first TVNZ OnDemand streamed series to be close captioned. The broadcaster says its on-demand platform will be the first NZ video streaming service to provide closed captions. It’s part of a pilot programme with TVNZ’s accessibility partner Able and will lead to series like Coronation Street, Home and Away […]

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HD Ratings: Not Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation

Disastrous ratings for TVNZ 2’s premiere of Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation has prompted the network to dump the Australian quiz show for Wednesday night movies in the short term. It’s part of a makeover that will also see the low-rating sitcoms American Housewife and Life in Pieces pulled and re-runs of The Big Bang Theory […]

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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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Coro St Scramble Unnecessary

TVNZ 1 programmers are to be applauded for ensuring the continuity of Coronation Street having leap-frogged 18 months to catch up with the UK broadcasts. But the programming verges on the peculiar. For instance, tonight the network’s running a half-hour instalment at 9.30 that will push back Under the Influence to 10.00 and force the […]

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HD Ratings: Friday Night Frights for TVNZ 2

TVNZ 2’s Friday night follies end tonight, with the final of The New Legends of Monkey and its Make You Laugh Out Loud season. Next week it will screen Ellen’s Game of Games from 8.00 and re-run season nine of The Big Bang Theory from 8.50. The current strategy has been an unmitigated disaster, with […]

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HD Ratings: Coro St Catch-Up Runner-Up to Re-run

Despite a month-long publicity build-up, Sunday’s Coronation Street recap special didn’t win its slot in the core commercial demographics. The two-hour broadcast compressed 18 months of key storylines to bridge the gap between Friday’s primetime episode and tonight’s. It spearheaded TVNZ 1’s massive catch-up with the UK, which continues this week with the network screening […]

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