Tag Archives: CSI

HD Ratings: CSI Still Worth Investigation

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’s two-hour series final, Immortality, rated strongly enough to justify its longevity. The 15-year-old procedural averaged 3.1% – 5.9% of the commercial demographics on Thursday and won the 8.30-10.30 zone with TV3’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, and household shopper with kids. The first hour was resoundingly beaten in all four key demos […]

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Critical Condition: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation — Immortality

“Bumped up to a feature length two hours, the farewell episode felt like an encore from your favourite band, with iconic characters Gil Grissom (“dad bod” trailblazer William Petersen) and Catherine Willows (Marg Helgenberger) sprung out of retirement to solve a mystery the writers of Scooby Doo might reject as unreasonably ludicrous … Cheesy, thrilling […]

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This Week in HD: September 26 – October 2

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Bridge to Terabithia (TV2, 7.00, R) Network Movie Premiere: Epic (TV3, 7.00) Movie: The Green Hornet (TV2, 8.55, R) Movie: Happy Gilmore (TV3, 9.05, R) Mr Selfridge (TV1, 9.30) Last Tango in Halifax (TV1, 10.30, R) […]

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New Season: Backstrom a Step Backwards for TV3

TV3 programmers will need plenty of backbone to keep quirky new cop show Backstrom on air if its rating don’t improve tonight. The series made a disastrous debut when it launched last week, averaging only 1.0% – 2.3% of the commercial demographics. It roughly lost more than half of its lead-in from Top Gear (4.2% […]

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HD Ratings: Our First Home Rates Through the Roof

Not even the network premieres of movies as good as The Life of Pi and Aladdin could dent the appeal of TV1’s new DIY challenge, Our First Home. Sunday’s premiere won all four of the demographics, averaging  7.0% – 11.4% and delivering the network commanding channel shares of 25% – 30%. Viewership over the hour […]

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HD Ratings: Like a Bat Out of Hell

Gotham’s mid-season finale on Sunday scored the Batman prequel some of its best ratings so far, averaging 6.2% – 9.1% of the key demographics. It easily won the 8.30 hour for TV2, although it faced fierce competition from TV One’s Happy Valley (2.2% – 7.3%) in the 25-54 and household shoppers demos. No such threat […]

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HD Ratings: Flash Leads Crowded Drama Field

TV3 this week reversed its drama woes with a rebound for two of its most popular series and a solid start for Thursday’s season premiere of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. CSI was up against week two of TV2’s The Flash as well as quality drama premieres on TV One (Love Child) and Prime (Downtown Abbey). […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 11-17

The Walking Dead and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation are the latest US series to be fast-tracked here. The former will screen the same day as the States from October 13 (TV2, 9.30 Mondays) while the latter will return here within three weeks of its US season premiere from October 16 (TV3, 8.40 Thursdays), opposite TV2’s […]

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HD Ratings: Resurrection Unlikely for Agent Anna

Don’t expect a Nothing Trivial-style resurrection for Agent Anna, which ended its second season with a cliffhanger and not-so-thrilling ratings. Like the Auckland housing market, the heat has gone out of the real estate agent comedy. This season has rated lower than the first and is unlikely to be renewed or have any loose ends […]

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HD Ratings: Resurrection Dips But Still Tops

TV2’s hot new drama series Resurrection rated lower in its third broadcast after last week’s record-breaking double-episode launch. But it still was up to three-and-a-half times more popular than the competition, averaging 7.4% – 14.8% of the key demographics. It topped 10% of adults 25-54 and household shoppers with kids, and sustained its audience over […]

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