Tag Archives: Doctor Who

HD Ratings: MAFS Takes Passengers With It

It was happy-ever-after on Three on Sunday when the final of Married at First Sight NZ and the network movie premiere of Passengers helped it to win the night in all the core commercial demographics. The clean sweep was bad news for the first Sunday instalment of TVNZ 2’s Australian Survivor, which couldn’t even beat […]

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HD Ratings: Doctor Who in Trouble?

Doctor Who’s Friday night ratings averaged a shockingly low 2.1% – 3.1% of the core commercial demographics. Airing on the eve of a long weekend, and without Shortland Street as a powerhouse lead-in, would have hindered its prospects. But it still lost to TVNZ 1’s season premiere of The X Factor UK and Three’s The Project and […]

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Doctor Who Streams Second to Shortland Street

TVNZ reports the new season of Doctor Who, which continues tonight (TVNZ 2, 7.30), has recorded more weekly streams than any other show except streaming supremo Shortland Street. “Our first episode of Doctor Who has reached 44,000 OnDemand members, who have streamed the episode 105,000 times,” TVNZ corporate communications manager Rachel Howard told ScreenScribe. “To put […]

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HD Ratings: Doctor Who … Who Cares?

The much ballyhooed movie-length season premiere of Doctor Who on Friday lost to MasterChef Australia and The Graham Norton Show in TVNZ 2’s core commercial demographic, 18-49 year-olds. It averaged 3.4% over 90 minutes vs MasterChef’s 3.3% and Norton’s 3.2%. But the first hour was largely beaten by MasterChef and the last half-hour by Norton. The […]

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Doctor Who Streams … Who Knows?

TVNZ isn’t revealing how many streams of Doctor Who there have been since the 11th season launch on-demand on Monday. Its linear broadcast begins tonight (TVNZ 2, 7.30), four days after the first female Time Lord’s debut topped the ratings in the UK. Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor unleashed 8.2 million viewers and a 40.1% share for […]

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Critical Condition: Doctor Who

Doctor Who | TVNZ OnDemand, from Monday/TVNZ 2, 7.30 Friday ➢➢ “When Jodie Whittaker was announced as the 13th Doctor and the first female occupant of the Tardis, many fans raised their ire on social media, saying that the series was now ruined, that the Doctor should be a Time Lord, not a Time Lady. Having […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 27

➢➢ Knock knock? Who’s there? The first female Doctor Who and a slew of returning hits to TVNZ 2 in the week starting October 6. Doctor Who (7.30 Fridays) will cap a week of premieres that opens with My Kitchen Rules NZ (7.30 Sunday) and continues with The Walking Dead (9.15 Monday), Young Sheldon (7.30 Wednesday) and The […]

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TVNZ 2 Refreshes Fridays — Again

TVNZ 2 is dropping re-runs of The Simpsons and the latest season of Little Big Shots for Friday night movies. This follows two weeks of low ratings for Little Big Shots in its new 8.00 Friday slot. The latest revamp of the network’s light-ent line-up will take effect from September 28, when the movie Wild […]

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TVNZ Does the TARDIS Warp Again UPDATED

TVNZ’s on-demand ambitions have taken a quantum leap forward with this evening’s announcement it’s acquired the first Doctor Who series to star a female Time Lord. The broadcaster has yet to confirm which channel season 11 will screen on but says it will stream episodes at the same time they appear on the BBC’s iPlayer. […]

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Christmas Week HD Highlights

   Saturday Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers (TV3, 4.55) Movie: Arthur Christmas (TV2, 5.10, R) The X Factor UK (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (TV3, 7.00) Movie: Disney’s A Christmas Carol Movie (TV2, 7.00, R) MasterChef Junior USA (Prime, 7.30) Series Premiere: The Toy Box (TV1, 8.30) Agatha Raisin […]

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