Tag Archives: Duck Dynasty

HD Heads-Up: December 14-20

While Sky continues to offer only SD feeds of cable documentary channels like National Geographic and Discovery, increasingly more of these channels’ commissions are turning up in HD on free-to-air. TV2 will end its season-one run of Duck Dynasty on Saturday and TV One will screen in its 8.30 wildlife slot on Tuesday National Geographic’s […]

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HD Ratings: Viewers Not Over Hangover

Sunday’s exclusive interview with Bevan Chuang helped to cement TV One’s supremacy for the first half of Sunday night as the top-rating lead-in to NZ’s Got Talent. But it was TV2’s HD re-run of The Hangover that was the toast of the night, averaging 10.5% – 12.6% of the major demographics (adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54 […]

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HD Ratings: Talent Deathly for Potter and Popper

NZ’s Got Talent scored a big win on Sunday against HD movies Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I and Mr Popper’s Penguins. But despite Talent averaging 8.4% – 16.8% of the key demographics, lead-out A Place to Call Home (above) couldn’t capitalise on its popularity. The Australian drama’s premiere looked stunning in HD but averaged […]

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HD Ratings: Talent Loses Lustre on Smurfs’ Turf

Season two of New Zealand’s Got Talent premiered to much lower ratings than the series debut a year ago. It averaged 8.9% – 13.9% of the major demographics on Sunday compared to 17.4% – 22.6% for its launch in 2012. Whereas the latter averaged 21.4% of TV One’s target audience adults 25-54, Sunday’s bow mustered half […]

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This Week in HD: September 21-27

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Duck Dynasty (TV2, 7.00) Movie: Around the World in 80 Days (TV2, 7.30, 5.1, R) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, […]

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HD Ratings: Lantern Outshines Rio

In the battle of the HD family movies on Sunday, TV2’s Green Lantern premiere out-rated TV3’s premiere of Rio. The former averaged 6.8% – 10.6% of the key demographics and the latter, 6.1% – 9.1%. The contest was tightest among adults 25-54: 6.8% for Lantern versus 6.7% for Rio. But TV3’s X-Men repeat had the […]

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This Week in HD: September 7-13

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Series Premiere: Duck Dynasty (TV2, 7.00) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) Outrageous Fortune (TV3, 10.25, R) Movie: […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 7-13

HD drama fans scandalised by TVNZ taking so long to schedule Scandal soon will be able to see it twice-weekly on TV One. The network will launch the Washington DC serial, which already can be seen on-demand, on September 10 in a 9.30 Tuesday slot. Episode two will air 9.30 Wednesday and thereafter the series […]

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