Tag Archives: Fair Go

Schedule Watch: September 7

Sky has announced scheduling changes for next month’s movies. Ghostland has been removed from Sky Movies Premiere and will screen on Sky Movies Extra as Incident in a Ghostland. And replacing Cleaning’ Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters (SME, October 8) will be Maria by Callas. Sky Sport will introduce to its test rugby coverage the […]

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Schedule Watch: August 17

  On this weekend’s Sunday (TVNZ 1, 7.30), ahead of Three’s Jonah premiere, John Campbell goes inside the Manu Samoa camp, as they prepare for the Rugby World Cup, to explore the increasingly popular choice of Pasifika players leaving their home nations for European contracts. Three isn’t holding back on its hyperbole in hailing Jonah (8.30 Sunday […]

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Schedule Watch: August 10

Returning Sunday is 60 Minutes (Prime, 10.30): Scott Pelley speaks with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell about the US economy and Jon Wertheim reports on the Golden State Warriors, who are trying for their third straight NBA Championship. Unfortunately, both items are two months out of date. The Pelley interview aired June 2 on CBS and the […]

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Schedule Watch: July 28

TVNZ 2 will premiere Celebrity Treasure Island on August 18 (7.00 Sundays). Olympic champions Barbara Kendall and Eric Murray are the final celebrities to join fellow competitors Athena Angelou, Barbara Kendall, Eric Murray, Gary Freeman, Jodie Rimmer, Karl Burnett, Ladi6, Lana Van Hout, Lily McManus, Matty McLean, Moses Mackay, Rosanna Arkle, Sam Wallace, Shane Cameron, Shannon Ryan […]

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Schedule Watch: July 21

Prime will screen live overnight coverage of the showdown between the Silver Ferns and Australia, in the final of the Vitality Netball World Cup 2019 in Liverpool, from 3.15am tomorrow. Replays of both the Bronze Medal Match and the final will screen 7am and 9am tomorrow respectively. On tonight’s 60 Minutes (Prime, 10.00), Bill Whitaker interviews […]

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Schedule Watch: July 6

The Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall and husband Mike go head-to-head in a royal showdown on Sunday’s Top Gear when they compete to go fastest in a red Toyota GT86 coupé (Duke, 8.30). Also, the team sets out to turn an old hearse into the ultimate family car and test the lightweight Dallara Stradale. Cars UK reports the latest series […]

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Schedule Watch: June 23

This week’s Real Time With Bill Maher (SoHo/2, various times) marks the 500th episode of the HBO series. “We went on the air in 2003,” Maher quips. “Since then, weed has become increasingly legal, religion is on the decline, and less people are having children. You’re welcome, America.” Guests include historian Allan Lichtman (The Case for […]

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Schedule Watch: June 16

The powerful new Netflix docudrama, When They See Us, has reignited interest in the case of the “Central Park Five” who were accused of viciously beating and raping jogger Trisha Meili 30 years ago. Tuesday’s 20/20 (TVNZ 1, 9.30) provides what it promises will be “a close look at the shocking case, which triggered a […]

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HD Ratings: Thrones Unseats Prime Rivals

Prime’s free-to-air faith in Game of Thrones paid off on Monday when the series final out-rated every other 9.30 show — except one — in key demographics. It averaged 2.0% of Prime’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds (compared to 0.2% for lead-in FBI), 1.5% of 18-49s and 1.3% of 18-39s. The last episode was the highest-rating […]

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HD Ratings: House Rules Hammered

House Rules did anything but when the latest season premiered Monday on Three. It averaged only 3.7% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, and the first hour lost in every core commercial demographic to TVNZ 1’s unassailable Fair Go and Border Security, and TVNZ 2’s 7.30 runner-up, Project Runway NZ. However, the renovation show did […]

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