Tag Archives: Fair Go

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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HD Ratings: Fair Dinkum Favourites Rule

TVNZ 1’s Fair Go and Highway Cops won Monday’s 7.30 hour in three of the four core commercial demographics. The former averaged 7.8% of 1’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, and the latter, 6.6%. Both series also were tops among 18-49s and household shoppers with kids while the 18-39 demo opted for TVNZ 2’s Heartbreak Island […]

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HD Ratings: Heartbreak Island Wins Hearts

TVNZ 2’s Heartbreak Island is winning the hearts of 18-39 year-olds and household shoppers with kids. Last night’s episode averaged 8.9% of HHS/k, to narrowly beat Three’s Dancing With the Stars (8.8%), and 5.5% of 18-39s (vs DWTS’ 5.0%). But it finished third in the 25-54 demo (4.5%), after DWTS (7.9%) and TVNZ 1’s Fair […]

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HD Ratings: Criminal Minds Still Going Great Guns

For the last few years TVNZ 1 has been trying to find a top-rating successor for its ageing Criminal Minds. But none has rated as well, and season 13 is proving as formidable as its predecessors. Last week’s season premiere didn’t win its slot but did out-rate the first hour of Three’s movie 21 Jump […]

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This Week in HD: February 11 – 17

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  The Wonder of Animals (TV3, 4.55)  Ultimate Fishing With Matt Watson (TV1, 5.00) Animals Make You Laugh Out Loud (TV2, 5.00, R)  The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) The Wonderful World of Gordon Watson (Prime, 6.30, R) Posh Pawn (TV1, 7.00, R) Movie: […]

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