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HD Ratings: Wife Swap Hard to Beat

TVNZ 2’s Wife Swap NZ, which continues tonight at 8.30, is an instant hit. The premiere won its slot in all the core commercial demographics and even out-rated lead-in Booze Patrol Australia. It averaged 6.6% of the network’s target audience, 18-49 year-olds, 7.4% of 25-54s, 5.0% of 18-39s and 8.8% of household shoppers with kids. […]

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HD Ratings: Three’s Grand Design Falters

   Thursday continues to be Three’s most vulnerable weeknight after asserting its dominance on Sundays and Mondays with Dancing With the Stars, on Wednesdays with its newest ratings phenomenon, Lego Masters Australia, and keeping competitive on Tuesdays with Lost & Found. But Thursdays have long been its Achilles heel, with comedy series like Jono and […]

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New Slot for Failing Blindspot

TVNZ 1 is demoting crime drama Blindspot from 8.30 Thursdays to 9.30 Mondays after persistently low ratings since its season premiere.  It’s the latest US drama to falter badly after starting strongly last year. Last week’s episode averaged only 2.6% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, compared to 5.7% for TVNZ 2’s re-run of Men […]

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HD Ratings: July 7 Top 20 Tables

Top 20, 6pm-midnight, 25-54 Top 20, 6pm-midnight, 18-49 Top 20, 6pm-midnight, 5+  

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This Week in HD: June 25 – July 1

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00)  Wonderful World of Disney: Planes (TV2, 5.10, R) The Goldbergs (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Over the Hedge (TV2, 7.00, R)  Movie: Mr Popper’s Penguins(TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.30)  James […]

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This Week in HD: October 12-18

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks: Saturday Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00, F) Duck Dynasty (TV2, 7.00) This Town (TV One, 7.30) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1, F) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) Outrageous Fortune (TV3, 10.30, R) The Finder (TV3, […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 12-18

TV One continues to exploit in HD a genre that Sky TV inexplicably ignores with Tuesday’s premiere of Wild Planet: North America. It’s a seven-part Discovery Channel series that mercifully has been saved from SD mediocrity on Sky’s own Discovery channel. Sky’s pitiful HD service could be improved immensely by the addition of an HD […]

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