Tag Archives: Go Girls

Surround Yourself With Shortland Street

TV2 will screen Shortland Street in 5.1 Dolby Digital for the first time next month. The hour-long seasonal finale on December 11 will give viewers a taste of what they can expect when the serial broadcasts permanently in surround sound from January 2014. The South Pacific Pictures perennial has led the way with other small-screen […]

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Step Dave Steps Up

Shooting starts next month of a new HD comedy/drama that TV2 will screen next year on Tuesday nights. Step Dave is the latest South Pacific Pictures commission for the channel that needs a Go Girls successor after the fifth season of that series tumbled in the ratings this year. The 13-hour comedy/drama from Go Girls […]

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HD Ratings: Girls Comes Up Short But Shorty Surges

The day after TV2 rightly trumpeted the ratings for Monday’s movie-length episode of  Shortland Street’s, its other Kiwi drama staple , Go Girls, suffered a series low for its double-episode finale. Given the revamped twentysomething drama averaged only 5.0% – 6.4% of the key demographics against weak to middling competition, and on the back of […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 13-19

Three HD dramas that have been waiting in the wings are poised to at last make their debuts this month while screening within weeks of the US will be a Desperate Housewives-lite. The Tom Selleck police drama, Blue Bloods, will succeed CSI: NY 9.30 Saturday on TV3 from July 13, where it will overlap TV […]

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HD Ratings: Dream Start for Dream Home

The first HD season of Mitre 10 Dream Home started strongly on Tuesday, averaging 10.1% – 16.5% of the major demographics. It wasn’t enough to beat TV One’s Dynamo: Magician Impossible (7.9% – 17.7%) but drew up to twice as many viewers as TV3’s double-episode finale of Modern Family. However, Dream Home’s dream start scarcely […]

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This Week in HD: July 6-12

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks: Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Coasters (TV One, 7.30) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Dishing Up Australia With Al Brown (TV One, 8.00) Call the Midwife (TV One, 8.30, R, F) CSI: New York (TV3, 9.30, 5.1, F) […]

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HD Ratings: 3rd Degree Rates Second For Once

3rd Degree’s scoop about new evidence in the David Bain case earned the HD current affairs hour its highest ratings yet. It averaged 7.6% – 9.0% of the key demographics to rate ahead of TV One’s 24 Hours in A&E but behind TV2’s HD comedies The Big Bang Theory (12.0% – 16.3%) and 2 Broke […]

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This Week in HD: June 29-July 5

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Coasters (TV One, 7.30) Season Premiere: Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Dishing Up Australia With Al Brown (TV One, 8.00) Call the Midwife (TV One, 8.30, R) CSI: Crime Scene […]

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HD Ratings: Dynamo Dynamite, Modern Family Implodes

TV3’s HD sitcoms Modern Family and Go On gave up their gains of the last two weeks when TV One spellbound viewers with Tuesday’s premiere of Dynamo — Magician Impossible. What sounds like a laundry detergent special cleaned up, averaging an extraordinarily high 10.1% – 16.2% of the major demographics. Modern Family rated 5.3% – […]

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This Week in HD: June 22-28

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Coasters (TV One, 7.30) Dishing Up Australia With Al Brown (TV One, 8.00) Call the Midwife (TV One, 8.30, R) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Network Movie Premiere: The Lincoln […]

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