Tag Archives: Golden Boy

HD Heads-Up: July 13 – 19

➢➢ Three will double down on a strategy that’s served it well — Kiwi comedy — when it teams newcomers Mean Mums and Golden Boy on an 8.35 Tuesday double-bill from July 16. Both tested well during last year’s Comedy Pilot Week. South Pacific Pictures’ Mean Mums follows the misadventures of an unlikely gang of misfit […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Kiwi Comedy Pilots Funded

NZ On Air this morning announced it would fund as series two of the Kiwi comedy pilots that recently aired on Three: Mean Mums and Golden Boy. It’s also bankrolling a new vehicle for Guy Williams, two TVNZ OnDemand initiatives, including a psychological horror, and a sixth season of Prime’s The Brokenwood Mysteries. Here’s the […]

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HD Ratings: Golden Boy Dulls NCIS

Pushing back NCIS to accommodate a Kiwi Comedy Pilot on Tuesday hurt the season finale of the long-running procedural. It averaged 3.3% of 25-54 year-old compared to the previous week’s double-episode respectively averaging 5.3% and 3.9%. It suffered from not having The Block NZ (9.4%) as a lead-in, although Golden Boy did average an impressive 5.4%. But […]

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Keeping Up With Kiwi Comedy

MediaWorks reports the first of Three’s Kiwi comedy pilots, Mean Mums, won its 8.30 Sunday slot with 6.4% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. It earned a 28.9% share of this demographic on the back of The Block NZ’s 9.5 rating/28.9 share (these figures include both Three and Three +1). Mean Mums’ lead-out, the […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 12-18

Top-flight NZ fare and a raft of HD newcomers and returning series signal a mid-season overhaul on TVNZ. TV One will launch a three-week, NZ Sunday Theatre season on July 13 with award-winning documentary Erebus: Operation Overdue — the same week it airs new episodes of Vera, starting from Young Gods, in a new 9.30 Saturday Murder Mystery slot, and […]

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