Tag Archives: Grey’s Anatomy

HD Heads-Up: November 23

➢ TVNZ is increasingly using its on-demand service to platform top-notch documentaries that once would have aired in primetime. Now available for streaming, alongside Ken Burns’ The Vietnam War, are a clutch of docos that probe America’s political pulse, including: President Trump, which reveals the key moments that shaped Donald Trump and why he sought the […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 5

➢ TVNZ 2 continues to refresh its line-up with the premiere of Imposters (9.40 Wednes-days from October 18). Originally called My So-Called Wife, it stars Inbar Lavi as  a con woman who she starts falling in love with her latest mark (Stephen Bishop) just as three former victims team up to track her down. Entertainment Weekly thought […]

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This Week in HD: April 15 – 21

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i   Saturday  The Hunt (TV3, 5.00, R) Ultimate Fishing With Matt Watson (TV1, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Special: Royal Variety Performance 2016 (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Mr Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: The Last Airbender (TV3, […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 5

TVNZ 1 will use the Easter break to overhaul its failing Monday night schedule. From April 17, APB will shift to 9.30, replacing Blindspot, which moves to late-night Friday the same week. Both are gimmicky crime dramas that quickly lost their novelty value after initially buoyant ratings. It’s not yet know which drama will take […]

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Victoria a Right Royal Hit Online

Victoria ended its run on Sunday with low overnight ratings but as one of the jewels in TVNZ OnDemand’s crown. The series, which also was released this week on DVD but not Blu-ray (as it was in Australia and the UK), never developed into the hit for TVNZ 1 that it was for ITV. However, last […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 26

   If it ain’t broke … Grey’s holds sway … Prime bears Witness … Stein dines … TVNZ 2 is replacing 2 Broke Girls with not the latest season, as you might expect, but new episodes of Mom. Season four is being “expressed” from the US and will air 9.00 Wednesdays from November 9. Given […]

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HD Ratings Tables: July 19

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

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This Week in HD: May 28 – June 3

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) The Goldbergs (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Ella Enchanted (TV2, 7.00, R) Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.30) Coronation Street (TV1, 8.45) Movie: The Tourist (TV2, 8.50, R) Prime Rugby: Blues vs Crusaders (Prime, […]

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Anatomy of a Hit Off Air

The latest season of Grey’s Anatomy has become one of TVNZ’s most viewed properties even before it goes to air. Season 12 opens here on May 31, as the new stablemate for Quantico (TV2, 9.45 Tuesdays), and is notable for the casting of Kiwi Martin Henderson as one of the doctors (he makes his debut […]

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New Season: The Bachelor Gladdens TV3’s Heart

TV3’s premiere of The Bachelor NZ didn’t win its time slot on Tuesday but is set to woo more viewers tonight. The 90-minute launch averaged an impressive 6.6% – 7.4% of the commercial demographics, and grew in its last half-hour to peak at 8.5% – 8.6% of three of the four key demos. TV2’s 7.30-8.30 […]

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