Tag Archives: Grey’s Anatomy

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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New Season: How to Get Away With Ratings Murder

TV2’s new Tuesday night drama, How to Get Away With Murder, was an instant hit. Unlike Scandal, which was from the same stable, HTGAWM bowed to strong numbers. It averaged 6.9% to 11.2% of the major demographics, which earned it impressive channel shares of 20.5% – 28.4%. TV3’s NCIS had to settle for only 3.9% […]

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HD Heads-Up: TV2 Goes Girls Night With Oestrogen Extravaganza

Kiwi crowdpleaser Go Girls may have gone west long ago but TV2 is still heavily skewing Tuesday nights female with four hours of back-to-back girl power. Its new-look Tuesday will be anchored by one of the US season’s hottest new HD dramas, How to Get Away With Murder. It will screen in the 8.30 slot […]

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HD Ratings: Ruins Sound for TV3

TV3’s strategy of running comedy movies opposite TVNZ’s HD drama competition continued to prove successful on Monday, when My Life in Ruins won two of the major demographics and was competitive in the others. It averaged 5.0% – 6.9% and topped the 18-39 and 25-54 demos off the back of The X Factor Australia’s 5.9% […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 4-10

TV2’s latest superhero coup, The Flash, will premiere here within two days of going to air in the US. It will screen 8.30 Thursdays from October 9, on a double-bill with season three of Arrow. The DC Comics adaptation stars Glee’s Grant Gustin as a crime scene investigator who’s imbued with super powers after a particle […]

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HD Ratings: Cowboys & Aliens No Match For Cooks & Docs

TV3’s HD premiere of the movie Cowboys & Aliens was out-gunned by TV2’s My Kitchen Rules and Grey’s Anatomy but largely rode roughshod over TV One’s crime dramas. The movie averaged 4.5% – 5.4% of the major demographics, which was in line with the all people aged 5+ rating of 5.2%. It topped Criminal Minds (3.6% – […]

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HD Ratings: Crisis for TV3

TV3’s new flagship HD drama Crisis proved to be just that in the ratings. Tuesday’s two-hour premiere was a disaster, averaging just 1.3% – 3.8% of the major demographics. The network’s confidence in Crisis was surprising, given the conspiracy thriller has been axed in the US and the like-minded The Event bombed so badly a […]

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HD Ratings: Black Night for Grey’s

Grey’s Anatomy hit a season and historic low on Monday when it averaged an anaemic 2.2% – 3.2% of the major demographics. The ageing hospital soap was thrashed by TV3’s repeat of Fast Five (5.3% – 6.5%), which was most popular with TV2’s target audience, 18-39 year-olds. Moreover, Grey’s was less than a point ahead […]

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