Tag Archives: Ground Floor

HD Heads-Up: October 25-31

Among the raft of TV One series ending their runs in the week starting October 25 is A Place to Call Home. But what was meant to be have been the series final now looks like being just the end of another season. Channel Seven axed the 1950s family drama because viewership was skewing too […]

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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 Ratings: Minds Still Criminally Popular

Criminal Minds continues to be a star performer for TV One midway through its ninth season. Monday’s episode averaged 5.1% – 11.3% of the major demographics to win the 8.30 hour among 25-54 year-olds and household shoppers with kids. Its enduring popularity helped lead-out Castle (2.2% – 5.4%) to beat Grey’s Anatomy (3.5% – 6.2%) […]

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HD Ratings: The Block Back on Top

After see-sawing last week in the ratings with My Kitchen Rules NZ, The Block NZ hammered the competition on Tuesday by winning the 7.30 hour. It averaged 9.5% – 12.0% of the major demographics but lost to MKRNZ in the all viewers aged 5+ race: 7.4% vs 10.0%. In the other key demos, MKRNZ averaged […]

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This Week in HD: August 30-September 5

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday ITM Fishing Show (TV One, 5.00) Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Movie: Bride and Prejudice (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) Movie: Conviction (TV3, 10.25, R) Network […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 30-September 5

Two HD comedies from the creator of Cougar Town and Scrubs premiere on TV2 the same week TV3 launches a lightweight crime drama. Motive, which goes to air at 8.40 on September 4, is a Canadian series that TV3’s secured through its NBC Universal pact. The show’s been renewed for a third season but hasn’t rated […]

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