Tag Archives: Hawaii Five-O

HD Ratings: Viewers Switch Off Gogglebox

Three’s new watching-the-viewers series, Gogglebox, proved to be anything but gangbusting on Wednesday. The 8.30 premiere averaged 3.5% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, to finish well behind TVNZ 1’s MasterChef Australia (5.1%) and TVNZ 2’s re-run of The Hangover (4.6%). Moreover, this rating was inflated by the bumper lead-in from The Block NZ. […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 5

➢ TVNZ 2 will launch a Grey’s Anatomy spin-off the same week it resumes Young Sheldon, The Middle, Travel Guides, Booze Patrol and Sensing Murder. Station 19 is a firefighting drama that will screen 9.30 Mondays from July 16. Variety thought the pilot “really good — a refreshingly gimmick-free character drama about the heightened atmosphere […]

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HD Ratings: Three Waltzes Off With Big Wins

MediaWorks reports the grand final of Dancing With the Stars wiped the dance floor with the competition on Sunday, averaging 9.1% of 25-54 year-olds to earn a 29.8% audience share (across both Three and Three +1). It also won the 5+ race, with a 9.9 rating and 29.3% share, and helped Three to win the […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 31

➢ The Big Three HD networks are refreshing their primetime line-ups in the week starting June 9. TVNZ 1 will screen Coronation Street 9.30 Monday-Friday to launch its audacious catch-up gambit. It will be preceded by a two-hour compilation of 18 months’ worth of storylines (8.30 Sunday) and narrow the gap between NZ and UK […]

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Three’s Ratings Building Blocks

The Block NZ continue to be a ratings powerhouse for Three, with the network notching up its second consecutive weekly win in its target demographic, 25-54 year-olds. Three won the night three times last week — Thursday (25-54, 18-39), Friday (25-54, 18-39, 18-49) and Sunday (all four demos, including household shoppers with kids) — and […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 1

➢ Prime continues to make Top Gear fans wait for the latest series of the BBC2 warhorse but will premiere season two of James May’s Cars of the People on June 15 at 7.30. “He may look increasingly cherubic in his old age — how much can it cost to insure him on these adventures? — but […]

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This Week in HD: April 22 – 28

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  The Hunt (TV3, 4.55, R) Ultimate Fishing With Matt Watson (TV1, 5.00, F) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Series Premiere: The Next Great Magician (TV1, 7.00) […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 13

TVNZ has just announced Nigel Latta and John Campbell will present What Next?,  a multi-platform series that will explore how NZ will look 20 years from now. Screening live over five consecutive nights, it will ponder if the world is heading towards the apocalypse or a better, brighter future. The series will combine a panel of futurists with research from the University of Auckland’s […]

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Sky Nabs Exclusive Rights to New CBS Shows

Sky has expanded its deal with CBS Studios International to include exclusive rights to programming from CBS, The CW and Showtime. It’s unclear if the new “long-term volume deal” will affect shows that stream on Netflix NZ and Lightbox, or if Sky will launch another channel to accommodate the extra content. At the very least it will make […]

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5-0 Celebrates the Big 1-5-0

TV3’s faith in Hawaii Five-O is paying off, with the crime reboot proving competitive at 9.30 Wednesdays. Last week in the US it celebrated its 150th episode by topping the Friday night ratings. Here, after years off being shuffled in and out of primetime, the fifth season is proving to be an effective counter-programming tool […]

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