Tag Archives: Hawaii Five-O

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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HD Ratings: Dirty Laundry Makes Its Mark

TV One’s new local drama, Dirty Laundry, didn’t make a clean sweep of the ratings when it launched on Wednesday but improved on the British series that previously aired in the 8.30 slot. It averaged 5.4% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, which was well ahead of TV3’s Chicago Med (2.1%) but well behind […]

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HD Ratings: H5O First at 9.30

TV3’s Hawaii Five-O won the 9.30 hour on Wednesday, when it beat TV2’s The Mysteries of Laura for the first time in the 18-49 and 25-54 demographics. That was despite the opposition having a much stronger lead-in from TV2’s comedies than H5O did from Chicago Med. The hospital drama was more popular than TV One’s […]

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HD Ratings: Close Encounters of the Second Kind

TV One’s Brief Encounters improved in its third week to beat TV3’s Hawaii Five-O in the 25-54 and 18-49 demographics on Wednesday. It won the 8.30 hour in the 5+ contest but lost to TV2’s The Big Bang Theory and 2 Broke Girls in the key commercial demos. The British comedy/drama’s appeal has been boosted by TV One […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 24

Hawaii Five-O no longer on Death Row … The Night Of’s grand finale … Catch up with Catch Fire … Mayoral frontrunners on Back Benches … The good news for fans of Hawaii Five-O after years of it being in and out of primetime is it will stay in peak hour long enough to mark its […]

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