Tag Archives: House Rules

HD Heads Up: November 10

New Project for TV3 … Tepid feat … Rules rollover … More movie mania … MediaWorks is promising a “reinvention” of weeknights at 7.00, today announcing panel show The Project will replace Story in early 2017. lt will combine current affairs and entertainment “in a unique way” with yet-to-be named hosts interacting with guest panelists (including Paul […]

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HD Ratings: Sky Spectre Haunts Networks

Sky Movies’ premiere of the James Bond movie Spectre dented the free-to-air debuts of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I and Gone Girl. Spectre rated above average for an 8.30 Sunday premiere on Sky’s premium movies channel, averaging 2.3% of 18-49 year-olds and 2.2% of 25-54 year-olds. The FTA movies rated higher but Spectre’s popularity would still have […]

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HD Ratings: New House Doesn’t Rule

TV3’s new season of House Rules opened to shockingly low ratings on Monday, averaging only 2.3% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. Traditionally reality shows like House Rules start slowly as more viewers wake up to their return, and TV3 will be banking on viewership to build after a few more nights on air and online catch-ups. Even so, it […]

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This Week in HD: September 10 – 16

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday Series Premiere: Chasing Monsters (TV1, 4.55) Animal Super Senses (TV3, 4.55) Movie: Escape From Planet Earth (TV2, 5.15, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Simply Nigella (Prime, 6.00, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Wonderful World of Disney: Monsters University (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Johnny English (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Tonight at […]

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HD Ratings: TV3 Manages 25-54 Win on TV One’s Night

TV3’s series premiere of The Night Manager narrowly won the 8.30 hour on Sunday in the network’s target demographic, 25-54 year-olds. The premium BBC drama, which once would have been the Sunday night preserve of TV One, averaged a 4.9 rating/19 channel share. It also out-rated TV One’s Blindspot in the 18-49 demo with a 4.0 rating/18 share […]

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HD Ratings: Blindspot Beats Bond’s Bow

TV3’s network movie premiere of Skyfall on Sunday won its slot in the 25-54 and 18-49 demographics but the first hour was beaten by TV One’s Blindspot. The US drama averaged 6.7% of 25-54s vs 5.3% for the 007 movie, and 5.4% of 18-49s vs 4.7%. In the same demos, Skyfall’s out-rated TV2’s re-run of The House […]

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HD Ratings: TV3 Hits Home Run But Homer a Hit for TV2

TV3 had a “Wahoo!” of a weekend, winning all four core commercial demographics on Saturday and Sunday, and all but one on Friday. Sunday’s House Rules won its slot outright, averaging an 8.9 rating/30.8 channel share of 25-54 year-olds, the network’s key demo, and a 7.4 rating/29.9 share of 18-49 year-olds. By contrast, TV One’s renovation […]

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HD Ratings: Crime Pays for TV1

The return of Criminal Minds helped TV1 to win the 8.30 hour on Monday in all the core commercial demographics except household shoppers with kids, who opted for TV2’s re-run of Magic Mike. The 11-year-old crime drama averaged 4.0% – 7.1% of the key demos and was most popular with TV1’s target 25-54 audience, with which it scored […]

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HD Ratings: TV2 Streets Ahead

TV2’s launch of Grandfathered was a grand hit on Monday, thanks to having the return of Shortland Street as its lead-in.  Shorty’s hour-long season premiere was up 8% on last year’s. It averaged 13.2% – 14.6% of the core commercial demographics and helped its new sitcom stablemate to average 8.8% – 9.7%. They and the movie […]

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HD Ratings: TV3 Retaliates with GI Joe

TV1’s Sunday night premiere of Doctor Foster won the 8.30 hour in the 5+ and 25-54 demographics but stablemate Cuffs shed more than half of this viewership. As a result, TV3’s network movie premiere of GI Joe: Retaliation won the 8.30-10.30 zone in the 18-49, 25-54 and household-shoppers-with-kids demos. It averaged 4.2% – 6.5% of these groups compared […]

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