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HD Ratings: Dinosaurs Overrun Racist

That’s a Bit Racist made an underwhelming debut on Sunday, averaging just 3.9% of TVNZ 1’s key commercial demographic, 25-54 year-olds. It opened with 4.9% off the back of Sunday but closed with 3.0% as most 25-54s switched over to the movies on TVNZ 2 and Three. In the other key demos, it averaged just […]

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HD Ratings: Les Mis’ Grand Prix

The final of Les Miserables on Sunday brightened up TVNZ 1’s ratings. It averaged 4.5% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, to win the first hour of its 90-minute slot. It was equally strong with household shoppers with kids (4.4%) and competitive in the 18-49 (3.2%) and 18-39 (2.3%) demographics. Les Mis was helped […]

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HD Ratings: Wick Lights Up TVNZ 2

Replacing Australian Survivor with the movie John Wick on Sunday helped to re-ignite TVNZ 2’s weekend ratings. The network originally scheduled the Keanu Reeves hit-man hit for post-10pm before bringing it forward to 8.30 in the Survivor slot, where the Australian series had been struggling against Three’s action movies. In 2’s target demographic, John Wick […]

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Food Show Fattens Prime’s Ratings

Why Are We Fat? is bringing home the bacon for Prime on Sunday nights. The most recent episode of Simon Gault’s obesity investigation, which ends its run this weekend, averaged 2.1% of Prime’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. That compares to 3.7% for TVNZ 1’s Victoria, 4.2% for Three’s movies (which overlapped from 8.30-9.30) and 5.6% for […]

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Fair Go and Sunday to Go HD But Not 1 News – Yet

Fair go — two of TVNZ 1’s longest-running local shows, Fair Go and Sunday, will go HD the same week Hyundai Country Calendar returns on a new night. As of February 12, Country Calendar will screen 7.00 Sundays and the Kiwi factual content that used to screen in the slot, like the upcoming Te Radar’s Chequered […]

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HD Ratings: July 9 Top 20 Tables

Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 25-54 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 18-49 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 5+

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HD Ratings: Unhappy Hour for Variety Show Kick-Off

TV One’s new variety show was anything but a happy hour for the network when it launched opposite Prime’s delayed international rugby coverage. Saturday’s premiere of Happy Hour averaged only 0.7% – 2.7% of the major demographics compared to 6.0% – 6.5% for the rugby. But it was competitive with TV3’s Blue Bloods (1.1% – […]

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HD Highlights: August 4

Series Return: CSI: New York (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) The CSI spin-off resumes from episode 15 of season six, in which a legendary racer dies after his car explodes on a New York street just two days before a big race. Guest stars include soap opera vet-cum-car race driver Antonio Sabato Jr (The Bold and the Beautiful) and […]

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Tonight in HD: April 14

SoHo Highlight: Mad Men (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) Talk about Mad Man-ia — SoHo is preceding the movie-length premiere of season five with the season-four finale at 7.30. And if the US reviews are accurate, virtually the only aspect of this season that disappoints is there are three fewer episodes than previous seasons because of the deal […]

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Hyundai Country Calendar Passes HD Muster

A visually spectacular cattle muster in abominable weather opens Hyundai Country Calendar’s second season in HD on Saturday (TV One, 7.00). “It was mainly shot in snow in the Catlins region, south of Dunedin,” producer Julian O’Brien says of the premiere. “Conditions were so appalling that most farmers would have stayed indoors – but the […]

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