Tag Archives: Lost & Found

Outback Truckers Stalls in Debut

The arrival of Outback Truckers didn’t dent the 25-54 appeal of Grand Designs NZ on Tuesday. The season four premiere of TVNZ 1’s Aussie reality series averaged 2.4% of the network’s most coveted demographic versus 5.0% for GDNZ. The latter spearheaded three hours of back-to-back wins in the 25-54 demo for Three, with Lost & […]

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This Week in HD: September 16 – 22

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  River Monsters With Jeremy Wade (TV1, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) Movie: Frankenweenie (TV2, 5.30, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) Premiere: Shark: Beyond the Bite (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Where the Wild Things Are (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Stuart […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 7

➢ The networks have a slew of Kiwi premieres and returning favourites in the week starting September 16. TVNZ 1’s Face The Classroom (8.00 Tuesday and Wednesday) throws political candidates into the lion’s den — not with Hosking or Gower but kids who ask the darndest things about health, education and transport … ➢ Three will launch Slice of Paradise […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 4-10

Westside spearheads a slew of season and series finales in the first full week of July. It will end its six-week, high-rating run on July 4, three days ahead of the series’ release on DVD. The same night TV2 will take on Westside lead-in Dancing With the Stars with a second weekly episode of The Voice […]

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HD Ratings: The Flash Loses to Found

TV2’s dramatic season finale of The Flash was out-paced by TV3’s Lost & Found. The episode, which The Hollywood Reporter said “provided plenty of hints about season two and the spinoff Legends of Tomorrow,” averaged 2.8% – 5.2% of the key demographics. It beat Lost & Found (3.6% – 5.4%) among household shoppers with kids but lost […]

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New Season: Transformers More Amazing Than Spider-Man

TV3 had its revenge on TV2 on Sunday when Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen crushed The Amazing Spider-Man. The previous week TV2’s premiere of White House Down had rated through the roof against the original Transformers. But the sequel scored much higher, averaging 5.5% – 7.8% of the commercial demographics compared to Spider-Man’s 2.7% – […]

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Doug Coutts: Lost & Found

TV Preview: Lost & Found | TV3, 8.30 Thursday It sounds like a great idea – people who’ve been separated from their kids or their parents for years finally get a chance to meet them, thanks to the munificence of a television company who ask nothing more than a chance to be there when it […]

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This Week in HD: May 2-8

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i  Saturday Season Premiere: The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Amazing Race (TV2, 5.30, F) Joey (TV2, 6.30, R) Movie: The Iron Giant (TV2, 7.00, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Our World: Frozen Planet (TV1, 7.30, R) Series Premiere: Highway […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 2-8

As predicted by a reader of this site, TV3 will strip the latest season of Survivor weeknights, ahead of 3News. Survivor: Worlds Apart opens with a movie-length premiere on May 4 after previous seasons languished in SD on TV4. The show’s 30th season will occupy the 5.00 slot for three weeks, an unusually short duration […]

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