Tag Archives: Married at First Sight NZ

HD Ratings: MAFS Takes Passengers With It

It was happy-ever-after on Three on Sunday when the final of Married at First Sight NZ and the network movie premiere of Passengers helped it to win the night in all the core commercial demographics. The clean sweep was bad news for the first Sunday instalment of TVNZ 2’s Australian Survivor, which couldn’t even beat […]

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HD Ratings: Kiwis Love MAFS NZ

Three’s Married at First Sight NZ continued its blockbuster run on Sunday and Monday, although it was challenged in some key demographics by TVNZ 2’s My Kitchen Rules NZ and Project Runway NZ. MAFS was tops with its core 25-54 demo on both nights but initially lost on Sunday to TVNZ 1’s Meghan and Harry: The […]

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HD Ratings: Will Bake Off Take the Cake?

After a week of on-demand streaming, a primetime re-run and an “extra slice” episode on Sunday, and icing-on-the-cake reviews, can The Great Kiwi Bake Off  tonight surpass Married at First Sight NZ in the ratings? It started competitively last week, averaging 5.9% of viewers 25-54 (vs 6.2% for MAFS) and 4.4% of 18-49 (vs 4.8%), and […]

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HD Ratings: Australian Survivor Rescues 9-1-1

After two weeks of low ratings, Rescue 9-1-1 (Three, 9.00 Mondays), bounced back last week against weaker competition on TVNZ 2: the season premiere of Australian Survivor. The emergency services drama almost doubled its 25-54 average, to 5.0%, on the back of a surging Married at First Sight NZ (7.4% of the same demo, up […]

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HD Ratings: 1-1-1 for 9-1-1?

Season two of one of last year’s biggest hits on Three, emergency services drama 9-1-1 (9.00 Mondays), may soon be on life support. The series resumed with shaky ratings two weeks ago — in the US it scored a series high — and after tanking last week, Three’s programmers this week will be be on […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Great News for Kiwi Bake Off Fans

TVNZ 2 will screen the inaugural series of The Great Kiwi Bake Off 7.30 Tuesdays from October 16. It cements a formidable line-up against Three’s Married at First Sight NZ, which will screen Sunday-Tuesday from this weekend. From mid-October, TVNZ 2 will combat it with My Kitchen Rules NZ on Sundays, Project Runway NZ on […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 20 UPDATED

➢➢ The networks are spring cleaning their schedules for the first week of October. Three will launch Married at First Sight NZ off the back of The Block NZ finale on September 30. It will continue 7.30 Monday, opposite TVNZ 2’s premiere of Project Runway NZ, and 7.30 Tuesday while anchoring a new 7.30 Wednesday slot will […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Three Googles Gogglebox

A Kiwi version of British hit Gogglebox leads the TV highlights MediaWorks has just announced for the rest of the year, along with new drama The Rookie and more of Married at First Sight NZ. Gogglebox has been a Channel 4 sensation since it launch four years ago and NZ joins Australia and Canada in […]

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Tin Star Shines Brighter

Three’s struggling Tin Star has rebounded in the ratings since TVNZ 1’s pulled Criminal Minds for Doctor Foster. Monday’s episode of the British crime drama averaged 4.1% of Three’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, to win the 8.30 hour against Doctor Foster (2.5%) and all but one quarter-hour segment of TVNZ 2’s comedy combo, Will & […]

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Cold Feet Doesn’t Foot It

TVNZ 1’s season two premiere of Cold Feet received a lukewarm reception on Sunday. It averaged only 1.3% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, off the back off a less-than-regal 2.9% for Victoria (down from 4.6% the previous week). Both were hammered by Three’s re-run of Bridesmaids, which won the 8.30-10.30 period with a 25-54 […]

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