Tag Archives: Married at First Sight NZ

HD Ratings: Thor’s Might Unbeatable

  TVNZ 2’s network movie premiere of Thor: Ragnarok on Sunday hammered the competition, including TVNZ 1’s “world premiere” of The War of the Worlds. The BBC miniseries averaged 2.7% of 25-54 year-olds and 1.5% of 18-49s vs 4.7% and 3.7% respectively for Thor. The latter had a 90-minute head start on Worlds, so was peaking […]

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HD Ratings: TVNZ 1 Tops a Hot Tuesday

TVNZ 1 won all of the core commercial demographics on Tuesday night as key TVNZ 2 and Three series struggled. The older-skewing network was unassailable in the 25-54 and 18-49 demos, from 5pm-midnight. Its 7.30 anchor, Paramedics, averaged 6.8% of 25-54s and 5.6% of 18-49s, and was competitive with Three’s Married at First Sight NZ […]

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HD Ratings: Restaurant Doesn’t Deliver

The opening night of TVNZ 2’s My Restaurant Rules was carved up in the ratings by Three’s Married at First Sight NZ. It averaged 3.8% of the network’s target audience, 18-49 year-olds, compared to MAFS’ 4.7%. The race was tighter in the 25-54 demographic, with MRR averaging 5.1% and MAFS, 5.8%. The gap widened among […]

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HD Ratings: RWC Scores for TVNZ

Unexpected live Rugby World Cup coverage on Duke, because of streaming problems on Spark, provided a Sunday night ratings windfall for the TVNZ channel. The first of three games scored above-average ratings while the others largely won their time slots in the core commercial demographics. The second game averaged 6.8% of 25-54 year-olds and the third, 4.2%; […]

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HD Ratings: The Winners on the Night

TVNZ 1’s Sunday Theatre premiere of By the Balls dominated play in its first hour among 25-54 year-olds but then was outclassed by Three’s network movie premiere of Transformers: The Last Knight. Balls averaged 4.3% of 25-54s, thanks to an unbeatable lead-in from Hyundai Country Calendar (8.5%) and Sunday (7.2%). Despite Stuff arguing the documentary […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 7 – 13

➢➢ Three will use the live auction finale of The Block NZ: Firehouse on September 8 to launch a slew of newcomers for spring, starting with the return of Married At First Sight NZ as soon the final credits roll. Three will have high hopes for season three of MAFS NZ given the Australian version this year […]

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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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