Tag Archives: Married at First Sight

Networks Turn Up the Heat on Formats War

   Three will premiere Married at First Sight NZ on October 1 at 7.00 and air it two nights a week — Sundays and Mondays — for seven weeks. On Mondays it will face off against TVNZ 2’s format rival, My Kitchen Rules NZ, which will debut on September 25 with a new look that […]

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MediaWorks Factors Out X Factor NZ

MediaWorks won’t be commissioning another series of X Factor NZ or even screening the UK version. Following comments by readers of this site, I asked the broadcaster if another series of the talent quest format was on the radar. And if not a local version, would it be picking up new episodes of the UK […]

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White House Down, TVNZ 2 Up

TVNZ 2’s replacement of 24: Legacy and Lethal Weapon with action movie re-runs has quadrupled its core Tuesday night viewership. Last night’s White House Down averaged 5.1% of the channel’s key demographic, 18-49 year olds, 6.0% of 25-54 year olds and 4.4% of 18-39 year olds. The first hour lost to Three’s Married at First Sight — 6.8% of […]

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HD Ratings: This Is Us Not So Us?

This Is Us may not be in its new 9.30 Wednesday home for long if its ratings don’t improve after last week’s mid-season premiere. Off the back of new episodes of  TVNZ 2’s high-rating sitcoms The Big Bang Theory and Mom, it averaged only 1.7% of the network’s target audience, 18-49 year-olds, and 2.0% of 25-54 […]

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