Tag Archives: MasterChef NZ

HD Ratings: Heroes Stillborn

TV3’s new Monday night sci-fi drama Heroes Reborn delivered anything but heroic ratings. The double-episode averaged only 2.7% – 4.5% of the commercial demographics off the back of MasterChef NZ’s season final (4.6% – 6.8%). Viewership plummeted over the two hours. It opened with 7.3% of the 25-54 demo but closed with only 2.3%. The fall-off […]

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HD Ratings: The Lone Ranger Big on Horsepower

The Lone Ranger may have been a box office disaster for Disney but its network movie premiere romped home in the ratings for TV2. It averaged 5.4% – 9.2% of the commercial demographics on Sunday and left the competition in the dust. The Western movie got a running start from lead-in Shrek averaging a monstrous 6.8% – 10.8%. […]

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HD Ratings: Shark Tank Fans Left High and Dry

TV3 has yet to reschedule Shark Tank, which it’s replacing mid-season with Heroes Reborn. Monday’s episode was the seventh of 15 in a series that has built week-to-week, to the point where it was competitive with TV2’s Reno Rumble and Wentworth in key demographics. Whereas TV3 will continue its stablemate, Odyssey, in a late-night Sunday […]

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HD Ratings: Topp Night for TV1

TV1 topped all the commercial demographics on Sunday thanks to its unassailable line-up of One News, Sunday and Topp Country. Each programme resoundingly won its slot across the board and helped episode two of the Rebecca Gibney drama, Winter, to average 3.4% – 6.5% of the key demos. It won the hour with TV1’s 25-54 audience and was competitive […]

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HD Ratings: Incredible Burt Beats Monster

The final of the NZ Sunday Theatre season, The Monster of Mangatiti, lost to the network movie premiere of The Incredible Burt Wonderstone in three of the four core commercial demographics. TV1’s true-crime dramatisation, which critics other than our Doug dubbed “affecting, important television” and “perhaps the most extraordinary of a strong field of true story […]

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Hope for Humans But Where’s Mr. Robot?

Ratings for Humans may not be quite as grim as reported last week when the drama’s consolidated viewership is taken into account, too. The second episode’s live ratings were down sharply on the premiere’s but the release of consolidated ratings later this week may help to redress the imbalance. There are two types of delayed viewing measures: […]

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HD Ratings: It’s Miller Time

TV2’s network movie premiere of We’re the Millers was the toast of Sunday night viewing. The Jennifer Aniston comedy averaged 7.5% – 10.0% of the commercial demographics to draw roughly twice the viewership of its its competition. TV1’s Sunday Theatre drama, Venus and Mars, averaged 1.9% – 4.7% and TV3’s network movie premiere of About […]

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HD Ratings: Rumble Flexes Muscle, Humans Hammered

TV2’s Reno Rumble is building in popularity while TV3’s new sci-fi drama Humans has collapsed. Tuesday’s episode of the latter tumbled from the premiere’s highs, averaging only 2.2% – 4.3% of the commercial demographics. It finished behind TV1’s The Mentalist (2.9% – 5.4%) in three of the four key demos and, along with lead-out Caught on Camera, […]

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Doug Coutts’ TV Preview: Reno Rumble

TV Preview: Reno Rumble | TV2, 9.45 Wednesday The news that the latest series of MasterChef NZ is a ratings disaster has probably got them sobbing into their chai lattes at Mediaworks HQ, but it could be a good thing: it could be a sign that viewers are getting sick of reality format shows. And […]

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HD Ratings: Can MasterChef NZ Rise to the Occasion?

Can TV3 mastermind MasterChef NZ’s revival? Tomorrow it’s pre-empting Safe Crackers and American Ninja to repeat the premiere 24 hours ahead of the next new episode. And from August 10, it will screen a second hour-long instalment 7.30 Mondays, sandwiched between the launches of Story and Shark Tank. This week’s headlines said MasterChef NZ’s premiere fell flatter than a souffle. […]

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