Tag Archives: Modern Family

HD Ratings: Bourne’s Legacy Unbeatable

A re-run of a six-year-old Jason Bourne movie mostly out-rated the competition in the key demographics on Thursday. Three’s Bourne Legacy averaged 4.5% of 25-54 year-olds and 3.8% of 18-49 year-olds. It drew 2-3 times the 25-54 viewership of TVNZ 1’s The History of Comedy (2.0%) and Coronation Street (1.6%) while leading TVNZ 2’s First […]

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HD Ratings: Huge Appetite for Eat Well

TVNZ 1’s Eat Well for Less has become one of the biggest hits of the new season. Thursday’s season finale averaged 7.5% of the 25-54 demographic, 5.7% of 18-49, 4.3% of 18-39 and 6.4% of household shoppers with kids. It won the 7.30 hour in all the key commercial demos against TVNZ 2’s Family Food […]

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HD Ratings: Stand-Up Comedy a Stand-Out

TVNZ 1’s new History of Comedy series is leaving the network laughing in the ratings. Thursday’s episode averaged 5.1% of the channel’s 25-54 target audience, compared to 3.3% for TVNZ 2’s The X-Files and 2.9% for Three’s re-run of the movie Jarhead. It also largely won the hour in the other core commercial demographics but […]

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Prime Puts Modern Family Into Storage

Prime at last has seen sense and is dropping its re-runs of Modern Family opposite Three’s.  This week both channels went head-to-head at 7pm with repeats of the Emmy-winner: season five aired on Three and season eight on Prime. But from Tuesday, Prime will repeat Storage Wars instead. Modern Family used to be a signature […]

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Christmas Week HD Highlights on Three

The pick of Three’s underwhelming primetime Christmas highlights are a fast-tracked Graham Norton special, with guests Will Smith, Jenna Coleman, Jamie Oliver and musician Tom Chaplin, and a seasonal extravaganza from Jono and Ben. In order of transmission: Movie: Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (7.00 Saturday) Movie: Die Hard (8.30 Sunday) Modern Family […]

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This Week in HD: December 16 – 22

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  5 Star Family Reunion (TV1, 4.55, F) You’re Back in the Room UK (TV2, 5.00, R) Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers (TV3, 5.00) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Big Bang Theory (TV2, 6.00, 5.1, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) The […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 7

➢ Fans of Modern Family and Michael McIntyre will think all their Christmases have come at once. Three and Prime will go head-to-head with 7.00 weeknight reruns of the sitcom over summer while TVNZ 1 will screen two dated Michael McIntyre specials ahead of Three airing the latest. TVNZ 1 will repeat McIntyre’s 2014 and […]

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This Week in HD: October 14 – 20

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i   Saturday  Nature’s Weirdest Events (TV1, 4.55, R) My Kitchen Rules New Zealand (TV2, 5.00, R) Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers (TV3, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Barefoot Bandits (TV2, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 5

➢ TVNZ 2 continues to refresh its line-up with the premiere of Imposters (9.40 Wednes-days from October 18). Originally called My So-Called Wife, it stars Inbar Lavi as  a con woman who she starts falling in love with her latest mark (Stephen Bishop) just as three former victims team up to track her down. Entertainment Weekly thought […]

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Will & Grace to Bow Next Month

TVNZ 2 will premiere the Will & Grace revival on October 2. It will air 8.30 Mondays after My Kitchen Rules NZ, which starts on September 25. As a curtain-raiser to season nine of Will & Grace, the first in 12 years, TVNZ 2 will re-run the first episode of the original series after the […]

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