Tag Archives: Mom

HD Ratings: Mom Makes TVNZ 2’s Day

My Kitchen Rules’ popularity is helping to turn Mom into TVNZ 2’s most highly-rated sitcom. Monday’s episode averaged 5.0% of the network’s target audience, 18-49 year-olds,  5.0% of 18-49s, 4.0% of 18-39s and 8.4% of household shoppers with kids. These were exceptional numbers for a 9pm half-hour, retaining most of the lead-in MKR delivered (8.3% of […]

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HD Ratings: MKR Continues to Lead DWTS

Dancing With the Stars lost to My Kitchen Rules for the second night in a row on Monday. The extra-long edition of MKR won its slot in all the core commercial demographics, beating not only DWTS but also its popular stablemate, The Rookie. MKR averaged 8.3% of the 25-54 demo (vs DWTS’ 6.7% and The […]

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HD Ratings: Criminal Minds Robbed

The season 14 premiere of Criminal Minds failed to arrest TVNZ 1’s Monday night ratings decline. It averaged 2.7% of the network’s 25-54 audience vs 5.1% for TVNZ 2’s Mom and 4.2% for Three’s The Rookie. Once a top-rating staple, it’s not only age and familiarity that have dented its appeal but also the lack […]

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HD Ratings: Neverland Leaves on a High

The conclusion to Leaving Neverland won its slot on Monday and retained most of its Sunday night viewership. It averaged 5.6% of 25-54s (vs 6.1% the previous night), 5.2% of 18-49s (vs 5.5%), 4.9% of 18-39s (vs 5.4%) and 6.1% of household shoppers with kids (vs 5.1%). The documentary was up about 2-3 ratings points […]

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HD Heads-Up: March 16 – 22

➢➢ Modern Dinosaurs (Prime, 7.30 Sundays from March 17) is a series from Making Movies (New Zealand From Above, Beneath New Zealand) in which kiwi creatures get top billing. The first episode covers the tuatara and the second, the kiwi. Reads the blurb: “How did the tuatara survive when most dinosaurs were driven to oblivion? […]

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HD Ratings: Big Bang Bigger Than Star Wars

  One of Hollywood’s biggest sci-fi franchises can’t top one of TV’s longest-running and most popular sitcoms. As TVNZ 2’s The Big Bang Theory builds towards Sheldon and Amy’s Star Wars-themed wedding on May 30, it continues to out-rate Three’s Star Wars season. Three relaunched the Luke Skywalker saga after American Idol fell flat, no doubt […]

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This Week in HD: November 4 – 10

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  5 Star Family Reunion (TV1, 4.55) 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) ITM […]

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Family-Sized Mom OnDemand

Mom is the latest fast-tracked sitcom to have all of its previous seasons online at the same time as the newest episodes. Season five goes to air on TVNZ 2 on November 8 but fans can already view the previous seasons at tvnz.co.nz and will get the jump on season five from November 3, the same day […]

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This Time Next Year on Three

Three will try to thwart TVNZ 2’s Wednesday night dominance with a new six-part reality series from March 15 that could be just the kick-start you need to enact those New Year resolutions. Radio Times described This Time Next Year, in which ordinary people transform their lives in extraordinary ways over 12 months, as “the time-bending reality TV show […]

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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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