Tag Archives: Mr Selfridge

This Week in HD: August 1-7

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Evolution (TV2, 7.00, R) MasterChef NZ (TV3, 7.00, R) Motive (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) SVU (TV3, 9.35, 5.1) Season Premiere: Mr Selfridge (TV1, 9.30) Hannibal (TV3, 10.20, 5.1, R) Word Up (TV1, 10.30, R) Movie: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (TV2, 10.45, R) […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 1-7

Are fans of The Block and House Rules ready to rumble? That’s what TV2 will ask next month, when it launches the latest reality renovation show, Reno Rumble, off the back of the August 5 season finale of My Kitchen Rules. Despite featuring contestants from two TV3 staples, it’s TVNZ that’s acquired this house-makeover hybrid that […]

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This Week in HD: April 26-May 2

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Modern Family (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) MasterChef Masterclass (TV One, 7.30) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Endeavour (TV One, 8.30) CSI (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Network Movie Premiere: Contagion (TV2, 9.05, 5.1) CSI: NY (TV3, 9.30 5.1) […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 26-May 2

TV One and TV2 are giving their autumn schedules a spring clean with reality and variety series gazumping scripted comedies and dramas. The overhaul starts in the last week of April, when the low-rating Mr Selfridge relocates to 9.30 Sunday, pushing another drama casualty, Rake, back to 10.25. My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding Life (in […]

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HD Ratings: Selfridges to Close?

How much longer can TV One afford to keep Mr Selfridge open in peak hour after Thursday’s episode? The department store drama was beaten by not only HD rivals Arrow and CSI but also the TV One programmes that preceded and followed it. It averaged merely 1.6% – 3.0% of the major demographics, and only […]

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HD Ratings: Shop Drama Bargain for CSI

The return of department store drama Mr Selfridge in a new 8.30 Thursday slot didn’t ring up the ratings till for TV One. The season two premiere averaged 2.3% – 3.5% of the major demographics, which was down sharply on its July 2013 series premiere of 3.5% – 6.3%. HD rivals Arrow (5.4% – 7.6%) and CSI […]

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HD Heads-Up: March 22-28

Mr Selfridge re-opens for business the same week the return of Professor Proton (above) sparks more big laughs on The Big Bang Theory. “The Big Bang Theory creative team clearly enjoyed having Bob Newhart guest star on the show last season, so it brings back Professor Proton for another episode of old person jokes, but […]

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New to Blu: September 11-17

Dwayne Johnson’s latest action thriller, Snitch, will rock you with its HD specs and, despite tough competition, could snatch top tech honours for the week. “This is one of the sharpest, most detailed transfers I have ever seen on Blu-ray, and it’s certainly up there with other reference-quality titles. “The image is crystal-clear throughout, with exceptional detail […]

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HD Ratings: Lantern Outshines Rio

In the battle of the HD family movies on Sunday, TV2’s Green Lantern premiere out-rated TV3’s premiere of Rio. The former averaged 6.8% – 10.6% of the key demographics and the latter, 6.1% – 9.1%. The contest was tightest among adults 25-54: 6.8% for Lantern versus 6.7% for Rio. But TV3’s X-Men repeat had the […]

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HD Ratings: X Factor Beats Captain Jack

TV2’s network HD movie premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides challenged but couldn’t sink Sunday’s X Factor NZ semi-finals. The latest in the blockbuster franchise averaged 8.9% -10.9% of the key demographics over nearly three hours compared to 9.9% – 11.6% for X Factor’s 95-minute broadcast. Pirates won its first hour among […]

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