Tag Archives: My Kitchen Rules NZ

HD Ratings: TVNZ 2 Extends Reach

The wisdom of Three’s new Sunday night movie strategy — playing female-skewed titles after Married at First Sight NZ — will need revising after TVNZ 2 pummelled Me Before You with Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. The Tom Cruise sequel won its slot in all the core commercial demographics on Sunday. It averaged 5.4% of […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Great News for Kiwi Bake Off Fans

TVNZ 2 will screen the inaugural series of The Great Kiwi Bake Off 7.30 Tuesdays from October 16. It cements a formidable line-up against Three’s Married at First Sight NZ, which will screen Sunday-Tuesday from this weekend. From mid-October, TVNZ 2 will combat it with My Kitchen Rules NZ on Sundays, Project Runway NZ on […]

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Tin Star Shines Brighter

Three’s struggling Tin Star has rebounded in the ratings since TVNZ 1’s pulled Criminal Minds for Doctor Foster. Monday’s episode of the British crime drama averaged 4.1% of Three’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, to win the 8.30 hour against Doctor Foster (2.5%) and all but one quarter-hour segment of TVNZ 2’s comedy combo, Will & […]

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Family Feud Tops Family Food

Three’s All Star Family Feud special proved more tempting than TVNZ 2’s season premiere of My Kitchen Rules NZ on Monday. Jono & Ben vs 7 Days: The Rematch overcame a formidable handicap — beginning midway through the final “winter season” episode of Shortland Street — to beat the opening half-hour of the reformatted MKRNZ […]

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This Week in HD: September 23 – 29

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  River Monsters With Jeremy Wade (TV1, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) 1 News Vote 17 Election Night Special (TV1, 7.00) Newshub Election Special: Decision ’17 (TV3, 7.00) The Coroner (Prime, […]

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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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HD Heads-Up: September 14

➢ TVNZ 2 will use the new-look My Kitchen Rules NZ roll-out (September 25, 8.00) to whet viewers’ appetite for fresh fare that includes the Dynamo special, Live at the O2 (September 24, 7.00), the season 11 premiere of The Big Bang Theory (September 27, 8.40) and the launch of Travel Guides (September 28, 8.00), an Australian travel […]

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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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My Kitchen Rules NZ Changes Behind-the-Scenes Chefs

Australia’s Seven Productions will make the next season of My Kitchen Rules NZ for TVNZ 2 in a bid to boost its popularity. Kiwi production house Imagination TV (MasterChef NZ, Karena & Kasey’s Kitchen Diplomacy) produced the first two series. But TVNZ has farmed out the 2017 season to the production arm of the Australian network that […]

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HD Ratings: Hello? Adele Encore, TV3?

Adele Live in London livened up TV3’s ratings on Wednesday, winning its time slot in all the core commercial demographics. It averaged 5.1% – 8.0% off the back of The X Factor UK’s 2.5% – 3.9% and opposite TV2’s Mom (5.1% – 7.0%) and The Day I Almost Died (3.6% – 4.9%). Against tougher competition, […]

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