Tag Archives: My Kitchen Rules NZ

Next 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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HD Ratings: My Kitchen NZ Starts to Rule

Monday’s shock exit of My Kitchen Rules NZ frontrunners Hannah and Cathy helped the TV2 show to out-rate TV3’s The Block NZ: Villa Wars in crucial demographics. It averaged 5.4% – 10.9% of the commercial demos compared to its rival’s 5.8% – 10.0%. MKR was more popular in the 25-54 and household shopper demos while The Block drew more viewers […]

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HD Ratings: Tuesday Tug of War Tightest

Tuesday has become one of the most competitive nights for the HD networks, with their flagship dramas seesawing in the ratings as their viewership yo-yos from one week to the next. The Player, which averaged 1.8% – 6.9% of the core commercial demographics, won the 8.30 hour with viewers aged 25-54. But TV2’s Step Dave (4.6% – 8.8%) held the […]

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HD Ratings: Chippies Hammer Chefs

Despite being refreshed for TV2, My Kitchen Rules NZ is struggling against TV3’s The Block NZ: Villa Wars. Tuesday’s episode lost to The Block in all the commercial demographics while the latter has surged in popularity partly because it’s no longer facing like-minded competition in the form of Reno Rumble. Headlines about one of the […]

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HD Ratings: Round One of Format Wars

NZ versions of top-rating Aussie formats faced off for the first time on Monday, with mixed results. TV2’s season premiere of My Kitchen Rules NZ averaged 7.5% – 14.8% in the commercial demographics off the back of Shortland Street’s 11.1% – 21.5%. TV3’s The Block NZ: Villa Wars averaged 6.7% – 9.1% with a much lower lead-in […]

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