Tag Archives: My Kitchen Rules

HD Ratings: GoT FTA Flop

Game of Thrones may be the world’s most talked about TV drama but Prime’s audacious free-to-air stripping of the final season opened badly on Sunday. The 9.30 broadcast of episode one averaged only 0.6% of Prime’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. It was crushed by TVNZ 2 and Three’s network movie premieres of Rough Night and […]

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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: Fresh Eggs Passes Use-By Date

TVNZ 2’s heroic effort to salvage viewership of Fresh Eggs failed on Sunday, when the double-episode finale finished fourth at 8.30 in key demographics. The Kiwi black comedy had its primetime midweek run interrupted when the Christchurch mosque shootings forced TVNZ 2 to pull it from the schedule because of sensitivity over its violence. Last […]

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HD Ratings: Shorty Out-foxtrots DWTS

Three’s last-minute decision to extend its Easter Monday broadcast of Dancing With the Stars couldn’t overrule TVNZ 2’s Shortland Street and My Kitchen Rules Australia in the ratings. The tactic led to DWTS starting earlier, at 7.00, and squaring off against Shortland Street for the first time. The soap out-rated it in all the core commercial […]

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HD Ratings: Local Shows Find Their Feet

Sunday’s premiere of Dancing With the Stars waltzed off with all the core commercial demographics while TVNZ 1’s bold new Kiwi drama The Bad Seed kicked off strongly. From 7.00-8.30, DWTS averaged 10.8% of Three’s chief 25-54 demo (36.1% share), open-ing with 8.1%, closing with  11.5% and peaking with 12.1%. It was also hugely popular […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 13 – 19

   ➢➢ Movie fans can look forward to three blockbuster free-to-air premieres in the week leading up to Easter. Three will debut Despicable Me 3 (7.00 Saturday) and The Mummy (8.40 Sunday) while TVNZ 2 will pre-empt its Thursday programming for Spider-man: Homecoming (TVNZ 2, 8.00 Thursday). Both TVNZ 2 and Three also will screen […]

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HD Ratings: Weekend Round-Up

Three’s network movie premiere of The Magnificent Seven roped in twice as many 25-54 viewers as TVNZ 1’s launch of baby-snatching drama series The Cry. The western reboot averaged 6.0% of both networks’ core demographic vs 3.3% for The Cry. But in the hour that the two locked horns, the gap was much wider: 7.1% […]

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HD Ratings: Another Loss for Lost & Found

  Dancing With the Stars won its Monday night slot in three of the four core commercial demographics but this wasn’t enough to restore the ratings fortunes of lead-out Lost & Found. The latest season of the family reunion series had been a top-rating staple in its new Monday slot before Three confused viewers about […]

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HD Ratings: Not the One You Wanted

It wasn’t just TVNZ 2’s My Kitchen Rules that ruled on Monday — so did the rest of the network’s line-up in all the core commercial demographics. For the first Monday in weeks, TVNZ 2 defeated Three because the latter sacrificed its top-rating schedule for a disastrous mini-series stunt. It belatedly tried to claw back […]

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HD Ratings: DWTS Loses Monday to MKR

Dancing With the Stars may be the all-star anchor of Three’s Monday line-up but it’s Lost & Found and Inside Crime that are stealing the limelight. Last Monday’s DWTS lost to time-slot rival My Kitchen Rules in all the core commercial demographics, averaging 6.2% of Three’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, versus MKR’s 7.7%. But lead-outs L&F […]

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