Tag Archives: My Kitchen Rules

HD Ratings: What’s Hot and What’s Not

   The Nicolas Cage relic, National Treasure, mined more viewers than Three’s FBI comedy The Heat on Sunday. But Three still won the night’s biggest shares of the core commercial demographics, thanks to a resurgent Newshub Live and the smoking hot The Block NZ: Firehouse. Newshub Live topped 1 News in the 18-49 demo, seesawed with it among […]

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HD Ratings: Reality Titans in Tight Tussle

Three’s The Block NZ: Firehouse largely lost to TVNZ 2’s My Kitchen Rules on Monday night but out-rated it on Sunday. Only one-tenth of a rating point separated them in the 25-54 and 18-49 demographics on Monday, with TBNZ edging out MKR in the former but losing in the other core commercial demographics. But on Sunday it […]

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HD Ratings: Heat Goes On MKR

In only its second broadcast, The Block NZ: Firehouse out-rated My Kitchen Rules. Tuesday’s episode averaged 7.2% of 25-54 year-olds (versus MKR’s 5.8%) and 6.5% of 18-49s (vs 4.7%). It also led MKR by about two ratings points in the 18-39 and household shopper demographics, and left Outback Truckers in its dust. TBNZ set up […]

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HD Ratings: Hot Start for The Block NZ Firehouse

Three’s season premiere of The Block NZ: Firehouse opened strongly on Monday and helped the return of Westside to win the 8.30 hour. TBNZ was out-rated by TVNZ 2’s My Kitchen Rules but still posted impressive numbers, including 6.9% of 25-54 year-olds (versus 7.8% for MKR) and 6.5% of 18-49s (vs 6.7%). It was also […]

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HD Ratings: Crowning Glory for DWTS

Dancing With the Stars NZ won its grand final slot on Sunday in all the core commercial demographics despite fierce competition from the TVNZ channels. TVNZ 1 aired a headline-making Sunday profile of Wairarapa farmer James Cameron while TVNZ’s My Kitchen Rules has been consistently out-rating DWTS of late. But DWTS’ two-hour swansong was untouchable. […]

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HD Ratings: Queen’s Birthday Winners & Losers

My Kitchen Rules has built up such a head of steam that it’s steamrolling the competition. Monday’s episode easily out-rated Three’s Dancing With the Stars and TVNZ 1’s Queen’s Birthday programming while Tuesday’s was even more popular. It averaged 10.1% of 25-54 year-olds vs 8.5% the previous night, and 8.2% of 18-49s vs 7.2%. Tuesday’s […]

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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: Les Mis’ Grand Prix

The final of Les Miserables on Sunday brightened up TVNZ 1’s ratings. It averaged 4.5% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, to win the first hour of its 90-minute slot. It was equally strong with household shoppers with kids (4.4%) and competitive in the 18-49 (3.2%) and 18-39 (2.3%) demographics. Les Mis was helped […]

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HD Ratings: What Next? So What?

The season premiere of TVNZ 1’s What Next? on Tuesday lost to both TVNZ 2’s Will & Grace and Three’s NCIS. It averaged 3.0% of the network’s 25-54 demographic compared to W&G’s 4.3% and NICS’ 4.4%. Moreover, it drew less than half the 25-54 viewership of the previous week’s How the Other Kids Live. The […]

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HD Ratings: Thrones Unseats Prime Rivals

Prime’s free-to-air faith in Game of Thrones paid off on Monday when the series final out-rated every other 9.30 show — except one — in key demographics. It averaged 2.0% of Prime’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds (compared to 0.2% for lead-in FBI), 1.5% of 18-49s and 1.3% of 18-39s. The last episode was the highest-rating […]

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