Tag Archives: NCIS

HD Ratings: Golden Boy Dulls NCIS

Pushing back NCIS to accommodate a Kiwi Comedy Pilot on Tuesday hurt the season finale of the long-running procedural. It averaged 3.3% of 25-54 year-old compared to the previous week’s double-episode respectively averaging 5.3% and 3.9%. It suffered from not having The Block NZ (9.4%) as a lead-in, although Golden Boy did average an impressive 5.4%. But […]

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HD Ratings: NCIS Sweet As for Three

Three’s double-episode countdown to the season finale of NCIS on Tuesday rewarded it with a night of top ratings. With The Block NZ as the 7.30 lead-in, the network won three consecutive hours in all the core commercial demographics. On the back of The Block, the first hour of NCIS averaged 5.3% of the network’s […]

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HD Ratings: Three Waltzes Off With Big Wins

MediaWorks reports the grand final of Dancing With the Stars wiped the dance floor with the competition on Sunday, averaging 9.1% of 25-54 year-olds to earn a 29.8% audience share (across both Three and Three +1). It also won the 5+ race, with a 9.9 rating and 29.3% share, and helped Three to win the […]

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HD Ratings: The Resident Recovers

  TVNZ 2’s new Tuesday night hospital drama The Resident has started to stabilise off the back off time-slot winning lead-in My Kitchen Rules. Last week’s episode won its slot with 3.7% of 18-39 year-olds and was competitive in the other core commercial demographics, with 3.8% of 25-54s, 3.0% of 18-49s and 4.3% of household […]

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HD Ratings: Baby Steps for Grand Designs

Despite rampant publicity about its NZ home-building link, Three’s season premiere of Grand Designs UK didn’t rate through the roof on Tuesday. But despite losing to the reality shows on both TVNZ channels, it improved significantly on the previous week’s American Idol. Designs averaged 3.5% of Three’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, compared to 2.2% for […]

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Idle Ratings Bad News for Idol

  Three is shifting both midweek episodes of American Idol to Saturday nights after weeks of persistently low ratings. The changeover happens Saturday, when the US talent quest will replace the network’s movies and screen as a three-and-a-half-hour block. Three was going to implement the strategy from May 5 but has just now announced it […]

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Three Records First Monthly Ratings Win in Three+ Years

Three posted its first monthly 25-54 win in three-and-a-half years ahead of its leaders debate last night topping the ratings. The 90-minute special averaged 10.9% of 25-54 year-olds, 9.6% of 18-49 year-olds, and 9.0% of 18-39 year-olds and household shoppers with kids to win in all four core demos as well as viewers 5+ (11.0%). […]

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Networks Rush to Win Premium Demos

A sharp ratings rise for Three’s NCIS wasn’t enough to beat TVNZ 2’s re-run of cycling thriller Premium Rush on Tuesday. In its third week, the veteran procedural averaged 4.0% of Three’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, compared to 2.5% the previous week. And with 18-49 year-olds, which is TVNZ 2’s key demographic, it improved from 2.6% – 3.6%. […]

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Will Innocent Unlock Bigger Ratings for TVNZ 1?

TVNZ 1 is banking on new seasons of I Am Innocent and The Missing to lift its Tuesday night ratings. They go to air tonight from 8.30-10.30, when they will square off against the movies that have restored TVNZ 2’s popularity after 24: Legacy flopped and Three’s new season of NCIS. The latter began last week, […]

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This Week in HD: March 18 – 24

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  Ultimate Fishing With Matt Watson (TV1, 5.00) The Hunt (TV3, 5.00, R) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00)  The Simpsons (TV2, 6.00, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R) Outback Pilots (TV1, 7.00) Movie: The Spiderwick Chronicles (TV2, 7.00, R) Antiques Roadshow (Prime, 7.30) Te Radar’s Chequered Past (TV1, […]

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