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HD Ratings: Bad News for Newshub Live

Three’s Newshub Live and The Project were trounced in Wednesday’s ratings by TVNZ 1’s 1 News at Six and Seven Sharp. 1 News drew twice as many viewers in three of the four core commercial demographics and in the 18-39 demo that Newshub Live often wins, it was ahead by 1.2 rating points. Whereas 1 […]

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HD Ratings: Three Narrows News Gap

On Wednesday Three’s Newshub Live was only 1.1 rating points behind 1 News at 6pm in the 25-54 demographic and one-tenth of a point behind in the 18-49 demo. It rated a 25-54 average of 6.8% versus 1 News’ 7.9%, and an 18-49 average of 5.5% vs 5.6%. In the 18-39 demo, Newshub Live won, […]

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HD Ratings: Fantasy Franchises Work Their Magic

  Movie franchises like The Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter remain free-to-air favourites ahead of TVNZ 2 launching its Indiana Jones season. Sunday’s Rings finale, The Return of the King, averaged 5% of the country to win its three-and-a-half-hour slot and also dominated the demographic that matters most to TVNZ 1, 25-54 year-olds, […]

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HD Ratings: Love It or Loathe It?

Love It or Leave It might be a more apt title for TV One’s Thursday property hour, Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It, which is losing to TV2’s The X-Files in all the core commercial demographics. On Thursday it averaged a 4 rating/14.8 share of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, compared to X-Files’ […]

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Newshub to Put the HD Into Headlines

MediaWorks has saved the best news ’til last: a day after announcing when Newshub Live would launch, it’s finally confirmed all news and current affairs will be in HD from February 1. This is an overdue first for broadcasting in this country, where all news services, from free-to-air to pay, have languished in SD for far […]

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