Tag Archives: NZ’s Got Talent

HD Ratings: Shorty Surges in 5.1

The first episode of Shortland Street to be broadcast in 5.1 — and also its last for the year — reverberated in the ratings. In fact, Wednesday’s season finale was two episodes stitched together. This strategy, coupled with a mid-week send-off rather than the traditional Friday farewell, saw this year’s Christmas cliffhanger rate sharply higher […]

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This Week in HD: December 7-13

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks: Saturday NZ’s Got Talent (TV One, 4.00, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) NZ Story (TV One, 7.00) Duck Dynasty (TV2, 7.00) Fusion Feasts (TV3, 7.00) Showtime (TV One, 7.30) Survivor (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) […]

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HD Ratings: Briton’s Got Talent

TV3’s re-run of Johnny English proved to be effective counter-programming against NZ’s Got Talent on Sunday. The TV One talent quest won the 7.30 hour but the Rowan Atkinson comedy was more than competitive. It out-rated NZGT among adults 18-39 and 18-49, and the two were neck-and-neck with adults 25-54 – the demographic both channels […]

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HD Ratings: Norton Pummels Stallone & Co

Chat show king Graham Norton flexed his muscles on Friday when TV2 launched its movie slot with the network HD premiere of beefcake blockbuster The Expendables. Sylvester Stallone’s geezers-with-guns hit averaged 6.0% – 6.5% of the key demographics (adults 18-39,18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers with kids). But it was no match for the combined firepower […]

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HD Ratings: Walking Dead Warms Up

TV2’s The Walking Dead is stepping up the pace, with Tuesday’s episode averaging 4.2% – 8.0% of the major demographics (adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers with kids). It was most popular with HHS, rated above 5.0% of adults 18-49 and 25-54, and won the 9.30 hour across the board, including with viewers 5+ […]

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HD Ratings: Viewers Not Over Hangover

Sunday’s exclusive interview with Bevan Chuang helped to cement TV One’s supremacy for the first half of Sunday night as the top-rating lead-in to NZ’s Got Talent. But it was TV2’s HD re-run of The Hangover that was the toast of the night, averaging 10.5% – 12.6% of the major demographics (adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54 […]

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HD Ratings: Grey Goes Belly-Up in X-Men Stand-off

Grey’s Anatomy double-episode countdown to next week’s season finale saw the hospital soap slip to a new season low on Monday when it squared off against a re-run of X-Men: The Last Stand. Only two weeks ago it took a hammering from another action movie re-run, Transporter 3, but last night shed even more viewers. […]

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HD Ratings: Place Picks Up Pace

The crowdpleasing appeal of NZ’s Got Talent is helping to turn Aussie period drama A Place to Call Home into a Sunday drawcard for TV One. This weekend’s episode averaged 4.4% – 9.3% of the major demographics and won its slot with household shoppers. With TV2’s HD premiere of Just Go With It (6.2% – […]

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HD Ratings: Talent and Potter Dwarf Gulliver

TVNZ dominated Sunday’s ratings with NZ’s Got Talent winning its slot and the network premiere of the final Harry Potter movie the rest of the night. TV2’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 averaged 6.5% – 7.5% of the major demographics, with viewerwship building after Talent went off-air. TV3 also had a network […]

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HD Ratings: Talent Deathly for Potter and Popper

NZ’s Got Talent scored a big win on Sunday against HD movies Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I and Mr Popper’s Penguins. But despite Talent averaging 8.4% – 16.8% of the key demographics, lead-out A Place to Call Home (above) couldn’t capitalise on its popularity. The Australian drama’s premiere looked stunning in HD but averaged […]

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