Tag Archives: NZ’s Got Talent

HD Ratings: Dynamite Dynamo Works His Magic

Conjuring up the return of Dynamo: Magician Impossible helped TV One’s 7.30 Monday hour to score a rare win over TV3’s The Block NZ in key demographics. The Block NZ averaged 11.9% – 16.9% and Dynamo, 9.7% – 16.7%. That made the latter more popular with adults 18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers but adults 18-39 […]

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HD Ratings: Talent Loses Lustre on Smurfs’ Turf

Season two of New Zealand’s Got Talent premiered to much lower ratings than the series debut a year ago. It averaged 8.9% – 13.9% of the major demographics on Sunday compared to 17.4% – 22.6% for its launch in 2012. Whereas the latter averaged 21.4% of TV One’s target audience adults 25-54, Sunday’s bow mustered half […]

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This Week in HD: September 14-20

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Duck Dynasty (TV2, 7.00) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) Outrageous Fortune (TV3, 10.25, R) The Finder (TV3, 11.25, […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 14-20

Bad news for fans of The Good Wife: TV3 doesn’t plan to premiere season three on the back of the season two re-runs. The September 17 finale is the last episode TV3 will air for the foreseeable future. At one stage it looked as if the channel wanted to build a late-night audience for one […]

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HDTV Ratings: November 30-December 2

Spectacular ratings for the NZ’s Got Talent finale barely breathed new life into the dead-on-arrival whodunit, Vera. TV One premiered Vera to dismal Friday night ratings mid-year and clearly hoped a bonanza audience for Talent would help to relaunch the Brenda Blethyn mystery series. But whereas Talent averaged 13.3% – 21.4% of the major demographics, […]

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HDTV Ratings: November 19-25

The return of the Auckland-based Zoo on Sunday walloped TV3’s Aussie variation, Wildlife at the Zoo. The season premiere averaged 6.3% – 11.2% of the key demographics compared to the competition’s 3.3% – 6.1%. The Zoo preceded the two-hour semi-final of  NZ’s Got Talent, which averaged an untouchable 10.9% – 18.8%. Saturday’s HD premiere of […]

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This Week in HD: December 1-7

NZ’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday NZ’s Got Talent (TV One, 3.55, R) Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.30) Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook: Simple Pleasures (TV One, 7.00) On the Grill (TV3, 7.00) The Voice (TV2, 7.30) CSI: New York (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) CSI: Miami (TV3 9.30, 5.1) Pan Am (TV One, 9.35, 5.1) […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: December 1-7

Nearly a year after it went to air on US TV, TV One at last will launch the HD conspiracy drama, Alcatraz. It will screen 8.30pm Wednesdays from December 5, on a double-bill with re-runs of Criminal Minds in its new 9.30 slot. Criminal Minds has been underperforming at 8.30, as have repeats of Person […]

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HDTV Ratings: November 16-18

Nothing Trivial ended its second season on Sunday by winning the 8.30 hour with it target audience, 25-54 year-olds. It averaged 11.3% of this audience, retaining most of the 13.0% that tuned into the semi-final of NZ’s Got Talent. Trivial averaged a sprightly 7.4% – 10.9% of other key demos and Talent, 9.8% – 14.0%; […]

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HDTV Ratings: November 8-11

Arnold Schwarzenegger proved to be the networks’ biggest action hero over the weekend. His guest stint, alongside Miranda Hart (pictured) and Ronnie Corbett, on the season 12 premiere of The Graham Norton Show pumped up the chat show’s ratings to their highest levels in months and he also had a cameo in Sunday’s top-rating network […]

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