Tag Archives: Our First Home

HD Ratings: Blindspot Beats Bond’s Bow

TV3’s network movie premiere of Skyfall on Sunday won its slot in the 25-54 and 18-49 demographics but the first hour was beaten by TV One’s Blindspot. The US drama averaged 6.7% of 25-54s vs 5.3% for the 007 movie, and 5.4% of 18-49s vs 4.7%. In the same demos, Skyfall’s out-rated TV2’s re-run of The House […]

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HD Ratings: TV3 Hits Home Run But Homer a Hit for TV2

TV3 had a “Wahoo!” of a weekend, winning all four core commercial demographics on Saturday and Sunday, and all but one on Friday. Sunday’s House Rules won its slot outright, averaging an 8.9 rating/30.8 channel share of 25-54 year-olds, the network’s key demo, and a 7.4 rating/29.9 share of 18-49 year-olds. By contrast, TV One’s renovation […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 24

TV1 will resurrect Our First Home to screen 7.30 Sunday-Tuesday from February 14. The twist with this season, according to the tagline, is the kids are in charge of the three families who try to profit from renovating a dunga. OFH will face off against TV3’s House Rules initially before the latter rolls out The Bachelor NZ. TV1’s […]

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New Season: Our First Home TV1’s Last?

It’s unlikely TV1 will commission another series of Our First Home after Tuesday’s season finale, in which the Schreuder family’s win failed to win its time slot. The renovation challenge’s ratings have been patchy but it had been building towards this week’s concluding episodes. Indeed, TVNZ’s advertising arm goes so far as to argue Our First […]

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New Season: What a Difference a Day Makes

After nights of Our First Home closing the gap with The X Factor NZ, TV2’s Motorway Patrol and Random Breath Testing overtook both on Tuesday. Motorway Patrol averaged 8.4% – 13.2% of the commercial demographics and RBT, 7.3% – 12.2%. X Factor edged out RBT in its last quarter hour but overall averaged only 6.5% – […]

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New Season: X Factor Still Our First Choice

The NZ Herald and Stuff today reported Sunday’s X Factor NZ tumbled after bad press about one of its contestants (for a more measured analysis, see Throng’s) — but the broadcast still easily won its slot. Yes, it was beaten for the first time by TV1’s Our First Home in the 5+ demographic. But the […]

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New Season: Forever Gets Blacklisted

The Blacklist’s two-hour mid-season premiere on Monday largely out-rated TV1’s double-episode launch of Forever and was competitive with TV2’s The Walking Dead. The James Spader thriller averaged 4.0% – 7.8% of the commercial demographics from 8.30-10.30, compared to Forever’s 2.4% – 6.3%. It won all the key demos except 25-54, shedding more than half of […]

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New Season: X Factor Back With a Big Bang on Explosive Night

The networks went hammer and tongs at one another on Sunday, with the return of top-rating shows making it the most ratings competitive night of the year yet. It was the first full-scale Sunday set-to of the new season, with TV3 rolling out the The X Factor NZ ahead of the network HD premiere of […]

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HD Ratings: Our First Home Rates Through the Roof

Not even the network premieres of movies as good as The Life of Pi and Aladdin could dent the appeal of TV1’s new DIY challenge, Our First Home. Sunday’s premiere won all four of the demographics, averaging  7.0% – 11.4% and delivering the network commanding channel shares of 25% – 30%. Viewership over the hour […]

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HD Heads-Up: TV2 Dusts Off Disney Classic For New Season Launch

TV2’s network movie premiere of Aladdin in HD will spearhead the channel’s new-season assault on its rivals. It will screen the Walt Disney classic 7pm on February 8, to help launch a week-long slew of new and returning series. As amazing as it seems, given Aladdin came out 23 years ago, this will be the […]

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