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The Lion King to Reign Over Christmas Week on TVNZ 2

On Christmas Day TVNZ 2 will screen free-to-air for the first time in NZ the Oscar-winning Disney classic, The Lion King. It’s one of dozens of movies that will screen Christmas Week on the network, most of them repeats. Otherwise, it’s stripped programming as usual, with Reno Rumble to air 7.00 weeknights after double-eps of […]

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HD Ratings: CSI Still Worth Investigation

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’s two-hour series final, Immortality, rated strongly enough to justify its longevity. The 15-year-old procedural averaged 3.1% – 5.9% of the commercial demographics on Thursday and won the 8.30-10.30 zone with TV3’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, and household shopper with kids. The first hour was resoundingly beaten in all four key demos […]

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HD Ratings: Sporting Chance for TV3

After Shark Tank replacement Heroes Reborn tanked on Monday, TV3 would have been heartened by Humans ending its Tuesday run on a high ahead of 7 Days of Sport being a winner. The Channel 4 sci-fi drama averaged 1.5% – 4.8% of the commercial demographics to win the 8.30 hour in the 25-54 race. Moreover, […]

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HD Ratings: Shark Tank Fans Left High and Dry

TV3 has yet to reschedule Shark Tank, which it’s replacing mid-season with Heroes Reborn. Monday’s episode was the seventh of 15 in a series that has built week-to-week, to the point where it was competitive with TV2’s Reno Rumble and Wentworth in key demographics. Whereas TV3 will continue its stablemate, Odyssey, in a late-night Sunday […]

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HD Ratings: Step Dave Ready to Rumble

Step Dave won its slot in the younger demos on Tuesday when it returned to TV2 off the back of Reno Rumble. The comedy/drama averaged 4.3% – 6.5% of the commercial demos and was most popular with viewers 18-39 and 18-49. It seesawed with TV1’s The Mentalist (3.0% – 6.1%) and TV3’s Humans (3.9% – […]

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HD Ratings: Wentworth Locks Up Monday

The return of Aussie prison drama Wentworth captivated enough viewers on Monday night to win all the commercial demographics for TV2. The season three premiere averaged 4.5% – 8.2% opposite TV1’s Criminal Minds (3.0% – 4.7%) and TV3’s Shark Tank (2.2% – 4.0%). Wentworth seesawed over the hour but in each of the key demos finished with […]

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HD Ratings: Rumble Flexes Muscle, Humans Hammered

TV2’s Reno Rumble is building in popularity while TV3’s new sci-fi drama Humans has collapsed. Tuesday’s episode of the latter tumbled from the premiere’s highs, averaging only 2.2% – 4.3% of the commercial demographics. It finished behind TV1’s The Mentalist (2.9% – 5.4%) in three of the four key demos and, along with lead-out Caught on Camera, […]

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HD Ratings: Humans Wins Race in Key Demos

TV3’s premiere of sci-fi drama Humans helped to spawned some of the network’s highest Tuesday night ratings in months. The well-reviewed newcomer that even earned Doug (“Curmudgeon”) Coutts’ approval averaged 6.1% – 7.9% of the commercial demographics and won the 8.30 hour in the 18-49 and 25-54 demos. It out-rated TV1’s The Mentalist (2.9% – 7.0%) across the board and was […]

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HD Ratings: Reno Doesn’t Rule the House

The second episode of Reno Rumble improved in an earlier slot but isn’t shaping up to be another My Kitchen Rules for TV2. Monday’s broadcast averaged 5.7% – 10.4% of the commercial demographics, which was roughly half the viewership of lead-in Shortland Street (12.5% – 17.4%). TV1’s The Force (8.7% – 13.2%) and Criminal Minds (5.5% […]

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HD Ratings: Transporter Rumbles Reno

TV2’s new makeover show Reno Rumble took a tumble opposite TV3’s re-run on The Transporter on Wednesday. The premiere of what ScreenScribe columnist Doug Coutts dubbed “cynical, exploitative and just plain trashy” averaged only 2.9% – 5.0% of the commercial demographics. It rated above 3.5% only among household shoppers with kids but shockingly shed viewers […]

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