Tag Archives: Shortland Street

HD Ratings: How to Stay Married Jilted

Viewers weren’t head over heels about TVNZ 1’s new Thursday night comedy, How to Stay Married. The premiere averaged only 2.6% of the network’s 25-54 target audience. It was competitive with Three’s umpteenth re-run of Night at the Museum (2.8%) but lost to TVNZ 2’s repeat of Travel Guides Australia (4.1%). The half-hour opened with 3.2% of […]

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TVNZ Streams Ahead Year-on-Year

TVNZ’s OnDemand streams are rocketing ahead, with average weekly streams up 78% year-on-year. Shortland Street, Friends, The  Big Bang Theory (which is now on Netflix NZ, including the first three seasons in HD — TVOD’s are SD), Home and Away and Coronation Street are the most “binge watched” shows — and also the most streamed. It […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 13 – 19

➢➢ Three will double down on a strategy that’s served it well — Kiwi comedy — when it teams newcomers Mean Mums and Golden Boy on an 8.35 Tuesday double-bill from July 16. Both tested well during last year’s Comedy Pilot Week. South Pacific Pictures’ Mean Mums follows the misadventures of an unlikely gang of misfit […]

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HD Ratings: Shorty Out-foxtrots DWTS

Three’s last-minute decision to extend its Easter Monday broadcast of Dancing With the Stars couldn’t overrule TVNZ 2’s Shortland Street and My Kitchen Rules Australia in the ratings. The tactic led to DWTS starting earlier, at 7.00, and squaring off against Shortland Street for the first time. The soap out-rated it in all the core commercial […]

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HD Ratings: TVNZ 2 Steams Ahead With MKR

The return of My Kitchen Rules Australia is spicing up TVNZ 2’s ratings, with Tuesday’s episode topping all the core commercial demographics. It helped the network to dominate from 7.00-11.00, with its line-up of Shortland Street, MKR, Grey’s Anatomy and Tourettes — Teenage Tics winning the biggest shares of all the key demos for the night. […]

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TVNZ’s Most In-demand OnDemand Shows

Shortland Street dominated TVNZ OnDemand streams in 2018, ranking first for the most streamed and highest reaching shows. Soaps accounted for three of the five most-streamed shows, Love Island was the fifth and, amazingly, a 25-year-old sitcom was the third most in-demand. Here’s the infographic TVNZ Sales released today illustrating the highlights:

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HD Heads-Up: January 12 – 18

➢➢ TVNZ 2 will start to roll out its new season schedule mid-January with the return of Shortland Street and the premiere of Bride and Prejudice Australia. Shortland Street will open with an hour-long episode on January 14 and initially will air Monday to Thursday. B&P will be its lead-out on Mondays and Tuesdays, and […]

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HD Ratings: Bake Off Hotter Than Runway

The Great Kiwi Bake Off bowed out to higher ratings than the season finale of Project Runway NZ. Bake Off easily won its extended Tuesday slot, averaging 4.8% of TVNZ 2’s target audience, 18-49 year-olds, 5.8% of 25-54s, 4.2% of 18-39s and 6.4% of household shoppers with kids. By comparison, Monday’s Project Runway averaged 3.2% […]

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HD Ratings: Die Hard Bulletproof

Thirty years after its release, Die Hard still tops the ratings. Three’s Bruce Willis perennial won its time slot on Wednesday in all the core commercial demographics, with averages of 3.0% – 4.9%. It averaged 4.1% of 25-54s compared to 2.7% for 800 Words, 0.9% for Coronation Street and 3.9% for Australian Survivor. Until then, […]

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HD Ratings: Ninja Warrior Tumbles

Australian Ninja Warrior’s winning streak on Three ended Sunday, when it was squeezed by local heroes on TVNZ 1 and TVNZ 2. For the first time this season, ANW failed to win its time slot in any of the core commercial demographics. Sunday’s Kaikoura earthquake special and lead-in Hyundai Country Calendar won the 25-54 and […]

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