Tag Archives: Shortland Street

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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Doctor Who Streams Second to Shortland Street

TVNZ reports the new season of Doctor Who, which continues tonight (TVNZ 2, 7.30), has recorded more weekly streams than any other show except streaming supremo Shortland Street. “Our first episode of Doctor Who has reached 44,000 OnDemand members, who have streamed the episode 105,000 times,” TVNZ corporate communications manager Rachel Howard told ScreenScribe. “To put […]

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HD Ratings: TVNZ 2 Extends Reach

The wisdom of Three’s new Sunday night movie strategy — playing female-skewed titles after Married at First Sight NZ — will need revising after TVNZ 2 pummelled Me Before You with Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. The Tom Cruise sequel won its slot in all the core commercial demographics on Sunday. It averaged 5.4% of […]

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HD Ratings: Fast & Furious Week for Three

Three capped a wining week on Sunday when it out-rated TVNZ’s channels in all the core commercial demographics. The network easily scored the highest channel shares in the 25-54, 18-49, 18-39 and household shoppers demos with its line-up of The Block NZ and the movie Furious 7 (ahead of tonight’s I Am Paul Walker documentary). The […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Closed Captions for TVNZ OnDemand

Shortland Street tonight will become the first TVNZ OnDemand streamed series to be close captioned. The broadcaster says its on-demand platform will be the first NZ video streaming service to provide closed captions. It’s part of a pilot programme with TVNZ’s accessibility partner Able and will lead to series like Coronation Street, Home and Away […]

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HD Ratings: The Block Comes Up Short on Sunday

Shortland Street made short work of The Block NZ on Sunday but Three still won the night in all the core commercial demographics. TVNZ 2’s first Sunday night broadcast of the weekday soap out-rated The Block in all the key demos except household shoppers with kids. It averaged 9.6% of 25-54, 7.4% of 18-49, 6.8% […]

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HD Ratings: Three’s Block-buster the Biggest

Three’s The Block NZ continues its vice-like grip on Sunday nights, laying waste to TVNZ 2’s Hollywood heavyweights. This weekend the reality phenomenon averaged 9.6% of Three’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, against 5.5% for the free-to-air premiere of Daddy’s Home. And in the other core commercial demographics, it averaged 7.6% of 18-49 (vs 4.5%) and […]

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