Tag Archives: Sunday

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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New A+ Slot for Q+A

TVNZ 1’s Sunday morning current affairs hour Q+A is switching to a primetime slot. From July 29, it will air 9.30pm Sundays instead of 9am. TVNZ says the promotion will increase the Corin Dann-fronted programme’s viewership while reinforcing the NZ flavour of TVNZ 1’s Sunday night line-up, which includes Hyundai Country Calendar, newsmag Sunday and, […]

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HD Ratings: The Coast With the Most

  TVNZ 1 blitzed the competition last weekend with its new-look Sunday night schedule, which cut back Sunday to half-an-hour and launched season three of Coast NZ midway through TVNZ 2’s season two premiere of Survivor NZ. But will the strategy hold up tonight when Three’s reboot of Dancing With the Stars kicks up its heels […]

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New Sunday Night Strategy for TVNZ 1

  TVNZ 1 will cut Sunday to only half-an-hour from April 22 so it can screen new episodes of Coast New Zealand from 8.00. It anchors a new-look line-up that includes British crime drama Bancroft at 9.00 and Australian mystery Seven Types of Ambiguity at 10.05. Despite some impressive offerings, TVNZ 1 has struggled with […]

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Food Show Fattens Prime’s Ratings

Why Are We Fat? is bringing home the bacon for Prime on Sunday nights. The most recent episode of Simon Gault’s obesity investigation, which ends its run this weekend, averaged 2.1% of Prime’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. That compares to 3.7% for TVNZ 1’s Victoria, 4.2% for Three’s movies (which overlapped from 8.30-9.30) and 5.6% for […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 25

► TVNZ 2 will overhaul its Friday line-up with the return of The Voice Australia on June 9 at 7.30. It went to air a month ago on Nine Network, when it edged out My Kitchen Rules in the ratings “thanks to new judges”, the Daily Telegraph reports. “Insiders believe interest in new judges Boy George and […]

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American Sniper Gets Both Barrels

TVNZ 2’s movies dominated on Saturday night but the network’s free-to-air premiere of American Sniper on Sunday was slaughtered by the competition. It averaged 2.5% of 25-54 year-olds, compared to 5.8% for Broadchurch and 3.9% for Transformers: Age of Extinction. Broadchurch won the 8.30 hour in this demo and Transformers was tops from 9.30-11.30, winning in the […]

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Fair Go and Sunday to Go HD But Not 1 News – Yet

Fair go — two of TVNZ 1’s longest-running local shows, Fair Go and Sunday, will go HD the same week Hyundai Country Calendar returns on a new night. As of February 12, Country Calendar will screen 7.00 Sundays and the Kiwi factual content that used to screen in the slot, like the upcoming Te Radar’s Chequered […]

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HD Ratings: Sky Spectre Haunts Networks

Sky Movies’ premiere of the James Bond movie Spectre dented the free-to-air debuts of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I and Gone Girl. Spectre rated above average for an 8.30 Sunday premiere on Sky’s premium movies channel, averaging 2.3% of 18-49 year-olds and 2.2% of 25-54 year-olds. The FTA movies rated higher but Spectre’s popularity would still have […]

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HD Ratings: Aussie Reality Spin-off Survives Premiere

Australian Survivor won its slot on Sunday night with TV2’s target 18-49 audience, despite tough competition from TV One’s Sunday and TV3’s repeat of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. After a slow start, it averaged a 5.3 rating/23.5% share and built to dominate the 7.00-8.30 hour in the 25-54 demographic, too. Despite generally good reviews, Hillary trailed its 18-49 and […]

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