Tag Archives: Take Me Out

TVNZ 2 Disbands Friday Night Gig

Boy Band has gone from being #1 with a bullet to getting the bullet. With ratings heading in the wrong direction after only two weeks for the One Direction wannabes, TVNZ 2 is pulling the talent quest series from primetime. Its last 9pm broadcast will be on Friday; from July 22, it will air 10.30am […]

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HD Ratings: TV2 Gets Powerful New Voice

Aggressive counter programming with The Voice Australia helped TV2 to beat TV3’s flagship light entertainment shows over the weekend. Friday’s premiere of the Aussie talent quest averaged 7.9% – 9.3% of the commercial demographics and out-rated Jono and Ben (4.9% – 5.9%) and the first half of The Graham Norton Show (6.8% – 9.7%), except among TV3’s […]

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HD Ratings: Obama Wins Popular Vote But Not Where It Counts

TV1’s David Attenborough Meets President Obama special was the most watched programme in its time slot on Monday but finished third in the commercial demographics. Screening here a day after the BBC, it averaged 7.2% of the country but only 2.5% – 6.0% of the key demos. More popular in these demos was TV2’s My […]

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This Week in HD: June 27-July 3

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Enchanted (TV2, 7.00, R) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Our World: Inside the Animal Mind (TV1, 7.30) Highway Thru Hell (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Motive (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Movie: Year One (TV2, 9.05, R) SVU (TV3, 9.25, […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 27-July 3

An award-winning series about child abuse within the Catholic Church that was commissioned for pay-TV in Australia will screen free-to-air here. Devil’s Playground, a six-part drama spun off the 1976 movie of the same name, will air 9.35 Sundays from June 28 on TV1 (after the network’s superb but struggling Indian Summers). The Guardian called it […]

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