Tag Archives: The Big Bang Theory

HD Ratings: The Big Bang Theory Goes Out With …

The series final of The Big Bang Theory on Friday posted some of the show’s highest ratings in years and helped TVNZ 2 to win the night in all the core commercial demographics. It averaged 7.3% of 25-54 year-olds, 4.5% of 18-49s, 3.2% of 18-39s and 9.2% of household shoppers with kids. The double-episode marked an […]

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HD Ratings: Battle of the Tans

The shine came off Magnum P.I. on Wednesday when Three’s Hawaiian crime hit lost its time slot for the first time in three weeks. Ratings for lead-in Lego Masters Australia also were lower than previous weeks. But the show was still sturdy enough to easily win the 7.30 hour in all the core commercial demographics, […]

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Schedule Watch: May 5

The casts of Veep and The Big Bang Theory will make Prime’s The Late Show With Stephen Colbert worth sitting up for over the next two weeks. Both series are are into their final seasons on SoHo2 and TVNZ 2 respectively. Julia Louis-Dreyfus & co will take over Colbert’s set on Friday while TBBT crew […]

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HD Ratings: Lego Masters Primetime

Lego Masters Australia might have upended Three’s new Wednes-day line-up with a longer-than-expected premiere but proved to be a bigger-than-expected blockbuster. The two-hour launch won its time slot in all the core demographics with Married at First Sight Australia-like popularity. It averaged 7.6% of 25-54 year-olds (the network’s key viewership), 6.0% of 18-49s, 4.7% of […]

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Big Bang Gets Big Bump

TVNZ 2 will fast-track the final episode of The Big Bang Theory so it screens here within hours of the US. The hour-long series finale will air in The Simpsons’ 7.30 Friday slot, on May 17. Here’s the TVNZ Sales press release: TVNZ 2 to air the final ever episode of The Big Bang Theory […]

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HD Ratings: Whiskey Turns Sour for TVNZ 2

TVNZ 2’s carefully calculated strategy to launch Whiskey Cavalier with three episodes in one week was undone by the Christchurch mosque shootings — and cost the spy romp when it did premiere on Wednesday. The single-episode debut averaged only 2.2% of TVNZ 2’s target audience, 18-49 year-olds, and 3.0% of 25-54 year-olds. It out-rated TVNZ […]

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Critical Condition: The Conners

The Conners | Three, 8.00 Thursday ☆☆☆☆ “It will likely be difficult for most people to judge ABC’s new family sitcom — starring the former cast of Roseanne, minus Roseanne Barr — on its own merits, given the ugly and unfortunate pile of baggage that comes with it. But based on the first two episodes, […]

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Low-Scoring Hockey Gets Dumped on Duke

Shockingly low ratings for TVNZ 2’s first Friday night broadcast of FIH Pro League Hockey have prompted TVNZ to switch the rest of the competition to Duke. This week’s coverage will screen from 5.00 on Duke, pushing back the movie Hudson Hawk to 8.45 and South Park to 10.45. TVNZ 2, meanwhile, will replace the […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 8 – 14

   ➢➢ Three appears to be targeting the weakness of Saturday night programming on both TVNZ channels with decent free-to-air movie premieres. TVNZ 1’s wall-to-wall re-runs and 2’s lacklustre movie repeats have opened a window for distinctive first-run fare that either bypassed cinemas here or slipped under the radar. Last weekend the low-profile The Founder won […]

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HD Ratings: Topsy-Turvy Turnarounds

Three’s top-rating Grand Designs NZ lost to TVNZ 2’s resurgent sitcoms in all the key demographics for the first time this season on Wednesday. It averaged 4.8% of 25-54 year-olds compared to 5.7% for Young Sheldon and 5.8% for The Big Bang Theory. And in TVNZ 2’s 18-49 demo, it averaged 3.4% vs 4.4% for YS […]

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