Tag Archives: The Block: All Stars

HD Ratings: Arrow’s Bow Doesn’t Wow

TV2’s season premiere of Arrow on Thursday couldn’t pierce the appeal of TV3 warhorse CSI. Arrow averaged 5.7% – 9.6% of the major demographics compared to CSI’s 6.2% – 7.2%. It was more popular with household shoppers and had the edge in the 18-49 demo (6.6% vs 6.3%). But CSI was tops with adults 25-54 […]

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HD Ratings: Step Dave Steps Up

Step Dave’s Tuesday premiere was scarcely a step up in the ratings over Go Girls but helped TV2 to win the night in all but one of the key demos (adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54, household shoppers with kids). The first episode of the South Pacific Pictures drama averaged 6.1% – 7.3% and won the 8.30 […]

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HD Ratings: Viewers Warm to Swarms

TV One’s HD special Ultimate Swarms made its 8.30 Tuesday wildlife slot more buzz-worthy than predecessor Kangaroo Dundee, which was canned after only two weeks. Enough household shoppers with kids flocked to Swarms for it to win the hour in this demographic (8.9%) and it was competitive among adults 18-39, 18-49 and 25-54 (5.3% – […]

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HD Ratings: Just What the Doc Ordered

The first series of Doc Martin to screen here in HD delivered healthy ratings for its Thursday premiere. It lost to TV2’s HD re-run of Two Weeks Notice and TV3’s CSI in each of the key demographics: adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers. But it was competitive in the 25-54 and HHS stakes and […]

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HD Ratings: Dundee Not a Done Deal

Most viewers opted to skip TV One’s premiere of Tuesday’s Kangaroo Dundee. The series that’s stolen the hearts of Britons averaged a dismally low 2.8% – 3.6% of the major demographics: adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers with kids. It scarcely got off to a running start with Aussie lead-ins Surveillance Oz and Australia’s […]

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HD Ratings: CSI Hits the Mark

TV3’s faith in a crime drama as enduring as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation was justified in the ratings on Thursday when the season-14 premiere won the 8.30 hour with the network’s target audience, adults 25-54, and household shoppers with kids. After being retired to Saturdays last year, CSI’s mid-week return averaged 6.2% of the former […]

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HD Ratings: Toon Titan Tops For TV3

Minions monstered the competition on Sunday, when an HD repeat of Despicable Me and the network HD premiere of What’s Your Number? helped TV3 to win the night with a 32.8% share of its target audience, adults 25-54. The blockbuster ‘toon averaged 6.6% – 10.4% of the major demographics, which was two-to-three times the viewership […]

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HD Ratings: Viewers Flock to Flicks But Not Frockers

HD re-runs of Slumdog Millionaire and Sex and the City 2 largely won their slots during the week while the network premieres of The Back-Up Plan and Conan the Barbarian were competitive. TV3’s Sex and the City 2 averaged 3.6% – 5.6% of the major demographics – adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54, household shoppers with kids […]

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HD Ratings: Billy T Gets Last Laugh

The HD premiere of Billy T: Te Movie helped TV3 to win the Sunday night ratings with its target audience, adults 25-54. The movie averaged 6.1% of this demographic, 5.2% of adults 18-39 and 18-49, and 7.0% of household shoppers with kids. But the most popular movie of the night was TV2’s network HD premiere […]

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This Week in HD: December 28-January 3

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks: Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30, R) NZ Story (TV One, 7.00) Fusion Feasts (TV3, 7.00) Survivor (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Showtime (TV One, 8.00) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Outrageous Fortune (TV3, 11.00, R) Underbelly: Razor (TV3, 12.00, R) Sunday Monster Bug Wars (TV One, […]

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