Tag Archives: The Block Australia

HD Ratings: TVNZ 1’s New Lion King

TVNZ 1’s Tuesday night premiere of Serengeti savaged the competition, winning its time slot in all the core commercial demographics and rewarding the broadcaster for locking up a long-term deal for BBC natural history series. It averaged 6.1% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, 5.2% of 18-49s, 3.5% of 18-39s and 7.6% of household […]

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TV3 Wishes You a Dreary Christmas

Ghosts of Christmas past will abound this festive season on TV3. The Scrooge-like schedule includes Christmas Eve re-runs of Grease Live! (7.00), Lip Sync Battle Holiday Special (9.50), Aotearoha: Rising Stars (10.50), NCIS: LA (11.50) and Les Miserables (12.35am) ahead of movie obscurities Paper Angels (3am) and Guess Who’s Coming to Christmas (4.30am). Christmas Day fare isn’t any fresher, with […]

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HD Ratings: Homer Follically Challenged But Block Blue-Chip

Viewers brushed aside the first HD episodes of The Simpsons in two years for Sunday’s network HD premiere of another top ‘toon, Tangled. TV2’s family movie averaged 8.6% – 13.8% of the key demographics to easily win its 7.00-9.00 slot against the resumption of HD episodes of The Simpsons and Family Guy on TV3. Simpsons at […]

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HD Ratings: Bones and Big Bang Bounce Back

The season eight-premiere of Bones started strongly for TV3 on Thursday, averaging 8.3% of its target audience, 25-54 year-olds, and 7.9% of household shoppers. While it was soundly beaten by TV2’s Embarrassing Bodies, which averaged 9.1% – 12.9% of the key demographics, it was up on the previous week’s Hamish and Andy’s Caravan of Courage, […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: January 26-February 1

The first of this year’s NZ HD drama series, real estate agent comedy Agent Anna, will hang out its shingle on January 31. The Robyn Malcolm conception, about a divorcee who goes back to work for the first time after 17 years of raising two daughters, will air 8.30pm Thursdays on TV One. Malcolm pitched […]

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HDTV Ratings: October 18-24

Top HD dramas Homeland and Underbelly: Badness this week rewarded TV3’s faith in their potential while another lousy night for The Killing highlights why the police drama’s being reassigned to late-night. Despite the inevitable critical backlash, Monday’s Homeland posted its highest ratings so far this season, averaging 8.8% of TV3’s target audience 25-54 year-olds. It […]

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