Tag Archives: The Block NZ

Keeping Up With Kiwi Comedy

MediaWorks reports the first of Three’s Kiwi comedy pilots, Mean Mums, won its 8.30 Sunday slot with 6.4% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. It earned a 28.9% share of this demographic on the back of The Block NZ’s 9.5 rating/28.9 share (these figures include both Three and Three +1). Mean Mums’ lead-out, the […]

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HD Ratings: NCIS Sweet As for Three

Three’s double-episode countdown to the season finale of NCIS on Tuesday rewarded it with a night of top ratings. With The Block NZ as the 7.30 lead-in, the network won three consecutive hours in all the core commercial demographics. On the back of The Block, the first hour of NCIS averaged 5.3% of the network’s […]

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HD Ratings: Viewers Switch Off Gogglebox

Three’s new watching-the-viewers series, Gogglebox, proved to be anything but gangbusting on Wednesday. The 8.30 premiere averaged 3.5% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, to finish well behind TVNZ 1’s MasterChef Australia (5.1%) and TVNZ 2’s re-run of The Hangover (4.6%). Moreover, this rating was inflated by the bumper lead-in from The Block NZ. […]

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HD Ratings: Fast & Furious Week for Three

Three capped a wining week on Sunday when it out-rated TVNZ’s channels in all the core commercial demographics. The network easily scored the highest channel shares in the 25-54, 18-49, 18-39 and household shoppers demos with its line-up of The Block NZ and the movie Furious 7 (ahead of tonight’s I Am Paul Walker documentary). The […]

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HD Ratings: The Block Comes Up Short on Sunday

Shortland Street made short work of The Block NZ on Sunday but Three still won the night in all the core commercial demographics. TVNZ 2’s first Sunday night broadcast of the weekday soap out-rated The Block in all the key demos except household shoppers with kids. It averaged 9.6% of 25-54, 7.4% of 18-49, 6.8% […]

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HD Ratings: Three’s Block-buster the Biggest

Three’s The Block NZ continues its vice-like grip on Sunday nights, laying waste to TVNZ 2’s Hollywood heavyweights. This weekend the reality phenomenon averaged 9.6% of Three’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, against 5.5% for the free-to-air premiere of Daddy’s Home. And in the other core commercial demographics, it averaged 7.6% of 18-49 (vs 4.5%) and […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 6

  ➢➢ Three has pulled new episodes of Chicago Med from primetime Saturday and relegated it to late-night Sunday. The changeover occurs this weekend after six weeks of persistently low ratings. Season three will bump the midnight repeat of Entertainment Tonight Weekend while replacing Chicago Med and re-runs of NCIS will be movies, starting with The […]

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HD Ratings: New Q+A Slot Doesn’t Add Up

TVNZ 1’s bold primetime promotion of current affairs hour Q+A didn’t reward programming aspirations on Sunday. It was arguably the network’s biggest Sunday night misstep since launching subtitled Eurodrama Ride Upon the Storm in the same 9.30 slot earlier this year. Programmers tried to maximise Q+A’s sampling by preceding it with the series premiere of […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: The Block’s Back

This morning Three announced The Block NZ would bounce back for a new season on July 8. It will air 7.00 Sundays and 7.30 Monday-Wednesday within days of another local crowdpleaser, Westside, resuming its run. As a curtain raiser to the drama’s return, Three will screen an All-Star Family Feud special, which pits the casts […]

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Who Owned Tuesday Night’s Ratings

Three owned the night on Tuesday with a line-up that included The Block NZ and Who Owns New Zealand Now. The Bryan Bruce documentary that the NZ Herald argued never should have been made won the 8.30 hour with a 25-54 average of 5.3% off the back of The Block’s 10.2%. Viewership was constant over the […]

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