Tag Archives: The History of Comedy

HD Ratings: Bourne’s Legacy Unbeatable

A re-run of a six-year-old Jason Bourne movie mostly out-rated the competition in the key demographics on Thursday. Three’s Bourne Legacy averaged 4.5% of 25-54 year-olds and 3.8% of 18-49 year-olds. It drew 2-3 times the 25-54 viewership of TVNZ 1’s The History of Comedy (2.0%) and Coronation Street (1.6%) while leading TVNZ 2’s First […]

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HD Ratings: Stand-Up Comedy a Stand-Out

TVNZ 1’s new History of Comedy series is leaving the network laughing in the ratings. Thursday’s episode averaged 5.1% of the channel’s 25-54 target audience, compared to 3.3% for TVNZ 2’s The X-Files and 2.9% for Three’s re-run of the movie Jarhead. It also largely won the hour in the other core commercial demographics but […]

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HD Highlights: January 6 – 12

   Saturday The X Factor UK (TV1, 7.00, F) Movie: Sister Act (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Agent Cody Banks: Destination London (TV3, 7.00, R) MasterChef Junior USA (Prime, 7.30) Agatha Raisin (Prime, 8.30) The Toy Box (TV1, 8.40) Movie: Jewel of the Nile (TV3, 8.50, R) Movie: Shanghai Noon (TV2, 8.55, R) Father Brown (Prime, 9.30) Coronation Street (TV1, 9.35) Movie: One Chance (TV1, […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 28

➢ Prime will uncork a new season of Louis Theroux documentaries on January 11 at 9.35 with Drinking to Oblivion. The Guardian hailed it as “brilliant television … honest, brutal, numbing, sad.” And the Daily Mail reports a young alcoholic shown drinking himself to death on the programme has been sober for a year. Other episodes […]

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