Tag Archives: The Voice

Preacher Fans Spread the Gospel

Lightbox’s Preacher has become the most talked about TV show in NZ digital and social media circles after Game of Thrones. Within a couple of days of going live on the streaming platform, it had notched up 461,923 “demand expressions”. That’s the term for a new form of multi-platform data analysis, undertaken by Kiwi start-up Parrot Analytics, that measures […]

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TV2’s The Voice Dropped From Primetime

TV2 is dropping The Voice from primetime and will screen new episodes off-peak in Saturday and Sunday morning slots. It had hoped to score top ratings by screening the latest season much closer to the US. But after stumbling in the 7.30 Friday slot, it was pushed back to 8.45, where it will air for the last time […]

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This Week in HD: February 27 – March 4

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) MasterChef Australia (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Confessions of a Shopaholic (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Series Premiere: Partners in Crime (Prime, 8.35) Movie: The Guardian (TV2, 9.05, R) Movie: Lord of War (TV3, 9.30, 5.1, R) Prime […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 17

❏ Music to the ears of fans of The Voice: for the first time TV2 will fast-track the latest series. It goes to air on March 4, which will be only three days behind the US broadcast. Season 10 will challenge the supremacy of TV3’s Jono and Ben and The Graham Norton Show while TV2 […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 13-19

Computer-generated blasts from the past stand out in a week when TV2’s early evening schedule gets a pre-Christmas revamp with Home and Away switching to 7.00 weeknights, Neighbours being replaced by an extra episode of Friends and The Voice switching from primetime to off-peak. After a steady decline in its ratings, TV2 is moving the talent […]

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HD Ratings: Like a Bat Out of Hell

Gotham’s mid-season finale on Sunday scored the Batman prequel some of its best ratings so far, averaging 6.2% – 9.1% of the key demographics. It easily won the 8.30 hour for TV2, although it faced fierce competition from TV One’s Happy Valley (2.2% – 7.3%) in the 25-54 and household shoppers demos. No such threat […]

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Primetime Loses its Voice, Soap Slips Into New Slot

TV2 is dumping The Voice from primetime and is soon to trial Home and Away in Shortland Street’s 7pm slot. TV2 announced today that the Aussie serial would succeed Shortland Street from December 12, when the latter takes its summer break. Home and Away also will be off over the Christmas/New Year period but TV2 […]

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HD Ratings: Happy Days For Premium Drama

TV One’s premiere of Happy Valley on Sunday proved there’s still an audience for quality drama on free-to-air TV. Predictably it bombed with 18-39 year-olds but was competitive with Gotham in the 18-49 demographic and won the 8.30 hour with 25-54 year-olds – TV One’s target audience – and household shoppers with kids. It averaged […]

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HD Ratings: Pitch Perfect Pulverises Gotham

Sunday’s network movie premiere of Pitch Perfect proved to be just that in the ratings against a Gotham on the skids. The musical comedy averaged 7.1% – 8.5% to top all the major demographics and helped TV3 to win the night with 18-39 year-olds. But the rest of the night belonged to TV One, with […]

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HD Ratings: Viewers Not Anti Norton

The Graham Norton Show roared back for a new season on Friday to help TV3 win the night in all the major demographics. Sandwiched in-between The Block NZ and Kiwi comedies 7Days and Jono and Ben at Ten, it was the centrepiece of a three-hour block that saw TV2’s The Voice hit a season low. […]

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