Tag Archives: The X Factor NZ

HD Ratings: Museum Packs ‘Em to the Rafters

TV3 won Sunday’s ratings contest when its HD re-run of Night at the Museum 2 faced off against TV2’s HD network premiere of The Social Network. The Ben Stiller sequel was up sharply on the last week’s broadcast of the original, averaging 8.3% – 12.5% of the demographics that matter most to the networks. The […]

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HD Ratings: Blind Side Captures Eyeballs

TV2’s The Blind Side steam-rolled TV3’s Night at the Museum when the HD re-runs went head-to-head on Sunday. The Sandra Bullock Oscar-winner averaged 10.7% – 15.2% of the key demographics and the Ben Stiller comedy, 8.1% – 9.5%. The latter followed The X Factor NZ, which easily won the 7.00 hour, with 11.5% – 15.8%, […]

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HD Ratings: X & A Games Tops for 3

TV3 rolled out its A-team to win the ratings on Sunday. The X Factor NZ the 7.00 hour outright in all the key demographics while its lead-out, a re-run of The A-Team, was tops with adults 18-39, 18-49 and 25-54. The talent quest averaged 12.2% – 15.3% and the movie, 8.4% – 10.9%. It was […]

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This Week in HD: June 29-July 5

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) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Coasters (TV One, 7.30) Season Premiere: Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Dishing Up Australia With Al Brown (TV One, 8.00) Call the Midwife (TV One, 8.30, R) CSI: Crime Scene […]

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HD Ratings: Try-hards and Die Hard Win Sunday for TV3

TV3 won Sunday night’s ratings race with the combined pulling power of The X Factor NZ and Die Hard 4.0. X Factor averaged 12.5% – 16.0% of the major demographics over its two hours and Die Hard 4.0, 8.5% – 9.2%. TV2’s HD movie alternative, Arthur, was competitive, with 7.7% – 10.1%. Indeed, it was […]

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This Week in HD: June 8-14

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) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Season Premiere: Coasters (TV One, 7.30) Series Premiere: Dishing Up Australia With Al Brown (TV One, 8.00) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) CSI: New York (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) Law & […]

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HD Ratings: Castle Falls From Grace

The season-five premiere of Castle took a hit from TV3’s movie on Monday. It averaged only 2.1% – 3.8% of the key demographics, losing both to Kitchen Nightmares Revisited on TV2 and TV3’s HD re-run of the movie, Hitman (5.6% – 8.6%). Hitman’s second half was competitive with Nightmares but the first half was trounced […]

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HD Ratings: X Factor Surges and Tron Triumphs

The second live X Factor NZ broadcast out-rated the first, averaging 13.2% – 16.3% of the major demographics. It won its two-hour slot outright in these demos and was well ahead of principal HD rival, MasterChef NZ, in each. The latter averaged 8.2% – 11.2% and its HD lead-out, Packed to the Rafters, 5.3% – […]

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TV3 Marks New Monday Slot for X Factor NZ

Following the lowest ratings of the season so far for The X Factor NZ, TV3 is pushing back the start of the Monday night broadcasts from 7.30 to 8.00, effective from May 20. The switch coincides with the first live results show going to air the same night and will eliminate the clash with Shortland […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 18-24

TV3 will broadcast its first live X Factor NZ as a two-hour special on May 19, prompting TV2 to push back its network HD premiere of the movie, Red Riding Hood, to 9.00 that night. Clearly, and with good reason, TV2 fears starting the Sunday Premiere Movie at the usual hour of 8.30, opposite the […]

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