Tag Archives: The X Factor UK

X Factor UK Gains After Debut

TVNZ 1’s Friday night launch of The X Factor UK was walloped by the season premiere of Three’s The Graham Norton Show but won its Saturday night slot. The 90-minute premiere averaged 3.6% of TVNZ 1’s core audience, 25-54 year-olds, whereas episode two averaged 4.4%. The premiere faced the double-whammy of TVNZ 2’s The Middle […]

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Will X Mark Britain’s Got Talent’s Spot?

TVNZ 1 has picked up the NZ rights to The X Factor UK and may air it in the same slot where Britain’s Got Talent has been a hit. The network hasn’t confirmed where it will schedule X Factor but chances are it will be 7.00 Saturdays given Talent’s success at this hour. At least it […]

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This Week in HD: December 12 – 18

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) MasterChef Australia (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Mr Magorium’s Wonder Emporium (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Home Alone (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Doc Martin (TV1, 8.15) Network Movie Premiere: The Wolf of Wall Street (TV2, 9.00) Movie: Up in the Air (TV3, 9.05, 5.1, R) […]

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HD Ratings: Restoration Man Spruces Up TV1

TV1’s Restoration Man has turned into one of the network’s biggest hits, with Thursday’s episode winning the 7.30 hour in three of the commercial demographics. Its 3.8% – 11.8% average topped the competition except in the 18-3 demo, which opted for TV2’s Police Ten 7 (7.1% – 9.3%) and Highway Patrol (7.3% – 8.1%). TV3’s The […]

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HD Ratings: Runner Stumbles But Bang Big

TV2’s fast tracking of The Big Bang Theory saw the season nine premiere easily win its slot on Wednesday while TV3’s network movie premiere of Runner Runner was the night’s biggest loser. The Ben Affleck box office bombed averaged only 1.7% – 2.7% of the commercial demographics off the back of The X Factor UK’s […]

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HD Ratings: Topp Night for TV1

TV1 topped all the commercial demographics on Sunday thanks to its unassailable line-up of One News, Sunday and Topp Country. Each programme resoundingly won its slot across the board and helped episode two of the Rebecca Gibney drama, Winter, to average 3.4% – 6.5% of the key demos. It won the hour with TV1’s 25-54 audience and was competitive […]

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This Week in HD: September 12 – 18

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (TV2, 7.00, R) The Simpsons (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) American Ninja Warrior (TV3, 7.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) SVU (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 12 – 18

Emmy-nominee American Crime makes its criminally belated free-to-air HD debut the same week TV1 launches two other top dramas and TV3 premieres The X Factor UK. American Crime will screen 11.00 Tuesdays from September 15, six months after its TVNZ Ondemand SD run and just ahead of it possibly winning up to 10 Emmy Awards, including best […]

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