Tag Archives: The X-Factor USA

HD Ratings: Dismaying End for NZ Drama

Local HD drama Nothing Trivial ended its low-rating run sharply down on last year’s season finale. In 2012, on the back of NZ’s Got Talent’s semi-final, it won the 8.30 hour with 11.3% its target audience, adults 25-54, and 7.4% – 10.9% of the other key demographics (adults 18-39, 18-49, household shoppers with kids). But […]

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HD Ratings: Walking Dead Warms Up

TV2’s The Walking Dead is stepping up the pace, with Tuesday’s episode averaging 4.2% – 8.0% of the major demographics (adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers with kids). It was most popular with HHS, rated above 5.0% of adults 18-49 and 25-54, and won the 9.30 hour across the board, including with viewers 5+ […]

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HD Ratings: No X Ratings for Mistresses

TV2’s Mistresses looks likely to lose its coveted 8.30 Thursday slot after this week’s episode drew only 3.8% of the channel’s target audience, 18-39 year-olds. This was its poorest showing yet, down from the premiere’s 4.9% two weeks earlier. It was also down sharply among adults 25-54, slipping from 5.5% for the premiere to 3.9%, […]

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HD Ratings: Rafters Sags As X Factor Packs ‘Em In

One of TV One’s biggest drama hits, Packed to the Rafters, has gone from rating through the roof to hitting rock bottom. Thursday’s episode averaged only 2.4% – 5.5% of the major demographics while the news wasn’t better for the HD drama it screens opposite, TV2’s Mistresses. The latter averaged 3.3% – 5.0% and was […]

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HD Ratings: Talent and Potter Dwarf Gulliver

TVNZ dominated Sunday’s ratings with NZ’s Got Talent winning its slot and the network premiere of the final Harry Potter movie the rest of the night. TV2’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 averaged 6.5% – 7.5% of the major demographics, with viewerwship building after Talent went off-air. TV3 also had a network […]

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HD Ratings: Talent Deathly for Potter and Popper

NZ’s Got Talent scored a big win on Sunday against HD movies Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I and Mr Popper’s Penguins. But despite Talent averaging 8.4% – 16.8% of the key demographics, lead-out A Place to Call Home (above) couldn’t capitalise on its popularity. The Australian drama’s premiere looked stunning in HD but averaged […]

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HD Ratings: X Factor Missing From Premiere

Thursday’s season-three launch of The X Factor USA was lower down the rating charts than season two’s. It averaged 5.3% – 7.5% of the key demographics compared to 7.9% – 10.7% for last year’s. The biggest decline was among household shoppers: 10.7% in 2012 but only 6.8% in 2013. The premiere slipped a couple of […]

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This Week in HD: September 21-27

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Duck Dynasty (TV2, 7.00) Movie: Around the World in 80 Days (TV2, 7.30, 5.1, R) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 21-27

TV3 will launch season three of The X Factor USA two weeks after its Fox TV premiere. It goes to air today in the US but is being held back here until September 26. TV3 again will air the Simon Cowell talent quest on Thursdays and Fridays but the first few episodes won’t be hot […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 14-20

Bad news for fans of The Good Wife: TV3 doesn’t plan to premiere season three on the back of the season two re-runs. The September 17 finale is the last episode TV3 will air for the foreseeable future. At one stage it looked as if the channel wanted to build a late-night audience for one […]

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