Tag Archives: The X-Factor

Next Week in HD: May 23-29

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i  Saturday The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Our World: Frozen Planet (TV1, 7.30, R) Highway Thru Hell (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) CSI (TV3, 8.30, 5.1, R) Chicago PD (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) Nashville (TV1, 9.30, 5.1, F) Hannibal (TV3, 10.25, […]

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New Season: Transformers More Amazing Than Spider-Man

TV3 had its revenge on TV2 on Sunday when Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen crushed The Amazing Spider-Man. The previous week TV2’s premiere of White House Down had rated through the roof against the original Transformers. But the sequel scored much higher, averaging 5.5% – 7.8% of the commercial demographics compared to Spider-Man’s 2.7% – […]

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HD Ratings: Killers Slays Rivals

The network movie premiere of Killers on Sunday triggered a ratings comeback for TV2 after its light-ent line-up was crushed by TV One’s Sunday and NZ’s Got Talent. The movie averaged 7.6% – 11.0% of the major demographics — adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers — compared to 2.3% – 3.7% for TV2’s SD […]

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HD Ratings: Mistresses Less than Masterful

The X Factor USA proved too harsh a mistress for Thursday’s premiere of Mistresses. TV2’s new HD drama averaged only 4.5% – 5.8% of the major demographics. It ranked ahead of TV One’s Packed to the Rafters except among household shoppers (3.1% – 6.5%) but was well behind the second half of TV3’s two-hour X […]

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HD Heads-Up: April 20-26

TV3 will use the first NZ version of The X Factor to give Sunday nights a tune-up. The 90-minute premiere will screen, as ScreenScribe.tv contributor Leo Styles predicted, on April 21, from 7.00-8.30, ahead of the network HD premiere of Sione’s 2: Unfinished Business. X Factor will screen twice weekly, with the second episode airing […]

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TV3 Fires Up New HD Dramas and Comedies for 2013

MediaWorks today unveiled it new-season highlights for TV3 and Four to ad agencies and media in Auckland. Many of the new and returning shows are detailed online: TV3’s page is the most informative whereas Four’s lists only a handful of new comedies. While MediaWorks is no closer to upgrading Four to HD, it’s not yet […]

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HDTV Ratings: September 13

News of TV3 making its own X Factor next year follows mixed ratings for the US season’s premiere on Thursday. The two-hour launch seesawed with TV2’s reality shows in most of the major demographics, averaging 7.9% – 10.7%. TV2’s line-up dominated from 7.30-9.30 but traditionally shows like X Factor don’t develop momentum until the auditions […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: September 8-14

Who has the most talent? Viewers will find out when NZ’s Got Talent and The X Factor USA go to air next month within days of each other. NZ’s Got Talent will premiere on September 9 (TV One 7.30), with judges Rachel Hunter, Ali Campbell and Jason Kerrison, while X Factor will have a two-hour launch on […]

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Glee Jump Starts TV3’s New Season

TV3 will jump-start its 2011 season by launching several HD highlights before Christmas. On November 5 Glee will return to its original 7.30pm Friday slot after the second half of season one fared less well at 8.30pm. Also confirmed for next month is The Event, a stunning conspiracy thriller that’s cleverly and tautly told, while […]

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