Tag Archives: This Town

HD Ratings: Rumble Flexes Muscle, Humans Hammered

TV2’s Reno Rumble is building in popularity while TV3’s new sci-fi drama Humans has collapsed. Tuesday’s episode of the latter tumbled from the premiere’s highs, averaging only 2.2% – 4.3% of the commercial demographics. It finished behind TV1’s The Mentalist (2.9% – 5.4%) in three of the four key demos and, along with lead-out Caught on Camera, […]

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HD Ratings: Transporter Rumbles Reno

TV2’s new makeover show Reno Rumble took a tumble opposite TV3’s re-run on The Transporter on Wednesday. The premiere of what ScreenScribe columnist Doug Coutts dubbed “cynical, exploitative and just plain trashy” averaged only 2.9% – 5.0% of the commercial demographics. It rated above 3.5% only among household shoppers with kids but shockingly shed viewers […]

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HD Ratings: Movie Lays Mom to Rest

TV3’s network movie premiere of RIPD on Wednesday beat the competition in the commercial  demographics while TV2’s Mom bombed in its new slot. RIPD averaged 4.3% – 7.5% of the key demos off the back of Top Gear’s 3.8% – 8.4%. Both rated highest among household shoppers with kids, and only in the 24-54 demo was RIPD […]

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This Week in HD: June 27-July 3

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) Movie: Enchanted (TV2, 7.00, R) Storage Hunters (TV3, 7.00, 5.1) Our World: Inside the Animal Mind (TV1, 7.30) Highway Thru Hell (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Motive (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) Movie: Year One (TV2, 9.05, R) SVU (TV3, 9.25, […]

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HD Ratings: Norton Pummels Stallone & Co

Chat show king Graham Norton flexed his muscles on Friday when TV2 launched its movie slot with the network HD premiere of beefcake blockbuster The Expendables. Sylvester Stallone’s geezers-with-guns hit averaged 6.0% – 6.5% of the key demographics (adults 18-39,18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers with kids). But it was no match for the combined firepower […]

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This Week in HD: October 5-11

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) Series Premiere: This Town (TV One, 7.30) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) Outrageous Fortune (TV3, […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 5-11

The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off The Originals are the latest series to launch online ahead of on air. TVNZ Ondemand will premiere season five of Diaries and the series premiere of The Originals barely a day — 28 hours — after they bow in the US. It’s a double-edged sword for fans: they’ll be […]

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