Tag Archives: Wentworth

New to Blu: October 10 – 16

  Sicario: Day of the Soldado ➢ “Sicario: Day of the Soldado makes its way onto Blu-ray with a solid 2.40:1 1080p transfer. Shot digitally and finished at a 2K DI, the image offers up a well-detailed and colourful image. Like the first Sicario, the colour palette is dominated by pronounced tans, browns, and yellows […]

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HD Ratings: Golden Boy Dulls NCIS

Pushing back NCIS to accommodate a Kiwi Comedy Pilot on Tuesday hurt the season finale of the long-running procedural. It averaged 3.3% of 25-54 year-old compared to the previous week’s double-episode respectively averaging 5.3% and 3.9%. It suffered from not having The Block NZ (9.4%) as a lead-in, although Golden Boy did average an impressive 5.4%. But […]

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HD Ratings: NCIS Sweet As for Three

Three’s double-episode countdown to the season finale of NCIS on Tuesday rewarded it with a night of top ratings. With The Block NZ as the 7.30 lead-in, the network won three consecutive hours in all the core commercial demographics. On the back of The Block, the first hour of NCIS averaged 5.3% of the network’s […]

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Tin Star Not a Fast Draw

Three’s new crime drama Tin Star out-rated TVNZ 1’s Criminal Minds on Monday but not TVNZ 2’s Wentworth. The premiere averaged 4.0% of 25-54 year-olds, Three’s core demographic, compared to Wentworth’s 6.7% and Criminal Minds’ 2.5%. A dark cable drama was never going to challenge the appeal of a free-to-air hit like Wentworth but Three […]

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This Week in HD: July 1 – 7

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i   Saturday  Extreme Road Rescue (TV1, 4.55) The Block NZ (TV3, 5.00, R) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) Movie: Toy Story (TV2, 5.30, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Kung Fu Panda (TV2, 7.00, R) […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 22

➢ TVNZ 2 is turning Emerald City into a mini-series event. The Wizard of Oz re-imaging that ran for only 10 episodes in the US will screen as double-episodes after the Saturday Family Movie from July 1. “Fans of the alternate reality/fantasy genre should enjoy Emerald City, and I think they’ll get a kick out […]

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HD Ratings: New Life for Fair Go and House Rules

Shifting TV One’s Fair Go from  7.30 Wednesday to 7.30 Monday boosted the consumer show’s ratings at the same time as TV3’s House Rules doubled its Monday night viewership. Their extra eyeballs came at the expense of Australian Survivor, which dropped more than a point in the 25-54 demographic. Fair Go averaged 8.9% of this demo and […]

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HD Ratings: New House Doesn’t Rule

TV3’s new season of House Rules opened to shockingly low ratings on Monday, averaging only 2.3% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. Traditionally reality shows like House Rules start slowly as more viewers wake up to their return, and TV3 will be banking on viewership to build after a few more nights on air and online catch-ups. Even so, it […]

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Primetime Top 10: August 8

Wentworth and What Really Happens in Thailand helped TV2 to win Monday primetime in all the key commercial demographics. TV3’s The Block NZ: Girls vs Boys lost to the last half-hour of Shortland Street but beat Code: 1 and Renters while its re-run of The Heat was too hot for TV One’s Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders and Lucifer. One […]

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HD Ratings Tables: July 25

Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 25-54 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 18-49 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 5+

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