Tag Archives: Westside

Lightbox Goes Loco Over Local

Next month Lightbox will stream its first commissioned dramas, one of which it’s already renewed. “We’re really thrilled to be taking this crucial next step and investing directly in local productions,” Lightbox General Manager Hema Patel says. “New Zealanders are loyal and avid consumers of local content, and we know our customers will love these excellent series.” High […]

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Three Records First Monthly Ratings Win in Three+ Years

Three posted its first monthly 25-54 win in three-and-a-half years ahead of its leaders debate last night topping the ratings. The 90-minute special averaged 10.9% of 25-54 year-olds, 9.6% of 18-49 year-olds, and 9.0% of 18-39 year-olds and household shoppers with kids to win in all four core demos as well as viewers 5+ (11.0%). […]

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Three’s Ratings Building Blocks

The Block NZ continue to be a ratings powerhouse for Three, with the network notching up its second consecutive weekly win in its target demographic, 25-54 year-olds. Three won the night three times last week — Thursday (25-54, 18-39), Friday (25-54, 18-39, 18-49) and Sunday (all four demos, including household shoppers with kids) — and […]

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Love Island to Heat Up TVNZ 2

The same week MasterChef Australia winds up another marathon run, TVNZ 2 will strip the return of Love Island in primetime. The first series of the steamy reality smash aired as daytime fodder in 2015 but season three will screen 9.30 Monday-Thursday and 9.10 Fridays from August 14 in a bid to arrest an audience […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 17

➢ Game of Thrones returns for season seven tonight (SoHo, 8.30), with a premiere that The Hollywood Reporter reckons “sets the stage for the endgame … Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen coming together over dragon glass, full-on war against the new Lannister-Greyjoy partnership, and a White Walker war to end all wars”. The New York […]

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This Week in HD: July 15 – 21

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  Season Premiere: River Monsters With Jeremy Wade  (TV1, 4.55) The Block NZ (TV3, 5.00, R) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) Movie: Wreck-It Ralph (TV2, 5.05, 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: Transformers (TV2, 7.00, […]

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This Week in HD: July 8 – 14

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  Extreme Road Rescue (TV1, 4.55, F) Movie: The Incredibles (TV2, 4.55, R) The Block NZ (TV3, 5.00, R) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00) 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) Network Movie Premiere: Hotel Transylvania 2 (TV2, […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 29

➢ The networks will ramp up their local drama slates in the week starting July 8 with the return of Westside (Three, 8.30 Monday) and Filthy Rich (TVNZ 2, 8.30 Tuesday) while Shortland Street will start its “winter season” of hour-long Monday episodes. TVNZ 2 will relaunch Filthy Rich with a 90-minute episode and precede […]

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HD Heads-Up: August 15

TV3’s outrageous ratings fortunes … TV One dispatches Hatch, Match & … MediaWorks reports that not only did the final of The Block NZ: Girls vs Boys win its slot on Sunday but so did its lead-out, the season finale of Westside. The Outrageous Fortune prequel won the 8.30 hour in the four key demographics (25-54, […]

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This Week in HD: August 13 – 19

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00)  Series Premiere: Hidden India (TV3, 4.55) Wonderful World of Disney: Pocahontas (TV2, 5.25, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Rio 2016 Kiwi Highlights (Prime, 6.00)  Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Tonight at […]

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