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Network Movies in HD: May 14 – 20

Saturday Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Son of Bigfoot (Maori TV, 7.00) Begin Again (Eden, 8.30) Pop Aye (Maori TV, 8.30) Bombshell (TVNZ 2, 8.35) She’s Out of My League (Three, 9.30) Interview With the Vampire (Duke, 9.30) True Story (TVNZ 2, 11.55)   Sunday Aliens in the Attic […]

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HD Ratings: Big Brother Bombs

Big Brother Australia bombed on Wednesday, when TVNZ 2’s two-hour session premiere rated lower in the core commercial demographics than the sitcoms and soap it pre-empted. The 25-54 and 18-49 averages were the same across both hours: 0.3% in the first and 0.6% in the second. TVNZ 1’s The Chase averaged 4.8% and 3.5% of […]

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HD Ratings: Lego’s Appeal Builds

Lego Masters NZ won its time slot in the core commercial demographic on Tuesday and helped lead-out NCIS: Hawai’i to easily beat its parent show on Three. Lego averaged 5.0% of 25-54 year-olds and 4.5% of 18-49s for its second episode to out-rate TVNZ 1’s The Casketeers and Lap of Luxury. The first episode of […]

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Amber Alert: Explosive Depp Charges

If you can’t get enough of it on the news, ThreeNow is streaming a two-part documentary about what led to the trial of Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard. The Discovery documentary first aired in the U.K. in November. Here’s the media release: Warner Bros. Discovery can today reveal that Johnny vs Amber is streaming now, only […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 21 – 27

➢➢ TVNZ 1 is dumping ITV’s highest-rating drama series in a decade to late-night. The thriller about a bomb disposal squad, Trigger Point, will screen 11.45 Saturdays from May 21. It’s the latest OnDemand attraction to earn an off-peak linear run, despite the premiere drawing 10 million viewers in the UK. The scheduling also surprises […]

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Spark Sport and WB Discovery Share Driving Seat

The final stages of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) will screen on Three as part of a deal between Spark Sport and Warner Bros. Discovery NZ. Here’s the media release: Spark Sport confirms free-to-air broadcast partner for FIA World Rally Championship and brand-new motorsport series Spark Sport has announced today that Warner Bros. Discovery […]

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HD Ratings: DWTS Legs It With Lego

Dancing With the Stars NZ won its first close encounter with Lego Masters NZ on Monday night. The tightly-contested tango saw DWTS win the 25-54 year-old vote by just two-tenths of a ratings point and the 18-49 race by five-tenths of a point — but was up sharply on Sunday’s broadcast. It averaged 5.6% of […]

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UEFA to Stream on Spark Sport

Spark Sport has added another European soccer competition to its line-up. Here’s the media release: UEFA deal brings more world-class football to Spark Sport Spark Sport will be home to one of the biggest football competitions in the world – the UEFA European Football Championship 2024 and 2028 – thanks to an exclusive broadcast partnership […]

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HD Ratings: DWTS Still on Back Foot

Dancing With the Stars was tops with urban Auckland viewers aged 25-54 on Sunday but in all the other major demographics it finished behind TVNZ 1’s Hyundai Country Calendar and Sunday. The live broadcast averaged 4.6% of Auckland urban vs 3.5% of 25-54s across the country, 2.6% of 18-49s and 4.1% of people 5+. This […]

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Network Movies in HD: May 7 – 13

Saturday LEGO Movie 2 – The Second Part (TVNZ 2, 7.00) Ghostbusters (Three, 7.00) Early Man (Maori TV, 7.00) Age of Adaline (Eden, 8.30) My Brilliant Career (Maori TV, 8.30) Mother’s Day (TVNZ 2, 8.55) Ghostbusters II (Three, 8.55) Fear (Duke, 10.25) Deadly Radio Romance (Three, 11.05)   Sunday Widows (TVNZ 2, 12.15am) Kangaroo Jack (TVNZ 2, 4.05) The Fast and […]

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