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LOD a Hit for TVNZ 1? LOL!

Acquiring Grand Designs UK as part of its Grand Designs NZ deal is rewarding TVNZ 1 on Thursday nights, where the original has been winning its 7.30 hour in the channel’s 25-54 demographic in two of the last three weeks. But TVNZ 1’s surprise acquisition of an even bigger UK hit isn’t generating the same […]

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The Woke Apprentice About to Debut

TVNZ 1 has announced The Apprentice Aotearoa will screen on Monday nights from May 10. Presumably it will be in the same 8.30 slot where the UK version tanked so badly last year that the network had to burn it off in double-episodes. The Kiwi incarnation sounds incredibly ‘woke’ compared to the Donald Trump original, […]

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Popstars to Pop Up as TVNZ Simulcast

In a unique programming gambit, TVNZ 1 and TVNZ 2 will simulcast the April 12 premiere of Popstars. The latest twist on the talent quest format will screen 7.30 Monday-Wednesday but for one night only will go out on both TVNZ channels at the same time. Clearly TVNZ wants to maximise sampling of the series, […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Team NZ Wins Big for TVNZ

TVNZ reports yesterday’s America’s Cup win by Emirates Team New Zealand notched up 1.4 million viewers and broke streaming records. Here’s the media release: 1.4 Million Tune Into TVNZ’s 36th PRADA America’s Cup Final Broadcast Coverage Emirates Team New Zealand’s victory in the PRADA America’s Cup was watched by 1,395,100* New Zealanders on TVNZ yesterday. […]

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TVNZ 1 ‘s Cup Coverage a Huge Hit

The first day of the 36th America’s Cup race notched up more than one million viewers and 147,000 live streams, TVNZ reports. Here’s the media release: One Million New Zealanders Watch America’s Cup on TVNZ 1 More than 1 million viewers tuned into TVNZ 1 yesterday for coverage of the 36th America’s Cup presented by […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: Lawless Hit Targets NZ

TVNZ 1 is recruiting a local version of My Life is Murder for its homegrown crime drama beat after acquiring the next season of The Brokenwood Mysteries and renewing One Lane Bridge. Here’s the media release: Lucy Lawless bringing My Life Is Murder Aotearoa to TVNZ Lucy Lawless is reprising her role as Alexa Crowe, a fiercely […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: New Home for Grand Designs NZ/UK

TVNZ has snapped up Grand Designs NZ after yesterday’s news that there wouldn’t be another season on Three following presenter Chris Moller’s decision to quit the series. The deal also includes rights to the UK original, which will premiere on TVNZ 1 in April. Both shows will be a major loss for Three as they’re […]

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TVNZ Match Fit for Summer

TVNZ Sales reports the broadcaster’s early America’s Cup and Blackcaps coverage has buoyed viewership on TVNZ 1, Duke and OnDemand. It says day one of the PRADA America’s Cup World Series was a huge hit with audiences, reaching over 725,000 viewers and averaging a 5+ rating of 5.3. Across the four days, over 1.5 million New Zealanders […]

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Christmas Comes Early For Coro Fans

To mark Coronation Street’s 60th birthday, TVNZ 1 will run a Diamond Jubilee Week of event programming from December 6-12. In addition to the 9.30 Tuesday-Thursday broadcasts, there will be two primetime specials and eight daytime commemorations. Over the past 30 years the show’s had a rocky history in this country, as a succession of […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: TVNZ Sets Sail

TVNZ has unveiled its America’s Cup coverage for TVNZ 1 and TVNZ OnDemand, from live broadcasts to a mockumentary from the Educators crew. Here’s the media release: TVNZ announces its blockbuster coverage line-up for the 36th America’s Cup presented by PRADA TVNZ is bringing New Zealand all the action on and off the water, with […]

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