Tag Archives: Australian Spartan

HD Ratings: Games Spread the Wealth for TVNZ UPDATED*

Despite flak about its ad-crammed, free-to-air Commonwealth Games coverage being inferior to what Sky would have offered, viewership of TVNZ channels and streams have surged. The broadcaster today reported over one million streams had been recorded while ratings for TVNZ 1 and Duke have, on some nights, risen sharply. On Monday, for instance, TVNZ 1 […]

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HD Ratings: Sunday Night Trauma for TVNZ 1

TVNZ 1’s latest British thriller Trauma ends on Sunday — and the network will be glad it was only a three-parter after last weekend’s distressing ratings. Episode two averaged only 1.9% of the network’s core 25-54 viewership while lead-out Ride Upon the Storm limped home with 0.4% — which probably means any other high-minded Europeans […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 20

➢ Let the games begin. In the wake of the Winter Olympics, TVNZ 2 will anchor Sunday nights with Australian Spartan. The family series, in which Kiwis take on Aussies “in the most diabolical test of team-work ever devised”, will screen 7.00 Sundays from March 5. “Spartan will be next level,” predicts co-host Edwina Bartholomew. “The location is […]

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