Tag Archives: Australian Survivor

TVNZ 2’s New Survival Strategy

TVNZ 2 will take its cue from the Survivor playbook and try to kill two birds with one stone. It is shifting Australian Survivor from its low-rating 8.30 Sunday slot to 9.00 Wednesdays, where it will replace the similarly sub-par Kevin Can Wait and Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation. Australian Survivor will air Sunday for the […]

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HD Ratings: Kiwi Ninja Warrior a Hit

Three easily won Monday night in all the core commercial demographics, with Australian Ninja Warrior and 9-1-1 proving to be an enduring dynamic duo. In the 25-54 demo, ANJ (6.4%) lost to TVNZ 1’s Fair Go (7.0%) and Border Security (6.3%) but peaked at 7.0% in its second hour and won outright in the other […]

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HD Ratings: Weekend Round-Up

Three’s network movie premiere of The Magnificent Seven roped in twice as many 25-54 viewers as TVNZ 1’s launch of baby-snatching drama series The Cry. The western reboot averaged 6.0% of both networks’ core demographic vs 3.3% for The Cry. But in the hour that the two locked horns, the gap was much wider: 7.1% […]

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HD Ratings: Can Australian Survivor Survive?

TVNZ 2 programmers must be pondering Australian Survivor’s primetime future after another week of low ratings. This weekend it will face its toughest Sunday night competition yet: Three’s premiere of The Magnificent Seven in the wake of Australian Ninja Warrior’s first Sunday broadcast. Ninja has had an outstanding first week on air, dominating its Monday and […]

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HD Ratings: Ninja Kneecaps Survivor

Australian Ninja Warrior came out fighting on Monday, losing against the dynamic duo of Fair Go and Border Patrol but pummelling Project Runway NZ and Australian Survivor in three of the four core commercial demographics. Three’s replacement for Married at First Sight NZ averaged 5.5% of the network’s 25-54 viewership, 4.5% of 18-49s and 4.0% […]

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HD Ratings: MAFS Takes Passengers With It

It was happy-ever-after on Three on Sunday when the final of Married at First Sight NZ and the network movie premiere of Passengers helped it to win the night in all the core commercial demographics. The clean sweep was bad news for the first Sunday instalment of TVNZ 2’s Australian Survivor, which couldn’t even beat […]

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HD Ratings: Bake Off Can’t Match MAFS NZ

Despite same-week repeats and rampant publicity, TVNZ 2’s Great Kiwi Bake Off was pip(p)ed in the ratings on Tuesday by Three’s Married at First Sight NZ. The cooking show easily out-rated TVNZ 1’s Shop Well for Less but was no match for the matchmaker hit. MAFS NZ topped all the core commercial demographics, with a 25-54 […]

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HD Ratings: Australian Survivor Rescues 9-1-1

After two weeks of low ratings, Rescue 9-1-1 (Three, 9.00 Mondays), bounced back last week against weaker competition on TVNZ 2: the season premiere of Australian Survivor. The emergency services drama almost doubled its 25-54 average, to 5.0%, on the back of a surging Married at First Sight NZ (7.4% of the same demo, up […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 4

➢➢ TVNZ 2 will add Will & Grace to its Wednesday night comedy block from October 17. It will air at 8.30, between The Big Bang Theory and Kevin Can Wait. The reboot will air two weeks behind its NBC broadcast and continue a rejuvenation of TVNZ 2’s schedule that includes the October 16 premiere […]

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Outback Truckers Stalls in Debut

The arrival of Outback Truckers didn’t dent the 25-54 appeal of Grand Designs NZ on Tuesday. The season four premiere of TVNZ 1’s Aussie reality series averaged 2.4% of the network’s most coveted demographic versus 5.0% for GDNZ. The latter spearheaded three hours of back-to-back wins in the 25-54 demo for Three, with Lost & […]

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