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HD Ratings: Unhappy Hour for Variety Show Kick-Off

HD Ratings: Unhappy Hour for Variety Show Kick-Off

TV One’s new variety show was anything but a happy hour for the network when it launched opposite Prime’s delayed international rugby coverage. Saturday’s premiere of Happy Hour averaged only 0.7% – 2.7% of the major demographics compared to 6.0% – 6.5% for the rugby. But it was competitive with TV3’s Blue Bloods (1.1% – […]

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HD Ratings: American Pie Reunion Apple of TV3's Eye

HD Ratings: American Pie Reunion Apple of TV3’s Eye

My Kitchen Rules NZ helped TV One to dominate Sunday evening but TV3 won the post-9pm period with its network premiere of American Reunion. MKRNZ averaged 7.7% – 11.0% of the major demographics to win in each and also topped viewers aged 5+ with 10.0%. TV2’s HD comedies trailed by 2-5 ratings points, depending on […]

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HD Ratings: Too Few Recall Trivial Legacy

Today’s announcement by TV3 that it has commissioned another run of The X Factor NZ for next year isn’t surprising given how well the original rated and the popularity of the Oz import. The latter’s ratings on Sunday helped TV3 to win the night two weeks running in the four major demographics, despite TV One’s […]

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HD Ratings: Broadchurch Contest Spellbinding

HD Ratings: Broadchurch Contest Spellbinding

TV One and TV3 battled it out for the 18-49 and 25-54 demos on Sunday when the final of Broadchurch went head-to-head with the network premiere of Snow White and the Huntsman. The former helped to earned TV One a 25.8% share of 25-54 year-olds watching TV that night while Snow White drove TV3’s 24.5%. TV3 […]

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This Week in HD: June 28-July 4

This Week in HD: June 28-July 4

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i   Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The ITM Fishing Show (TV One, 5.25) Modern Family (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Amazing Race (TV2, 6.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Movie: What a Girl Wants (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) Season Premiere: The Secret Lives of Dancers (TV3, 7.00) […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 28-July 4

HD Heads-Up: June 28-July 4

TV3 will launch two mid-week dramas in HD the same week it reverts to Sunday night movies and resumes one of it longest-running procedurals for the first time time in HD. SVU will make its HD debut on June 28, as the first half of a Saturday night double-bill with season two of Blue Bloods. […]

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HD Heads-Up: February 22-28

HD Heads-Up: February 22-28

Late-night political machinations will abound when TV3 at last debuts House of Cards the same week it belatedly resumes new episodes of The Borgias. House of Cards will screen 10.25 Sundays and would have made a fabulous double-bill with House of Lies had TV3 not off-loaded this acclaimed series on to Four. But hopefully the […]

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HD Ratings: Place Picks Up Pace

HD Ratings: Place Picks Up Pace

The crowdpleasing appeal of NZ’s Got Talent is helping to turn Aussie period drama A Place to Call Home into a Sunday drawcard for TV One. This weekend’s episode averaged 4.4% – 9.3% of the major demographics and won its slot with household shoppers. With TV2’s HD premiere of Just Go With It (6.2% – […]

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HD Ratings: Would I Lie to You?

Expect TV3 to overhaul its Sunday schedule if ratings continue as badly as this weekend’s. After dominating 7pm-9pm with an HD re-run of Ice Age, the network’s ratings nosedived with a Graham Norton Show re-run and the season premiere of Would I Lie to You? This was the much funnier British original but chances are […]

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HD Ratings: Big Blue Bloodies Green Hornet

HD Ratings: Big Blue Bloodies Green Hornet

Blue beat green on Sunday when TV3 won Sunday night’s ratings with its HD re-run of Avatar. The blue aliens blockbuster swatted TV2’s network HD premiere of The Green Hornet in all the key demographics except adults 18-39. It averaged 8.5% – 9.3% over its three hours, peaking mid-point with 11.0% of TV3’s target audience, […]

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