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HD Ratings: July 9 Top 20 Tables

Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 25-54 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 18-49 Top 20, 5pm-midnight, 5+

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Big Show a Surprisingly Late Show

The same weekend Britain’s Got Talent ends its run on TV One, TV3 will have another crack at light entertainment on Sunday nights with the premiere of Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (July 17, 9.30). The slot seems surprisingly late for a variety series that The Sun said definitely had the feel-good factor and was “family entertainment with genuine appeal. Whisper […]

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This Week in HD: April 23- 29

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Goldbergs (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Middle (TV2, 6.30, 5.1, R)  Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Police Academy (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Ice Age 2: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (TV3, 7.00, 5.1, R) Season Premiere: Britain’s Got Talent (TV1, 7.30) Father Brown (Prime, 7.30)  Grantchester (Prime, 8.35) […]

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HD Ratings: Designs' Ratings Grand

HD Ratings: Designs’ Ratings Grand

Grand Designs Revisited rated through the roof on Thursday. TV3’s sturdy staple didn’t win its slot outright but was more competitive than it has been against TV1’s Britain’s Got Talent and TV2’s reality shows. The season finale averaged 3.4% – 6.1% of the commercial demographics, and built over the 7.30 hour to out-rate BGT in three of the […]

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HD Heads-Up: KA-POW!

HD Heads-Up: KA-POW!

This month TV2 and TV3 will screen the network HD movie premieres of two superhero franchises but inexplicably a third big-gun blockbuster will be in SD. TV2 will screen the latest Superman reboot, Man of Steel, as its Sunday Premiere Movie on July 12 while TV3 will recruit the X-Men spin-off, The Wolverine, on July 16. […]

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HD Ratings: Word Up More Popular Than Word Has It

Viewers were quicker than critics to give TV1’s new panel show Word Up the thumbs up. Thursday’s premiere averaged a solid 4.3% – 6.3% of the commercial demographics and 7.1% of the country. Its launch was helped immeasurably by being sandwiched between a 90-minute edition of Britain’s Got Talent (4.3% – 9.3% of the key […]

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New Season: Britain's Got Traction

New Season: Britain’s Got Traction

Britain’s Got Talent got traction on Thursday, when the season premiere scored top ratings for TV1. It didn’t win the 7.30 hour outright but the second half out-rated the competition and helped the finale of Offspring to win its slot in two of the network’s key demographics (25-54, household shoppers with kids). Moreover, it led to […]

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HD Ratings: Golf Comedy Reverses TV3's Rough Patch

HD Ratings: Golf Comedy Reverses TV3’s Rough Patch

Replacing Crisis and the latest season of Hawaii Five-O with an 18-year-old Adam Sandler comedy helped to stop the ratings rot for TV3 on Tuesday. Indeed, week-on-week in peak-hour TV3 was up in all the key demographics, and notably so with viewers aged 18-39, 18-49 and 25-54. Over two hours Happy Gilmore averaged 4.3% – […]

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HD Ratings: Kitchen Rules but Crisis Improves

HD Ratings: Kitchen Rules but Crisis Improves

TV3’s Crisis continues to build after a disastrous debut two weeks ago — and in the face of fierce competition from the last half-hour of My Kitchen Rules. Tuesday’s episode averaged 2.7% – 5.2% of the major demographics, which wasn’t great but was better than the previous week’s 2.6% – 3.5%, especially among household shoppers with […]

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HD Ratings: Hollow Victory for Prime Over TV3

HD Ratings: Hollow Victory for Prime Over TV3

TV3 may rue sacrificing Sleepy Hollow as part of its restructured Fox deal after Tuesday’s series premiere on Prime largely out-rated NCIS. NCIS averaged a season low of 1.5% – 3.3% of the key demographics while Sleepy Hollow opened with 1.8% – 3.1% (Prime will repeat the premiere 11pm Saturday, to increase sampling on the […]

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