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HD Ratings: New Shows Appeal to Networks' Core Audiences

HD Ratings: New Shows Appeal to Networks’ Core Audiences

TV1’s new Monday drama Stalker won its time slot in the 25-54 demographic but isn’t among the freshman series CBS has renewed for a second season. The US broadcaster announced this week that Madam Secretary, CSI: New Orleans and Scorpion would return but pundits are picking Stalker won’t be joining them on the network’s 2015/16 […]

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HD Ratings: Minds Still Criminally Popular

HD Ratings: Minds Still Criminally Popular

Criminal Minds continues to be a star performer for TV One midway through its ninth season. Monday’s episode averaged 5.1% – 11.3% of the major demographics to win the 8.30 hour among 25-54 year-olds and household shoppers with kids. Its enduring popularity helped lead-out Castle (2.2% – 5.4%) to beat Grey’s Anatomy (3.5% – 6.2%) […]

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HD Ratings: TV2 Still Rules Without Kitchen

HD Ratings: TV2 Still Rules Without Kitchen

A suite of series and season premieres on Monday couldn’t stop TV3’s re-run of What Happens in Vegas from coming up trumps in all the key demographics. It averaged 6.4% – 8.2% of viewers in the audience groups that matter most to the networks to win the 8.30-10.30 zone outright except in the 5+ demo. […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 9-15

HD Heads-Up: November 9-15

TV One at last dusts off the HBO comedy, Life’s Too Short, for a late-night Friday run the same week TV2 launches two high-profile movie slots to plug holes in its schedule. The network HD premiere of The Help will open Monday Night at the Movies on November 11 while the network HD premiere of […]

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HD Ratings: Person of Interest Programme of Interest

HD Ratings: Person of Interest Programme of Interest

TV One’s season premiere of Person of Interest on Monday registered more interest from viewers than the previous week’s season finale of Criminal Minds. It averaged 5.0% – 8.1% of the key demos compared to Criminal Minds’ 3.7% – 5.4%. The premiere provided a strong lead-in to Castle, which scored its highest ratings this season: […]

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HD Ratings: Dynamo Dynamite, Modern Family Implodes

HD Ratings: Dynamo Dynamite, Modern Family Implodes

TV3’s HD sitcoms Modern Family and Go On gave up their gains of the last two weeks when TV One spellbound viewers with Tuesday’s premiere of Dynamo — Magician Impossible. What sounds like a laundry detergent special cleaned up, averaging an extraordinarily high 10.1% – 16.2% of the major demographics. Modern Family rated 5.3% – […]

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HD Heads-Up: June 22-28

HD Heads-Up: June 22-28

While the US networks unleash their summer schedules, NZ’s are poised to give theirs a mid-year spring clean. A slew of season finales will unspool in the week starting June 22, including HD staples NCIS, NCIS: LA, Bones and Criminal Minds (above). It’s possible that even Castle may be on the move after a dismal […]

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HD Ratings: Castle Falls From Grace

HD Ratings: Castle Falls From Grace

The season-five premiere of Castle took a hit from TV3’s movie on Monday. It averaged only 2.1% – 3.8% of the key demographics, losing both to Kitchen Nightmares Revisited on TV2 and TV3’s HD re-run of the movie, Hitman (5.6% – 8.6%). Hitman’s second half was competitive with Nightmares but the first half was trounced […]

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This Week in HD: May 25-31

This Week in HD: May 25-31

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) MasterChef MasterClass (TV One, 7.30) Network Movie Premiere: Tron: Legacy (TV2, 7.00, 5.1) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) CSI: New York (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) Law & Order: Los Angeles (TV3, 11.30, […]

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HD Heads-Up: May 25-31

HD Heads-Up: May 25-31

New HD drawcards for the last week of May are limited to the fifth season premiere of Castle and the network premiere of Tron: Legacy. Castle will return to its 9.30 Monday slot on TV One, picking up from where the fourth season left off. It opens the morning after Richard Castle and Kate Beckett’s […]

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