Tag Archives: Comedy Gala

Schedule Watch: May 8

TVNZ 2 is revising its Friday night schedule to improve its prospects against Three’s top-rating light-ent line-up. It’s pre-empting this week’s episode of The Simpsons so Best Foods Comedy Gala can start earlier at 7.30. This will provide it a stronger lead-in from Shortland Street and give it a head-start on Three’s The Graham Norton […]

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Fourth Season for Brokenwood

NZ On Air is bankrolling four more two-hour episodes of The Brokenwood Mysteries for $3.63 million, despite the last season never averaging more than 2.6% of Prime’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds. However, the picturesque whodunit was competitive by Prime’s standards given the fierce opposition: TVNZ 1’s Victoria, TVNZ 2’s Lethal Weapon and TV3’s Grand Designs. The premiere averaged […]

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HD Ratings: Supersizing Double the Fun

Doubling up the season finale episodes of Super Fun Night helped TV2 to dominate Monday’s ratings and served lead-out Kitchen Nightmares its highest audience this season. Since it’s been back on air, Gordon Ramsay’s show has fared badly with Brooklyn Nine-Nine as its lead-in. But this week’s finale averaged 5.1% – 8.2% of the key […]

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