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TV3 Marks New Monday Slot for X Factor NZ

TV3 Marks New Monday Slot for X Factor NZ

Following the lowest ratings of the season so far for The X Factor NZ, TV3 is pushing back the start of the Monday night broadcasts from 7.30 to 8.00, effective from May 20. The switch coincides with the first live results show going to air the same night and will eliminate the clash with Shortland […]

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HDTV Ratings: May 30

HDTV Ratings: May 30

The best HD show on TV last night was the least-watched. Season three of Nurse Jackie opened to solid if unspectacular ratings opposite exceptionally high viewership of Brothers & Sisters. The TV2 drawcard was watched by 10.7% of 18-49 year-olds, 10.5% of 25-54 year-olds and 15.3% of household shoppers with kids. TV3’s dark comedy about […]

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Tonight in HD: May 30

Tonight in HD: May 30

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) In London for Ross’ wedding, Chandler and Joey argue while sightseeing; after talking with Phoebe, Rachel realises that she still loves Ross. Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) Brooke discovers child abuse in the family; Callum invites Jill home; Gabrielle short-circuits at a bad moment. Situation Critical (TV One, 8.00, F) A new […]

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HDTV Ratings: May 20-23

HDTV Ratings: May 20-23

TV3’s Drug Bust smashed the competition last night, rating at least five points higher in the major demographics. It was most popular among household shoppers with kids, drawing 21.8% compared to Situation Critical’s 11.4% and My House My Castle’s 11.9%. That made it nearly as popular as Shortland Street in this demo, with the serial’s […]

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Tonight in HD: May 23

Tonight in HD: May 23

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) Ross and his ex-wife get jealous when their lovers go to England together; Rachel’s plans to seduce her boyfriend go awry. Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) Hunter faces the fallout at the flat; Bella tries to save Brodie; Rachel is shocked by a new arrival. Situation Critical (TV One, 8.00) New lungs […]

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Tonight in HD: May 16

Tonight in HD: May 16

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) Chandler can’t deal with Kathy’s handsome co-star; Rachel struggles to get a customer to ask her out; Monica misses being the hostess. Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) Jill struggles with her feelings; Brodie makes a promise he can’t keep; Phoenix gets out of his depth. Situation Critical (TV One, 8.00) A new […]

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HDTV Ratings: May 9

HDTV Ratings: May 9

TV2’s first hour-long ‘winter edition’ of Shortland Street was a ratings blockbuster, peaking with 28.1% of household shoppers with kids. In this demographic, it averaged 25.1% from 7pm-8pm and 23.8% of its target audience, 18-39 year-olds; both ratings were up nearly a point on the previous Monday (which had to be sustained over only half-an-hour). […]

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Tonight in HD: May 2

Tonight in HD: May 2

Friends (TV2, 6.30, R) Monica caters a party for her mother, who still doesn’t quite know how to talk to her daughter; Chandler’s encounter with Rachel’s boss leads to an embarrassing situation. Shortland Street (TV2, 7.00) TK makes a surprising proposition; Hunter chooses the hard road; Vasa and Ula are under attack. Drug Bust (TV3, […]

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HDTV Ratings: April 21-25

HDTV Ratings: April 21-25

TV3’s HD newcomer, Drug Bust, made a clean sweep of the ratings last night, when it won the 8pm slot in all of they key demographics. Ratings ranged from 13.6% of 18-49 and 25-54 year-olds to 14.9% of household shoppers with kids. But the rest of the night was TV2’s, with dynamic HD duo Desperate […]

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The Week Ahead in HD: April 23-29

The Week Ahead in HD: April 23-29

ScreenScribe.tv’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i: Saturday Making Tracks (TV3, 4.00) Rules of Engagement (TV3, 4.30) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) Movie: Bridget Jones’s Diary (TV3, 8.30, R) Movie: A Good Year (TV3, 10.35, R, 5.1) Unforgiven (TV One, 12.10, R) Sunday Joey (TV2, 6.35, […]

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