Tag Archives: Hillary

HD Ratings: Sky Spectre Haunts Networks

Sky Movies’ premiere of the James Bond movie Spectre dented the free-to-air debuts of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I and Gone Girl. Spectre rated above average for an 8.30 Sunday premiere on Sky’s premium movies channel, averaging 2.3% of 18-49 year-olds and 2.2% of 25-54 year-olds. The FTA movies rated higher but Spectre’s popularity would still have […]

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HD Ratings: Christie Lifts Prime

Prime TV’s Sunday night premiere of And Then There Were None improved on the previous week’s Lewis case in its Weekend Murders slot. The Agatha Christie dramatisation averaged 2.0% of the channel’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, compared to 1.7% for Lewis. Its share of this viewership improved from 7.1% to 8.2%. The premiere benefitted from lead-in 9 […]

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HD Ratings: Aussie Reality Spin-off Survives Premiere

Australian Survivor won its slot on Sunday night with TV2’s target 18-49 audience, despite tough competition from TV One’s Sunday and TV3’s repeat of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. After a slow start, it averaged a 5.3 rating/23.5% share and built to dominate the 7.00-8.30 hour in the 25-54 demographic, too. Despite generally good reviews, Hillary trailed its 18-49 and […]

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HD Ratings: Man of Steel Too Strong for Kiwi Superhero

TV One’s premiere of Hillary scaled impressive ratings on Sunday but couldn’t topple TV2’s Man of Steel in the key 25-54 and 18-49 demographics. It won the 8.30 hour among all viewers aged 5+ whereas TV3’s network movie premiere of The Maze Runner trailed TV One’s Sunday and TV2’s You’re Back in the Room NZ in all three […]

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This Week in HD: August 20 – 26

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show (TV1, 5.00)  Wonderful World of Disney: Mulan (TV2, 5.20, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Rio 2016 Kiwi Highlights (Prime, 6.00)  Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Green Lantern (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (TV3, 7.00, R) Tonight at the London Palladium (TV1, 7.30)  […]

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Sunday Night Shake-Up in Store

Sunday night schedules will get a pre-spring clean later this month when TV One launches its Hillary miniseries, TV2 unveils a local version of You’re Back in the Room, TV3 triple-bills movies and Prime moves Weekend Murders from Saturdays. Hillary is a six-part dramatisation of the mountaineer’s life and triumphs starring Andrew Munro (The Kick) as Sir Edmund Hillary, […]

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Hot Off the Press Release: TVNZ's 2016 Season

Hot Off the Press Release: TVNZ’s 2016 Season

TVNZ today unveiled its line-up for 2016 and issued this press release emphasising its “strong focus” on local content and some of the best of what’s available from around the world. Leading the local slate is the new multi-night drama series Filthy Rich; spectacular Sir Edmund Hillary drama series Hillary; and gritty new drama Dirty Laundry. Other […]

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