Tag Archives: Modern Family

HD Ratings: Huge Appetite for Eat Well

TVNZ 1’s Eat Well for Less has become one of the biggest hits of the new season. Thursday’s season finale averaged 7.5% of the 25-54 demographic, 5.7% of 18-49, 4.3% of 18-39 and 6.4% of household shoppers with kids. It won the 7.30 hour in all the key commercial demos against TVNZ 2’s Family Food […]

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HD Ratings: Stand-Up Comedy a Stand-Out

TVNZ 1’s new History of Comedy series is leaving the network laughing in the ratings. Thursday’s episode averaged 5.1% of the channel’s 25-54 target audience, compared to 3.3% for TVNZ 2’s The X-Files and 2.9% for Three’s re-run of the movie Jarhead. It also largely won the hour in the other core commercial demographics but […]

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Prime Puts Modern Family Into Storage

Prime at last has seen sense and is dropping its re-runs of Modern Family opposite Three’s.  This week both channels went head-to-head at 7pm with repeats of the Emmy-winner: season five aired on Three and season eight on Prime. But from Tuesday, Prime will repeat Storage Wars instead. Modern Family used to be a signature […]

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Christmas Week HD Highlights on Three

The pick of Three’s underwhelming primetime Christmas highlights are a fast-tracked Graham Norton special, with guests Will Smith, Jenna Coleman, Jamie Oliver and musician Tom Chaplin, and a seasonal extravaganza from Jono and Ben. In order of transmission: Movie: Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (7.00 Saturday) Movie: Die Hard (8.30 Sunday) Modern Family […]

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This Week in HD: December 16 – 22

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i    Saturday  5 Star Family Reunion (TV1, 4.55, F) You’re Back in the Room UK (TV2, 5.00, R) Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers (TV3, 5.00) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Big Bang Theory (TV2, 6.00, 5.1, R) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog It! (Prime, 6.00) The […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 7

➢ Fans of Modern Family and Michael McIntyre will think all their Christmases have come at once. Three and Prime will go head-to-head with 7.00 weeknight reruns of the sitcom over summer while TVNZ 1 will screen two dated Michael McIntyre specials ahead of Three airing the latest. TVNZ 1 will repeat McIntyre’s 2014 and […]

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This Week in HD: October 14 – 20

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly free-to-air in 1080i   Saturday  Nature’s Weirdest Events (TV1, 4.55, R) My Kitchen Rules New Zealand (TV2, 5.00, R) Survivor: Heroes v. Healers v. Hustlers (TV3, 5.00) Ados Addicted to Fishing (Prime, 5.00, R) 1 News at 6pm (TV1, 6.00) The Barefoot Bandits (TV2, 6.00) Newshub Live at 6pm (TV3, 6.00) Flog […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 5

➢ TVNZ 2 continues to refresh its line-up with the premiere of Imposters (9.40 Wednes-days from October 18). Originally called My So-Called Wife, it stars Inbar Lavi as  a con woman who she starts falling in love with her latest mark (Stephen Bishop) just as three former victims team up to track her down. Entertainment Weekly thought […]

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Will & Grace to Bow Next Month

TVNZ 2 will premiere the Will & Grace revival on October 2. It will air 8.30 Mondays after My Kitchen Rules NZ, which starts on September 25. As a curtain-raiser to season nine of Will & Grace, the first in 12 years, TVNZ 2 will re-run the first episode of the original series after the […]

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Home Sweet Home for Modern Family

Fans of one of the best-looking HD comedies on TV, Modern Family, will be able to see the show within weeks if not days of the US from next month. MediaWorks today announced it had closed a deal with 20 Century Fox TV Distribution that included free-to-air rights to not only season nine but also all […]

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