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HD Ratings: Tuesday Titans in Tight Tussle

Tuesday continues to be one of TV2 and TV3’s most competitive nights, with each jostling for HD supremacy while TV One claws back viewers to win higher ratings and shares. Step Dave (above) averaged 6.8% – 9.4% of the major demographics opposite NCIS’ 5.4% – 9.5%. While the ratings were down, it was a largely a […]

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HD Ratings: Crime Pays Off for TV3

HD Ratings: Crime Pays Off for TV3

TV3’s Tuesday line-up helped it to win the night with the network’s target audience of 25-54 year-olds. It averaged a 28.2% share of this demographic compared to 27.7% the previous week. TV2’s share also was up, from 24.1% to 25.3% but TV One’s slipped from 18.8% to 16.8% as newcomer 24 Hours in A&E failed […]

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HD Ratings: Step Dave Takes a Step Back

HD Ratings: Step Dave Takes a Step Back

After last week’s rebound, Step Dave was laid low by NCIS on Tuesday, which helped TV3 to celebrate it first nightly win with its target audience in weeks. The veteran crime hit largely won the 8.30 hour in all the key demographics, averaging 6.6% – 10.5% of adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers with […]

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HD Ratings: Dave’s the New Fave

HD Ratings: Dave’s the New Fave

Tuesday night newcomer Step Dave is evolving into one of TV2’s biggest new-season hits. This week’s episode averaged 8.6% – 11.4% of the key demographics, and was most popular with TV2’s target audience of adults 18-39 and household shoppers with kids. It was bolstered by sensational ratings for lead-ins Shortland Street (14.1% – 19.0%), Nabbed […]

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HD Ratings: Dream Start for Dream Home

The first HD season of Mitre 10 Dream Home started strongly on Tuesday, averaging 10.1% – 16.5% of the major demographics. It wasn’t enough to beat TV One’s Dynamo: Magician Impossible (7.9% – 17.7%) but drew up to twice as many viewers as TV3’s double-episode finale of Modern Family. However, Dream Home’s dream start scarcely […]

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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 Ratings: NCIS Catches Up to Go Girls

HD Ratings: NCIS Catches Up to Go Girls

It would have been unthinkable a year ago: a dinosaur like NCIS going the distance with local hit Go Girls. But that’s what happened Tuesday, when TV3’s aging crime franchise not only nipped at Go Girls’ heels but even overtook it during crucial stages of the ratings race. The new-look GG averaged 7.5% – 10.4% […]

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HD Ratings: TV3 Reverses Rose Scheduling Blue

HD Ratings: TV3 Reverses Rose Scheduling Blue

TV3 has done a flip-flop over The Blue Rose and will screen the HD series as planned. The network was going to run out the remainder of the season in double-episodes from Monday, to limit its low ratings in primetime. Such a strategy would have raised screen industry ire because of NZ On Air’s $7 […]

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HD Ratings: 3rd Degree Vote Gets Thumbs-Down

HD Ratings: 3rd Degree Vote Gets Thumbs-Down

TV3’s current affairs initiative, 3rd Degree Presents The Vote, whetted critics’ appetites but was dog tucker with viewers. The monthly debate had its debut on Wednesday, when its fast food gasbfest posted 3rd Degree’s lowest ratings to date. Despite being warmly previewed by media pundits, and hailed as “a show with a purpose and a […]

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HD Heads-Up: March 23-30

HD Heads-Up: March 23-30

TV3 will relaunch Hawaii Five-O late-night Wednesdays from March 27 but the bad news for fans is the episodes won’t be new. Like The Good Wife, with which NZ lags two seasons behind the US, the network is inexplicably delaying the resumption of overdue first-run eps. The reboot of the ’60s cop show is into its […]

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