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HD Ratings: Super Fun Monday Sours

Don’t be surprised if TV2 pulls Scandal from its “super fun Monday” line-up after the second episode nosedived worse than the first. While the network’s two-hour comedy block largely won 7.30-9.30, lead-out Scandal came a distant third after TV One’s Britcom re-runs and TV3’s movie, a repeat of Repo Men. Clearly, Kiwis aren’t as “crazy […]

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HD Ratings: New Sitcoms Score But Scandal Crashes

HD Ratings: New Sitcoms Score But Scandal Crashes

TV2’s new sitcoms Super Fun Night and Trophy Wife won their slots on the back of Shortland Street’s return on Monday. But the channel’s bid to turn TV One bomb Scandal into a hit flopped opposite TV3’s HD re-run of Robin Hood. Super Fun Night averaged 11.0% – 11.9% of the major demographics (adults 18-39, […]

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This Week in HD: January 11-17

This Week in HD: January 11-17

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30, R) NZ Story (TV One, 7.00) Movie: A Cinderella Story (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) Fusion Feasts (TV3, 7.00, F) Survivor (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30, F) Network Movie Premiere: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (TV3, 8.30, […]

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HD Heads-Up: January 11-17

HD Heads-Up: January 11-17

Movies still predominate but the third week in January sees the networks starting to drip-feed new-season premieres into their schedules. TV2 resumes serials Shortland Street (with an hour-long premiere) and Neighbours on January 13 and starts season five of Tabatha Takes Over on January 15 while TV3 debuts new seasons of NCIS and NCIS: LA […]

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HD Ratings: Dismaying End for NZ Drama

HD Ratings: Dismaying End for NZ Drama

Local HD drama Nothing Trivial ended its low-rating run sharply down on last year’s season finale. In 2012, on the back of NZ’s Got Talent’s semi-final, it won the 8.30 hour with 11.3% its target audience, adults 25-54, and 7.4% – 10.9% of the other key demographics (adults 18-39, 18-49, household shoppers with kids). But […]

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This Week in HD: December 7-13

This Week in HD: December 7-13

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks: Saturday NZ’s Got Talent (TV One, 4.00, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) NZ Story (TV One, 7.00) Duck Dynasty (TV2, 7.00) Fusion Feasts (TV3, 7.00) Showtime (TV One, 7.30) Survivor (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) […]

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HD Ratings: Axed Drama Rebounds

HD Ratings: Axed Drama Rebounds

Within 24 hours of TVNZ confirming its cancellation, low-rating Kiwi drama Nothing Trivial sharply improved on Wednesday. The TV One series posted its highest ratings in weeks, averaging 5.1% – 7.0% of adults 18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers with kids. It out-rated TV3’s 3rd Degree in the 18-49 and 25-54 demographics and delivered a big […]

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HD Heads-Up: December 7-13

HD Heads-Up: December 7-13

TV One will screen in HD a British documentary about Her Majesty’s prisoners serving life sentences. Lifers (9.45 Tuesday) was filmed over six months at Gartree Prison in Leicestershire, where the inmates describe their crimes and how they feel about spending the rest of their lives in prison. “Essentially, this documentary is an effective, in-depth study into […]

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HD Ratings: 3rd Degree Hot With Households

Wednesday’s 3rd Degree won the 8.30 hour with household shoppers on Wednesday, when it averaged 7.5% of the key demographic against Nothing Trivial’s 5.0% and 7.2% for The Big Bang Theory and 4.7% for Cougar Town. The current affairs hour also beat Nothing Trivial among adults 25-54 (4.4% vs 3.3%), 18-49 (4.0% vs 2.3%) and […]

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This Week in HD: November 9-15

This Week in HD: November 9-15

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday NZ’s Got Talent (TV One, 5.00, R) Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) NZ Story (TV One, 7.00) Duck Dynasty (TV2, 7.00) This Town (TV One, 7.30) Survivor (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.25, 5.1) Network Movie […]

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