Tag Archives: Serengeti

HD Ratings: Chernobyl Gambit Pays Off for Prime

Stripping HBO’s Chernobyl across five nights at 8.30 has boosted Prime’s ratings. So far three of the episodes have screened. The premiere was the most watched but the others have maintained most of their viewership in the core commercial demographics and rated higher than what typically airs at 8.30 on the Sky-owned free-to-air channel. Monday […]

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HD Ratings: TVNZ 1’s New Lion King

TVNZ 1’s Tuesday night premiere of Serengeti savaged the competition, winning its time slot in all the core commercial demographics and rewarding the broadcaster for locking up a long-term deal for BBC natural history series. It averaged 6.1% of the network’s target audience, 25-54 year-olds, 5.2% of 18-49s, 3.5% of 18-39s and 7.6% of household […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 9 – 15

➢➢ Serengeti (TVNZ 1, 7.30 Tuesdays from November 12) is a six-part wildlife series about the “animal families” inhabiting Serengeti’s magnificent Pride Lands. The series proclaimed itself to be groundbreaking but compromised its stunning photography with banal anthropomorphism. Said The Guardian: “The undeniably spectacular footage has been manipulated into storylines by drama writers and given an extra flourish by […]

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