Tag Archives: The Amazing Race
HD Ratings: Lotta' Love for Latta

HD Ratings: Lotta’ Love for Latta

TV One programmers would have been popping the champagne corks for Nigel Latta’s special on the dangers of drinking alcohol on Tuesday. It averaged 4.3% – 9.7% of the key demographics, won the 9.30 hour among adults 25-54 and household shoppers with kids, and was competitive with TV2’s The Amazing Race: Australia v NZ in […]

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This Week in HD: August 2-8

This Week in HD: August 2-8

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday ITM Fishing Show (TV One, 5.00) Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) The Amazing Race (TV2, 6.00) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Movie: Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) The Secret Lives of Dancers (TV3, 7.00) Undercover […]

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HD Heads-Up: July 26-August 1

Talk about blockbusters unbound — the network HD premieres of The Avengers and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol will go head-to-head on July 27. The former will air as TV2’s 8.30 Sunday Premiere Movie in the slot that for most of the year was occupied by series spin-off Agents of SHIELD. It will go up against TV3’s top […]

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HD Ratings: Race Ends Run in Winning Form

HD Ratings: Race Ends Run in Winning Form

After being winded by TV3’s The Block NZ early on in its run, TV2’s The Amazing Race wound up its 20th season way out in front on Tuesday. It averaged 9.4% – 14.9% of the key demographics — adults 18-39, 18-49, 25-54, household shoppers with kids — on the back of Shortland Street’s 14.1% – […]

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HD Ratings: Race's Competitors More Amazing

HD Ratings: Race’s Competitors More Amazing

Tuesday’s Kiwi excursion on The Amazing Race couldn’t stop it from finishing third in the 7.30 stakes. It averaged 7.1% – 9.7% of the key demographics compared to Dynamo: Magician Impossible’s 9.0% – 11.9% and The Block NZ’s 10.3% – 15.5%. The previous week’s Race rated 7.1% – 11.1% but against weaker competition on TV One, […]

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HD Ratings: Bodies Proof of Appetite for Junk Food TV

HD Ratings: Bodies Proof of Appetite for Junk Food TV

Pushing Body of Proof back to 10.30 Tuesday barely dented its ratings while successor Embarrassing Fat Bodies gave TV2’s 9.30 ratings a huge lift. The HD crime drama averaged 4.3% – 6.9% of the key demographics, partly thanks to a super-sized lead-in from EFB: 8.4% – 12.1%. That was more bad news for TV One’s […]

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HD Ratings: Scandal Good News for Five-O

HD Ratings: Scandal Good News for Five-O

Scandal’s on-demand success didn’t do its free-to-air premiere any favours on Tuesday. TV One’s new political drama bombed in its debut, with even TV3’s low-rating Hawaii Five-O beating it in some of the key demographics. TVNZ reports Scandal has performed “exceedingly well” online, having received more than 132,000 streams since its August launch to become […]

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This Week in HD: September 7-13

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Series Premiere: Duck Dynasty (TV2, 7.00) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (TV One, 8.30) Blue Bloods (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) Outrageous Fortune (TV3, 10.25, R) Movie: […]

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HD Heads-Up: September 7-13

HD Heads-Up: September 7-13

HD drama fans scandalised by TVNZ taking so long to schedule Scandal soon will be able to see it twice-weekly on TV One. The network will launch the Washington DC serial, which already can be seen on-demand, on September 10 in a 9.30 Tuesday slot. Episode two will air 9.30 Wednesday and thereafter the series […]

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Race to Look Even More Amazing

Race to Look Even More Amazing

Season 18 of The Amazing Race will be shot in HD. The 17th is on-air in the US and this week The Hollywood Reporter revealed the next Race will be the first in HD. The announcement comes two years after wilderness rival Survivor made the switch and two months after the long-running show’s Kiwi host, […]

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