Tag Archives: The DNA Detectives

HD Heads-Up: October 26

➢ British quiz show The Crystal Maze will anchor 7.30 Sundays on TVNZ 2 from Nov-ember 5. The IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade is the “Maze Master” who leads five contestants on a series of ingenious games and fiendish challenges in a giant fantasy world. A re-make of a ’90s series starring Kiwi Richard “Rocky Horror Show” […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 14 - 20

HD Heads-Up: November 14 – 20

News of plans to film the fourth book in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo franchise coincides with Hollywood’s re-make of the original having its free-to-air HD premiere the same weekend as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. TV3 will screen David Fincher’s take on The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo on November 14 at 9.00. But […]

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HD Ratings: DNA Newcomer a Dynamite Hit

HD Ratings: DNA Newcomer a Dynamite Hit

TV1’s premiere of The DNA Detectives on Wednesday won the 8.30 hour with 6.2% – 9.3% of the commercial demographics. It out-rated TV2’s The Big Bang Theory (6.1% – 8.7%) and Mom (5.1% – 6.7%) in all the key demos except 18-39, where it seesawed with the sitcoms. But it beat the first half of TV3’s The […]

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This Week in HD: October 10 - 16

This Week in HD: October 10 – 16

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday Rheem Outdoors With Geoff (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Joey (TV2, 5.35, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV1, 7.00) Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (TV2, 7.00, R) Movie: How to Train Your Dragon (TV3, 7.00, R) Movie: The 40 Year Old Virgin (TV3, 8.55, R) Last Tango in […]

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HD Heads-Up: October 10 - 16

HD Heads-Up: October 10 – 16

TV2 will use the blockbuster network premieres of Planes and Jack Reacher to complete a spring season roll-out it hopes will rule primetime. They will screen as a Sunday double-bill on October 11, where they will be used to promote a new-look line-up headed by My Kitchen Rules NZ. Last year MKRNZ screened to unremarkable ratings on TV1; this […]

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