Tag Archives: The Mentalist

HD Ratings: Big Boys Beat Little Boys

Tuesday’s network movie premiere of Two Little Boys was thrashed by a re-run of Grown Ups. TV3’s Kiwi black comedy averaged only 1.9% – 2.2% of the major demographics compared to 6.2% – 8.7% for TV2’s Adam Sandler comedy. The latter started half-an-hour earlier on the back of Home and Away averaging 6.2% – 10.3% […]

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HD Ratings: End of the Road for SOA

HD Ratings: End of the Road for SOA

Sons of Anarchy ended its seven-year run on TV3 on Tuesday by beating the competition in three of the four major demographics. The bikie drama averaged 4.8% – 6.3% and was tops with viewers aged 18-39, 18-49 and 25-54. The finale’s ratings were well short of the show’s heyday (and its record-breaking send-off in the […]

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This Week in HD: December 13-19

This Week in HD: December 13-19

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show – Classic Episodes (TV One, 4.55, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Annabel Langbein Free Range Cook: Through the Seasons (TV One, 7.00, F) The Block Unlocked (TV3, 7.00) Movie: Charlie’s Angels 2 – Full Throttle (TV2, […]

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HD Ratings: Tuesday Tussle Tightens

HD Ratings: Tuesday Tussle Tightens

TV3’s The Blacklist and Sons of Anarchy rebounded on Tuesday but still couldn’t beat TV One’s The Mentalist and Unforgettable – although all the HD dramas largely rated higher than TV2’s reality line-up. The Mentalist, which starts its final 13-episode season at the end of the month in the US, averaged 5.3% – 10.4% of […]

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HD Ratings: Some A-List Dramas Flasher Than Others

HD Ratings: Some A-List Dramas Flasher Than Others

TV One’s The Mentalist is on top of more people’s must-see lists than TV3’s The Blacklist. Tuesday’s episode out-rated its HD rival in all the key demographics, averaging 4.2% – 7.1%. Despite screening on the back of the top-rating The Block NZ (8.7% – 12.1%), The Blacklist could muster only 3.2% – 5.6% — whereas […]

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HD Ratings: Bogans Bounce Back

HD Ratings: Bogans Bounce Back

More Kiwis discovered The Bogan Hunters in the reality show’s second week than the first. Tuesday’s episode averaged 8.2% – 10.8% of the major demographics, which was well up on the premiere’s 5.4% – 6.5%. Viewership lifted once The Block NZ (9.0% – 13.5%) ended, with Bogan’s second half more popular than the first. The […]

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This Week in HD: October 25-31

This Week in HD: October 25-31

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show – Classic Episodes (TV One, 4.55, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Bondi Vet (TV3, 5.30, 5.1) Annabel Langbein Free Range Cook: Through the Seasons (TV One, 7.00) Movie: Lovewrecked (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Movie: Keeping […]

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HD Ratings: Flash Leads Crowded Drama Field

HD Ratings: Flash Leads Crowded Drama Field

TV3 this week reversed its drama woes with a rebound for two of its most popular series and a solid start for Thursday’s season premiere of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. CSI was up against week two of TV2’s The Flash as well as quality drama premieres on TV One (Love Child) and Prime (Downtown Abbey). […]

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HD Ratings: Flash Has Dash But Hits Take a Hit

HD Ratings: Flash Has Dash But Hits Take a Hit

TV2’s launch of The Flash KA-POWED! the competition on Thursday but pulled fewer viewers than Gotham’s premiere. The new superhero hour won its slot with 7.0% – 9.0% of the key demographics compared to the Batman prequel’s 8.1% – 10.5%. But Gotham launched on a Sunday, when more people watch TV than towards the end […]

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HD Ratings: Blacklist Makes Red-Hot Return

HD Ratings: Blacklist Makes Red-Hot Return

The Blacklist was at the top of most people’s must-see list on Tuesday, when the season two premiere blacked out the competition. It averaged 5.3% – 8.5% of the major demographics to beat The Mentalist (4.3% – 6.7%) and The Amazing Race: Australia v NZ (4.9% – 8.1%) on one of the week’s most competitive […]

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