Tag Archives: The Voice
HD Ratings: A Week of It

HD Ratings: A Week of It

TV3 went gunning for TV2’s Gotham on Sunday with Die Hard 4.0 but the Batman prequel survived to fly another day. It won the 8.30 hour in all the key demos, averaging 7.4% – 9.7% off the back of Hotel Transylvania’s all-conquering 7.5% – 9.6%. The Die Hard sequel drew 4.8% – 5.7% over nearly […]

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TV2 Temporarily Loses Voice

TV2 Temporarily Loses Voice

TV2’s schedule has been upended by The Voice Australia going to air a week later than thought across the Tasman. Channel Nine changed the launch date to May 4 so it wouldn’t clash with the season finale of Seven’s My Kitchen Rules, which means it won’t debut here until May 9. Although TV2 will air the premiere within […]

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This Week in HD: June 8-14

This Week in HD: June 8-14

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) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Season Premiere: Coasters (TV One, 7.30) Series Premiere: Dishing Up Australia With Al Brown (TV One, 8.00) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) CSI: New York (TV3, 9.30, 5.1) Law & […]

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HD Ratings: X Factor in Full Voice

HD Ratings: X Factor in Full Voice

Sunday’s premiere of The X Factor NZ blitzed most of the competition but couldn’t beat Sunday in the 25-54 stakes while Friday’s return of The Voice Australia was top of the pops. The 90-minute X Factor launch averaged 11.6% – 14.1% of the key demographics, or 2-3 times the viewership of last week’s The Simpsons […]

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This Week in HD: December 15-21

This Week in HD: December 15-21

NZ’s definitive free-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks: Saturday Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.30) Annabel Langbein The Free Range Cook: Simple Pleasures (TV One, 7.00, F) The Voice (TV2, 7.30) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) CSI: New York (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) CSI: Miami (TV3 9.25, 5.1) Pan Am (TV One, 9.35, 5.1) Homeland (TV3, 10.25, 5.1, R) Sunday […]

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HDTV Ratings: November 30-December 2

HDTV Ratings: November 30-December 2

Spectacular ratings for the NZ’s Got Talent finale barely breathed new life into the dead-on-arrival whodunit, Vera. TV One premiered Vera to dismal Friday night ratings mid-year and clearly hoped a bonanza audience for Talent would help to relaunch the Brenda Blethyn mystery series. But whereas Talent averaged 13.3% – 21.4% of the major demographics, […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: November 17-23

HDTV Heads-Up: November 17-23

TV3 will launch the HD sci-fi show, Defying Gravity, three years after it crashed and burned. The series, about  eight astronauts on an international space station billions of kilometres from Earth, starred Ron Livingston (Band of Brothers, Stand Off) and ran for only two months on US TV in 2009, before it was pulled eight […]

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TV2 Loses American Idol to Prime

TV2 Loses American Idol to Prime

Hopes of the next season of American Idol being the first to screen here in HD have been dashed by Prime’s latest programming coup. The Sky-owned free-to-air channel today announced it had acquired the rights to the 12th season, which will include Kiwi Keith Urban among the judges. Prime isn’t commenting on how close to […]

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This Week in HD: September 15-21

This Week in HD: September 15-21

NZ’s definitive fee-to-air guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i:   Saturday NZ’s Got Talent (TV One, 4.55, R) TradeZone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00, R) Hyundai Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 7.00) CSI: New York (TV3, 8.30, 5.1) CSI: Miami (TV3 9.30, 5.1) Sunday Operation Hero (TV2, 4.00) Hunger for the Wild (TV One, 4.25, R) Let’s Get Inventin’ (TV2, […]

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HDTV Heads-Up: September 15-21

HDTV Heads-Up: September 15-21

It was inevitable – two of the biggest talent quests on US TV soon will go head-to-head here in the HD hot seat. TV2 will launch season two of The Voice with a three-hour special opposite TV3’s second weekly episode of The X Factor USA on September 21. Something similar happened in the UK earlier this […]

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