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Jared’s headed for Afghanistan, Jack’s missing out on rugby training camp, and Leanne has made a decision about Nev’s proposal. Continue reading »

Screen Shot 2014-08-22 at 2.43.51 PMAfter a disappointing start last week, the New Zealand franchise of My Kitchen Rules bounced back last night with an average audience above 400,000 for the first time. The fourth episode of TV One’s new cooking series had an average audience of 416,330 viewers. This was up 11% on last week.

The figures are still well below the averages of every season of Masterchef New Zealand. Continue reading »

q_a_logo_2013_N3Yesterday morning, Q+A drew an average audience of 150,570 viewers. For 9am on a Sunday, those are reasonable numbers. As David Finch pointed out in the comments earlier, is it time we had a serious current affairs program in prime time, even it were only during an election?

In Australia, the ABC screen their own version of Q+A on Monday evenings so why, when so much taxpayer money is dumped into shows like Q+A and The Nation, do they get seconded to off peak viewing? Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. A Place to Call Home: 79420 (TV ONE, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Agatha Christie’s Poirot: 39210 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. The Hunger Games: 38850 (TV2, 8:30pm – 11:25pm)
  4. Call The Midwife: 34080 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. My Kitchen Rules New Zealand: 26000 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm) Continue reading »

It was not a good week for The Paul Henry Show. The average audience for last week fell 27% to 75,714 viewers per night, the lowest week the show has ever had. The only redeeming factor was Friday which delivered a 46% higher audience than the rest of the week. The numbers could have been much worse.

Tonight enjoyed a 6% increase with TV One’s late night news program seeing their average audience rise to 120,162 viewers per night.

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Last week was a bit of an outlier week due to the Leader’s debate on Thursday. The average audience was the highest TV One has enjoyed in the 7pm time slot since Seven Sharp began with 594,100 viewers. Removing Thursdays data, the average audience for the week remained fairly static on 469,623 viewers per night.

Meanwhile, Campbell Live fell 7% on the previous week to an average audience on 195,244 viewers per night. Up against the leader’s debate, TV3′s average audience fell to their second lowest for the timeslot this year.

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