Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Missing: 68680 (TV ONE, 9:40pm – 10:55pm)
  2. Gotham: 43840 (TV2, 9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  3. 2 Broke Girls: 39870 (TV2, 9:05pm – 9:35pm)
  4. The Big Bang Theory: 38040 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  5. In The Club: 26280 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:40pm) Continue reading »

SkyGo, the product for the adult children of Sky subscribers who no longer live at home and can’t-afford/don’t-want-to-pay-for their own account, once again failed during last night’s Cricket World Cup final

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nz-on-air-logo-300A new independent survey of children has found that while TV is still the dominant screen in their lives, tablets and smartphones are now a daily part of most kids lives. Youtube is now one of their main sources of content.

The survey, conducted by Colmar Brunton, was commissioned by NZ On Air and the Broadcasting Standards Authority to provide independent, comprehensive information on the media consumption behaviour of children today.

The researchers talked to a demographically representative sample of more than 700 children aged 6 -14 years old and their parents in late 2014. Continue reading »

Prime dominated the Sunday night ratings with their free-to-air coverage of the Cricket World Cup Grand Final.

An average audience of 488,640 viewers were tuned into Prime between 4:20pm and 8:00pm for the Black Caps innings along with 420,470 for the Australian Innings between 8:35pm and 11:20pm.

Sky Sport 3’s coverage had an average audience of 356,180 viewers across the entire match. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. ICC World ODI F: 488,640 (PRIME, 4:20pm – 8:00pm)
  2. ICC World ODI F: 420,470 (PRIME, 8:35pm – 11:20pm)
  3. Intl Cricket ODI H/L: 394,460 (PRIME, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  4. ICC World ODI F: 356,180 (SKY Sport 3, 2:30pm – 11:20pm)
  5. One News: 344,530 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)

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Campbell Live has celebrated its 10th anniversary with some of the worst ratings the series has ever had.

The average audience for the week was down a disappointing 19% on the previous week to only 154,576 viewers per night with Tuesday and Thursday delivering only 116,040 and 118,590 viewers respectively.

Tuesday night saw the 7th lowest average audience in the history of the current affairs series while Thursday’s was the 9th lowest.

In the week that TV3 fell to its lowest average audience at 7pm, TV One’s Seven Sharp delivered it’s first breach of the half million viewers mark for the year. The current affairs program wasn’t immune from the cricket though and dropped 9% on the previous week.

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TV Talk is our daily general discussion thread at Throng.

Readers are invited to share their own thoughts and observations on television in New Zealand as we attempt to crowd source all the details around what is happening in the industry and beyond.

This includes, but is not limited to, breaking news, bloopers from live TV and anything a television personality posts on social media that might be of interest to other readers.

To participate, just add your comments below. Alternatively, you can always use the Tip Line.

Here’s the list of TV people with birthday’s today. Continue reading »