There has been a little bit of criticism of TVNZ for their decision to can Nothing Trivial. Shifting it from Sunday night had a huge impact on the shows ratings after it lost the enormous lead in that New Zealand’s Got Talent had provided it. What replaced Nothing Trivial on TV One this year is A Place Called Home which has rated 19% higher despite the NZGT audiences being lower.
I was asked to take a look at a few more numbers so here they are.
The first thing to really address is how the 8:30-9:30pm timeslot has fared in 2013 compared to 2012. In 2012, Ramsay’s Best Restaurant and Criminal Minds were the shows that Nothing Trivial has replaced and despite the argument that it was the move to Wednesdays that affected the rating, the numbers would suggest that isn’t the full story. Continue reading »