Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Revenge: 52750 (TV2, 9:45pm – 10:45pm)
  2. Modern Family: 34230 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. NCIS: Los Angeles: 31480 (TV3, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Fringe: 30930 (TV2, 10:45pm – 11:45pm)
  5. NCIS: 26860 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm) Continue reading »

It has not been a great start to the fifth season of Go Girls for TV2.  Last week saw the local series debut significantly lower than the previous four episodes and last night’s second episode set an all new record as the shows lowest rating episode to date, dipping below 200,000 to end up with an average audience of 197,890 viewers.


Last season, the average audience per episode was just over 305,000 viewers so this drop will be of concern. Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 746,060 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 626,960 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. My Kitchen Rules: 554,690 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:50pm)
  4. Royal Prince Alfred: 423,630 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Galapagos With David Attenboro: 421,750 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:40pm) Continue reading »

RugbyChannelYouth rugby will be on display in a half-hour special on the Rugby Channel showing New Zealand’s National Rugby Schools champions St Kentigern College at the Sanix World Youth Rugby Tournament in Japan.

The Sanix World Youth Rugby Tournament is a unique, invitation-only high school rugby competition held every year in Fukuoka, Japan. Auckland school Saint Kentigern College won the prestigious competition this year and faced seven international school teams as well as eight Japanese teams.

The Rugby Channel will screen a 30-minute special on Saint Kentigern’s efforts at the Sanix World Youth Rugby Tournament at 4.30pm, on Saturday May 11, directly after the LIVE Land Rover 1st XV match between Kelston Boys High School and De La Salle College. Continue reading »

The IT CrowdFinale special announced for The IT Crowd

A 40-minute finale special of The IT Crowd is being planned for later this year. Graham Linehan – the series creator – announced the news during a Q&A session at a digital conference this week.

The Office finale to run 75 minutes

The series finale of The Office is being supersized to run for an extra 15 minutes. The total runtime of the finale will now be 75 minutes. Continue reading »

HarryTonight TV3 is premiering the new six-part Kiwi drama Harry, which marks the first appearance of Sam Neill in a New Zealand TV series.

Neill is joined by Oscar Kightley in the Auckland-set crime drama centring on Kightley’s Detective Harry Anglesea, a “solo father struggling with his personal demons as he investigates a major murder case”.

Neill plays Harry’s boss and mentor, Jim “Stocks” Stockton.

The series is influenced by actual events in New Zealand’s history over the last decade. Continue reading »

Shortland StreetLast night saw The X Factor go up against the new winter-season of hour long episodes of Shortland Street.  Que the subsequent crowing from TVNZ about the ratings:

TV2 dominated last night’s ratings with the premiere winter one hour of Shortland Street and a special episode of My Kitchen Rules.

A consistent ratings winner, the one hour episode of Shortland Street easily won its 7 – 8pm timeslot with an average audience of 664,000 in all people 5+.

45% of the available 18-49 audience at that time chose to watch Shortland Street, helping it achieve a massive 19.3 rating in this demographic and three times the audience of any other channel. TV3’s The X Factor NZ achieved a 19% share of the available audience in its 7:30 – 8:35pm timeslot in this same demographic. Continue reading »

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. Criminal Minds: 62140 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. The Blue Rose: 46360 (TV3, 9:50pm – 10:50pm)
  3. The Following: 44140 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. The X Factor: 27010 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  5. Kitchen Nightmares: 19690 (TV2, 9:40pm – 10:40pm) Continue reading »

After her culling at Boot Camp, Jackie Thomas’s fans have taken to social media to try and get her back on The X Factor NZ.

The Greymouth singer was given the boot this week despite the fact her audition of ‘Skinny Love’ was given four yes votes and described afterwards by Mel Blatt as being “a performance from the winner of X Factor”.

A Facebook page has been set up called “X Factor Bring Back Jackie Thomas” and already over 3,200 people like it.

The page states that the judges made the “worst decision of their careers” but what do you think? Should Jackie have stayed? Continue reading »

Most watched

  1. One News: 767,540 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 664,030 (TV2, 7:00pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Border Security: 547,420 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. The Force: 534,710 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Seven Sharp: 443,850 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm) Continue reading »