Talofa, welcome to part two of Masterchef goes to Samoa.

Here are my updated super scientific Masterchef rankings after part one of the Samoa trip:

6 (down from 5):  Nikki and Jordan (dark blue aprons).  Coming into tonight they were the worst performing duo in the previous marinated fish challenge.  This means they are only one bad dish away from elimination.

5 (up from 6) Trudie and Shelley (Teal aprons) – still don’t see them winning.

4 (down from 3):  Glynn and James (Light blue aprons).  These boys should be able to light a fire, which should help them with tonight’s challenge.  I think they think they are better than they are (surprised when they get negative comments).

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Is this the topic that’s going to give Campbell Live’s ratings the shot in the arm it needs?

Piers Morgan has signed off from his final show on CNN with one last remark about gun control in America.

Last week saw TV3’s new late night current affairs show The Paul Henry Show increase their average audience by 2% on the previous week to 100,758 viewers per night. The increase gave the show its second win over TV One’s Tonight, who were down 44% on the previous week to a very similar 100,094 viewers per night.

Compared to 2013, The Paul Henry Show rated 1% higher than Nightline did for the same period as last year.

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16 of The Simpsons characters are getting lego’d.  What’s more, unlike some of the other sets (*cough* Star Wars) where you have to purchase different sets in order to collect the characters, these will be available for individual purchase.

Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Blacklist: 65690 (TV3, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D: 56450 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. The Tomorrow People: 40550 (TV2, 9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Top Gear: 36420 (PRIME, 7:30pm – 8:45pm)
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I will be very interesting to see how this does at the box office considering how well it does in the ratings here.

I’m going to go a little further with our weekly look at Campbell Live and Seven Sharp today and check how both shows are doing overall year on year.  Firstly though, last week.

Seven Sharp took its first backward step for the year, dropping 6% on the previous week to just shy of 400,000 with an average audience of 399,366 viewers per night.  It was, however, still ip 13% on 2013.

Campbell Live managed a 1% lift on the previous week, up to an average audience of 211,048 viewers per night.  TV3’s nightly current affairs program is still really suffering though, down a staggering 41% on 2013.

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Most watched

  1. One News: 582,170 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Sunday: 570,420 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. MasterChef New Zealand: 442,300 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. 3 News: 283,920 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Offspring: 239,840 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:35pm)

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