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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. 800 Words: 75460 (TV ONE, 9:15pm – 10:15pm)
  2. Downton Abbey: 68880 (PRIME, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. 47 Ronin: 26870 (TV3, 8:35pm – 10:50pm)
  4. Alan Carr Chatty Man: 25450 (TV ONE, 10:20pm – 11:15pm)
  5. The Undateables: 20620 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:35pm) Continue reading »

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Most watched

  1. Highway Patrol Specials: 231,900 (57%, TV2, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The Undateables: 208,800 (64%, TV2, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 182,500 (54%, TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. One News: 158,000 (27%, TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. 800 Words: 126,300 (48%, TV ONE, 9:10pm – 10:10pm)

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Most watched

  1. One News: 584,280 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Highway Patrol Specials: 406,560 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Seven Sharp: 399,590 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 340,640 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. The Undateables: 324,150 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)

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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.

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3d-logoSomething I’ve noticed this year is the endless tears over the loss of Campbell Live and now 3D. “We’re losing quality journalism”, we’re told.

Quality news and current affairs, and journalism, has become like the ballet, or symphony, or orchestra. Adored by a passionate few but for the rest of us, we’d be unlikely to ever attend. At the same time, however, we wouldn’t be too happy to see them gone as we can acknowledge their cultural significance.

Since the beginning of 2014, it was no secret to anyone that both 3D and Campbell Live were struggling with their audiences. Campbell Live, against a rejuvenated Seven Sharp spent all of last year taking steps backward after a significantly good year in 2013. Every week, the story that was being painted was looking bleaker and bleaker. Come 2015, the show was given a lick of paint in the form of new branding but this was hardly the solution to what had been an obvious problem. Continue reading »

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Top 20 most time shifted shows

  1. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 40250 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  2. The DNA Detectives: 40010 (TV ONE, 9:20pm – 10:20pm)
  3. Stand By Me: 25080 (FOUR, 8:30pm – 10:25pm)
  4. Mom: 22240 (TV2, 9:05pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Nashville: 20390 (TV ONE, 11:40pm – 12:35am) Continue reading »

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Most watched

  1. Shortland Street: 237,200 (64%, TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. One News: 196,100 (31%, TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 183,900 (80%, TV2, 8:35pm – 9:00pm)
  4. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 177,000 (54%, TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Mom: 169,400 (77%, TV2, 9:00pm – 9:30pm)

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Most watched

  1. One News: 623,010 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Seven Sharp: 375,750 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 372,410 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. The Block NZ Villa Wars: 325,710 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Millionaire Hot Seat: 311,630 (TV ONE, 5:35pm – 6:00pm)

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