Tag Archives: The Almighty Johnsons

HD Ratings: X Factor Missing From Premiere

Thursday’s season-three launch of The X Factor USA was lower down the rating charts than season two’s. It averaged 5.3% – 7.5% of the key demographics compared to 7.9% – 10.7% for last year’s. The biggest decline was among household shoppers: 10.7% in 2012 but only 6.8% in 2013. The premiere slipped a couple of […]

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HD Ratings: Dynamite Dynamo Works His Magic

Conjuring up the return of Dynamo: Magician Impossible helped TV One’s 7.30 Monday hour to score a rare win over TV3’s The Block NZ in key demographics. The Block NZ averaged 11.9% – 16.9% and Dynamo, 9.7% – 16.7%. That made the latter more popular with adults 18-49, 25-54 and household shoppers but adults 18-39 […]

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HD Ratings: Talent Loses Lustre on Smurfs’ Turf

Season two of New Zealand’s Got Talent premiered to much lower ratings than the series debut a year ago. It averaged 8.9% – 13.9% of the major demographics on Sunday compared to 17.4% – 22.6% for its launch in 2012. Whereas the latter averaged 21.4% of TV One’s target audience adults 25-54, Sunday’s bow mustered half […]

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HD Ratings: Johnsons Not as Mighty as It Sounds

TV3 and NZ On Air must wonder if they were as crazy as the gods to invest in another season of The Almighty Johnsons. The third and what must surely be the last season has been the lowest rating yet, with Thursday’s episode unable to top 4% of the any of the key demographics. It […]

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HD Ratings: Will Maids Make the Grade?

Devious Maids has rated well enough in the US to be renewed for a second season on the cable channel Lifetime. But it’s free-to-air fate in NZ is less certain, as the Desperate Housewives spin-off continues to shed viewers at 9.30 Wednesday on TV2. Last week”s episode was the lowest-rated yet, averaging just 3.0% – […]

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HD Ratings: House Rules Makes Johnsons Mightier

The Almighty Johnsons gained in popularity on Thursday on the back of House Rules starting to rate through the roof. The Aussie DIY challenge averaged 11.2% of household shoppers and 6.2% – 7.9% of other key demos to place well ahead of Coronation Street but behind Police Ten 7 and Code 1. House Rules’ momentum […]

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HD Ratings: Arrow Makes Johnsons Quiver But Not Miranda

Arrow’s first 8.30 Thursday outing didn’t deliver on expectations. The superhero drama had been a star performer at 9.30 Wednesday but, ironically, started to decline in popularity as soon as TV2 announced its peak-hour promotion. Its Thursday debut averaged 6.8% – 13.9% of the major demographics, compared to 6.6% – 11.8% for its final 9.30 […]

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HD Ratings: Museum Packs ‘Em to the Rafters

TV3 won Sunday’s ratings contest when its HD re-run of Night at the Museum 2 faced off against TV2′s HD network premiere of The Social Network. The Ben Stiller sequel was up sharply on the last week’s broadcast of the original, averaging 8.3% – 12.5% of the demographics that matter most to the networks. The […]

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HD Ratings: Johnsons Not So Mighty

Concerns about the end of a golden age to NZ drama raised in this morning’s Media column in the NZ Herald will be heightened by the dismal debut of The Almighty Johnsons on Thursday. The season three premiere averaged only 4.2% – 4.9% of the key demographics, on the back of the season finale of […]

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This Week in HD: June 29-July 5

NZ’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly in 1080i on the networks:   Saturday Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) ITM Fishing Show (TV3, 5.30) Country Calendar (TV One, 7.00) Coasters (TV One, 7.30) Season Premiere: Ice Road Truckers (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Dishing Up Australia With Al Brown (TV One, 8.00) Call the Midwife (TV One, 8.30, R) CSI: Crime Scene […]

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