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Music Awards Records Highest Ratings Ever

Published: Mon 19 Nov 2018 03:14 PM
The Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards* Records Highest Ratings Ever,
Three Wins Wednesday And Friday Nights
This year’s Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards* was Three’s highest rating Music Awards ever, gathering a viewership of 77,675 viewers in the commercially important 25-54 demographic, up on last year’s 70,304 viewers. The Awards hit a 20.1% share and 4.2 rating, winning its timeslot amongst 25-54s, and also performed strongly online, delivering year-on-year growth with on demand viewing up 10% on the night and a 13% increase in live streaming.
Three won the night on Wednesday with an overall audience share of 23.3% amongst 25-54s, with timeslot wins from Kiwi favourite Grand Designs New Zealand* (23.5% audience share, 6.0 rating) and by Aussie reno show Buying Blind (19.8% share, 4.5 rating). The channel also took out Friday night in the 25-54 demographic, hitting an overall share of 23.0% with timeslot wins from comedy favorites The Graham Norton Show (25.6% share, 6.6 rating) and 7 Days* (27.8% share, 6.1 rating).
The past three weeks has seen Three hit an average share of 21.7% amongst 25-54s, a significant increase compared to the same period last year which recorded an average share of 19.6%.
The AM Show continues to combat the competition, winning its timeslot on Monday (29.0% share, 1.9 rating), Wednesday (34.2% share, 1.8 rating), Thursday (30.1% share, 1.8 rating) and Friday (29.0% share, 1.6 rating) mornings, while The Project won the current affairs audience on Wednesday evening (17.8% share, 4.3 rating) in the key 25-54 demographic.
This week, Grand Designs New Zealand* finals on Wednesday with a extravagant project, as Kate and Ian build a serious of pods offsite which then need to be transported along 50kms of dangerous road to a remote Milford Sound location. Thursday sees All Star Family Feud return with a Funny Girls vs. Funny Guys special, and on Sunday the final of Australian Ninja Warrior takes place - will any Ninja manage to conquer the legendary Mt Midoriyama?
Other wins for the week included:
Monday: Australian Ninja Warrior (22.6% share, 6.8 rating), 9-1-1 (14.6% share, 4.1 rating),
Tuesday: Australian Ninja Warrior (24.7% share, 6.1 rating).
You can now nominate a special child who you would like to see go on an amazing trip to the Gold Coast thanks to the More FM Jingle Bail. Jingle Bail will see More FM Drive’s Jase and Jay-Jay locked inside a 5 x 5m jail cell in Auckland’s NorthWest Shopping Centre from Monday, December 3rd, detained 24/7 until enough money is raised to send a group of deserving Kiwi kids on a special trip with Koru Care. You can nominate here.
Finally, this Thursday the NZ TV Awards take place at The Civic, celebrating the television industry in a range of categories. Good luck to all of the finalists.
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