2011 in New Zealand television

This is a list of New Zealand television events and premieres occurred, or are scheduled to occur, in 2011, the 51st year of continuous operation of television in New Zealand.

List of years in New Zealand television

EventsEdit

PremieresEdit

Domestic seriesEdit

Domestic television series premieres on New Zealand television in 2011
Program Original airdate Network Ref
The Almighty Johnsons 7 February TV3 [1]
Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger 7 February TV3 [2]
Drew and Shannon Live 7 February Four
Four Live 7 February Four
Firstline 7 March TV3
Mana Mamau 7 July Maori Television
Nothing Trivial 20 July TV One
U Live 13 March U
Underbelly NZ: Land of the Long Green Cloud 17 August TV3 [3]

International seriesEdit

International television series premieres on New Zealand television in 2011
Program Original airdate Network Country of origin Ref
Bananas in Pyjamas (2011) 2011 Four Australia
The Looney Tunes Show 2011 TV2 United States
Little Charley Bear 2011 TVNZ Kidzone 24 United Kingdom

Telemovies and miniseriesEdit

Domestic television telemovie and miniseries premieres on New Zealand television in 2011
Program Original airdate Network Ref

DocumentariesEdit

Domestic television documentary premieres on New Zealand television in 2011
Program Original airdate(s) Network Ref

SpecialsEdit

Domestic television special premieres on New Zealand television in 2011
Program Original airdate(s) Network(s) Ref

Programming changesEdit

Programmes changing networksEdit

Criteria for inclusion in the following list is that New Zealand premiere episodes will air in New Zealand for the first time on the new network. This includes when a program is moved from a free-to-air network's primary channel to a digital multi-channel, as well as when a program moves between subscription television channels – provided the preceding criteria is met. Ended television series which change networks for repeat broadcasts are not included in the list.

Domestic television series which changed network affiliation in 2011
Programme Date New network Previous network Ref
International television programmes which changed channel/network in 2011
Programme Date New network Previous network Country of origin Ref
The Simpsons 6 February Four TV3 United States
The Wild Thornberrys 7 February Four TV2 United States
Barney and Friends 7 February Four TV3 United States
Thomas and Friends 7 February Four TV3 United Kingdom
As Told by Ginger 7 February Four TV2 United States
Sesame Street 7 February Four TV3 United States
The Wiggles Show 7 February Four TV3 Australia
Hey Arnold! 7 February Four TV3 United States
Rugrats 7 February Four TV3 United States
Curious George 7 February Four TV3 United States

Free-to-air premieresEdit

This is a list of programmes which made their premiere on New Zealand free-to-air television that had previously premiered on New Zealand subscription television. Programs may still air on the original subscription television network.

Programme Date Free-to-air network Subscription network(s) Country of origin Ref

Subscription premieresEdit

This is a list of programmes which made their premiere on New Zealand subscription television that had previously premiered on New Zealand free-to-air television. Programmes may still air on the original free-to-air television network.

International television series that premiered on New Zealand free-to-air television in 2011
Programme Date Free-to-air network Subscription network(s) Country of origin Ref

Programmes returning in 2011Edit

Returning programmes on New Zealand television in 2011
Programme Return date Network Original run Ref

Milestone episodes in 2011Edit

Domestic television series which have reached a milestone in 2011
Show Network Episode # Episode title Episode air date Source

Programmes ending in 2011Edit

Domestic programmes ending on New Zealand television in 2011
Programme End date Network Start date Ref

DeathsEdit

Date Name Age Notability Source

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National TV • NZ On Air". Nzonair.govt.nz. Archived from the original on 2 May 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Danger men aim to take science further". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  3. ^ "New Platinum Fund TV projects announced". Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 30 December 2014.