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Commonwealth Games Day 8 Highlights - April 12

Day 8 Highlights - April 12

TVNZ's Commonwealth Games channels reached 1,607,600 New Zealanders yesterday, as many stayed away from the wild weather and glued to their TV screens.*

Viewing was strong throughout daytime. The netball reached 243,700 viewers on TVNZ 1 at 11am.The match was also streamed by nearly 7000 viewers (6,934) at the same time - TVNZ's biggest hour for concurrent plays ever.*

Today's highlights
Cycling
It’s a battle of the bikes this afternoon, with both our men and women mountain bikers competing. TVNZ 1 and DUKE will have the women’s event, LIVE from 12.25pm. At 3.25pm it’s the men’s turn across the same channels. TVNZ 1’s coverage will be interspersed with Athletics, but DUKE will hold both races in their entirety.

Athletics
Athletics runs throughout the afternoon and evening on TVNZ 1 today. The Shot Put qualifiers will play LIVE on TVNZ 1 from 2.15pm - tune in to see whether Dame Valerie Adams can call the shots!

Hockey
The Black Sticks are on the medal hunt this evening, with the women’s hockey semi-final against England playing LIVE on TVNZ Extra from 8.50pm. TVNZ 1 will be crossing to the crucial moments between Athletics events.

Beach Volleyball
It’s the O’Dea brother’s time to shine this evening, as they face England in the men’s Beach Volleyball bronze medal match. We’ll be showing this event on TVNZ Games Extra, Live from 5.25pm.

Making sense of the ratings:
• Reach counts everyone who watched the programme for at least one minute – it’s the measure that captures the full scale of the audience.
• 5+ numbers capture the total audience watching.
*TV Source: Nielsen TAM Overnights Cume Reach – 5+ TVNZ 1 6am -2am, TVNZ DUKE 2am-2am, TVNZ Games Extra 11am-1am Netball, 5+ Reach, TVNZ 1 1.00am-1230pm
*Digital Source: Google Analytics 360, Youbora

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