TV Ratings: 21 March 2010

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Most watched

  1. The Zoo: 486,750 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Sunday: 486,070 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. One News: 448,820 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. The Amazing Race: 361,330 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Fool’s Gold: 359,820 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:45pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Sunday: 486,070 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The Amazing Race: 361,330 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Fool’s Gold: 359,820 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:45pm)
  4. The Simpsons: 297,400 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Bones: 291,160 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. America’s Funniest HV: 150,820 (TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  2. Secondhand Lions: 128,840 (TV2, 12:00pm – 2:05pm)
  3. Shortland Street Omnibus: 101,570 (TV2, 10:00am – 12:00pm)
  4. The Secret Life of the America: 101,500 (TV2, 2:05pm – 3:00pm)
  5. The Singing Bee: 78,060 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. The Zoo: 486,750 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Sunday: 486,070 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. One News: 448,820 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Sunday Theatre: 252,280 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  5. Emergency Search and Rescue: 154,320 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. The Amazing Race: 361,330 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Fool’s Gold: 359,820 (8:30pm – 10:45pm)
  3. Let’s Get Inventin: 172,660 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. American Idol: 169,670 (6:30pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Flashforward: 154,520 (10:45pm – 11:45pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. The Simpsons: 297,400 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 292,030 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Bones: 291,160 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. 3 News: 248,750 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Trauma: 248,220 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)

Most watched on C4

  1. Pimp My Ride: 75,890 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Blind Fury: 73,260 (8:30pm – 10:25pm)
  3. Punk’d: 71,170 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Ninja Warrior: 59,730 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. King of the Hill: 51,910 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime Presents:: 221,450 (8:40pm – 9:55pm)
  2. QI: 126,290 (9:55pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Top Gear: 116,740 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Prime News: 101,720 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Bondi Vet: 79,060 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Sunday Feature: 30,470 (8:30pm – 10:10pm)
  2. The Market: 28,660 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  3. Hyundai Code: 23,860 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)
  4. Tangaroa With Pio: 21,800 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. SmackDown: 32,500 (6:45pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Ice Road Truckers: 22,620 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ANZ Netball: 91,530 (6:50pm – 8:15pm)
  2. ANZ Netball Post Game: 90,090 (8:15pm – 8:25pm)
  3. Intl Cricket Test: 85,090 (1:35pm – 6:05pm)
  4. ANZ Netball Pre Game: 66,620 (6:30pm – 6:50pm)
  5. The Cricketers Show: 56,520 (1:10pm – 1:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 55,990 (5:00pm – 6:50pm)
  2. 40/20: 50,820 (7:00pm – 7:55pm)
  3. NRL Post Game: 39,780 (6:50pm – 6:55pm)
  4. The Sunday Roast: 28,620 (2:00pm – 3:05pm)
  5. NRL Under 20 Replay: 26,340 (3:05pm – 4:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Paul Blart Mall Cop: 97,690 (8:35pm – 10:00pm)
  2. Death Race: 39,440 (10:05pm – 11:45pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies Great

  1. The Thomas Crown Affair: 25,830 (8:35pm – 10:20pm)

(Biggest increases

  1. Prime Presents:: PRIME 221450 – up from 114900 (8:40pm – 9:55pm)
  2. Modern Family: TV3 239010 – up from 156180 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Simpsons: TV3 292030 – up from 225780 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The Amazing Race: TV2 361330 – up from 303300 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  5. QI: PRIME 126290 – up from 72090 (9:55pm – 10:30pm)

Biggest decreases

  1. Gossip Girl: TV2 59920 – down from 125010 (3:00pm – 4:00pm)
  2. American Idol: TV2 169670 – down from 211770 (6:30pm – 7:35pm)
  3. The Zoo: TV ONE 486750 – down from 516860 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Sunday: TV ONE 486070 – down from 512280 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. The Singing Bee: TV2 78060 – down from 101060 (4:00pm – 4:30pm)

New

  1. The Simpsons: TV3 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Blind Fury: C4 (8:30pm – 10:25pm)
  3. Sunday Feature: Maori TV (8:30pm – 10:10pm)
  4. Fool’s Gold: TV2 (8:30pm – 10:45pm)
  5. Sunday Theatre: TV ONE (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  6. Added This Week: C4 (10:25pm – 10:50pm)
  7. The Market: Maori TV (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Channel Share

  • SKY Network: 34.7%
  • TV2: 20.9%
  • TV ONE: 17.9%
  • TV3: 12.9%
  • PRIME: 6.8%
  • C4: 3.3%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.2%
  • Maori TV: 1.2%

Source: AGB Nielsen, 5+

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Regan is one of the co-founders of Throng Media.
If they're on, I'm usually watching Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, House of Cards, Mad Men and the NRL.
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  • reece_555

    Im guessing TV2’s share is increased due to day time shows?