TV Ratings: 27 August 2010

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Most watched

  1. One News: 618,790 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 512,470 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Close Up: 502,900 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Coronation Street: 462,760 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Two and a Half Men: 404,870 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Coronation Street: 462,760 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: 404,870 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. The Vicar of Dibley: 345,050 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:05pm)
  4. New Zealand’s Next Top Model: 318,100 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Gary Unmarried: 312,070 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 169,340 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Dickinson’s Real Deal: 143,180 (TV ONE, 2:00pm – 2:55pm)
  3. The Erin Simpson Show: 141,670 (TV2, 4:35pm – 5:00pm)
  4. Emmerdale: 130,250 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
  5. Studio 2: 124,350 (TV2, 4:20pm – 4:35pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 618,790 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Close Up: 502,900 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 462,760 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. The Vicar of Dibley: 345,050 (8:30pm – 9:05pm)
  5. MasterChef Australia: 265,310 (5:25pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 512,470 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: 404,870 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Gary Unmarried: 312,070 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  4. The Bachelor: 269,020 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  5. Smallville: 163,550 (10:35pm – 11:35pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 324,890 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. New Zealand’s Next Top Model: 318,100 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. What Happens in Vegas: 292,690 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Home and Away: 271,440 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Campbell Live: 196,520 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on C4

  1. Balls Of Steel: 123,230 (8:30pm – 9:20pm)
  2. Family Guy: 89,450 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. America’s Most Wanted: 74,320 (9:20pm – 10:20pm)
  4. Ninja Warrior: 56,390 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Pimp My Ride: 48,920 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Deal Or No Deal: 121,590 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  2. Prime News: 117,630 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: 106,450 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Blackadder Goes Forth: 98,270 (8:05pm – 8:40pm)
  5. Father Ted: 88,100 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Homai Te Pakipaki: 60,190 (8:30pm – 10:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ITM Cup Rugby: 103,970 (7:30pm – 9:15pm)
  2. ITM Cup Rugby Post Game: 47,190 (9:20pm – 9:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 208,870 (8:00pm – 9:45pm)
  2. NRL Pre Game: 70,250 (7:35pm – 7:55pm)
  3. NRL Post Game: 63,650 (9:50pm – 9:55pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

(Nothing else)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Breakfast: TV ONE 165410 – up from 82350 (6:30am – 7:00am)
  2. ONE News Midday: TV ONE 169340 – up from 109910 (12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  3. Breakfast: TV ONE 215360 – up from 162700 (8:00am – 9:00am)
  4. Dickinson’s Real Deal: TV ONE 143180 – up from 96900 (2:00pm – 2:55pm)
  5. Breakfast: TV ONE 231850 – up from 186390 (7:00am – 8:00am)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Gary Unmarried: TV2 312070 – down from 410910 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: TV2 404870 – down from 491470 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Campbell Live: TV3 196520 – down from 271360 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Shaun the Sheep: TV2 48710 – down from 107590 (3:25pm – 3:35pm)
  5. 3 News: TV3 324890 – down from 378390 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

New

  1. Father Ted: PRIME (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Blackadder Goes Forth: PRIME (8:05pm – 8:40pm)
  3. What Happens in Vegas: TV3 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Sharpe’s Peril: PRIME (8:40pm – 10:50pm)
  5. America’s Most Wanted: C4 (9:20pm – 10:20pm)
  6. The Catherine Tate Show: TV ONE (10:15pm – 10:50pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 28.4%
  • SKY Network: 27.5%
  • TV2: 16.5%
  • TV3: 15.2%
  • PRIME: 5.1%
  • C4: 3%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.8%
  • Maori TV: 1.1%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 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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