TV Ratings: 8 October 2010

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Most watched

  1. One News: 582,800 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Close Up: 392,590 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 379,460 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Two and a Half Men: 376,600 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  5. 7 Days: 360,600 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:05pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Two and a Half Men: 376,600 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  2. 7 Days: 360,600 (TV3, 9:35pm – 10:05pm)
  3. New Zealand’s Next Top Model: 306,690 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. WANNA-BEn: 304,830 (TV3, 10:05pm – 10:35pm)
  5. The X Factor: 298,330 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News 4:30: 125,210 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:55pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 87,670 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
  3. ONE News Midday: 84,860 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  4. Racing Stripes: 74,770 (TV2, 12:30pm – 2:25pm)
  5. House Guest: 71,100 (TV ONE, 1:30pm – 2:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 582,800 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Close Up: 392,590 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. 10 Years Younger The Challenge: 245,740 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Breakfast: 207,420 (7:00am – 7:55am)
  5. MasterChef Australia: 199,960 (5:20pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 379,460 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: 376,600 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Gary Unmarried: 246,370 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  4. The Bachelor: 195,070 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Dating In The Dark: 184,900 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 7 Days: 360,600 (9:35pm – 10:05pm)
  2. New Zealand’s Next Top Model: 306,690 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. WANNA-BEn: 304,830 (10:05pm – 10:35pm)
  4. The X Factor: 298,330 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  5. 3 News: 267,900 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on C4

  1. Balls Of Steel: 133,930 (8:50pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Nitro Circus: 122,780 (7:55pm – 8:50pm)
  3. Ninja Warrior: 71,970 (7:30pm – 7:55pm)
  4. Family Guy: 71,950 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Xtra Factor: 67,120 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. ComGames: 180,950 (8:30pm – 10:25pm)
  2. ComGames: 123,840 (10:25pm – 11:10pm)
  3. ComGames: 120,780 (6:55pm – 8:25pm)
  4. ComGames: 76,110 (11:15pm – 11:20pm)
  5. ComGames: 73,790 (5:55pm – 6:25pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Homai Te Pakipaki: 80,720 (8:30pm – 10:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ITM Cup Rugby: 62,370 (7:30pm – 9:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Crank: High Voltage: 37,370 (8:35pm – 10:05pm)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Breakfast: TV ONE 207420 – up from 151840 (7:00am – 7:55am)
  2. ONE News 4:30: TV ONE 125210 – up from 77830 (4:30pm – 4:55pm)
  3. New Zealand’s Next Top Model: TV3 306690 – up from 264060 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Smallville: TV2 153540 – up from 116150 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  5. Breakfast: TV ONE 137560 – up from 101310 (6:30am – 6:55am)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. The Naked Office: TV ONE 122600 – down from 223980 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Shortland Street: TV2 379460 – down from 472660 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Tonight: TV ONE 158540 – down from 235190 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  4. Married, Single, Other: TV ONE 138650 – down from 201240 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Close Up: TV ONE 392590 – down from 450020 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

New

  1. Nitro Circus: C4 (7:55pm – 8:50pm)
  2. ComGames: PRIME (8:30pm – 10:25pm)
  3. The Bachelor: TV2 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Dating In The Dark: TV2 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. WANNA-BEn: TV3 (10:05pm – 10:35pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 31.7%
  • TV ONE: 19.7%
  • TV3: 15.6%
  • TV2: 13.9%
  • PRIME: 10.5%
  • C4: 4.1%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.9%
  • Maori TV: 1.1%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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