TV Ratings: 4 January 2011

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Most watched

  1. One News: 561,690 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Masterchef: 485,920 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 485,380 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Jamie’s Food Escapes: 420,480 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Heston’s Feast: 310,090 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Coronation Street: 485,380 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Jamie’s Food Escapes: 420,480 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Heston’s Feast: 310,090 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Missing Pieces Australia: 284,910 (TV3, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. You Saved My Life: 264,770 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Spongebob Squarepants: 109,930 (TV2, 4:15pm – 4:30pm)
  2. Frasier: 108,250 (TV3, 3:00pm – 3:30pm)
  3. Spongebob Squarepants: 94,000 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:15pm)
  4. Rachael Ray: 93,670 (TV3, 11:00am – 12:00pm)
  5. Tennis ASB Bank Classic: 93,640 (TV ONE, 10:30am – 4:55pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 561,690 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Masterchef: 485,920 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 485,380 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Jamie’s Food Escapes: 420,480 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Heston’s Feast: 310,090 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. The Big Bang Theory: 293,480 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. The Celebrity Apprentice: 225,870 (8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: 215,110 (5:30pm – 6:05pm)
  4. Great American Road Trip: 205,310 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. 8 Simple Rules: 191,060 (6:35pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. Missing Pieces Australia: 284,910 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. You Saved My Life: 264,770 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. 3 News: 263,660 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Modern Family: 219,070 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Cadbury Crunchie Comedy Gala: 181,760 (9:25pm – 10:25pm)

Most watched on C4

  1. How I Met Your Mother: 67,070 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Better Off Ted: 62,400 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  3. The Office: 60,940 (9:00pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Malcolm in the Middle: 57,750 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  5. Everybody Hates Chris: 56,670 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime Evening News: 156,560 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Return to River Cottage: 107,660 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Deal Or No Deal: 93,950 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Nigella Kitchen: 76,480 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  5. Ultimate Force: 73,900 (9:40pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. C.S.I: 77,200 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. C.S.I: 70,660 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. Intl Cricket Test: 63,570 (5:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Intl Cricket Test: 47,460 (3:10pm – 5:10pm)
  3. Vodafone Tea Break: 45,010 (5:15pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Intl Cricket Test: 34,100 (12:00pm – 2:30pm)
  5. Cricket Twenty20 HRV Cup H/L: 26,810 (2:35pm – 3:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Dance Flick: 42,680 (8:35pm – 9:55pm)
  2. G.I. Joe The Rise Of Cobra: 31,460 (11:35am – 1:30pm)
  3. The Uninvited: 30,200 (9:55pm – 11:20pm)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Masterchef: TV ONE 485920 – up from 405090 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  2. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: TV2 215110 – up from 150780 (5:30pm – 6:05pm)
  3. Frasier: TV3 108250 – up from 49390 (3:00pm – 3:30pm)
  4. Coronation Street: TV ONE 485380 – up from 441460 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Cougar Town: TV2 152730 – up from 116590 (11:00pm – 11:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. One News: TV ONE 561690 – down from 671720 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Prime Evening News: PRIME 156560 – down from 238730 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Ned’s Declassified School Surv: TV2 80970 – down from 149020 (4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  4. The New Adventures of Old: TV2 61640 – down from 113960 (2:30pm – 3:00pm)
  5. 3 News: TV3 263660 – down from 313740 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)

New

  1. Parks And Recreation: C4 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. You Saved My Life: TV3 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Missing Pieces Australia: TV3 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Return to River Cottage: PRIME (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Jamie’s Food Escapes: TV ONE (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  6. Cadbury Crunchie Comedy Gala: TV3 (9:25pm – 10:25pm)
  7. Heston’s Feast: TV ONE (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  8. The Jaquie Brown Diaries: TV3 (10:25pm – 10:55pm)
  9. Tonight: TV ONE (10:30pm – 11:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 30.8%
  • TV ONE: 24.5%
  • TV2: 17.1%
  • TV3: 14.6%
  • PRIME: 5.7%
  • C4: 3.2%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.3%
  • Maori TV: 0.4%

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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