TV Ratings: 4 February 2011

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Most watched

  1. One News: 557,600 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 449,670 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. American Idol: 381,510 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Close Up: 369,080 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Two and a Half Men: 360,540 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. American Idol: 381,510 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: 360,540 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. NZI Rugby Sevens: 352,390 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 10:25pm)
  4. Better With You: 309,410 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. The Graham Norton Show: 259,760 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News 4:30: 127,570 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:55pm)
  2. Ned’s Declassified School Surv: 104,660 (TV2, 4:35pm – 5:00pm)
  3. Spongebob Squarepants: 104,260 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  4. Creature Features: 102,930 (TV2, 4:30pm – 4:35pm)
  5. NZI Rugby Sevens: 98,730 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 4:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 557,600 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Close Up: 369,080 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. NZI Rugby Sevens: 352,390 (7:30pm – 10:25pm)
  4. Tonight: 252,340 (10:25pm – 11:00pm)
  5. Breakfast: 166,690 (7:00am – 9:00am)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 449,670 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. American Idol: 381,510 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Two and a Half Men: 360,540 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Better With You: 309,410 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Dating In The Dark: 257,330 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 282,030 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Graham Norton Show: 259,760 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Aotearoha: 225,740 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Campbell Live: 219,450 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Glee: 209,190 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime Evening News: 119,070 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Deal Or No Deal: 76,780 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. Property Ladder: 71,000 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Museum of Life: 64,580 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Child Genius: 46,990 (9:40pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. The Laughing Samoans: 25,440 (10:00pm – 10:30pm)
  2. It’s In The Bag: 21,390 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. The Simpsons: 28,760 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Raw: 27,340 (7:30pm – 9:25pm)
  3. MacGyver: 22,150 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NZI Rugby Sevens: 54,460 (12:30pm – 10:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Cinema Release: 24,190 (10:35pm – 11:40pm)

Most watched on C4 (pre 6 Feb 2011)

  1. America’s Most Wanted: 53,220 (9:20pm – 10:15pm)
  2. The Dudesons: 52,280 (8:30pm – 9:20pm)
  3. Steven Seagal Lawman: 40,810 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Family Guy: 31,280 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. It’s Always Sunny In Philadelp: 20,200 (10:15pm – 10:40pm)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. The Graham Norton Show: TV3 259760 – up from 166440 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. My Wife and Kids: TV2 133000 – up from 80390 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Shortland Street: TV2 449670 – up from 400650 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. America’s Funniest HV: TV2 143090 – up from 100670 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Te Karere: TV ONE 90340 – up from 49220 (4:00pm – 4:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Close Up: TV ONE 369080 – down from 434580 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. One News: TV ONE 557600 – down from 607110 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Supernatural: TV2 158580 – down from 205720 (10:35pm – 11:30pm)
  4. Roary The Racing Car: TV2 53630 – down from 100300 (8:50am – 9:00am)
  5. Chuggington: TV2 53630 – down from 100300 (8:40am – 8:50am)

New

  1. NZI Rugby Sevens: TV ONE (7:30pm – 10:25pm)
  2. It’s In The Bag: Maori TV (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. American Idol: TV2 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Aotearoha: TV3 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Dating In The Dark: TV2 (9:30pm – 10:35pm)
  6. Child Genius: PRIME (9:40pm – 10:40pm)
  7. Tonight: TV ONE (10:25pm – 11:00pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 28.2%
  • TV ONE: 27.7%
  • TV2: 19.3%
  • TV3: 15.8%
  • PRIME: 3.5%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.6%
  • C4 (pre 6 Feb 2011): 1.9%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

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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