TV Ratings: 20 March 2011

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Most watched

  1. One News: 595,900 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. North: 564,900 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Sunday: 516,940 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. MasterChef New Zealand: 444,170 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  5. The Big Bang Theory: 396,700 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Sunday: 516,940 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. MasterChef New Zealand: 444,170 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 396,700 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Paul Blart Mall Cop: 354,010 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:20pm)
  5. The Middle: 308,450 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. America’s Funniest HV: 146,280 (TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  2. Pokemon Diamond and Pearl: 113,000 (TV2, 9:20am – 9:40am)
  3. Hooked In New Zealand: 108,380 (TV ONE, 1:30pm – 2:00pm)
  4. Coastwatch: 102,680 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)
  5. Entertainment Tonight Weekend: 98,720 (TV3, 11:55am – 12:55pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 595,900 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. North: 564,900 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Sunday: 516,940 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. MasterChef New Zealand: 444,170 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Offspring: 271,250 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. The Big Bang Theory: 396,700 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: 386,510 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Paul Blart Mall Cop: 354,010 (8:30pm – 10:20pm)
  4. The Middle: 308,450 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Disturbia: 224,540 (10:20pm – 12:30am)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 364,910 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Grand Designs: 236,180 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. House: 182,280 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Modern Family: 164,990 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Good Wife: 147,870 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 121,040 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Family Guy: 97,370 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Lake Placid: 83,100 (8:30pm – 10:15pm)
  4. Total Wipeout: 73,150 (6:30pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Wiggle and Learn: 60,610 (8:55am – 9:05am)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Life: 161,900 (8:45pm – 9:50pm)
  2. Top Gear: 157,110 (7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  3. Prime Evening News: 126,210 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Special Forces Heroes: 89,230 (9:50pm – 10:50pm)
  5. Prime Rugby: 61,780 (4:00pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Sunday Feature: 30,100 (8:30pm – 10:15pm)

(Nothing else)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. CSI Miami: 61,320 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. CSI Miami: 56,130 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. SmackDown: 30,950 (6:45pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Invictus: 49,550 (8:35pm – 10:40pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. NRL: 32,530 (6:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. NRL: 32,160 (4:00pm – 5:45pm)
  3. NRL Post Game: 27,260 (5:45pm – 6:00pm)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Two and a Half Men: TV2 386510 – up from 283860 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. 3 News: TV3 364910 – up from 282620 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: TV2 396700 – up from 346240 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Home and Away Omnibus: TV3 82900 – up from 37580 (10:00am – 11:55am)
  5. Coastwatch: TV ONE 102680 – up from 63920 (1:00pm – 1:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. North: TV ONE 564900 – down from 709960 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. One News: TV ONE 595900 – down from 739420 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Sunday: TV ONE 516940 – down from 604540 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Prime Evening News: PRIME 126210 – down from 177680 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. My God: TV ONE 42200 – down from 91880 (8:05am – 8:30am)

New

  1. Paul Blart Mall Cop: TV2 (8:30pm – 10:20pm)
  2. Sunday Feature: Maori TV (8:30pm – 10:15pm)
  3. Reel Late With Kate: TV3 (10:30pm – 10:55pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 31.6%
  • TV ONE: 20.7%
  • TV2: 20.5%
  • TV3: 12.7%
  • PRIME: 6%
  • FOUR: 4.9%
  • Other TV Channels: 1.8%
  • Maori TV: 0.9%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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