TV Ratings: 21 March 2011

Most watched

  1. Border Security: 726,280 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  2. One News: 700,390 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Piha Rescue: 675,000 (TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Close Up: 568,010 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Shortland Street: 556,580 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Border Security: 726,280 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Piha Rescue: 675,000 (TV ONE, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  3. Criminal Minds: 486,470 (TV ONE, 8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  4. The Amazing Race: 388,860 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Desperate Housewives: 380,290 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 168,730 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 158,750 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
  3. Ned’s Declassified School: 116,650 (TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  4. ONE News 4:30: 111,050 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:55pm)
  5. Creature Features: 109,090 (TV2, 4:30pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. Border Security: 726,280 (7:30pm – 8:05pm)
  2. One News: 700,390 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Piha Rescue: 675,000 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Close Up: 568,010 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Criminal Minds: 486,470 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 556,580 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. The Amazing Race: 388,860 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Desperate Housewives: 380,290 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Brothers & Sisters: 253,350 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: 222,800 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 391,470 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Campbell Live: 271,330 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Almighty Johnsons: 264,050 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. C.S.I: 256,970 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Home and Away: 229,610 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 102,790 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. How I Met Your Mother: 81,800 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Malcolm In The Middle: 59,660 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  4. Community: 59,140 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Sticky TV: 53,810 (4:00pm – 4:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime Evening News: 176,050 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Deal Or No Deal: 121,720 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. Monty Halls’ Island Escape: 64,070 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Out of the Frying Pan: 44,270 (8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  5. Deal or No Deal: 43,220 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. CSI:NY: 34,810 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 25,430 (4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  3. Law & Order: 24,700 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ANZ Netball: 45,110 (7:40pm – 9:00pm)
  2. ANZ Netball Post Game: 32,750 (9:00pm – 9:25pm)
  3. ANZ Netball Pre Game: 27,600 (7:30pm – 7:40pm)
  4. ANZ Netball: 27,260 (9:40pm – 11:05pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 27,080 (9:05pm – 10:50pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Whiteout: 43,680 (8:35pm – 10:10pm)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. One News: TV ONE 700390 – up from 610620 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: TV2 556580 – up from 491770 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: TV2 222800 – up from 162780 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  4. My Wife and Kids: TV2 148800 – up from 90970 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. America’s Funniest HV: TV2 196930 – up from 151570 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. The Amazing Race: TV2 388860 – down from 459580 (7:35pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Tonight: TV ONE 201290 – down from 269770 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  3. Brothers & Sisters: TV2 253350 – down from 305620 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Desperate Housewives: TV2 380290 – down from 432150 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  5. City Homicide: TV ONE 77240 – down from 127150 (11:00pm – 12:00am)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 31.7%
  • SKY Network: 24.3%
  • TV2: 18.3%
  • TV3: 14.2%
  • FOUR: 3.6%
  • PRIME: 3.5%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.1%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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Brad
  • Smite2010

    Just wondering is Firstline catching on in the ratings?

  • tvtv

    TV2 took a tumble in demos, but still performed strong. Desperate Housewives received 12.3/30 in 18-39 and 12.4/28.6 in 18-49. As for 9:30, it went like this: B&S: 7.8/22.5 in 18-39, 9.3/24.9 in 18-49. The Almighty Johnsons: 10.2/29.6 in 18-39, 9.8/26.3 in 18-49. Castle won in total viewers (5+) with 8.2/25.4