TV Ratings: 27 March 2011

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Most watched

  1. One News: 732,160 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. North: 712,510 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Sunday: 623,130 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. MasterChef New Zealand: 460,810 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. The Big Bang Theory: 380,930 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Sunday: 623,130 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. MasterChef New Zealand: 460,810 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 380,930 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. The Middle: 353,490 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Grand Designs: 250,310 (TV3, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. America’s Funniest HV: 212,790 (TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  2. Bad News Bears: 154,000 (TV2, 12:05pm – 2:10pm)
  3. Sonny With a Chance: 140,820 (TV2, 4:05pm – 4:30pm)
  4. Gossip Girl: 140,060 (TV2, 3:10pm – 4:05pm)
  5. Shortland Street Omnibus: 123,310 (TV2, 10:05am – 12:05pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 732,160 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. North: 712,510 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Sunday: 623,130 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. MasterChef New Zealand: 460,810 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Offspring: 243,100 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. The Big Bang Theory: 380,930 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: 360,350 (7:05pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Middle: 353,490 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. P.S. I Love You: 335,120 (8:30pm – 11:05pm)
  5. Pretty Little Liars: 213,700 (5:30pm – 6:35pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 263,640 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Grand Designs: 250,310 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. House: 248,440 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Modern Family: 174,700 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Good Wife: 136,330 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Without a Paddle: 135,960 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  2. Family Guy: 96,850 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. The Simpsons: 77,170 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Total Wipeout: 66,510 (6:30pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Malcolm In The Middle: 65,810 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Life: 169,640 (8:45pm – 9:45pm)
  2. Prime Evening News: 151,790 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Top Gear: 126,330 (7:30pm – 8:40pm)
  4. Nazi Hunters: 122,540 (9:50pm – 10:45pm)
  5. Prime Rugby: 65,830 (4:00pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Hyundai Code: 34,960 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. CSI Miami: 77,290 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. CSI Miami: 58,970 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. SmackDown: 44,950 (6:45pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Criss Angel Mindfreak: 33,940 (2:45pm – 3:10pm)
  5. WWE Superstars: 30,860 (5:45pm – 6:45pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. ICC World Cup Highlights: 51,440 (12:30pm – 1:20pm)
  2. IRB Sevens World Series H/L: 42,570 (1:30pm – 2:55pm)
  3. HSBC Golf Club: 30,750 (12:00pm – 12:25pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 83,390 (2:00pm – 3:45pm)
  2. NRL Post Game: 59,980 (3:45pm – 3:55pm)
  3. NRL Post Game: 52,120 (5:50pm – 6:00pm)
  4. NRL: 41,480 (4:00pm – 5:50pm)
  5. Formula 1 World Championship: 34,360 (6:55pm – 9:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Kick-Ass: 59,710 (8:35pm – 10:25pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Grand Designs: 29,350 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. IRB Sevens World Series H/L: 38,730 (3:30pm – 4:55pm)

Head to head

  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 732,160
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 263,640

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. North: TV ONE 712510 – up from 564900 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. One News: TV ONE 732160 – up from 595900 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Sunday: TV ONE 623130 – up from 516940 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. 18 to Life: TV2 209690 – up from 116800 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. Pretty Little Liars: TV2 213700 – up from 120870 (5:30pm – 6:35pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. 3 News: TV3 263640 – down from 364910 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Entertainment Tonight Weekend: TV3 49850 – down from 98720 (11:55am – 12:55pm)
  3. Home and Away Omnibus: TV3 38640 – down from 82900 (10:00am – 11:55am)
  4. Target: TV3 89690 – down from 133790 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Top Gear: PRIME 126330 – down from 157110 (7:30pm – 8:40pm)

New

  1. Nazi Hunters: PRIME (9:50pm – 10:45pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 33.8%
  • TV ONE: 23.2%
  • TV2: 20.6%
  • TV3: 9%
  • PRIME: 5.5%
  • FOUR: 4.2%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.2%
  • Maori TV: 0.8%

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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