TV Ratings: 5 March 2011

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Most watched

  1. One News: 669,800 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Coasters: 651,500 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. American Idol: 387,700 (TV2, 7:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. 3 News: 357,390 (TV3, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. The Hotel Inspector: 347,700 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. American Idol: 387,700 (TV2, 7:30pm – 9:35pm)
  2. The Hotel Inspector: 347,700 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Something’s Gotta Give: 247,340 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 11:00pm)
  4. Someone Like You: 163,780 (TV3, 8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  5. Super 15: 142,250 (SKY Sport 1, 7:30pm – 9:15pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. 10 Years Younger The Challenge: 152,800 (TV ONE, 3:00pm – 4:00pm)
  2. 60 Minute Makeover: 144,520 (TV ONE, 4:00pm – 5:00pm)
  3. Cool Kids Cooking: 129,980 (TV2, 9:25am – 9:30am)
  4. Batman The Brave and Bold: 126,750 (TV2, 8:55am – 9:20am)
  5. Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab: 103,230 (TV2, 9:30am – 10:00am)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 669,800 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Coasters: 651,500 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Hotel Inspector: 347,700 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Something’s Gotta Give: 247,340 (8:30pm – 11:00pm)
  5. Come Dine With Me: 197,260 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. American Idol: 387,700 (7:30pm – 9:35pm)
  2. Eraser: 296,600 (9:35pm – 11:55pm)
  3. Phineas and Ferb: 175,910 (8:05am – 8:30am)
  4. America’s Funniest Home Videos: 169,390 (7:05pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Secret Saturdays: 146,490 (8:30am – 8:55am)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 357,390 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The ITM Fishing Show: 213,840 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Someone Like You: 163,780 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  4. Outdoors with Geoff: 163,110 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. The Farmer Wants A Wife: 140,540 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: 114,300 (6:30pm – 8:50pm)
  2. Bakugan Battle Brawlers: 72,640 (9:40am – 10:05am)
  3. Hot Wheels Battle Force 5: 72,290 (9:20am – 9:40am)
  4. The Twisted Whiskers Show: 64,710 (8:55am – 9:05am)
  5. The Twisted Whiskers Show: 64,710 (9:05am – 9:20am)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Lewis: 120,150 (8:40pm – 10:40pm)
  2. Prime Evening News: 87,140 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Who Do You Think You Are?: 65,700 (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  4. Bondi Rescue: 53,670 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The Secret Millionaire: 42,940 (4:35pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. NZ Documentary: 29,050 (8:30pm – 10:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Super Simpsons Saturday: 28,530 (4:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Modern Family: 25,820 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Super 15: 142,250 (7:30pm – 9:15pm)
  2. Super 15 Post Game: 135,350 (9:15pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Super 15: 40,490 (9:35pm – 11:25pm)
  4. ANZ Netball: 40,050 (4:20pm – 5:45pm)
  5. Super 15 Post Game: 32,080 (7:50am – 8:05am)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Phineas and Ferb: TV2 175910 – up from 49090 (8:05am – 8:30am)
  2. Coasters: TV ONE 651500 – up from 526240 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The ITM Fishing Show: TV3 213840 – up from 89750 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Outdoors with Geoff: TV3 163110 – up from 55710 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  5. The Replacements: TV2 137800 – up from 30690 (7:40am – 8:05am)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Four Weddings: TV ONE 100140 – down from 164870 (1:05pm – 2:00pm)
  2. America’s Funniest Home Videos: TV2 169390 – down from 231430 (7:05pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Fresh Prince of Bel Air: TV2 71090 – down from 127340 (6:00pm – 7:05pm)
  4. The Farmer Wants A Wife: TV3 140540 – down from 188410 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Gok’s Fashion Fix: TV ONE 89400 – down from 127960 (2:00pm – 3:00pm)

New

  1. Who Do You Think You Are?: PRIME (7:30pm – 8:35pm)
  2. Someone Like You: TV3 (8:30pm – 10:35pm)
  3. Something’s Gotta Give: TV ONE (8:30pm – 11:00pm)
  4. NZ Documentary: Maori TV (8:30pm – 10:00pm)
  5. Lewis: PRIME (8:40pm – 10:40pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 33.4%
  • TV ONE: 23.5%
  • TV2: 20.1%
  • TV3: 11.3%
  • FOUR: 4.4%
  • PRIME: 4.1%
  • Other TV Channels: 1.9%
  • Maori TV: 0.6%

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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