TV Ratings: 6 March 2011

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Most watched

  1. North: 726,530 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. One News: 678,140 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Sunday: 604,810 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. MasterChef New Zealand: 444,750 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  5. The Big Bang Theory: 386,950 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Sunday: 604,810 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. MasterChef New Zealand: 444,750 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 386,950 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. The Middle: 348,110 (TV2, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Strange Wilderness: 278,210 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:15pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. America’s Funniest HV: 174,060 (TV2, 4:35pm – 5:00pm)
  2. Mr Nanny: 163,470 (TV2, 12:00pm – 1:35pm)
  3. Gossip Girl: 152,800 (TV2, 3:05pm – 4:05pm)
  4. Shortland Street Omnibus: 135,820 (TV2, 10:00am – 12:00pm)
  5. 8 Simple Rules: 130,730 (TV2, 1:35pm – 2:05pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. North: 726,530 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. One News: 678,140 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Sunday: 604,810 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. MasterChef New Zealand: 444,750 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  5. Offspring: 244,270 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. The Big Bang Theory: 386,950 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: 356,600 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. The Middle: 348,110 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Strange Wilderness: 278,210 (8:30pm – 10:15pm)
  5. Hank: 189,250 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 370,460 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. House: 264,750 (8:30pm – 9:20pm)
  3. House: 263,590 (9:25pm – 10:20pm)
  4. Modern Family: 218,200 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Grand Designs: 189,040 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 126,900 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Family Guy: 119,580 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Hot Shots!: 88,220 (8:30pm – 10:20pm)
  4. It Only Hurts When I Laugh: 75,850 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Drake & Josh: 71,790 (4:35pm – 5:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Life: 182,210 (8:45pm – 9:50pm)
  2. Prime Evening News: 160,650 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Top Gear: 138,450 (7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  4. Special Forces Heroes: 100,540 (9:50pm – 10:50pm)
  5. Prime Rugby: 65,490 (4:00pm – 5:30pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Sunday Feature: 43,110 (8:30pm – 10:05pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. CSI Miami: 52,980 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. CSI Miami: 43,850 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Super 15 Post Game: 47,790 (7:55am – 8:05am)
  2. ANZ Netball: 33,520 (4:20pm – 5:45pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. ICC World Cup ODI: 43,280 (4:40pm – 8:30pm)
  2. ICC World Cup ODI: 31,940 (9:05pm – 1:05am)
  3. Cricket Company: 31,750 (8:35pm – 9:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Alice in Wonderland: 54,660 (8:35pm – 10:20pm)

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. North: TV ONE 726530 – up from 642890 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Pretty Little Liars: TV2 169800 – up from 93410 (5:30pm – 6:35pm)
  3. Joey: TV2 188030 – up from 116340 (6:35pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Two and a Half Men: TV2 356600 – up from 289860 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Shortland Street Omnibus: TV2 135820 – up from 76040 (10:00am – 12:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Grand Designs: TV3 189040 – down from 250980 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Coastwatch: TV ONE 81700 – down from 134980 (1:05pm – 1:30pm)
  3. Extreme Fishing With Robson Gr: TV ONE 159360 – down from 208800 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Hooked In New Zealand: TV ONE 75300 – down from 120820 (1:30pm – 2:00pm)
  5. Offspring: TV ONE 244270 – down from 275460 (9:35pm – 10:30pm)

New

  1. Sunday Feature: Maori TV (8:30pm – 10:05pm)
  2. House: TV3 (8:30pm – 9:20pm)
  3. Strange Wilderness: TV2 (8:30pm – 10:15pm)
  4. Life: PRIME (8:45pm – 9:50pm)
  5. House: TV3 (9:25pm – 10:20pm)
  6. Reel Late With Kate: TV3 (10:20pm – 10:55pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 31.9%
  • TV ONE: 21.9%
  • TV2: 19.6%
  • TV3: 12.5%
  • PRIME: 5.6%
  • FOUR: 4.7%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.2%
  • Maori TV: 0.9%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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