TV Ratings: 23 May 2010

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Most watched

  1. One News: 738,890 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 677,980 (TV2, 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Coastwatch: 556,240 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Close Up: 539,980 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Situation Critical: 528,990 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Coastwatch: 556,240 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Situation Critical: 528,990 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Drug Bust: 519,240 (TV3, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Criminal Minds: 434,710 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Desperate Housewives: 397,930 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 118,380 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 114,410 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
  3. H20 Just add water: 103,620 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  4. The Erin Simpson Show: 102,600 (TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  5. The Erin Simpson Show: 96,380 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 738,890 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Coastwatch: 556,240 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Close Up: 539,980 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. Situation Critical: 528,990 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Criminal Minds: 434,710 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 677,980 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  2. Desperate Housewives: 397,930 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. My House My Castle: 341,640 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Brothers & Sisters: 241,100 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)
  5. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: 187,720 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. Drug Bust: 519,240 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. 3 News: 407,410 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Campbell Live: 290,810 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. 111 Emergency: 286,110 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. C.S.I: 281,730 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 114,620 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. That ’70s Show: 63,090 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  3. Rules Of Engagement: 60,830 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Skins: 57,780 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. How I Met Your Mother: 55,520 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime Evening News: 211,700 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Junior MasterChef Australia: 161,880 (8:35pm – 9:40pm)
  3. Deal Or No Deal: 88,470 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  4. Cops Local Area Command: 61,420 (9:45pm – 10:40pm)
  5. The Crowd Goes Wild: 38,170 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. CSI:NY: 34,190 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Whose Line Is It Anyway?: 22,630 (4:30pm – 5:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 25,220 (9:00pm – 10:45pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Home and Away: 36,790 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  2. 3 News: 26,980 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  3. The Oprah Winfrey Show: 22,790 (3:00pm – 3:55pm)
  4. 111 Emergency: 22,060 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 3

  1. Tennis French Open Highlights: 21,310 (8:00pm – 8:50pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:30am – 6:55am): 72,690
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 133,790
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 136,950
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 34,050
  • 3 News Firstline (8:00am – 8:30am): 36,060
  • AMP Business (6:00am – 6:30am): 34,630
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 118,380
  • 3 News at 12: No information available.
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 738,890
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 407,410
  • 3 News (7:00pm – 8:00pm): 26,980
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 539,980
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 290,810
  • Tonight (10:25pm – 10:55pm): 204,200
  • Nightline (10:35pm – 11:10pm): 97,990

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Drug Bust: TV3 519240 – up from 481940 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Rachael Ray: TV3 93720 – up from 61740 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)
  3. Deal Or No Deal: PRIME 88470 – up from 62920 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  4. Shortland Street: TV2 677980 – up from 657530 (7:00pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Prime Evening News: PRIME 211700 – up from 194960 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Castle: TV ONE 304470 – down from 386940 (9:30pm – 10:25pm)
  2. My House My Castle: TV2 341640 – down from 408390 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Neighbours: TV2 101740 – down from 146070 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  4. Good Morning: TV ONE 91010 – down from 127930 (9:00am – 12:00pm)
  5. ONE News Midday: TV ONE 118380 – down from 152600 (12:00pm – 12:30pm)

New

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 29.3%
  • SKY Network: 23.8%
  • TV2: 19.1%
  • TV3: 16.1%
  • PRIME: 4.6%
  • FOUR: 3.3%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.2%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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