TV Ratings: 14 December 2011

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Most watched

  1. One News: 626,550 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 603,810 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Children’s Hospital: 507,500 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Find My Family: 488,720 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Two and a Half Men: 451,090 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Children’s Hospital: 507,500 (TV ONE, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Find My Family: 488,720 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Two and a Half Men: 451,090 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  4. The Big Bang Theory: 395,290 (TV2, 8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  5. Hot In Cleveland: 375,810 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:35pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. ONE News Midday: 122,810 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  2. Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab: 111,110 (TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  3. Emmerdale: 108,960 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  4. H20 Just add water: 93,760 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  5. Emmerdale: 90,660 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 626,550 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Children’s Hospital: 507,500 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Find My Family: 488,720 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Close Up: 448,100 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Winners & Losers: 374,670 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 603,810 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Two and a Half Men: 451,090 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. The Big Bang Theory: 395,290 (8:35pm – 9:05pm)
  4. Hot In Cleveland: 375,810 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Fast And Loose: 361,100 (9:05pm – 9:40pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 316,340 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Johnny English: 285,280 (7:30pm – 9:20pm)
  3. Home and Away: 229,560 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  4. Campbell Live: 217,240 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. The World’s Tallest Man: 197,450 (9:20pm – 10:25pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 73,100 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Outsourced: 60,310 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. How I Met Your Mother: 57,730 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. That ’70s Show: 50,020 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  5. All Grown Up: 47,960 (8:00am – 8:25am)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime Evening News: 196,450 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Deal or No Deal: 107,650 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. Deal or No Deal: 88,460 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  4. Recruits: 73,960 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Derren Brown Investigates: 73,200 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 39,660 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Criminal Minds: 62,470 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. CSI Miami: 51,630 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Law & Order: 25,140 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:30am – 6:55am): 113,100
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 7:55am): 146,950
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 115,830
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 33,200
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 35,100
  • AMP Business (6:00am – 6:30am): 40,100
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 122,810
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 32,820
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 626,550
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 316,340
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 448,100
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 217,240
  • Tonight (10:25pm – 10:55pm): 258,380
  • Nightline (10:25pm – 10:55pm): 153,860

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Children’s Hospital: TV ONE 507500 – up from 368650 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Shortland Street: TV2 603810 – up from 495850 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Find My Family: TV ONE 488720 – up from 386290 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Close Up: TV ONE 448100 – up from 362790 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Neighbours: TV2 141820 – up from 77620 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. V: TV2 62020 – down from 115820 (10:40pm – 11:40pm)
  2. Breakfast: TV ONE 146950 – down from 178610 (7:00am – 7:55am)
  3. Breakfast: TV ONE 113100 – down from 143210 (6:30am – 6:55am)
  4. Hot In Cleveland: TV2 375810 – down from 403500 (8:05pm – 8:35pm)
  5. Prime Evening News: PRIME 196450 – down from 220410 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

New

  1. Johnny English: TV3 (7:30pm – 9:20pm)
  2. The World’s Tallest Man: TV3 (9:20pm – 10:25pm)
  3. Nightline: TV3 (10:25pm – 10:55pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 26.9%
  • SKY Network: 25.1%
  • TV2: 19.7%
  • TV3: 14.5%
  • PRIME: 4.7%
  • Other TV Channels: 4.2%
  • FOUR: 3.5%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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