TV Ratings: 21 February 2012

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Most watched

  1. One News: 594,630 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. MasterChef New Zealand: 497,940 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Frozen Planet: 488,110 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Shortland Street: 478,900 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  5. Close Up: 422,970 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. MasterChef New Zealand: 497,940 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Frozen Planet: 488,110 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. The Middle: 336,010 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  4. NCIS: 314,340 (TV3, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Missing Pieces: 306,400 (TV3, 8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Ned’s Declassified School: 118,600 (TV2, 4:35pm – 5:00pm)
  2. H20 Just add water: 115,790 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  3. ONE News Midday: 114,130 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  4. Emmerdale: 109,710 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  5. Emmerdale: 89,860 (TV ONE, 1:00pm – 1:30pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 594,630 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. MasterChef New Zealand: 497,940 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Frozen Planet: 488,110 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Close Up: 422,970 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. I Shouldn’t Be Alive: 301,680 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Shortland Street: 478,900 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  2. The Middle: 336,010 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Go Girls: 295,690 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  4. Suburgatory: 244,670 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Rookie Blue: 201,220 (9:35pm – 10:35pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 326,500 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. NCIS: 314,340 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Missing Pieces: 306,400 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Campbell Live: 255,990 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. NCIS: Los Angeles: 249,460 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. The Simpsons: 99,820 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. New Girl: 96,900 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  3. How I Met Your Mother: 92,920 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Futurama: 77,140 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)
  5. That ’70s Show: 50,020 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime Evening News: 191,110 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Shearing Gang: 138,140 (9:35pm – 10:05pm)
  3. Deal or No Deal: 103,590 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  4. Nigella Kitchen: 97,100 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Wild Boys: 86,330 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. C.S.I: 46,860 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  2. CSI Miami: 35,900 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  3. C.S.I: 32,540 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Law & Order: 26,720 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Campbell Live: 22,580 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. The Crowd Goes Wild: 37,670 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Intl Cricket ODI: 20,200 (8:30pm – 12:00am)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 37,950
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 85,760
  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 146,980
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 145,640
  • 3 News Firstline (6:00am – 6:30am): 25,900
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 29,990
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 8:00am): 43,220
  • 3 News Firstline (8:00am – 8:30am): 24,630
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 114,130
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 35,110
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 594,630
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 326,500
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 422,970
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 255,990
  • Campbell Live (8:00pm – 8:30pm): 22,580
  • Tonight (10:35pm – 11:05pm): 234,280
  • Nightline (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 151,840

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Tonight: TV ONE 234280 – up from 146090 (10:35pm – 11:05pm)
  2. Frozen Planet: TV ONE 488110 – up from 400540 (8:30pm – 9:35pm)
  3. 3 News: TV3 326500 – up from 255300 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. NCIS: TV3 314340 – up from 264650 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Campbell Live: TV3 255990 – up from 207080 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. One News: TV ONE 594630 – down from 667400 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Go Girls: TV2 295690 – down from 359020 (8:35pm – 9:35pm)
  3. Suburgatory: TV2 244670 – down from 299940 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Spongebob Squarepants: TV2 74200 – down from 118210 (3:35pm – 4:00pm)
  5. F.R.I.E.N.D.S: TV2 139290 – down from 178200 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

New

  1. MasterChef New Zealand: TV ONE (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 29.7%
  • SKY Network: 26.3%
  • TV2: 15.9%
  • TV3: 15.8%
  • PRIME: 5%
  • FOUR: 3.4%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.7%
  • Maori TV: 0.2%

Source: Nielsen Television Audience Measurement, All 5+

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