TV Ratings: 22 March 2012

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Most watched

  1. One News: 627,180 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Police Ten 7: 521,120 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  3. Shortland Street: 506,510 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  4. Highway Patrol: 468,170 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  5. Close Up: 456,050 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Police Ten 7: 521,120 (TV2, 7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Highway Patrol: 468,170 (TV2, 8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 450,400 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. The World’s Strictest Parents: 344,820 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Once Upon A Time: 332,880 (TV2, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. H20 Just add water: 120,470 (TV2, 4:00pm – 4:30pm)
  2. Emmerdale: 112,640 (TV ONE, 12:30pm – 12:55pm)
  3. ONE News Midday: 107,170 (TV ONE, 12:00pm – 12:30pm)
  4. The Erin Simpson Show: 104,860 (TV2, 3:55pm – 4:00pm)
  5. ONE News 4:30: 100,400 (TV ONE, 4:30pm – 4:55pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 627,180 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Close Up: 456,050 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Coronation Street: 450,400 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. The World’s Strictest Parents: 344,820 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Miranda: 261,250 (9:30pm – 10:10pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. Police Ten 7: 521,120 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  2. Shortland Street: 506,510 (7:00pm – 7:35pm)
  3. Highway Patrol: 468,170 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Once Upon A Time: 332,880 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. 20/20: 273,210 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. Grand Designs: 309,810 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. 3 News: 286,420 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  3. The Finder: 258,240 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)
  4. Home and Away: 212,210 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  5. Campbell Live: 200,710 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. American Dad: 126,050 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Family Guy: 110,250 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. The Simpsons: 108,940 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  4. The Cleveland Show: 106,780 (8:30pm – 9:00pm)
  5. South Park: 91,650 (9:30pm – 10:00pm)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Prime Evening News: 194,180 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  2. Deal or No Deal: 118,480 (5:00pm – 5:30pm)
  3. Top Gear USA: 92,440 (8:40pm – 9:40pm)
  4. Deal or No Deal: 76,600 (6:00pm – 6:30pm)
  5. SGU Stargate Universe: 72,570 (9:40pm – 10:40pm)

The Crowd Goes Wild: 23,810 (10:40pm – 11:10pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Law & Order Criminal Intent: 39,540 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  2. Law & Order: 35,620 (10:30pm – 11:30pm)
  3. NCIS: 25,950 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. Grand Designs: 34,560 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Fast Five: 26,680 (8:35pm – 10:40pm)

Head to head

  • Breakfast (7:00am – 8:00am): 162,890
  • Breakfast (8:00am – 9:00am): 159,990
  • Breakfast (6:30am – 7:00am): 65,950
  • Breakfast (6:00am – 6:30am): 39,570
  • 3 News Firstline (7:00am – 7:55am): 33,430
  • 3 News Firstline (8:00am – 8:30am): 30,320
  • 3 News Firstline (6:30am – 7:00am): 26,110
  • ONE News Midday (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 107,170
  • 3 News at 12 (12:00pm – 12:30pm): 26,370
  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 627,180
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 286,420
  • Close Up (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 456,050
  • Campbell Live (7:00pm – 7:30pm): 200,710
  • Tonight (10:40pm – 11:15pm): 111,960
  • Nightline (10:30pm – 11:00pm): 118,230

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Close Up: TV ONE 456050 – up from 388540 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. The World’s Strictest Parents: TV ONE 344820 – up from 277930 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Police Ten 7: TV2 521120 – up from 470720 (7:35pm – 8:05pm)
  4. 3 News: TV3 286420 – up from 239780 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  5. Highway Patrol: TV2 468170 – up from 422920 (8:05pm – 8:30pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. Nightline: TV3 118230 – down from 205410 (10:30pm – 11:00pm)
  2. Project Runway: TV3 160280 – down from 216410 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  3. Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: TV2 50010 – down from 105330 (7:55am – 8:20am)
  4. Sports Tonight: TV3 59180 – down from 106200 (11:00pm – 11:15pm)
  5. My Wife and Kids: TV2 77470 – down from 111480 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)

New

  1. The Finder: TV3 (8:35pm – 9:30pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • TV ONE: 27.2%
  • SKY Network: 26.1%
  • TV2: 19.1%
  • TV3: 13.6%
  • FOUR: 4.9%
  • PRIME: 4.7%
  • Other TV Channels: 2.9%
  • Maori TV: 0.3%

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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