TV Ratings: 25 March 2012

Most watched

  1. One News: 662,330 (TV ONE, 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Politically G to Grown Ups: 552,160 (TV ONE, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Sunday: 494,690 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Packed to the Rafters: 420,620 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. The Big Bang Theory: 316,240 (TV2, 7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched evening (7.30pm – 11pm)

  1. Sunday: 494,690 (TV ONE, 7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Packed to the Rafters: 420,620 (TV ONE, 8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. Old Dogs: 282,500 (TV2, 8:30pm – 10:15pm)
  4. Mike & Molly: 258,780 (TV2, 7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  5. Offspring: 237,660 (TV ONE, 9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched daytime (9am – 5pm)

  1. Animal Capers: 136,700 (TV2, 1:55pm – 2:00pm)
  2. Scooby Doo 2 Monsters Unleashe: 124,840 (TV2, 12:05pm – 1:55pm)
  3. Q + A: 94,110 (TV ONE, 9:00am – 10:00am)
  4. Shake It Up: 90,760 (TV2, 4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  5. Reaper: 89,000 (TV2, 2:00pm – 3:00pm)

Most watched on TV ONE

  1. One News: 662,330 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. The Politically G to Grown Ups: 552,160 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  3. Sunday: 494,690 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. Packed to the Rafters: 420,620 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  5. Offspring: 237,660 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)

Most watched on TV2

  1. The Big Bang Theory: 316,240 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  2. Old Dogs: 282,500 (8:30pm – 10:15pm)
  3. Mike & Molly: 258,780 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  4. Happily Divorced: 219,010 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  5. The War At Home: 148,060 (6:30pm – 7:00pm)

Most watched on TV3

  1. 3 News: 245,240 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  2. Touch: 224,970 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. 60 Minutes: 206,530 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  4. House: 169,510 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  5. Would I Lie to You?: 147,050 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)

Most watched on FOUR

  1. Family Guy: 138,420 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. The Simpsons: 121,500 (7:30pm – 8:00pm)
  3. Black Knight: 104,970 (8:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Rugrats: 62,520 (8:20am – 8:45am)
  5. Aaahh!!! Real Monsters: 57,090 (7:55am – 8:20am)

Most watched on PRIME

  1. Top Gear: 200,290 (7:30pm – 8:45pm)
  2. Prime News: 162,030 (5:30pm – 6:00pm)
  3. Attenborough And The Giant Egg: 142,010 (8:50pm – 9:55pm)
  4. History Under The Hammer: 109,810 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Mayday: 75,230 (10:00pm – 11:00pm)

Most watched on Maori TV

  1. Songs From The Inside: 31,000 (8:00pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Sunday Feature: 27,190 (8:30pm – 9:50pm)

Most watched on the BOX

  1. Spartacus Vengeance: 40,280 (9:30pm – 10:40pm)
  2. SmackDown: 34,880 (6:45pm – 8:30pm)
  3. Underbelly: 32,590 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on TV3 Plus 1

  1. 60 Minutes: 24,190 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 1

  1. Intl Cricket Test: 70,890 (3:30pm – 6:05pm)
  2. Intl Cricket Test: 52,150 (1:05pm – 3:10pm)
  3. Dilmah Tea Party: 46,400 (3:15pm – 3:30pm)
  4. HSBC Sevens World Series: 43,270 (6:10pm – 12:40am)
  5. Intl Cricket Test: 32,940 (10:00am – 12:30pm)

Most watched on SKY Sport 2

  1. NRL: 28,880 (4:05pm – 5:50pm)
  2. NRL: 27,170 (7:00pm – 7:45pm)

Most watched on SKY Movies 1

  1. Just Go With It: 64,060 (8:35pm – 10:25pm)

Head to head

  • One News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 662,330
  • 3 News (6:00pm – 7:00pm): 245,240

Biggest increases (previous week)

  1. Animal Capers: TV2 136700 – up from 102010 (1:55pm – 2:00pm)
  2. Q + A: TV ONE 94110 – up from 59870 (9:00am – 10:00am)
  3. Waka Huia: TV ONE 55610 – up from 23520 (10:30am – 11:00am)
  4. History Under The Hammer: PRIME 109810 – up from 80380 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Animal Emergency: PRIME 61530 – up from 34010 (3:30pm – 4:00pm)

Biggest decreases (previous week)

  1. 60 Minutes: TV3 206530 – down from 303180 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)
  2. Packed to the Rafters: TV ONE 420620 – down from 514030 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. 3 News: TV3 245240 – down from 324140 (6:00pm – 7:00pm)
  4. Would I Lie to You?: TV3 147050 – down from 213130 (7:00pm – 7:30pm)
  5. Sunday: TV ONE 494690 – down from 553560 (7:30pm – 8:30pm)

New

  1. Old Dogs: TV2 (8:30pm – 10:15pm)
  2. Touch: TV3 (8:30pm – 9:30pm)
  3. House: TV3 (9:30pm – 10:30pm)
  4. Attenborough And The Giant Egg: PRIME (8:50pm – 9:55pm)
  5. Mayday: PRIME (10:00pm – 11:00pm)
  6. Sunday Feature: Maori TV (8:30pm – 9:50pm)

Channel Share (All Day)

  • SKY Network: 35.9%
  • TV ONE: 20.6%
  • TV2: 16.2%
  • TV3: 9.9%
  • PRIME: 7%
  • FOUR: 4.9%
  • Other TV Channels: 3.5%
  • Maori TV: 0.6%

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 Killing, 24, Battlestar Galactica, The X Factor, Survivor, Go Girls, and the NRL.
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  • reece_555

     TV3 would be disappointed with Touch’s result, they even advertised it on ZM so they were trying to push it.

    • Trevor

      Oh well, I’m sure those intelligent people who watched Touch will be telling their friends and family what a great show Touch is so the ratings will triple :)